Quality & Learner Engagement

Quality & Learner Engagement

Quality Standards

Key Performance Indicators

The 2016-17 Key Performance Indicator report for South Lanarkshire College was published by the Scottish Funding Council in February 2018: South Lanarkshire College 2016-17 Performance Indicators

Previous data is available for comparison:

SLC KPIs 2015-16

SLC KPIs 2014-15

SLC KPIs 2013-14

SLC KPIs 2012-13


In addition to holding appropriate degree or vocational qualifications, the majority of lecturing staff hold a Teaching Qualification in Further Education (TQFE) or other teaching qualification. Those members of staff involved in the delivery of Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs) hold the D32, 33, 34 qualifications or are working towards the A qualifications – Assessor and Internal Verifier Awards.

Awarding Bodies

As an SQA Approved Centre, South Lanarkshire College has devolved status for SQA course approvals and internal moderation and is an approved centre to deliver qualifications from the following bodies:

Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA)
Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM) (formerly NEBS)
Council for Administration (CfA)
Council for the Advancement of Communication with Deaf People (CACDP) (British Sign Language)
Institute of Carpenters
Vocational Training Charitable Trust
City & Guilds
REHIS (Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland)

Education Scotland (formerly HMIe)

The College was reviewed by HMIe in October 2010. The report was published on 28 January 2011. The full report can be read at www.hmie.gov.uk

Investors in People (IiP)

In 1997, the College was awarded Investor in People status, and was successfully reassessed in 1999, 2000, 2003, and again in January 2007, demonstrating the College’s commitment to the development of its staff, a vital part of the success of the College as a whole. In 2008, the College was awarded Investors in People Gold Standard. In 2016 we were delighted to be the first college in the UK to be awarded Investors in People Platinum standard.

Investors in People Platinum


Leader in Diversity (LiD)

In June 2011, the College became the first organisation in Scotland to be recognised as a full ‘Investor in Diversity’, achieving the Level 2 Investors in Diversity award in recognition of its positive and proactive work in all areas of equality, diversity and inclusion.

The College was pleased to host the Scottish launch of Investors in Diversity and we are delighted to hold Leaders in Diversity status.