Working with us

International qualifications and services with SQA

We are an international leader in education and qualifications development, offering qualifications and consultancy services to a wide range of customers including schools, colleges, higher education institutions and employers. With over 30 years' experience, we are trusted to develop and deliver the right solutions for our customers.

SQA's international services promote educational excellence, cultural exchange, global partnerships for development, and career growth. We empower learners and institutions with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in a rapidly evolving world. This aligns with the Scottish government's goal to establish Scotland as a global learning hub.

Our internationally recognised vocational and professional qualifications prepare learners for success in the global job market, and nurture a highly skilled and adaptable workforce.

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Where we work

SQA works across three regions: Asia Pacific, Middle East & Europe, and South Asia. We have a large and diverse customer base, including schools, colleges, universities, employers and local government.

Asia Pacific

  • USA
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Singapore
  • Malaysia
  • Vietnam
  • Indonesia
  • Thailand
  • China

Middle East
and Europe

  • UAE
  • Oman
  • Latvia
  • Malta
  • Greece

South Asia

  • India
  • Nepal

Why work with us?

At SQA, we pride ourselves in embedding our values to deliver our products and services and we have been able to demonstrate in practice that working with us is beneficial for our international customers and partners. Here are the three key reasons why our customers choose us.

1 We care about our people and our customers

At SQA, we know our people are our biggest asset – our staff are committed to delivering tailored solutions to help your business grow.

2 Credibility is important to us

We deliver robust, internationally recognised qualifications. We’ve been helping businesses and learners succeed for over 100 years, delivering excellence every step of the way.

3 We are forward thinking

We embrace change and adapt to meet evolving customer needs through continually designing, updating and refining qualifications, assessments and qualifications systems, using the latest technology and innovation to achieve this.


The short video below provides an overview of what we do, the services we provide, and how we support our customers during their journey with us.

Case studies and helpful resources

Find helpful links to get more information on our international services, and case studies which showcase how SQA is supporting customers across different sectors and helping them deliver the best solution to their needs.

What our customers say

Expertise and knowledge built over time across different markets and sectors allow SQA to support many organisations to meet their business needs and make a positive impact in the education industry. Find out what they say about us.

Our partnership with SQA added value and credibility to our portfolio of professional programmes in Soft Skills Training, with their extensive experience in developing high-quality qualifications which met our business needs. As an international leader in education, SQA helped us build worldwide recognition as a leading brand in the Soft Skills Training and Train the Trainer space, which is now in high demand in India.

Rakesh Agarwal, Managing Director – Image Consulting Business Institute, India.

We are grateful to work with SQA, an established organisation with rigorous, internationally recognised vocational standards that have made a positive impact on the education and employment potential for many individuals.

Brad Donohue, Vice President of Competency Management at IHRDC, United States.

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