Team Leadership and Management PDA @ SCQF Level 7


The course is designed for those looking to move into their first formal team leadership role or those new to team leadership.

It will provide opportunities to develop competency and knowledge in providing direction and motivation to achieve consistent team success and to meet the needs of those who wish to develop as managers and leaders and includes a wide range of leadership and management units.

The chartered Management institute (CMI) has agreed to jointly certificate the PDAs.




3 hrs per week

Entry Requirements

Individuals should be able to demonstrate good communications skills and be able to show an aptitude for studying at SCQF Level 6 or above. Applications will be discussed on an individual basis dependant on prior experience.

Information and Interview Session Requirements

Once we have received your application you will be asked to attend an informal information and interview session. This may be virtual either through TEAMS or by phone but remember to tell us all about yourself in your personal statement!

This is a key aspect of the application process. You must confirm your attendance should you be offered an appointment.

During the information and interview session, we will ensure the entry requirements and your aspirations and career plan are appropriate for the course and the level of course you have applied for. It is therefore important that you prepare well for this.

Course Content

The programme offers learners the opportunity to attain the Professional Development Award in Team Leadership and Management.

Units may include Management: Leadership at Work and Creating a Culture of Customer Care or Marketing: An Introduction.


Assessments are ongoing throughout the duration of the award.


Completion of the course may lead to progression further study by completing a relevant HNC such as HNC Business, or completion of more PDAs.

Career Prospects

Enable individuals to either enter into a managerial position or enhance their current position within their employment organisation.

Additional funding information

Fees will be discussed on an individual basis. You may be eligible for a part time fee grant.

Selling Points

This exciting new award will support aspiring and current managers across the private, public and voluntary sectors.