November 22, 2017

New Workplace Core Skills qualifications

We are pleased to announce that QFI has now received approval to make the SVQs in the following Workplace Core Skills available through our approved centres with immediate effect: Working with Others at SCQF Level 5 Working with Others at SCQF Level 4 Problem Solving at SCQF Level 5 Problem Solving at SCQF Level 4 Numeracy… Read more »


November 18, 2017

New qualification approved

We are pleased to announce that QFI has now received approval to make the SVQ in Construction Contracting Operations at SCQF level 6 (code GN29 46) available through our approved centres with immediate effect. If you are an existing centre that wants to offer this qualification please submit the Adding Qualifications Form to include assessor/IV… Read more »


October 25, 2017

Coming soon…

QFI has submitted the following qualification to SQA Accreditation which is now pending approval: SVQ in Construction Contracting Operations at SCQF Level 6 If you are an approved centre and want to offer this qualification please submit a completed Adding Qualifications Form together with evidence of assessor and IV competence.


October 11, 2017

New qualification available

We at QFI are pleased to announce that we now have received approval to make the SVQ in Site Inspection at SCQF level 6 (code GN1846) available to our approved centres with immediate effect. If you are an existing centre that wants to offer this qualification please submit the Adding Qualifications Form. If you are… Read more »


October 2, 2017

Coming soon

QFI has submitted an application to offer the SVQ in Site Inspection at SCQF level 6. This should be available for centres to offer from 5 October.


September 18, 2017

New qualifications available now

We are pleased to announce that QFI can now award a further two qualifications.  These are: SVQ in Laboratory and Associated Technical Activities (Industrial Science) at SCQF Level 6 SVQ in Laboratory and Associated Technical Activities (Industrial Science) at SCQF Level 7 If you are an already approved centre and would like to offer these… Read more »


July 7, 2017

Two New Qualifications Available

We are delighted to announce that QFI can now award a further two qualifications.  These are: SVQ in Occupational Work Supervision (Construction) at SCQF Level 6 SVQ in Temporary Traffic Management (Construction) at SCQF Level 5 If you are an already approved centre and would like to offer these qualifications please complete the forms listed… Read more »


June 7, 2017

New Qualifications Now Available

QFI is pleased to announce that it can now award the following qualifications: SVQ in Plant Operations Extractives at SCQF Level 5 SVQ in Weighbridge Operations at SCQF Level 6 SVQ Processing Operations for the Extractives and Minerals Processing Industries at SCQF Level 5 SVQ Processing Operations for the Extractives and Minerals Processing Industries at… Read more »


March 24, 2017

Successful Launch Event of QFI on 10th March 2017

QFI had a highly successful launch event in Stirling on 10th March 2017.  The event was attended by people from industry, government agencies, employers and local authorities.  Our 3 guest speakers – Jenny Gilruth MSP, Geoff Aitkenhead and Jim McColl OBE – covered the importance of training, leadership and motivation.   The chair of the event, Bill Jamieson,… Read more »


March 21, 2017

The way forward for STEM

New specialist group will shape Scottish Government strategy A new specialist group is to be established to shape the Scottish Government’s STEM strategy, Higher Education, Further Education and Science Minister, Shirley-Anne Somerville has announced. Ms Somerville said the new national STEM Reference Group will be co-chaired by Scotland’s Chief Scientific Adviser Professor Sheila Rowan and… Read more »


March 20, 2017

Expansion of Foundation Apprenticeships by the Scottish Government

Up to 5,000 will start work-based training programme by 2019. Thousands of young people will gain industry recognised qualifications, real-world work experience and access to work-based learning while still at school thanks to a massive expansion of the Foundation Apprenticeship programme unveiled today. As part of the drive to improve attainment, Deputy First Minister John… Read more »


February 20, 2017

QFI Launch Event – 10th March 2017

Qualifications for Industry, Scotland’s newest Awarding Body will be launched on Friday 10th March 2017 at the Stirling Court Hotel, University of Stirling between 9am and 1pm. QFI is an exciting new awarding body already building its portfolio of qualifications for those who work or aspire to work in construction, engineering and extractives. We are… Read more »


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