Supported Employment Practice

This award originally came about in May 2012 as the result of the Scottish Government’s initiative to develop and expand the provision of Supported Employment (SE) services in Scotland. This PDA is designed primarily for staff and / or volunteers involved in the face to face delivery of employment / work placement opportunities for clients with additional needs. This award provides individuals with the opportunity to improve their knowledge, skills and understanding needed to work with clients with additional needs and other stakeholders within a variety of work opportunity settings. The primary aim of the Award is to provide staff with the underpinning knowledge and skills required to work in a supported employment setting.

To achieve this award, candidates must successfully achieve the five mandatory units which are listed below:

 

 

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 GJ1J 47
Mandatory Units

Candidates must complete all Units:

H1J1 34 8 SCQF Credits Supported Employment Practice : Values and Principles
H1HX 34 8 SCQF Credits Supported Employment Practice : Engaging with Clients
H1HY 34 8 SCQF Credits Supported Employment Practice : On and Off the Job Support
H1J0 34 8 SCQF Credits Supported Employment Practice : Promoting Equality & Diversity in the Workplace
H69J 34 8 SCQF Credits Supported Employment Practice : Engaging with Employers
Optional Units
Career Skills Units
Restricted Combinations
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Personal Development Award (PDA) in Supported Employment Practice at SCQF Level 7 (GJ1J 47)