SVQ 2 Estate Maintenance at SCQF level 5
The Scottish Vocational Qualification (SVQ) 2 in Estate Maintenance at SCQF level 5 provides evidence of competence in job-related skills such as maintaining and repairing equipment and machinery.
It also enables learners to develop an awareness of environmental good practice and to establish and maintain working relationships with others. Monitoring and maintaining health, safety and security are also covered.
Learners can focus on more specific areas such as maintaining and improving game and wildlife habitat or maintaining and repairing boundaries and access points.
This qualification is available through employers and training providers.
Who does this qualification suit
This SVQ is suitable for:
- learners who may have just left school
- individuals who are currently in employment and who wish to obtain a formal qualification
- employees who wish to obtain short, continuing professional development courses
Entry is at the discretion of the centre.
Learners 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 the subject would be an advantage.
The SCQF level 5 award could provide progression to:
- an HNC/HND in Countryside Management or a related area
- an SVQ 3 in Estate Management at SCQF level 6
- degree level study at a higher education institution
- employment in the land-based sector, at a practitioner level
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.
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Qualification content and delivery tools
Information about the qualification(s)
Group Award Code: GK5P 22
The SVQ 2 Estate Maintenance at SCQF level 5 consists of four mandatory Units and six optional Units.
For details of the Units making up the SVQ, please refer to the Qualification Structure.
National Occupational Standards
Unit information for this qualification is available on our Accredited Qualification Unit Search.