Ultimate responsibility for regulating SQA's 'procedures' lies with Scottish Ministers - (the Scottish Qualifications Act 2002 (the 'Act') states that it confers 'power on the Scottish Ministers to regulate the procedures of the Authority').
SQA is largely self-regulating in respect of how we set, maintain, and monitor qualification and assessment standards. Along with our Board of Management, there are two very influential advisory bodies who perform a crucial role in safeguarding qualification standards. These are:
You can find out more about SQA at our About SQA web pages.