SQA Advanced Qualifications, Higher National and vocational qualifications

SQA ensures the integrity of certification by providing support and conducting verification to ensure centres can meet our quality assurance criteria.  

There are two processes to meet SQA’s verification criteria: 

SQA’s quality assurance criteria

SQA’s Quality Assurance Criteria 2015–18

The criteria were introduced in 2013 but have been revised for use from 1 August 2015.

Contact and support

If you have questions please contact 0345 213 5928 or operationshnvq@sqa.org.uk