Add a qualification

To add qualifications and create entries for your candidate you must provide the candidate's SCN, date of birth, individual qualification code and an estimated date of completion.

All SQA qualifications are allocated a 6 digit code and it is important when making entries that both the course and/or individual unit codes are submitted.

For units the maximum completion date can be 2 years in advance for courses it is 4 years in advance. The exception to this is for SVQ courses which can have a maximum completion date of 5 years in advance.

All entries should be submitted prior to the qualification's finish date. If in exceptional circumstances you need to enter a finished qualification you should complete an EC02 form (116 KB) (116 KB) and email this to Please include in the email the reason why the candidate was not entered prior to the finish date and confirmation that you still have the candidate portfolio available for external verification. We will then present this information to our regulatory body and notify you of the final decision.