NQ Notification of changes to Unit Specifications and Frameworks 2010/11

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  • Changes to Units that warrant a new version number (where new code assigned, this will be covered by the NQ Catalogue)
  • Finish date has been removed or extended
  • Framework changes

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Product type Title Code Revised version number Summary of changes Date of change
NQ Recording of Credit Data D0W1 11 N/A-change to framework  Added to Option C of G99P 45 2010-01-13
NQ Computer Games: Digital Games Design F1R2 11 02 Outcome statements made consistent throughout document 2010-03-19
NQ Psychology: Understanding the Individual F5B4 10 02 Minor amendments page 1,Outcome 2 amended to "self-directed play" as in page 3 2010-02-25
NQ Exercise and Fitness: Circuit Training F7JE 12 02 Outcome 3 (page 1) amended for clarification and to reflect Outcome 3 (page 3) as per the Unit Specification. 2010-03-29
NQ Work Experience D36H 10 N/A-change to framework  Added to Option C of G99P 45 2010-04-13
NQ Pneumatics and Hydraulics F5K2 11 02 Page 4.  Outcome 1 - Evidence Requirements added 2010-04-15
NQ Computing: Computer Hardware and Systems F3SY 12 02 Page 5.Change to evidence requirements to clarify requirements for Outcome 1 2010-04-28
NQ Computing: Install and Maintain Computer Hardware F1KF 11 02 Page 6.Evidence requirements amended to clarify number of peripheral devices requirements in Outcome 2. Page 9 .The wording in assessment for Outcome 1 changed from 'range of extended response questions' to 'using multiple choice questions' 2010-04-28
NQ Creative Thinking and Goal Setting DV91 11 N/A-change to framework Frameworks for Digital Media Computing levels 4,5 and 6 (G8JM 44,G8JK 45 and G9GK 46) updated to include DV91 11 Creative Thinking and Goal Setting as an optional Unit which has the Core Skill of Problem Solving embedded'; 2010-04-29
NQ Photography: Digital Imaging F8KM 12 N/A-change to framework  Frameworks for Art and Design level 6(G96X 46),Beauty Care level 6(G9K2 46),Hairdressing level 6(G9K3 46) and Make-Up Artistry level 6 (G9K4 46) updated to include F8KM 12. 2010-05-06
NQ Working for Yourself F57E 10 02 Core Skills Statement added 2010-05-07
NQ Working for Yourself F57E 11 02 Core Skills Statement added 2010-05-07
NQ Preparing to Work F57F 10 02 Core Skills Statement added 2010-05-07
NQ Preparing to Work F57F 11 02 Core Skills Statement added 2010-05-07
NQ Group Dance Performance  F8LC 12 N/A-change to framework  Frameworks for Acting and Theatre Performance G98A 46 and Musical Theatre G9KP 46 updated to include F8LC 12. 2010-05-19
NQ Music: Promotion in the Music Industry F8LF 12 N/A-change to framework  Frameworks for Sound Production G977 46,Music G978 46 Music Business G9KN 46 and Music Performing G9L6 46 updated to include F8LG 12. 2010-05-19
NQ Music: Management in the Music Industry F8LG 12 N/A-change to framework Frameworks for Sound Production G977 46,Music G978 46 and Music Business G9KN 46 updated to include F8LG 12. 2010-05-19
NQ Media: Basic Website Development F57Y 11 02 Page 4,Outcome 2-Written and/or Oral Evidence. In the last bullet point on colour the following text has been removed 'background, and web safe palette'. This has been replaced by 'consistency and appropriateness to intended use' 2010-05-27
NQ Computing: Computer Hardware and Systems F1KR 11 02 Reduction in Evidence Requirements for Outcome 3 practical tasks 2010-06-23
NQ Spreadsheets for Administrators F5A5 12 02 Assessment changed from closed book to open book 2010-07-01
NQ Word Processing F59L 11 02 Minimum of seven items was changed to 8 2010-07-01
NQ Social Software DW7J 11 02 Evidence Requirements changed from restricted response to multiple choice questions for all three Outcomes 2010-07-02
NQ Local Hospitality Provision D283 11 N/A-finish date extended  Finish date extended to 31/07/2011 2010-07-02
NQ Marine Heat Engines F7HG 12 N/A-Verification Group Change  Verification Group Changed from Nautical Science(151) to Marine Engineering (217) 2010-07-02
NQ Theatrical Design F697 12 02 Changes made to simplify and clarify the evidence requirements 2010-07-15
NQ Maritime Industry: An Introduction F7HH 12 02 Changes made to clarify Maritime Industry language. 2010-07-16
NQ Mathematics: Technician 1 F3HX 12 02 Outcome 4  Performance Criteria (a) has been removed.There are now only 3 Performance Criteria. 2010-07-22
NQ World Religion F59E 12 02 Changes to Evidence Requirements.This Unit should be assessed by a one – part test which may contain an extract from one of the prescribed sources and a total of 6–10 structured questions. 2010-07-23
NQ Morality in the Modern World F59K 12 02 Changes to Evidence Requirements.This Unit should be assessed by a one – part test which may contain a stimulus and a total of 6-10 structured questions. 2010-07-23
NQ Christianity: Belief and Science F59Y 12 02 Changes to Evidence Requirements.This Unit should be assessed by a one – part test which may contain a stimulus and a total of 6-10 structured questions. 2010-07-23
NQ Eye Enhancement F6XF 12 N/A-change to framework Framework for Beauty Care and Make-Up G92F 45 updated to include F6XF 12. 2010-08-09
NQ PC Passport: Introduction to IT Software and Presenting Information F1F8 10 02 Evidence Requirements clarified and/or details of NOS mapping inserted 2010-08-11
NQ PC Passport: Introduction to the Internet and On-line Communications F1F9 10 02 Evidence Requirements clarified and/or details of NOS mapping inserted 2010-08-11
NQ PC Passport: Introduction to IT Systems F1GP 10 02 Evidence Requirements clarified and/or details of NOS mapping inserted 2010-08-11
NQ PC Passport: IT Systems F1FA 11 02 Evidence Requirements clarified and/or details of NOS mapping inserted 2010-08-11
NQ PC Passport: IT Software – Spreadsheet and Database F1FB 11 02 Evidence Requirements clarified and/or details of NOS mapping inserted 2010-08-11
NQ PC Passport: IT Software — Word Processing and Presenting Information F1FC 11 02 Evidence Requirements clarified and/or details of NOS mapping inserted 2010-08-11
NQ PC Passport: Internet and On-line Communications F1FD 11 02 Evidence Requirements clarified and/or details of NOS mapping inserted 2010-08-11
NQ PC Passport: Working with IT Software — Word Processing and Presenting Information F1FE 12 02 Evidence Requirements clarified and/or details of NOS mapping inserted 2010-08-11
NQ PC Passport: Working with IT Software — Word Processing and Presenting Information F1FF 12 02 Evidence Requirements clarified and/or details of NOS mapping inserted 2010-08-11
NQ PC Passport: Working with Artwork and Imaging F1FG 12 02 Evidence Requirements clarified and/or details of NOS mapping inserted 2010-08-11
NQ PC Passport: Working with IT Software — Spreadsheet and Database F1FJ 12 02 Evidence Requirements clarified and/or details of NOS mapping inserted 2010-08-11
NQ PC Passport: Working with IT Security for Users F1FH 12 02 Evidence Requirements clarified and/or details of NOS mapping inserted 2010-08-11
NQ Electrical Principles F5HL 12 N/A-change to framework Framework for Shipping and Maritime Operations G9GW 46 updated to include F5HL 12 . 2010-08-11
NQ Marine Engineering Practice: An Introduction F9K6 12 N/A-change to framework Framework for Shipping and Maritime Operations G9GW 46 updated to include F9K6 12 . 2010-08-11
NQ Merchant Navy Engineer Officer Operation and Maintenance: Work Based Learning F9K7 12 N/A-change to framework Framework for Shipping and Maritime Operations G9GW 46 updated to include F9K7 12 . 2010-08-11
NQ Merchant Navy Engineer Officer Safety and Management: Work Based Learning F9K8 12 N/A-change to framework Framework for Shipping and Maritime Operations G9GW 46 updated to include F9K8 12 . 2010-08-11
NQ Psychology: Understanding the Individual F5B4 12 02 Changes to Statement of Standards Appendix. 2010-08-13
NQ Psychology: Investigating Behaviour F5B5 12 02 Additional information in Evidence Requirements regarding sampling of topics.  2010-08-13
NQ Psychology: The Individual in the Social Context DF5L 12 02 Minor amendments have been made to references to BPS Code of Ethics and Conduct (August 2009) and Higher Psychology Research Investigation Guidelines (revised August 2010) 2010-08-13
NQ Personal Research F5A8 13 02 Minor amendments to reflect the changes implemented in the RMPS Advanced Higher National Course Specification(Additional information has been added to provide clarity to centres/ candidates on dissertation topics.There has been an amendment to the   length of the dissertation: it is now recommended that the dissertation should be approximately 4,000 words  in length.        2010-08-13
NQ Alcoholic Beverages: An Introduction F7E4 11 02 Two complete paragraphs that refer to an ASP deleted on page 5 and 9. 2010-08-16
NQ Ship Construction and Stability: An Introduction F7HC 12 02 Amendments made to clarify assessment and Guidance on Learning and Teaching Approaches in Support Notes. 2010-08-23
NQ Handling Business Documents F59W 11 02 Removal of cash discount and removal of 'either manually or electronically' 2010-09-02
NQ Historical Study - Scottish and British D255 12 N/A-finish date extended Finish date extended to 31/07/2011 2010-09-07
NQ Historical Study - European and World D256 12 N/A-finish date extended Finish date extended to 31/07/2011 2010-09-07
NQ Historical Special Topic D258 12 N/A-finish date extended Finish date extended to 31/07/2011 2010-09-07
NQ Basic Studio Photography D0MP 12 N/A-finish date extended Finish date extended to 31/07/2011 2010-10-04
NQ Sound Production G977 46 N/A-change to framework Framework amended to reflect the need to achieve a minimum of 7 SQA credits at SCQF level 6. 2010-10-06
NQ Music G978 46 N/A-change to framework Framework amended to reflect the need to achieve a minimum of 7 SQA credits at SCQF level 6. 2010-10-06
NQ Pastry F993 11 02 Minor amendments to pp 1, 3, 4, 5, 6. Outcome 3 amended from 'Prepare and present a range of dishes using each of the pastries.' to 'Prepare and present a range of products using the prepared pastes.' Outcome 2 PC (d) 'prepared pastries' amended to 'prepared pastes'. 'Full puff pastry' amended to 'puff pastry' throughout. 2010-10-19
NQ Cake Decoration: An Introduction F992 10 02 Minor amendments to pp 4–6. 'Butter cream' and 'chocolate ganache' amended to 'buttercream' and 'ganache'. 'Victoria sponge' amended to 'Victoria sandwich'. 2010-10-19
NQ Craft Baking: An Introduction F4ST 10 02 Minor amendments to pp 4 and 5. 'Empire biscuits; shortbread' removed from 'powder goods' product category and added to 'short/sweet short pastry' product category. 2010-10-19
NQ Bread Making: An introduction F98Y 10 02 Minor amendments to p 4. Typographical error corrected and 'product range' for flour amended from 'Flour — white; wheaten; wholemeal; granary; germ' to 'Flour — white bread flour; brown flour; wholemeal; Granary; germ-meal'. 2010-10-19
NQ Numeracy F3GF 10 N/A-change to framework Framework for Administration G99P 45 updated to include F3GF 10. 2010-10-21
NQ World Religion F59E 12 03 Changes to Evidence Requirements. Clarification of type of assessment. This Unit should be assessed by a one-part test which may contain an extract from one of the prescribed sources and a total of 3-5 structured questions. Minor changes to Appendix. 2010-11-02
NQ Morality in the Modern World F59K 12 03 Changes to Evidence Requirements. Clarification of type of assessment. This Unit should be assessed by a one-part test which may contain a stimulus and a total of 3-5 structured questions. Minor changes to Appendix. 2010-11-02
NQ Christianity: Belief and Science F59Y 12 03 Changes to Evidence Requirements. Clarification of type of assessment. This Unit should be assessed by a one-part test which may contain a stimulus and a total of 3-5 structured questions. 2010-11-02
NQ Working with Communities: Equality and Diversity F8LH 11 02 Clarification of Evidence Requirements due to introduction of Equalities Act 2010. 2010-11-09
NQ Land-based Engineering: Welding 2 F91P 12 02 'and soldered joints' removed from Outcome 3 pc a) 2010-11-18
NQ Administrative Services      DM3P 10 02 Clarification and amendments to align with work carried out as part of understanding standards.  No changes to content 2010-11-25
NQ Information Technology for Administrators  DM3R 10 02 Clarification and amendments to align with work carried out as part of understanding standards.  No changes to content 2010-11-25
NQ Administration: Presenting and Communicating Information  DM3T 10 02 Clarification and amendments to align with work carried out as part of understanding standards.  No changes to content 2010-11-25
NQ Literature 1 FA58 12 N/A-change to framework Framework for Art and Design G96X 46 updated to include FA58 12. 2010-12-13
NQ Waxing Treatments F9V9 11 N/A-change to framework Framework for Beauty,Care and Make-Up G92F 45 updated to include F9V9 11. 2010-12-13
NQ Art and Design G96X 46 N/A-change to framework Framework updated to incorporate revised Units 2010-12-14
NQ Mandarin For Work Purposes F3CA 10 02 Number of Chinese characters required added to replace reference to number of words. 2010-12-21
NQ Mandarin For Work Purposes F3CA 11 02 Number of Chinese characters required added to replace reference to number of words. 2010-12-21
NQ Mandarin For Work Purposes F3CF 12 02 Number of Chinese characters required added to replace reference to number of words. 2010-12-21
NQ Cantonese For Work Purposes F3CF 10 02 Number of Chinese characters required added to replace reference to number of words. 2010-12-21
NQ Cantonese For Work Purposes F3CF 11 02 Number of Chinese characters required added to replace reference to number of words. 2010-12-21
NQ Cantonese For Work Purposes F3CF 12 02 Number of Chinese characters required added to replace reference to number of words. 2010-12-21
NQ Computing: Authoring a Website F3T2 12 N/A-change to framework Framework for Digital Media Computing G8JK 45 updated to include F3T2 12. 2010-12-21
NQ Digital Media: Still Images F3T5 12 N/A-change to framework Framework for Digital Media Computing G8JK 45 updated to include F3T5 12. 2010-12-21
NQ Provide Play Sessions in a Sport Environment F7JK 12 02 Guidance on approaches to Assessment for this Unit updated. 2011-01-06
NQ Media: An Introduction to the Media Industry F57L 11 02 Changes refer to clarification of the evidence requirements for Outcome 2 and 3. 2011-01-06
NQ Computer Games: Development F917 10 02 Header on pages 6 and 7 of the Computer Games: Development (SCQF level 4) changed from statement of standards (cont) to support notes (cont). 2011-01-13
NQ Customer Care for the Hospitality and Tourism Industry DV3A 11 02 Minor amendments throughout to correct grammatical errors. References to expired qualifications removed from page 1. 2011-01-18
NQ Photography: Basic Camera Techniques F8KH 12 02 page 5,Guidance on the Content and Context 2nd paragraph - the last word amended from “training” to “framing”. 2011-01-18
NQ Administrative Services DM3P 11 02 Clarification and amendments to align with work carried out as part of understanding standards.  No changes to content 2011-01-21
NQ Information Technology for Administrators DM3R 11 02 Clarification and amendments to align with work carried out as part of understanding standards.  No changes to content 2011-01-21
NQ Administration: Presenting and Communicating Information  DM3T 11 02 Clarification and amendments to align with work carried out as part of understanding standards.  No changes to content 2011-01-21
NQ Construction Crafts: Stonemasonry FF33 10 N/A-change to framework Framework for Construction Crafts C218 10 updated to include FF33 10. 2011-02-09
NQ Promoting a Business FF7F 11 02 Core skills information added to page 2. 2011-03-29
NQ Care C241 11 02 An error has been corrected on page 8 regarding the mark allocation of questions.This should read 2-10 marks and not 3-7 marks which concurs with the Course Assessment Specification. 2011-04-06
NQ Thermal Cutting Skills F5F1 11 02 Unit title changed from "Joining" to "Cutting" on page 4,5 and 6. 2011-04-14
NQ PC Passport: IT Software - Spreadsheet and Database F1FB 11 03 Evidence Requirements clarified 2011-04-15
NQ Food Hygiene for the Hospitality Industry F792 09 02 Minor amendments throughout to correct grammatical inconsistencies. 2011-04-27
NQ Working with Communities: Volunteering F8LJ 11 02 Spec updated in relation to the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG) 2011-05-04
NQ Food Hygiene for the Hospitality Industry F792 10 02 Minor amendments throughout to correct grammatical inconsistencies and to update REHIS terminology, ie 'Environmental Health Officer' changed to 'Authorised Officer'. 2011-05-04
NQ Operating Road Rail Plant: An Introduction F6R6 11 02 Credit value incorrect. This has now been amended from  2 to 1. 2011-05-09
NQ Food Hygiene for the Hospitality Industry F792 11 02 Minor amendments throughout to correct grammatical inconsistencies and to update REHIS terminology, ie 'Environmental Health Officer' changed to 'Authorised Officer'. 2011-05-11
NQ Food Hygiene for the Hospitality Industry F792 12 02 Minor amendments throughout to correct grammatical inconsistencies and to update REHIS terminology, ie 'Environmental Health Officer' changed to 'Authorised Officer'. 2011-05-11
NQ Statics F5K8 12 02 Superclass changed from RC to XH. Change agreed on the basis that the Unit is delivered exclusively in a Mechanical Engineering context and is resource intensive. 2011-05-31
NQ Engineering Dynamics: An Introduction F5K6 12 02 Superclass changed from RC to XH. Change agreed on the basis that the Unit is delivered exclusively in a Mechanical Engineering context and is resource intensive. 2011-05-31
NQ Engineering Dynamics F5K7 12 02 Superclass changed from RC to XH. Change agreed on the basis that the Unit is delivered exclusively in a Mechanical Engineering context and is resource intensive. 2011-05-31
NQ Thermofluids F5JE 12 02 Superclass changed from RC to XH. Change agreed on the basis that the Unit is delivered exclusively in a Mechanical Engineering context and is resource intensive. 2011-05-31
NQ Strength of Materials F5K9 12 02 Superclass changed from RC to XH. Change agreed on the basis that the Unit is delivered exclusively in a Mechanical Engineering context and is resource intensive. 2011-05-31
NQ Cake Decorating D9GL 11 02 Minor grammatical inconsistencies and typographical errors corrected 2011-05-31
NQ Cake Production D9GM 11 02 Minor grammatical inconsistencies and typographical errors corrected 2011-05-31
NQ Creative Cake Production: Organisation of Practical Skills D9GN 11 02 Minor grammatical inconsistencies and typographical errors corrected 2011-05-31
NQ Creative Cake Production C06E 11 02 Grammatical inconsistencies and typographical errors corrected.Progression route to Higher Professional Patisserie removed to reflect the withdrawal of this Course from SQA's catalogue. 2011-05-31
NQ Drawing Skills - Analytical Drawing D947 11 02 Updated into current Unit shell with no changes to content 2011-06-15
NQ Tractor Operations 1 D900 10 N/A-Finish date removed 31/07/2012 finish date removed. 2011-06-21
NQ Cookery Processes: An Introduction D264 10 05 Note on range for the Unit amended to remove specific references to food types on pages 36, 37 and 38. 2011-06-27
NQ Practical Tasks in Library and Information Work EA7C 10 N/A-finish date extended Finish date extended to 31/07/2012 2011-07-04
NQ Gamekeeping: An Introduction to Public Relations FN5M 11 02 Credit value changed from 0.5 to 1 credit. 2011-07-14
NQ Building Services Engineering Technology F1AP 11 02 Update from ‘closed-book’ assessment to ‘open-book’ assessment 2011-07-14
NQ Planning, Organisation and Control of Resources in Construction F1AS 12 02 Update from ‘closed-book’ assessment to ‘open-book’ assessment 2011-07-14
NQ Construction Technology and Design F1AK 11 02 Update from ‘closed-book’ assessment to ‘open-book’ assessment 2011-07-14
NQ Building Services Engineering Science F1AL 12 02 Update from ‘closed-book’ assessment to ‘open-book’ assessment 2011-07-14
NQ Art/Design Project 1: Exhibition Design E9SM 12 02 Copied into new shell with no changes to statement of standards. Core skills signposting added in support notes 2011-07-18
NQ Meat and Poultry 1 D0T6 11 02 Unit updated into new NQ shell with Core Skills signposting added 2011-07-22
NQ Land-based Engineering: Electrics: Introduction F91A 12 02 Changes to Outcome 1 Performance Criteria (b)-part of Performance Criteria moved to Outcome 2 as new Performance Criteria(d) 2011-07-26

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