Beauty Care and Hairdressing CPD Guidance

Every Senior External Verifier (SEV)/External Verifier (EV) with a vocational appointment and who is a member of the “Beauty Care” and/or the “Hairdressing” verification groups will be required to submit a

Review the information and guidelines below prior to completing your submission. 

Submission requirements

Senior External Verifiers (SEVs)/External Verifiers (EVs) in this group must ensure their submission outlines how they have met the following:

  • Working to national standards a SEV/EV taking into account the following standard:
    • Externally Monitor and Maintain the Quality of Workplace Assessment (FD44 04)
  • In line with the respective Assessment Strategy requirements be expected to show that they have met the 30 hour CPD component.

These PDP and CPDR submissions must be shared with the Qualifications Manager and SEV who will inspect them and confirm the appropriate occupational CPD has been attained in any given year.

This process will be spilt over 2 academic sessions as the respective assessment strategy timeline runs from September to August in any given year.

PDP and CPDR documentation

Please familiarise yourself with the guidance documentation and exemplars that relate to Beauty Care and Hairdressing prior to completing your submission:

CPD animations/videos

Please familiarise yourself with the animations which provide:

  • an overview of SQA’s CPD process known as Personal Development Plan (PDP) and Continuing Professional Development Record (CPDR)
  • information if you are submitting your PDP and CPDR for the first time as a Senior External Verifier (SEV)/External Verifier (EV)
  • information if you are submitting your PDP and CPDR as an experienced Senior External Verifier (SEV)/External Verifier (EV)

An overview of PDP and CDPR for senior external verifiers

Submitting your PDP and CDPR as a first-time senior external verifier

Submitting your PDP and CDPR as an experienced senior external verifier