About National Qualifications

Principles and Guidelines of CFE

Information, policy and guidance relating to National Courses and Units.

Design of National Courses

SQA’s approach to the design of National Courses and Units. It outlines the principles which underpin the design and gives information on important design aspects.

Assessment in National Courses and Units

SQA’s approach to the assessment of National Courses and Units. It outlines the principles which underpin assessment and provides information on important aspects of Unit and Course assessment.

Guidance on the development of assessments for National Units except for National 4 Added Value Unit assessments.