Ofqual Centre Assessment Standards Scrutiny

Ofqual announced in 2019 that all awarding organisations must introduce Centre Assessment Standards Scrutiny (CASS) for all centre-marked assessments by September 2021.

This aims to improve the quality assurance controls which awarding organisations provide to centres offering qualifications regulated by Ofqual.

Further details about CASS are available on the Ofqual website.

Strategy for Centre Assessment Standards Scrutiny

SQA’s CASS Strategy outlines our approach to ensure standards of internal assessment are maintained across centres and qualifications over time.

SQA Academy training module

An SQA Academy training module offers an Introduction to Ofqual CASS compliance.

Communication to centres

At the start of September 2021, we provided centres with the following overview of the changes we are implementing:

If you have any questions, please contact your SQA regional manager or email mycentre@sqa.org.uk.