Benefits of working at SQA

The SQA Modern Apprenticeship Scheme offers a highly competitive rate of pay and many other benefits:

Starting Salary


Industry recognised qualification SVQ/HNC for two year programme

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Annual Leave

27 days annual leave per year as well as 14 public holidays per year.

Supporting your wellbeing

24/7 access to our employee assistance programme. Occupational health. Mental health first aiders. Award winning well-being group, Make A Change (MAC) promote informative health campaigns.

Pension Scheme

Membership to Strathclyde pension fund. SQA contributes 19.3% of each member¿s salary.


Access to SQA Lifestyles, an online platform where you can make everyday savings. Retailers include supermarkets, cinemas, clothing and electronic stores.

Training and development

Support with your professional and personal development with access to in house and external workshops and online training modules via the SQA Academy.

Responsible business

21 hours a year to take part in volunteering activities. A chance to give back and help the community, as well as an opportunity for personal development.

Community Networks

We have a range of staff led networks that promote awareness for different causes. Our informal committee hold regular fundraisers to support our corporate charities.