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If you are a manager in a care setting this Continuing Professional Development (CPD) award can help you in your career development. It is designed to meet the registration requirements set by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) for managers.
The PDA Leading and Managing Care Services is particularly suited to staff who already hold an approved care qualification. The award can be completed within 12 months and a student adviser will provide ongoing support throughout your studies.
The programme includes a mandatory induction and tutorials which are highly recommended.
Candidates need to have had good experience in the care sector. Ideally, candidates should be working in a supervisory or management position.
Relevant qualifications include HNC Social Services, SVQ at SCQF Level 9, Diploma in Social Work, nursing qualifications or equivalent. Ideally you should be working in a supervisory or management position.
You may be able to progress to other awards or degree programmes at UHI.
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