SQA careers

The Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) is the national accreditation and awarding body in Scotland. This means we develop, design, quality assure, certificate and regulate the delivery of qualifications in Scotland.

Where we are

We operate over two sites in Scotland — Dalkeith and Glasgow. We also have colleagues based across the UK and internationally.

Our values

Our people are committed to supporting learners and education providers, whilst supporting the Scottish education system. We have a variety of roles in the business that support this activity. We look for talented individuals who share our values:

  • Trusted
  • Progressive
  • Enabling


Find out what opportunities are available for working at SQA.

Appointee opportunities

Provide vital support for SQA by joining us as an appointee. View the opportunities available.


Annual leave, financial and pensions benefits.

Working for us

We promote and support equalities, staff development and support our community.

The information that you have provided to SQA will be used to process your application as well as for monitoring and statistical purposes. If you are appointed this information will form part of your employee/appointee/consultant record. Further information about how SQA uses your information can be found in SQA's Privacy Statement.