SDS - The Employability Fund

The Employability Fund has been developed to bring together a range of previous employability funding streams. For more information, please refer to www.skillsdevelopmentscotland.co.uk

There are a number of SQA qualifications which fit into the SCQF credit point criteria, at every stage of the Strategic Skills Pipeline, particularly at stages 2, 3 and 4.

SQA has a range of provision which would be appropriate for delivery at all stages of the pipleline — please see SDS tender documentation.

Qualification details

Qualifications at SCQF Level 3 / 4

Name of Qualification Course Code SCQF Level SCQF Credit Points
Award Employability Award G9D2 43 3 6
National Personal Development C250 03 3 18
Skills for Work: Practical Experience: Construction and Engineering C240 09 3 24
National Certificate Employability and Citizenship GD1M 43 3 54

 

Name of Qualification Course Code SCQF Level SCQF Credit Points
Award Employability Award G9CY 44 4 6
Award Steps to Work Award G9RW 44 4 12
National Progression Award Sporting Events: Personal Best G9V6 44 4 12
Personal Finance Award GA1Y 44 4 12
National Progression Award Enterprise and Employability G976 44 4 24
Skills for Work Automotive Skills C271 74 4 24
Skills for Work Building Services Engineering C278 10 4 24
Skills for Work Construction Crafts C218 10 4 24
Skills for Work Early Education and Childcare C221 10 4 24
Skills for Work Engineering Skills C243 10 4 24
Skills for Work Hairdressing C238 10 4 24
Skills for Work Health Sector C261 10 4 24
Skills for Work Hospitality C244 10 4 24
Skills for Work Rural Skills C239 10 4 24
Skills for Work Sport and Recreation C219 10 4 24
Skills for Work Uniformed and Emergency Services C251 10 4 24
Skills for Work: Creative Digital Media C264 10 4 24
National Certificate ESOL for Employability GF70 44 4 72

Please note, this is not an exhaustive list. SQA Core Skills Units would also be appropriate as each Unit carries 6 SCQF credit points.

For further information on the Employability Fund or how to deliver SQA qualifications, please get in touch with the SQA Business Development Team on 0303 333 0330.