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: If you require any information regarding other SQA qualifications please visit the SQA homepage.

Useful Areas

Scottish Baccalaureates
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.

SCQF section
Information on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework on our website

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