Scientific Manufacture (Biotechnology Operations)

Scientific Manufacture (Biotechnology Operations)

SQA offers Scientific Manufacture (Biotechnology Operations) at Level 2.

This SVQ is based on the National Occupational Standards (NOS) set and published by the Sector Skills Council for the sector, SEMTA.

The standards provide an accurate and detailed definition of what candidates must know, understand and be able to do.  This SVQ will enable those working in this sector to develop the knowledge and skills required to demonstrate competence in their job role.

News and Announcements

This qualification is now in its lapsing period and will finish on 31/05/2016. Centres should note:

Qualification content and delivery tools

Information about the qualification(s)

Qualification Structure

National Occupational Standards

Unit information for this qualification is available on our Accredited Qualification Unit Search.

Awarding partnership arrangements

This award is jointly awarded with B&ES (SVQ)

Modern Apprenticeship

This Award is also part of the Modern Apprenticeship in Life Sciences L2

Information about delivery, assessment, quality assurance and support material

Assessment strategy

Assessor's guidelines

Level: 2, 3 and 4
Publication: DB5175
Edition: February 2010
Downloads: Assessorís guidelines for the SVQs in Scientific Manufacture at levels 2, 3 and 4. (442 KB)

Candidate Guidance and Portfolio

Internal Assessment Reports

2011 Reports

2010 Reports

Useful links

SEMTA logo Skills for Health Logo

mappIT logo Skills Development Scotland Logo