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SQA News 19 May 2022

Survey: New Mental Health and Wellbeing qualification for educators

SQA is considering developing a new qualification in Mental Health and Wellbeing for staff in Scottish schools, colleges, and training providers.

This new qualification would aim to enable staff to develop the skills, knowledge, and confidence to educate and support themselves, their colleagues, and their learners, on mental health and wellbeing.

We want to hear from you. We are running a survey to gather your views, and to find out if there is a demand for this new qualification.

Your feedback will help us ensure that the new qualification meets the needs of centre staff:

Complete the survey

The survey should take no more than 10 minutes to complete. Please note that the survey will close on Friday 27 May.

Contact us

If you have any questions about this, please contact Jennifer Morrison, Qualifications Manager by email to