PDA Medical Administration

Course Content

A flexible qualification for full-time and part-time learners which has been mapped to the NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework. This framework is used to review and develop staff performance (details at: www.dh.gov.uk).

Entry Requirements

Entry is subject to a selection process which will assess suitability in terms of academic qualifications, software knowledge and motivation. Every student will be considered on their own individual circumstances. The PDA course is ideally suited to those who have achieved any of the following: Advanced Certificate in Business Administration & IT, (Educational reference, Communications and IT at Level 6 desirable), two SQA Higher Passes (one should be English) or ECDL qualification. No medical experience required.

Method of Assessment

Continual assessment.

Future Prospects

This qualification is an excellent route if you wish to work within a medical environment, whether it be hospital or GP based.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Work-based/Flexible Learning

  • Campus

    Off Site

  • Start Date

    15 Aug 2022

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    35 Weeks

  • 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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