PDA Managing the Support of Individuals with Autistic Spectrum Disorders Level 8

Managing the Support of Individuals with Autistic Spectrum Disorders (SCQF level 8) is a new Professional Development Award (PDA). This award was developed to meet the needs of managers and senior practitioners with responsibility for people who work with individuals with Autistic Spectrum Disorders. It can also provide development opportunities for other professionals who manage people who work with individuals with Autistic Spectrum Disorders.

Approval

Centres interested in offering this qualification should come forward for approval and contact SQA’s Business Development Team for guidance.

Assessors and verifiers must be able to meet SQA’s general requirements for technical/occupational competence as outlined in the Systems and Qualification Approval Guide (510 KB). The specific delivery requirements are set out in the Group Award Specification (Arrangements Document).