Licence to Practice

SQA offers a range of qualifications that can be used as licence to practice in a particular sector. Typically these qualifications are based around a piece of legislation or regulation and may be a requirement to fulfil a specific job role or function.

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Alcohol Licensing

Our awards support implementation of the mandatory PLH qualification and staff training requirements arising from the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005.

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DGDT

The Dangerous Goods Driver Training award is a required qualification for a number of jobs that involve transporting dangerous materials or driving large vehicles.

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Emergency First Aid at Work

The Emergency First Aid at Work at SCQF level 5 is a qualification recognised by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and meets Health and Safety regulations.

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MCA

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has the responsibility to issue Certificates of Competency in a number of disciplines.

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Street Works

SQA offers a complete suite of Street Works qualifications for operatives and supervisors working on the roads/highways.

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Care

SQA Care qualifications are those developed to assess competency and achievement for the Care industry.

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DGSA

Any company that transports dangerous goods (and certain others involved in related activities) should have appointed qualified Dangerous Goods Safety Advisers.

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Energy

There has never been a more exciting time to be working in the Energy sector as it diversifies into renewables.

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Protecting the Welfare of Animals at Time of Killing

The Certificate leads to gaining the certificate of competence for those involved in the slaughter of animals covered by the EU Regulation 1099/2009 Protection of Animals at the Time of Killing.