Health and Social Care Supervision

This award is a new qualification which has been designed to meet the requirements of social service workers who are registered, registerable or prospectively registerable with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) in a supervisory role.

The PDA in Health and Social Care Supervision is designed to provide continuing professional development (CPD) for employees who are in a first line management role and provide supervision, support and guidance to other staff.

The award is achieved on the successful attainment of both mandatory units which are listed below. There is no automatic certification of core skills or core skills components in the units within the PDA in Health and Social Care Supervision.

Full details of the qualification can be found on the SQA or EAL Website as appropriate using the following link :

Full details of the Modern Apprenticeship framework can be found on the Skills Development Scotland Website using this link :

Qualification PDA Professional Development Award
SCQF Level 7
Course Code G9AM 47
Mandatory Units

Candidates must complete both Units:

F6CX 34 8 SCQF Credits Health and Social Care : Supervise People
F6CW 34 8 SCQF Credits Health and Social Care : Supervise the Protection of People
Optional Units
Career Skills Units
Restricted Combinations
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Personal Development Award (PDA) in Health and Social Care Supervision at SCQF Level 7 (G9AM 47)