SVQ Leisure Management SCQF level 7

This qualification will provide the candidate with skills in the Leisure Management Industry. 

The SVQs in Leisure Management have been developed by SkillsActive and are intended for people in sport and leisure sector and who have current experience and knowledge within, for example, sports centres (indoor and outdoor), outdoor education and recreation centres, sports clubs (including voluntary organisations).

They will require skills and knowledge in the following:

The SVQs are designed to be assessed in the workplace, or in conditions of the workplace. Examples of the settings or centres in which the SVQs are likely to be delivered include:


Centres interested in offering this qualification should come forward for approval and contact SQA's Business Development Team for guidance.

Assessors and verifiers must be able to meet SQA's general requirements for technical/occupational competence as outlined in the Systems and Qualification Approval Guide. The specific delivery requirements are set out in the Assessment Strategy.

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Unit information for this qualification is available on our Accredited Qualification Unit Search

Unit information for this qualification is available on our Unit Search.

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Core Skill mappings are carried out by the SSC responsible for the development of an SVQ. It is a requirement of SQA Accreditation that every SVQ submission includes information on where possible opportunities for candidates to develop Core Skills exist across the mandatory units.

Centres should note that mappings are not audited or validated against the Core Skills framework/units so are not accepted by SQA awarding body as evidence towards achievement of the Core Skills units.

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