PDA Acute and Community Care

Course Content

This Award aims to give candidates the necessary knowledge, skills and understanding to improve their own practice and to ensure that the care they provide meets industry and individuals standards and expectations.

Detail of Equipment Provided & Required

IT Facilities to be available to Learners.

Entry Requirements

The award is designed for those that are currently in a health care community or acute setting. Some prior relevant qualifications at Level 7 or an appropriate SVQ Level 3 would be recommended however each individual application would be taken into consideration.

Method of Assessment

Research and audit projects from workplace, Essays, Closed book assessments. Group and individual presentations.

Future Prospects

Band 4 Health Care Support Worker.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Part-Time Day

  • Campus

    Gardyne Campus

  • Start Date

    26 Aug 2024

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    35 Weeks

  • Subject Area

    Health & Social Care

  • Course Fee


  • All course fees are reviewed annually, and subject to change. Published fees apply to the courses mode of delivery.
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