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Social Services and Healthcare SVQ

The SVQ 4 in Health and Social Care (Adults) is mandatory for those people who are employed in senior and/or management positions within the adult care sector. It is a requirement of Scottish Social Servicies Council that people involved in adult care at a senior level have achieved, or are working towards, this qualification.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Part time
Social Services (Children and Young People) SVQ

This level 4 award is required by managers of care settings as a 2nd qualification for registration with the Scottish Social Services Council, or for managers who do not already possess a health and social care qualification. This includes care settings such as care homes, residential care or care at home services for children and young people.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Part time
Business and Administration SVQ

If you are in working in a business environment at a supervisory level and would like to develop your team working and problem solving skills to progress your career, then the SVQ 4 business and administration will help you achieve this. The course is a way to gain a high level qualification while working and developing work-based knowledge and skills at a supervisory or management level.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Customised
Office Administration Professional Development Award

This award is aimed at those working in an office administration role and aims to further develop knowledge and experience gained from the workplace. You will develop technical and administrative knowledge relevant to current administrative practice, develop personal effectiveness, customer care skills, communication and presentation techniques, interpersonal skills all relevant to an administrative role.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance | Part time
Conveyancing PDA Full time - 12 months
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

The Professional Development Award in Conveyancing delivers the essential skills and knowledge for practising conveyancing paralegals and is suitable for continuing professional development (CPD) or for anyone seeking to enter employment in this area. If you are working as a paralegal the PDA will enable you to gain a nationally recognised qualification which proves evidence of your practical, vocationally relevant skills and will allow you to register under the Registered Paralegal Scheme.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: 12 months
  • Study mode: Full time
Community Development Continuing Education Certificate

The Continuing Professional Development (CPD) award in Community Development has been designed to meet the specific development and training needs of Gaelic organisations and public authorities working in communities to maintain and regenerate the Gaelic language. You will look at community development for all settings, rural and urban, that are sensitive to the requirements of Gaelic language development.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Understanding and Supporting Individuals with Dyslexia Professional Development Award

This course is designed to meet the needs of staff and volunteers working in a variety of learning and workplace settings. You will gain an understanding of needs of individuals with dyslexia in order to provide support in a variety of professional roles.

  • Duration of training: 1 years
  • Study mode: Online
Health and Social Care (Administration of Medication) Professional Development Award

This course is an essential part of training for all carers involved in the administration of medication in care homes, residential care or care at home services. You will develop the knowledge required to prepare for, administer, and monitor the effects of medication on individuals.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Customised
Website Design Professional Development Award

This course at SCQF level 7 is aimed at those working or interested in the web and interactive media industries who want to gain a qualification in a specialist area. It offers an opportunity for focused study in planning and developing a website which would be useful for a wide range of potential students including employees and self-employed within the industry, as well as school leavers and others with an interest in the subject.

  • Duration of training: 1 years
  • Study mode: Part time
Mental Health Peer Support PDA Part time - 12 weeks
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

Peer support workers in the mental health sector, often now acknowledged as 'experts by experience', offer a unique insight and understanding that can only be gained through having been there yourself.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Part time day
Business Administration MBA Part time - 2 years
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

The Masters in Business Administration (MBA) aims to equip business leaders with a detailed knowledge and understanding of effective management strategies, enabling you to function effectively and efficiently in a national and international business context. You will gain a crucial understanding of the volatility and uncertainties that influence global politics, the distribution of wealth, resource ownership and regulatory regimes in both emerging markets and other transitional economies.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: 2 years
  • Study mode: Part time day
Office Management and Information Technology Professional Development Award

The aims of the course are to provide a continuous professional development route in advancing management and information technology skills to a more senior or professional level and to have more in-depth technical skills and knowledge.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Part time
Bookkeeping Professional Development Award

This professional development award delivers the essential skills and knowledge for a career in book-keeping or working in an accounting or financial administration role. They are quick and cost effective to deliver, so are ideal for developing the skills of young people, graduates, and other adult learners.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Distance with attendance
Innovations in Hair Design Professional Development Award

This course allows students to focuse on the practical, artistic nature of hairdressing, allowing the research and design elements of thier personality to grow and keep abreast of current trends, as is expected by the industry.Students can work independently, creating a design portfolio of new creative looks, carrying these out on models achieving a full look with dress, make-up and photographs.

  • Duration of training: 1 years
  • Study mode: Online
Carpentry and Joinery PDA Part time - 1 year
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

The PDA in Carpentry and Joinery provides invaluable practical experience and knowledge to those who aspire to other professions in Construction outside the role of a developed craftsperson, such as supervision and management.  Completion of your PDA will also give you the opportunity to progress to an Advanced Certificate which will further develop you hand skills and more specialised and traditional craft skills.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Part time day
Management Accounting PDA Part time - 1 year
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

If you're seeking to enter the world of management accounting or advance your current accounting position, this professional development award in Management Accounting will give you the skills and confidence you need. You will study cost accounting and management accounting using standard accounting software packages.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Part time day
Brief Interventions for Substance Misuse Professional Development Award

This award has been developed to bridge the gap in specialist training within addiction services in mental and general health care, and social care. This course is an essential part of training for all caring professionals within addiction services and will give you a recognised career and developmental pathway.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Online
Carpentry and Joinery Professional Development Award

This course provides invaluable practical experience and knowledge to those who aspire to other professions in construction outside the role of a developed craftsperson, such as supervision and management. The course will equip you with an increased knowledge and understanding of the construction industry.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Customised
Financial Accounting Professional Development Award

This course will develop technical and administrative knowledge relevant to current financial accounting practice. PDAs are nationally recognised qualifications, which can help to enhance the career prospects of candidates.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance | Part time
Language Development Professional Development Award

The Continuing Professional Development (CPD) award in Language Development has been designed to meet the specific development and training needs of Gaelic organisations and public authorities. You will study language policy and planning at all levels from the family and community, to schools, businesses, non-profit organisations, local and national governmental bodies and international organisations.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Part time
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