12b Ness Walk, Inverness, IV3 5SQ, United Kingdom

Leading and Managing Care Services - University of the Highlands and Islands

**What is special about this course?** If you are a manager in a care setting this Continuing Professional Development (CPD) award can help you in your career development. It is designed to meet the registration requirements set by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) for managers. The PDA Leading and Managing Care Services is particularly suited to staff who already hold an approved care qualification. The award can be completed within 12 months and a student adviser will provide ongoing support throughout your studies. The programme includes a mandatory induction and tutorials which are highly recommended. Candidates need to have had good experience in the care sector. Ideally, candidates should be working in a supervisory or management position. **Special features** The programme is delivered online so you can fit your study round your personal and professional committments. Online discussion boards allow interactiion with fellow students and tutors Induction and tutorials can be done face-to-face at a local venue (depending on numbers), or by video conference Course materials and assignments are designed to relate to a wide range of care service settings, with students encouraged to reflect on and develop their management skills.