Comparing QCF / SCQF qualification levels

The table below shows how SCQF, QCF and EQF compare.

Scottish Credit and
Qualifications Framework (SCQF)
Qualifications Credit
Framework (QCF)
European Qualifications
Framework (EQF)
12 8 8
11 7 7
10/9 6 6
8/7 5/4 5
6 3 4
5 2 3
4 1 2
3 E3 1
2 E2  
1 E1  

Information on how SCQF qualification levels compare can be found using our qualification ready reckoner tool.

Further information on levels and what they mean is also available on our SCQF web pages.

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