PDA Health and Social Care Supervision
The Professional Develpoment Award (PDA) in Health and Social Care Supervision at SCQF level 7, was created to meet the requirments of social service workers who are registerd with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) at support or practitioner level, and who are now in a supervisory role requiring additional qualifications. The PDA in Health and Social Care Supervision at SCQF level 7 is for candidates who require a qualification of 15 credits at SCQF level 7 or above in order to meet these SSSC requirements for Supervisors.
About this course
The PDA Health and Social Care Supervision is assessed in the workplace. Examples of the settings or centres in which the SVQ is likely to be delivered include: the NHS, private healthcare providers, adult care settings and training centres.
Enrolment Length: 3 - 4 months
Course Format: Workplace Coursework
Entry Requirements: Must be work within a care setting and support of a manager to undertake the award.
Who's this course for?
This Qualification is designed for employees who are in their first-line-managment role and who provide supervision, support and guidence to other staff. Examples of possible job titles include senior care workers, senior support workers and senior day-care workers in services for older people, mental health, home care and housing support.
Get up to £200 towards the cost of a training course with an SDS Individual Training Account (ITA).
Are you eligible
- Aged 16 or over
- Not in education or involved in any other SDS funded programme
- Unemployed and looking to get back into work
- Employed, earning less than £22,000 per year and looking to progress in or change your job
- Resident in Scotland
To apply for ITA funding please visit the link below. Once you have selected the course you will receive an email from us for further instruction.
On successful completion of this Professional Development Award (PDA) in Health and Social Care Supervision at SCQF level 7, you gain 15 credits. This qualification has been designed to meet the requirments of social service workers who are in a job role where they assist in or administer supervision to individuals.
The award consists of 2 SQA untis, SCQF 16 credits at level 7.
- F6CX 34 Health and Social Care: Supervise people
- F6CW 34 Health and Social Care: Supervise the protection of people
A mixture of independent and guided learning. This means you must be able to attend a half day online workshop once a fortnight for a minimum of 5-6 sessions. In between these sessions you will have some research/study/assignment work. Assesment is ongoing and will take form of written reflective accounts and observation in the workplace.
How to apply?
To apply for your SVQ with CTC you must complete our application form. Once you have completed this please email it to firstname.lastname@example.org and one of team members will be in touch with you in due course.
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