Verification

This section is for those appointees whose role involves verification. We have collected together courses for verifiers across HN, VQ, NQ and customised awards. Please read the details on tiles below carefully to select the right course for you and then click on the tile to begin that course.
Please select one of the categories below to access our courses in that area.

About this course:

Written specifically for those appointees who will be acting as Event Verifiers, this short course offers an overview of SQA (who we are and what we do) then looks at the Event Verifier role and what is involved in it.

The main purpose of this course is to guide and support Senior External Verifiers (SEVs) and External Verifiers (EVs) about the requirements of the External Verifier qualifications:

  • "Externally Monitor and Maintain the Quality of the Workplace" which will be offered to SVQ External Verifiers.
  • "Conduct External Verification of the Assessment Process” which will be offered to CA or HN External Verifiers.

This course advises on Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for External Verifiers who have one or more of the following remits:

  • Customised Awards (CA)
  • Higher National (HN)
  • Vocational Qualifications (VQs)

The main purpose of this course is to aid External Verifier Candidates (EVCs) who are participating on the qualification "Conduct External Verification of the Assessment Process".

The course aims to provide EVCs with a practical overview of the support mechanism provided by SQA and West College Scotland to enable EVCs to complete their qualification with a minimum of fuss.

This training is for Principal Verifiers, Team Leaders and Nominees.

It has videos of how to complete the following activities:

  • Creating an Outcome Record
  • Authorising an Outcome Record (PV, STL & TL only)
  • Amending an Outcome record returned from authorisation
  • Creating a VCP Outcome Record
    Removing a VCP Status
  • Creating a Follow Up Outcome Record (PV, STL & TL only)

If you need access, please contact the NQ Verification team for an enrolment key by emailing nqverification@sqa.org.uk

This course - written specifically for EVs working in Skills for Work and NQ Awards verification – looks at the key dates and task involved in this role and the at the verification and communication skills required in the role.

This main purpose of this course is to aid External Verifier Candidates (EVCs) who are participating on the award "Externally Monitor and Maintain, the Quality of Workplace Assessment".

The course aims to provide EVCs with a practical overview of the support mechanism provided by SQA and Reid Kerr College to enable EVCs to complete their award with a minimum of fuss.

About this course:

Written specifically for those appointees who will be acting as Visiting Verifiers, this short course provides an overview of SQA (who we are and what we do) then looks at the Visiting Verifier role and the essential skills you will need for it.