Engineering Maintenance (Mechanical) (SCQF)

Engineering and manufacturing

These qualifications are Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs). They involve the skills and knowledge needed for occupations in Maintenance engineering including the, ability to organise work and identify and prevent problems. SVQs are based on national occupational standards, which the candidate must meet to be competent in a particular task. The achievement of SVQs will encourage an employee to value their contribution to the workplace, and it will develop their skills and potential within the Maintenance engineering field.

There are no entry qualifications or age limits required by learners to undertake these qualifications unless this is a legal requirement of the process or the environment. Assessment is open to any learner who has the potential to achieve the assessment criteria set out in the assessment routes.

Individuals who need recognition of their competence in one or more of a wide variety of Maintenance engineering activities and also need a nationally recognised qualification at SVQ Level 3


The Qualification is assessed by:

Competence based qualifications are undertaken in the learner