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The new SQA syllabus for Snare Drum Qualifications are now live. For more information, please look in the SQA Certificates and Syllabus section of this site.

The new PDQB Syllabus for Bass and Tenor is now live and brings this qualification up a similar standard to that of the SCQF Qualifications for Scottish Pipe Band Drumming (Snare). Syllabus information for the new qualifications can be found on the PDQB Certificates and Syllabus page of this site.

Earlier this month, members of the National Youth Pipe Band completed SQA Assessments at the National Piping Centre. Click here to read more.

A link for an assessor training video has been added to the Assessor Information page of this website. (PDQB Assessor Access only!)


PDQB Event Calendar


Dates and information on PDQB related activities will be uploaded onto this calendar. 

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