Assessment Validator (AV)

An Assessment Validator (AV) is responsible for carrying out a final independent check to ensure the external assessment is of the correct standard and fit for purpose. This work must be undertaken independently within the conditions, timescales and arrangements set by SQA, maintaining the security of the assessment materials at all times.

These activities will be under the direction of staff from SQA’s Qualifications Development directorate. There will be a requirement to undertake duties in your own time.

Outline of duties

Selection criteria

Successful candidates must:

Key Performance Measures for Assessment Validator

Each year, on completion of the duties outlined in the Assessment Validator contract specification, the following Key Performance Measures (KPMs) will be used to measure performance. Assessment Validators will be informed of the performance outcome when KPMs have not been achieved.