Information for centres

SQA procedures and arrangements for certification, assessment, candidate malpractice, centre malpractice, centre approval, verification and validation. 

The Appeals Process: Information for Centres


Malpractice: Information for Centres 2017

AA 7365, January 2017

SQA’s procedures for cases of malpractice, explains our definition and describes the arrangements to put in place to minimise the malpractice risk.

Replaces 'Candidate malpractice in externally assessed examinations and assessments: Information for Centresand 'Policy and procedures for dealing with malpractice in internally assessed qualifications: Information for Centres'. 

Catalogue of National Qualifications

Guide to Data Exchange 

FA1469, February 2016

A guide to the arrangements for the exchange of data between SQA and centres. The Guide to Data Exchange should be used in conjunction with Delivering National Qualifications – Guide for SQA Co-ordinators.

Coursework Authenticity - a Guide for Teachers and Lecturers 

BA5188, August 2009

An overview of the area of authenticity, plagiarism and collusion, and how it applies to coursework that is submitted to SQA for marking.