SVQ 2 Print Administration at SCQF level 5
The Scottish Vocational Qualification (SVQ 2) in Print Administration at SCQF level 5 allows candidates to demonstrate competence in job-related skills in their particular area of work and expertise.
This new qualification covers areas such as complying with health and safety requirements in the workplace; improving the effectiveness of the print organisation through good communication with others; printing production processes and producing quotations for printed products; and sending and receiving digital files.
The SVQ 2 Print Administration has been designed in partnership with the sector skills council ProSkills to ensure relevance to the sector. It is certificated in partnership with Graphic Enterprise Scotland.
SVQs are based on National Occupational Standards (NOS). SQA works in partnership with other organisations to ensure that NOS are relevant to the current and future needs of Scottish industries.
This qualification is available through employers and training providers.
Why deliver this qualification
On successful completion, candidates will gain an internationally recognised qualification that guarantees that they have the skills, knowledge and abilities required to carry out their role successfully. Employers will also benefit from their employees being proficient.
Since assessment is carried out in the workplace this minimises any time candidates would need to be away from their work.
Candidates can progress to a range of qualifications including the SVQ 3 in Print Administration at SCQF level 6.
The SVQ can be offered in any of the following modes:
- part-time (eg day-release)
- open and distance learning
Who does this qualification suit
This SVQ is suitable for individuals who are currently in employment and who wish to obtain a formal qualification.
Entry is at the discretion of the centre.
Candidates should be in a job or placement where they are carrying out relevant tasks and responsibilities which allow then to gather the required evidence.
No prior qualifications are required to undertake this qualification, although experience in, or knowledge of, print administration would be an advantage.
This SVQ 2 could provide progression to:
- an HNC/HND in Creative Printmaking or a related area
- the SVQ 3 Print Administration at SCQF level 6
- degree level study at a higher education institution
Centres with devolved authority for approval should use their own internal approval process.
Centres without devolved authority will have to come forward for approval and should contact SQA’s Business Development Team for guidance.
Assessors and verifiers must be able to meet SQA’s general requirements for technical/occupational competence as outlined in the Guide to Approval
How to assess
For general information on how to assess this qualification, please refer to the document Guidance on how to assess SVQs. For detailed guidance on how to assess this particular SVQ, please refer to the Assessment Strategy.
Where can you take this course?
Qualification content and delivery tools
Information about the qualification(s)
Group Awards Code: GK0N 22
The SVQ 2 Print Administration at SCQF level 5 consists of five mandatory Units and two optional Units.
National Occupational Standards
Unit information for this qualification is available on our Accredited Qualification Unit Search.
Core Skills signposting
Awarding partnership arrangements
This is SVQ is awarded in partnership with Graphic Enterprise Scotland.
Information about delivery, assessment, quality assurance and support material
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