Comparing qualification levels

The table shows a comparison between qualification levels on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF), the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) and Credit and Qualifications Framework (CQFW) in England and Wales, and the European Qualifications Framework (EQF).

Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) Qualifications in England & Wales (RQF/CQFW) European Qualifications Framework (EQF)
12 8 8
11 7 7
10/9 6 6
8/7 5/4 5
6 3 4
5 2 3
4 1 2
3 E3 1
2 E2  
1 E1  

Information on how SCQF qualification levels compare can be found using our qualification ready reckoner tool.

Further information on levels and what they mean is also available on our SCQF web pages.

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