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Start: Thursday, 04 Nov 2021 at 10:00am

End: Thursday, 04 Nov 2021 at 12:30pm

Target Audience: representatives from Credit Rating Bodies involved in the quality assurance of their credit rating processes.

This free* online workshop will be delivered using Zoom and lasts for approximately 2.5 hours. It is designed to provide delegates with information about the SCQF principles relating to quality assurance of the credit rating process, the ongoing monitoring of credit rated programmes and an understanding of the additional considerations and requirements when credit rating and monitoring programmes belonging to another organisation. It is designed to support individuals who are or may be involved in designing, developing and monitoring credit rating processes within their organisation.

The workshop will provide key information about designing credit rating systems, the ongoing quality monitoring of credit rated programmes and working with third party organisations. The session will provide some practical hints and tips and a chance to share experiences with colleagues from other CRBs as well as practical exercises looking at quality assurance structures and processes.

After completing this workshop, participants will have a sound knowledge of the quality assurance principles for credit rating, the requirements for ongoing monitoring and the issues to consider when carrying out third party credit rating. Participants should have a knowledge of the SCQF and the process of credit rating.

Quality Assurance for Credit Rating

SCQF Development Officer, Helen Murdoch Wilson introduces the Quality Assurance for Credit Rating workshop

Key themes addressed over the day:

• SCQF Quality Assurance Principles
• Working with third party organisations
• Quality assurance structures
• Ongoing quality assurance arrangements for internal and third party programmes


The workshop will be delivered on Zoom and in advance of the workshop you will be sent a suite of essential resources that you will need to access during the workshop. Some pre-workshop reading and activities will also be sent in advance. The reading and activities should be completed in advance of the workshop and will take no more than 45 minutes to complete.


To take part in this online workshop you will need to access the video conferencing platform Zoom. You do not need to have a Zoom account to join an online workshop. Due to their restricted functionality and interactive nature of the workshop unfortunately phones and tablets would not be suitable devices to use. We recommend a PC, laptop or MAC for the best experience.

We will send you a guide on how to access our workshops online in due course however if you have any concerns or are unsure as to whether this workshop will meet your needs please email us at

Enjoyable and factual workshop that will really assist us.

Kate Glendye, Dumfries & Galloway College


*Booking Terms & Cancellation Policy

All of our workshop are free however they are subject to booking terms and a cancellation policy. Full details can be found on the workshop Eventbrite registration page.

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Start: Thursday, 04 Nov 2021 at 10:00am

End: Thursday, 04 Nov 2021 at 12:30pm

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