SQA Awards are characterised by their flexible nature. Suitable for any type of learner, Awards are designed to address and provide proof of specific skills. Once achieved, an Award will appear on an SQA Certificate.
This Award allows learners to specialise in different sectors to develop the knowledge and skills that are essential for professional customer service.
Green Deal qualifications have been developed in response to the UK Government’s implementation of the Energy Bill, reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
The Personal Achievement Award is available at National 1 and National 2 and aims to recognise small but significant successes in different subjects.
This Award develops skills in investigating religion and values, offering personalisation of choice through relevant themes, contexts and topics.
The Steps to Work Award at SCQF levels 3 and 4, it provides a stepping stone for some learners between school, further education, training and employment.
Our Cycling Awards equip learners with the skills to check, maintain and ride their cycles safely.
SQA’s Leadership Award develops knowledge of leadership skills, styles and qualities. It is designed for learners who take, or plan to take, a leading role for an activity.
Our Personal Development Award provides opportunities for experiential learning with an emphasis on skills development and application.
The Scottish Studies Award, has been created to help learners broaden their understanding of Scotland and make connections across the curriculum.
Candidates will develop a range of skills and personal development experiences preparing them for responsibility, further education and employment.
Our Employability Awards (SCQF Levels 3 and 4) help learners to get, and keep, a job. They act as an introduction to the world of work developing key skills.
This Award is available in 10 different languages and helps to develop learners' language and employability skills in practical and relevant contexts.
The Personal Finance Award at SCQF level 4 equips candidates with skills to understand and manage money throughout their lives.
The aim of this Award is to build positive attitudes to road use and to help young people take responsibility for using the roads safely.
The aim of the Wellbeing Award is to help learners explore factors that influence wellbeing and support them to undertake tasks to improve it.