PDA in Painting and Decorating at SCQF level 6
Professional Development Awards (PDAs) extend or broaden professional or vocational skills and are linked to National Occupational Standards. The PDA in Painting and Decorating at SCQF level 6 covers the following specialist skills applying coatings to cementitious surfaces, applying solvent and water borne surface coatings and airless spraying.
This qualification may be available through colleges, training providers and some employers. It has been designed to be delivered as a taught course and will normally be available as a combination of workshops and self-directed study.
Why study this qualification
The target audience is those in work, or seeking employment, who require a specific skill set.
Entry is at the discretion of the centre.
Employment and progression
The Units in the PDA have been designed against the National Occupational Standards for Painting and Decorating.
Learners would have the opportunity of progressing to other PDAs, which could perhaps lead to a full HN qualification or SVQ in Painting and Decorating at level 6.