Health and Social Care: Administration of Medication (PDA)

Perth College UHI


Main Campus


SVQ – Administer Medication to Individuals (DK2X04) SCQF Level 6

HN Unit – Administration of Medication (F9D934) SCQF Level 7

You should be able to complete the two credits within four months. The course is delivered using face-to-face learning, supported by online material, and workplace assessment. You study when it suits you, with tutor support available by email and phone.

There are also optional classes in Perth, for discussion and understanding of issues raised in the units and clarifying assessment tasks.

Entry Requirements

English based subject at National 5 or equivalent, or SVQ Health and Social Care at SCQF Level 6 or 7. Experience.

Progression Routes

SVQ or Degree Level study

Start Date

September, January



Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

6 months


Applied Life Studies

SCQF Level