Bookkeeping (PDA)

UHI North, West and Hebrides


Fort William Campus, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)


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. The PDA courses are quick and cost effective to deliver, so are ideal for developing the skills of young people, graduates, and other adult learners. They are also ideal for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) so employers can enhance the skills of their employees.

Year 1 - PDA
Recording Financial Information; Recording Financial Transactions; Using Financial Accounting Software; Payroll.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. It would be beneficial for students to be competent in Communication, Numeracy and IT skills to SCQF Level 5.

Progression Routes

HNC Accounting

Start Date

September, January



Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day)

Course Length

36 weeks


Business, Leisure and Tourism

SCQF Level