Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA)The Scottish Qualifications Authority is the main accreditation body for qualifications in Scotland.
SQA courses at South Lanarkshire College generally fall within the SCQF levels shown below.
National Certificate - SCQF levels 2 - 6
Access 2 / Access 3 / Intermediate 1 / 2 / Higher
SVQ Level 1 / 2 / 3 - SCQF levels 4 - 6/7
Scottish Vocational Qualification
HNC - SCQF level 7
Higher National Certificate
HND - SCQF level 8
Higher National Diploma
PDA Level 1 / 2 / 3 - SCQF levels 6-8
Professional Development Award Some subject areas have qualifications from other certificating bodies.
Further information on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) can be found on the SCQF website
Other Awarding BodiesThe College also offers qualifications through a range of other awarding bodies, including