Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA)

SQA is the national accreditation and awarding body in Scotland.

We are an awarding body for various levels of educational certification including SVQ, NVQ, Competence Assessor etc. As an awarding body, we work with schools, colleges, universities, industry, and government, to provide high quality, flexible and relevant qualifications. We strive to ensure that our qualifications are inclusive and accessible to all, that they recognise the achievements of learners, and that they provide clear pathways to further learning or employment.