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  1. SCQF Level 12

    Knowledge and understanding: Demonstrate and/or work with: A critical overview of a subject/discipline, including critical understanding of the principal theories, principles and concepts; A critical, detailed and often leading knowledge and understanding at the forefront of one or more specialisms; Knowledge and understanding that is generated through personal research or equivalent work that makes a significant contribution to the development of the subject/discipline. Practice: applied knowledge and understanding: Use a significant range of the principal skills, techniques, practices and materials associated with a subject/discipline. Use and enhance a range of complex skills, techniques, practices and materials at the forefront of one or more specialisms. Apply a range of standard and specialised research/equivalent instruments and techniques of enquiry. Design and execute research, investigative or development projects to deal with new problems and issues. Demonstrate originality and creativity in the development and application of new knowledge, understanding and practices. Practise in the context of new problems and circumstances.Generic cognitive skills: Apply a constant and integrated approach to critical analysis, evaluation and synthesis of new and complex ideas, information and issues. Identify, conceptualise and offer original and creative insights into new, complex and abstract ideas, information and issues. Develop creative and original responses to problems and issues. Deal with very complex and ...

    Category: Qualification Frameworks Location: United Kingdom, Scotland
  2. SCQF Level 11

    Knowledge and understanding: Demonstrate and/or work with: Knowledge that covers and integrates most, if not all, of the main areas of a subject/discipline — including their features, boundaries, terminology and conventions; A critical understanding of the principal theories, principles and concepts; A critical understanding of a range of specialised theories, principles and concepts; Extensive, detailed and critical knowledge and understanding in one or more specialisms, much of which is at or informed by developments at the forefront; Critical awareness of current issues in a subject/discipline and one or more specialisms. Practice: applied knowledge and understanding: Use a significant range of the principal skills, techniques, practices and/or materials which are associated with a subject/discipline. Use a range of specialised skills, techniques, practices and/or materials which are at the forefront or informed by forefront developments. Apply a range of standard and specialised research or equivalent instruments and techniques of enquiry. Plan and execute a significant project of research, investigation or development. Demonstrate originality or creativity in the application of knowledge, understanding and/or practices. Practise in a wide and often unpredictable variety of professional level contexts.Generic cognitive skills: Apply critical analysis, evaluation and synthesis to issues which are at the forefront or informed by developments at the forefront of a subject/discipline. Identify, conceptualise an ...

    Category: Qualification Frameworks Location: United Kingdom, Scotland
  3. SCQF Level 10

    Knowledge and understanding: Demonstrate and/or work with: Knowledge that covers and integrates most of the principal areas, features, boundaries, terminology and conventions of a subject/discipline; A critical understanding of the principal theories, concepts and principles; Detailed knowledge and understanding in one or more specialisms, some of which is informed by or at the forefront of a subject/discipline; Knowledge and understanding of the ways in which the subject/discipline is developed, including a range of established techniques of enquiry or research methodologies. Practice: applied knowledge and understanding: Use a range of the principal skills, practices and/or materials associated with a subject/discipline. Use a few skills, practices and/or materials which are specialised, advanced or at the forefront of a subject/discipline. Execute a defined project of research, development or investigation and identify and implement relevant outcomes. Practise in a range of professional level contexts which include a degree or unpredictability and/or specialism.Generic cognitive skills: Critically identify, define, conceptualise and analyse complex/professional level problems and issues. Offer professional level insights, interpretations and solutions to problems and issues. Critically review and consolidate knowledge, skills, practices and thinking in a subject/discipline. Demonstrate some originality and creativity in dealing with professional level issues. Make judgements where data/information is limited ...

    Category: Qualification Frameworks Location: United Kingdom, Scotland
  4. SCQF Level 1

    There is no separate Level Descriptor for Level 1, which covers all provision that comes below the full achievement of Level 2 ...

    Category: Qualification Frameworks Location: United Kingdom, Scotland
  5. Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework Partnership

    The SCQF Partnership was established in 2006 as a company ltd by guarantee to manage the SCQF.  The aims of the company are to: maintain the quality and integrity of the SCQF; promote and develop the SCQF as a tool to support lifelong learning; develop and maintain relationships with other frameworks in the UK, Europe and internationally. ...

    Category: Qualification Frameworks Location: United Kingdom, Scotland
  6. Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework Partnership

    The SCQF Partnership was established in 2006 as a company ltd by guarantee to manage the SCQF.  The aims of the company are to: maintain the quality and integrity of the SCQF; promote and develop the SCQF as a tool to support lifelong learning; develop and maintain relationships with other frameworks in the UK, Europe and internationally. ...

    Category: Qualification Frameworks Location: United Kingdom, Scotland
  7. Quality and Qualifications Ireland

    Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) is a state agency established by the Quality Assurance and Qualifications (Education and Training) Act 2012 with a board appointed by the Minister for Education and Skills. We are responsible for maintaining the ten-level NFQ (National Framework of Qualifications). We are also an awarding body and set standards for awards we make in the NFQ. We also provide advice on recognition of foreign qualifications in Ireland and on the recognition of Irish qualifications abroad. As a new function of QQI, we will publish a directory of providers and awards in the NFQ. In the area of quality assurance, we are responsible for reviewing the effectiveness of quality assurance in further and higher education providers in Ireland. This includes the universities, institutes of technology, Education and Training Boards and providers in the private further and higher education and training sectors (availing of QQI awards). ...

    Category: Qualification Frameworks Location: Ireland
  8. Qualifications and Vocational Education and Training Development Centre

    The purpose of QVETDC activities is to ensure the development of the Lithuanian qualifications system that would be in line with the needs of the economy as well as with national and international initiatives. The main objectives are to manage the Lithuanian qualifications system; to improve the quality of vocational education and training; to increase attractiveness of vocational education and training; to reinforce cooperation among vocational education and training actors. ...

    Category: Qualification Frameworks Location: Lithuania
  9. Qualifications and Vocational Education and Training Development Centre

    The purpose of QVETDC activities is to ensure the development of the Lithuanian qualifications system that would be in line with the needs of the economy as well as with national and international initiatives. The main objectives are to manage the Lithuanian qualifications system; to improve the quality of vocational education and training; to increase attractiveness of vocational education and training; to reinforce cooperation among vocational education and training actors. ...

    Category: Qualification Frameworks Location: Lithuania
  10. QCF Level 8

    Level 8 qualifications recognise leading experts or practitioners in a particular field. Learning at this level involves the development of new and creative approaches that extend or redefine existing knowledge or professional practice. ...

    Category: Qualification Frameworks Location: United Kingdom, England & Northern Ireland

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