Office Administration (PDA)

UHI North, West and Hebrides


Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)


This professional development award is aimed at those working in an office administration role and aims to further develop knowledge and experience gained from the workplace.

This award will help you to develop technical and administrative knowledge relevant to current administrative practice, develop personal effectiveness skill and customer care skills. You will also improve your communication and presentation techniques using IT and develop an awareness of legal and regulatory requirements in an administration environment.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements.

It would be beneficial for students to be competent in communication and IT skills to SCQF level 5 and possess good personal and interpersonal skills.

Progression Routes

You can go on to complete other PDAs and work towards HNC Administration and Information Technology.

Start Date

September, January



Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

1 year


Business and Administration

SCQF Level