Health and Social Care Supervision (PDA)

Glasgow Clyde College


Off Campus


This award is aimed at anyone who provides supervision, support and guidance to other staff in services for older people, mental health, home care and housing support. Employees such as senior care workers, senior support worker and senior daycare workers would benefit from completing this course.

You will learn about: The principles of supervision and how to apply them; The purpose and functions of supervision; Communication skills; The role of the supervisor in managing resources; Codes of practice and conduct, roles and responsibilities; Workforce regulation requirements; Models and methods of supervision; Teamwork in supervision; Continuous professional development.

Entry Requirements

You must be employed in a supervisory role within a care setting.

Progression Routes

Successful completion of this PDA may lead to opportunities for employment in a more senior role.
HNC/D Care and Administrative Practice.

HEI Nursing programmes and allied health professions. Employment as a Health Care Support Worker in Health or Social Care setting.

Start Date




Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

18 weeks


Health Care

SCQF Level