For qualifications or learning programmes to be included in the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF), they must have their SCQF credit rating and level formally confirmed. SQA is a recognised Credit Rating Body for this purpose.
Your organisation can now apply to SQA Credit Rating Service to have your qualifications and learning programmes credit rated.
The Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) is designed to help both employers and learners understand and compare the range of qualifications and how they relate to each other.
Organisations which are successful in having their qualifications or learning programmes credit rated can expect the following benefits:
Credit rating is open to all organisations who have developed their own learning programmes and qualifications and who would like to see the qualifications or learning programmes included in the SCQF.
To apply for SCQF credit rating, your qualifications or learning programmes must meet these four broad SCQF criteria:
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