Table of main qualifications
SCQF
level
SQA National Units,
Courses and Group Awards
Higher
Education
Scottish Vocational
Qualificatlons
12   Doctorates  
11   Masters SVQ 5
10   Honours Degree
Graduate Diploma/Certificate*
 
9   Ordinary Degree
Graduate Diploma/Certificate*
 
8   Higher National Diploma
Diploma in Higher Education
SVQ 4
7 Advanced Higher Higher National Certificate
Certificate in Higher Education
 
6 Higher   SVQ 3
5 Intermediate 2
Credit Standard Grade
  SVQ 2
4 Intermediate 1
General Standard Grade
  SVQ 1
3 Access 3
Foundation Standard Grade
   
2 Access 2    
1 Access 1    

* These qualifications are differentiated by volume of outcomes and may be offered at either level