Level 11 SVQ in Management at SCQF

The Scottish Vocational Qualification (SVQ) in Management at SCQF level 11 allows candidates to demonstrate competence in job-related skills in their particular area of work and expertise. It has been developed to support those working in senior managerial roles, such as directors and chief executives.

This qualification is jointly awarded with the Chartered Institute of Management (CMI). Candidates who are registered for SVQ in Management at SCQF level 11 (GM25 25) are able to take advantage of 12 months free studying membership of CMI.

This qualification is available through employers, colleges and training providers.

Why deliver this qualification

SVQs are based on National Occupational Standards. SQA works in partnership with other organisations to ensure that National Occupational Standards are relevant to the current and future needs of Scottish industries.

Learners will gain an internationally recognised qualification which guarantees that they have the skills, knowledge and abilities required to carry out their role successfully. Employers will also benefit from their employees being proficient.

Assessment is carried out in the workplace which minimises any time learners need to be away from their work.

Candidates can progress to a range of qualifications including post-graduate degrees in related subjects.

Who does this qualification suit

This SVQ is suitable for:

  • individuals who are currently in employment and who wish to obtain a formal qualification


Entry is at the discretion of the centre.

Candidates should be in a job or placement where they are carrying out relevant tasks and responsibilities which allow then to gather the required evidence.

No prior qualifications or knowledge are required to undertake this qualification.


This SVQ in Management at SCQF level 11 could provide progression to:

  • a post-graduate degree in Management or Business Enterprise or a related area
  • employment across many sectors in senior management roles


Looking to book a course? Get in touch with a member of our team direct on 0333 444 0018.