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Co-ordinator Update

Provider monitoring visits for SQA accredited qualifications

Centres offering SQA accredited qualifications are subject to Provider Monitoring Visits by SQA Accreditation, the regulator for SVQs. These visits ensure that centres are meeting regulatory requirements. Following recent visits, two key requirements were not met at a number of centres.

Centres are reminded that quality assurance criteria you must demonstrate includes:

Read our Qualification Verification Criteria document for a full list of requirements.

SQA System and Qualification Verifiers may also ask for to see this evidence during their visits.

Information on Systems Verification, Qualification Verification and our quality assurance criteria can be found at

If you have any questions, please email the Quality Assurance team at