PDA Gaelic

Professional Development Awards (PDAs) extend or broaden professional or vocational skills and are linked to National Occupational Standards.

The PDA in Gaelic Translation at SCQF level 11 covers specialist skills in translation and developing performance as a professional translator. The award incorporates some of the National Occupational Standards for Translation.

This qualification covers:

  • translating texts from English into Gaelic and Gaelic into English
  • evaluating own performance as a translator working to professional standards
  • planning and implementing continuing professional development

The main areas of work covered include public body Gaelic plans, translation work in the media sector, broadcasting, and publishing.