PDA Information Technology in Business

Course Content

This Professional Development Award (PDA) consists of three HNC level IT units which add up to 4 credits: IT in Business; Word Processing and Presentations; Spreadsheets; Databases. It is a short, 'bite-sized' qualification especially suitable as a continuing professional development (CPD) opportunity for those wishing to improve their professional practice and gain an up-to-date IT qualification.

Entry Requirements

Access to the PDA is at the discretion of the centre. Candidates should be competent in IT skills to SCQF level 5 however this would be discussed on an individual basis at interview.

Method of Assessment

Continuous assessment.

Future Prospects

Two of the three units are included in the HND Business programme and can be transferred to this qualification if a learner decided to progress at a later date. These units also form part of the Medical Administration PDA.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Work-based/Flexible Learning

  • Campus

    Off Site

  • Start Date

    01 Aug 2024

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration


  • Subject Area

    Business & Administration

  • 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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