Information for HEI Staff
Welcome to SQA’s website. We have designed this section especially for HEIs, so that you can find all the information you need. These are the links you told us you used most frequently in your work and we hope you will find them useful.
If there is any other information you would like us to add to these links, please do not hesitate to get in touch (please e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). If you require any information regarding other SQA qualifications please visit the SQA homepage.
Information on the Scottish Baccalaureates
NQ Examination Timetable
Times and dates for NQ examinations
Skills for Work
Information on Skills for Work courses
ESOL information for HEI's
Contact Details, NQ - Arrangements, Unit Specifications for Intermediate 2 & Higher. ESOL: Guide to Higher Course for Further and Higher Education.
The Scottish Qualifications Certificate
A guide to understanding the Scottish Qualifications Certificate.
NQ and HN Unit Search
Access Unit specifications for each NQ and HN Course by searching by subject, code or title.
HN Information & Subject Pages
On each HN subject page you will find Arrangements documents, Group Award frameworks, and contact information for each subject's Qualifications Manager.
To access, go to the HN section of our website, then select the appropriate subject from the 'select a subject' menu that appears in the left-hand column.
Higher National Certificates and Diplomas: Information for Higher Educational Institutions (177 KB)
This guide provides useful information for admission tutors and academic selectors on 2003 design principles for HNC/HNDs and the added value of the student progressing to university with these qualifications
Information on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework on our website
- Web links: Colleges and Universities
Links to Scottish colleges, universities, and other higher or further education institutions
- SCQF website
The Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework external website