External Verifier (UK and International)

An External Verifier is responsible for external verification and qualification approval activities under the conditions, timescales and arrangements set by SQA.

The prime roles are to participate in verification of qualifications in the subject area(s) concerned to ensure that standards are maintained and to support centres with information, advice and guidance.

These activities will be under the direction of SQA International Awarding and HN and Vocational Delivery staff.

Outline of duties

Selection Criteria



Key Performance Measures for External Verifiers

Each year, on completion of the duties outlined in the External Verifier contract specification, the External Verifier will be measured against the following Key Performance Measures (KPMs) and informed of the outcome in relation to their performance.