The PDA in Electronic Fire and Security Systems provides the underpinning knowledge required to work in the industry.
The 11 units of the award are carried out through a mixture of classroom and distance learning.
In Year 1 & 2 learners will gain the basic knowledge needed to succeed in this industry. Topics covered include:
Including specific subjects that are covered along with standards and installation practices specific to that discipline. Topics covered include:
Year 2 is where learners focus more on engineering practices for example:
Scottish Vocational Qualification (SVQ)
The SVQ focuses on the practical elements of the course which students will demonstrate their understanding of in an on-site log book.
Over three years of the MA, learners will cover a range of units in the workshop, including:
Once the units are covered in the workshop, a student is expected to complete the same unit practically under supervision onsite with their employer. Units include:
Students complete 13 logbooks over the course of the two-year MA relevant to what they are working towards onsite and in the workshop.
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