Standard CPD guidance

There are 582 verification groups on SQA's system. The vast majority of Senior External Verifiers/External Verifiers in these verification groups should complete the standard CPDR documentation.

Senior External Verifiers/External Verifiers who should not use this template are those in the following verification groups:

Instead, please use the templates relevant to your Verification group.

Documentation

Standard CPDR Documentation

Please familiarise yourself with the guidance documentation prior to completing your submission:

Senior External Verifiers/External Verifiers will have one or more of the following appointments:

  • Customised Awards (CA)
  • Higher National (HN)
  • National Qualifications (NQ)
  • Vocational Qualifications (VQ)

Please familiarise yourself with the exemplars that relate to the appointment(s) you have:

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