Induction Guide for Centre Staff

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These Induction Guides have been developed for new teachers/lecturers. They provide a flavour of the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) and what we do. They answer the questions most frequently raised by you and give some broad pointers to further reading.

Please note that all future updates will be made to these online versions only - with notices sent to SQA Co-ordinators by e-mail.

New features include:

Please select the Induction Guide required from the following:

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Website Key

The following key will help you identify the various types of links and documents available on SQA's website. Most documents will require specific software so that they can be viewed, and if you encounter any difficulties you should first seek the assistance of your IT staff.

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This is normally only used if a name appears as an e-mail link, as opposed to an actual e-mail address.

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This can indicate information that it is important for you to read, or a field in a form that requires an entry before it can be sent.

Adobe Acrobat PDF document
Most documents on SQA's website are in this format as they can be viewed on Windows or Macintosh computers. There is a link to the Adobe website available at the bottom of most web pages on SQA's website, allowing you to download the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader, free of charge.

Microsoft Word document

Microsoft Excel document

Microsoft PowerPoint document

Link to content in another section of SQA's website

Link to content on another website

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This may be a link to a graphic, PDF document or external website.

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