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PDA in Childhood Practice
at SCQF level 9 


Degree level qualification for Leaders/Managers in a Childcare Setting
Candidates wishing to undertake the level 9 PDA may already be in post as Leaders or Managers without a qualification at SCQF level 9. However, previous SCQF level 7 and 8 qualifications are an entry requirement. 

Entry Requirements:
Entry to the level 9 PDA is through recognition of prior learning. Candidates should already have qualifications in the sector that allow registration by the SSSC as a Practitioner at SCQF level 7 and have relevant qualifications at SCQF level 8 or above. To undertake this PDA the candidate must meet the entry requirements of 240 credit points at SCQF levels 7 and 8 or above.

SAAS Grant Funding
At Step-Up, we can work with you and your Employer to secure a SAAS grant to help fund your studies.
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