Power Generation and Renewables

There has never been a better time for talented people to become engineers – it is estimated that 2.2 million new engineering employees will be needed over the next 10 years. That makes it one of the most exciting and rapidly evolving sectors in the UK and around the world.

SQA Engineering qualifications are used in a number of engineering sectors including Power Generation and Renewable Energy, Electronics, Oil & Gas, Defence Aerospace and Shipbuilding, Mechanical Equipment Manufacture. All of our qualifications recognise learner achievement, demonstrate competence to work in the sector, and have been developed in close association with the industry.


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SQA works closely with all key stakeholders including SEMTA to ensure that our qualifications are robust and fit for the engineering industry.

SQA has a track record in providing qualifications that certify competence, are backed by rigorous quality assurance, and meet workforce development needs in the engineering sector. We understand the engineering industry requirements, and we have worked closely with the engineering industry for many years.

Recent developments have included the accreditation of a suite of Fabrication and Welding level 3 SVQs.