The PDA Addiction Counselling at SCQF level 8 is a specialist higher level award which offers you the opportunity to further develop your counselling skills in the specific context of Addiction Counselling. It is designed for experienced practitioners who work, or are intending to work, in the field of addiction counselling and will develop specific knowledge and skills related to addiction. It will also help meet your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) needs. In addition, it provides a progression opportunity from the HNC Counselling. If you have achieved one or more of these Units as part of the HNC, you will be able to count it/them towards the PDA.