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24th October 2020

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Pipe Band College - PDQB Introduction

Exciting times for Pipers and Drummers.

The Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association Pipe Band College is an approved Scottish Qualification Authority Centre delivering Qualifications in Piping and Drumming.

If you are looking to have your skills and talents enhanced by gaining a nationally recognised qualification, we can help.

The RSPBA College offer PDQB (Piping & Drumming Qualifications Board) Qualifications that range from a Foundation level through to more Advanced Levels as follows,

SQA: National Progression Awards (NPA) Professional Development Awards (PDA).

SQA: Scottish Credit Qualification Framework.(SCQF) Awards.

We are delighted to have supported candidates throughout the UK and we also deliver our Education Programs on an International Level in partnership with our Affiliated Association Members.

Most recently we completed the Delivery and Examination process for candidates in South Africa using Digital Technology.

More information on the Education Pathways will be made available on the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association, Pipe Band College Facebook page.

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