Manufacturing Textile Products at SVQ Level 2

Manufacturing Textile Products at SVQ Level 2

The Scottish Vocational Qualification (SVQ) level 2 in Manufacturing Textile Products at SCQF level 5 allows candidates to demonstrate competence in job related skills in their particular area of work and expertise.

The qualification covers health and safety, security at work and contributing to achieving product quality. Learners can also focus on more specialist areas such as weaving, Textile operations, dying and printing fabric and working with Harris Tweed.

This qualification has been designed in partnership/jointly awarded with the Creative Skillset Sector Skills Council to ensure relevance to the sector.

SVQs are based on National Occupational Standards. SQA works in partnership with other organisations to ensure that National Occupational Standards (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

Upon successful completion, learners will gain an internationally recognised qualification which 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.

The SVQ is offered in the workplace. As assessment is carried out in the workplace, this minimises any time learners would need to be away from their work.

Candidates can progress to a range of qualifications, including the SVQ level 3 in Manufacturing Textile Products. 

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

Access

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/knowledge of the subject would be an advantage.

Progression

The level 2 award could provide progression to:

  • an HNC/HND in Fashion or Textiles
  • an SVQ in Manufacturing Textile Products  at SCQF level 7
  • degree level study at a higher education institution
  • employment in the Fashion or Textiles sectors

Approval

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.

Qualification content and delivery tools

Current

Information about the qualification(s)

Qualification Structure

Group Award Code: GK7R 22

The SVQ level 2 Manufacturing Textile Products at SCQF level 5 consists of 2 mandatory Units and 3 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.

Core Skills signposting

Modern Apprenticeships

The SVQ Level 2 in Manufacturing Textile Products GK7R 22 is part of the Apprenticeship in Fashion and Textiles Heritage Level 5

SQA also offers the following components of this Apprenticeship

  1. GA09 22          SVQ level 2 in Leather Production and Manufacturing
  2. GC8N 22         SVQ level 2 in Laundry Operations
  3. GC8P 22         SVQ level 2 in Dry Cleaning Operations

Information about delivery, assessment, quality assurance and support material

Assessment strategy

Assessor's guidelines

Candidate Guidance and Portfolio

Lapsed

Information about the qualification(s)

Qualification Structure

SVQ Level 1 Manufacturing Textile Products

Group Award Code: G9M2 21

This qualification will enter into its lapsing period on 31.12.2015 and will finish on 30.09.2017. 

Centres should note:

  • The qualification will be deleted from the relevant catalogue
  • The qualification’s content and delivery tools will remain on SQA’s website until 31.12.2017 at which point they will be removed and archived
  • No new centres may be approved to offer the qualification
  • No candidates can be entered for the qualification
  • Centres should ensure candidates complete the qualification and results are submitted

to SQA before 31.12.2017.

 

SVQ Level 2 Manufacturing Textile Products

Group Award Code: G9M3 22

This qualification will enter into its lapsing period on 30.09.2015 and will finish on 30.09.2017.

Centres should note:

  • The qualification will be deleted from the relevant catalogue
  • The qualification’s content and delivery tools will remain on SQA’s website until 30.09.2017 at which point they will be removed and archived
  • No new centres may be approved to offer the qualification
  • No candidates can be entered for the qualification
  • Centres should ensure candidates complete the qualification and results are submitted

to SQA before 30.09.2017.

Manufacturing Textile Products - Structure

National Occupational Standards

Information about delivery, assessment, quality assurance and support material

Assessment strategy

For use with competency based qualifications within the fashion and textiles sector:

Assessor's guidelines

Candidate Guidance and Portfolio

Internal Assessment Reports

Feedback

SQA would welcome your views, comments or feedback on the standards, qualification structures and guidance for SVQs in Manufacturing textile Products. Please find below a form for your feedback:

Manufacturing Textile Products SVQs — Feedback form (34 KB)

Please send your feedback to Graeme Findlay

Useful Links

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  • Creative Skillset: Fashion and Textiles
  • Scottish Textiles Academic Group (STAG)

    STAG comprises the 14 Universities and Colleges across Scotland who deliver training and skills development for the textiles industry. Their aim is to increase collaboration between institutions and industry and to work in partnership to raise skill levels and contribute to the long-term sustainability and growth of the textiles industry in Scotland. Visit their website to read about opportunities it offers to  learners, training providers and employers.