The Practical Investment Planning qualification has been credit rated by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA). The result of this credit rating is Level 9 on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) for 10 credits, equating to 100 Learning Hours.
SCQF Level 9 is the same level of as a Bachelor's Degree, and is broadly comparable to RQF Level 6 in England. This comparison has been drawn using the Qualifications Can Cross Boundaries Guide downloadable from the SCQF website: qccb-web-oct-2019.pdf (scqf.org.uk)
To maintain its credit rating for the Practical Investment Planning qualification, Practical Financial Exams Limited must meet rigorous quality assurance standards set by the SQA, externally verified on an annual basis. Details of how we meet these standards are published in our Quality Assurance Policies, Processes, and Procedures document, downloadable here.
You can access the SQA website here: www.sqa.org.uk
Practical Investment Planning is available to look up on the SQA website here: https://www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/46378.html
Practical Investment Planning is also detailed on the national database held by the SCQF, searchable here: www.scqf.org.uk