Understanding Standards Events Materials

The following presentations and materials have been used to deliver Nominee training events and course assessment events as part of the Understanding Standards programme. 

Where candidate permissions and copyright issues allow, any candidate materials and commentaries for internal assessments that were used during event workshops can be found on our secure website. You can arrange access to these materials through your SQA Co-ordinator.

Candidate evidence and commentaries for externally assessed components of Course assessment can be found on the Understanding Standards website at www.understandingstandards.org.uk

Accounting

Accounting Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (1.10 MB)

Accounting National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher Nominee Training Materials October 2015 (1.69 MB)

Accounting National 5 Nominee Training Materials September 2014 (941 KB)

Accounting Higher Nominee Training Materials January 2015 (1.65 MB)

Accounting National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (770 KB)

Art and Design

Art and Design Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (1.33 MB)

Art and Design National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (349 KB)

Art and Design National 3 to Higher Nominee Training Materials October 2015 (557 KB)

Administration and IT

Administration and IT Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (1.70 MB)

Administration and IT National 4 and Higher Nominee Training Materials October 2015 (1.33 MB)

Administration and IT National 3 to 5 Nominee Training Materials November 2014 (941 KB)

Administration and IT Higher Nominee Training Materials January 2015 (1.51 MB)

Administration and IT National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (3.71 MB)

Biology

Biology Advanced Higher Nominee Training Materials January 2016 (1.19 MB)

Biology National 3 to Higher Nominee Training Materials October 2015 (3.32 MB)

Biology National 3 to 5 Nominee Training Materials November 2014 (2.77 MB)

Biology Higher Nominee Training Materials January 2015 (643 KB)

Biology National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (904 KB)

Biology Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (1.30 MB)

Business Management

Business Management Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (1.19 MB)

Business Management  National 5 and Higher Nominee Training Materials October 2015 (1.31 MB)

Business National 4 and Business Management National 5 Nominee Training Materials September 2014(941 KB)

Business Studies Higher Nominee Training Materials January 2015 (1.81 MB)

Business Management National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (786 KB)

Care

Care Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (1.13 MB)

Care National 4 to Higher Nominee Training Materials November 2015 (1.85 MB)

Care National 4 and 5 Nominee Training Materials November 2014

Care National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (563 KB)

Chemistry

Chemistry Advanced Higher Nominee Training Materials January 2016 (1.25 MB)

Chemistry Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (1.70 MB)

Chemistry National 3 to 5 Nominee Training Materials September 2014 (1.74 MB)

Chemistry Higher Nominee Training Materials December 2014 (2.99 MB)

Chemistry National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (1.15 MB)

Chemistry National 4 and Higher Nominee Training Materials October 2015 (777 KB)

Childcare and Development

Childcare and Development Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (1.52 MB)

Childcare and Development Higher Nominee Training January 2015 (1.26 MB)

Childcare and Development Higher Nominee Training Materials November 2015 (1.36 MB)

Chinese Languages (Cantonese, Mandarin Simplified and Mandarin Traditional)

Mandarin National 5 and Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (1.49 MB)

Mandarin National 3 to 5 Nominee Training Materials November 2014

Chinese Languages National 5 to Advanced Higher Nominee Training Materials November 2015 (1.58 MB)

Chinese Languages National 3 to 5 Nominee Training Materials January 2015 (1.35 MB)

Chinese Languages Higher Nominee Training Materials December 2014 (1.46 MB)

Classical Studies

Classical Studies Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (1.48 MB)

Classical Studies Advanced Higher Nominee Training Materials February 2016 (842 KB)

Classical Studies National 3 to Advanced Higher Nominee Training Materials October 2015 (348 KB)

Classical Studies National 3 to 5 Nominee Training Materials September 2014 (835 KB)

Classical Studies Higher Nominee Training Materials January 2015 (682 KB)

Classical Studies National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (507 KB)

Computing Science

Computing Science National 3 to 5 Nominee Training Materials November 2014 (835 KB)

Computing Science Higher Nominee Training Materials December 2014 (1.46 MB)

Computing Science National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (560 KB)

Computing Science Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (1.24 MB)

Computing Science National 3 to Advanced Higher Nominee Training Materials October 2015 (1.80 MB)

Dance

Dance Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (1.39 MB)

Dance National 5 and Higher Nominee Training Materials October 2015 (1.34 MB)

Dance National 5 Nominee Training Materials September 2014 (812 KB)

Dance National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (724 KB)

Design and Manufacture

Design and Manufacture Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (1.29 MB)

Design and Manufacture National 4 to Higher Nominee Training Materials October 2015 (2.56 MB)

Design and Manufacture National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (223 KB)

Design and Manufacture Higher Nominee Training January 2015 (837 KB)

Design and Manufacture National 4 and National 5 Understanding Standards Event August 2015 (3.31 MB)

Drama

Drama Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (1.12 MB)

Drama National 4 to Advanced Higher Nominee Training Materials November 2015 (1.79 MB)

Drama National 3 to 5 Nominee Training Materials September 2014 (949 KB)

Drama Higher Nominee Training Materials December 2014 (1.78 MB)

Drama National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (489 KB)

Economics

Economics Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (0.99 MB)

Economics Higher Nominee Training Materials January 2015 (1.52 MB)

Economics National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (5 KB)

Economics Higher Nominee Training Materials October 2015 (1.11 MB)

English

English Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (1.53 MB)

English Advanced Higher Nominee Training Materials January 2016 (1.31 MB)

English National 3 to 5 Nominee Training Materials September 2014 (722 KB)

English Higher Nominee Training January 2015 (693 KB)

English National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (1.27 MB)

English National 4, National 5 and Higher Nominee Training Materials October 2015 (0.95 MB)

ESOL

ESOL Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (1.21 MB)

ESOL National 4 to Higher Nominee Training Materials October 2015 (1.51 MB)

ESOL National 3 to 5 Nominee Training Materials November 2014 (722 KB)

ESOL Higher Nominee Training Materials December 2014 (1.34 MB)

ESOL National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (863 KB)

Engineering Science

Engineering Science Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (2.27 MB)

Engineering Science National 4 and 5 Nominee Training Materials November 2014 (722 KB)

Engineering Science Higher Nominee Training Materials January 2015 (941 KB)

Engineering Science Higher Nominee Training Materials October 2015 (1.40 MB)

Environmental Science

Environmental Science Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (1.14 MB)

Environmental Science National 3 to 5 Nominee Training Materials March 2015 (1.13 MB)

Fashion and Textile Technology

Fashion and Textile Technology Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (1.30 MB)

Fashion and Textile Technology Nominee Training Materials October 2015 (1.27 MB)

Fashion and Textile Technology National 3 to 5 Nominee Training Materials September 2014 (823 KB)

Fashion and Textile Technology Higher Nominee Training Materials December 2014 (1.58 MB)

Fashion and Textile Technology National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (1.13 MB)

French

French Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (1.94 MB)

French Higher and Advanced Higher Nominee Training Materials November 2015 (1.56 MB)

French National 3 to 5 Nominee Training Materials November 2014

French Higher Nominee Training Materials December 2014 (1.29 MB)

French National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (728 KB)

Gaelic Learners

Gaelic Learners Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (1.70 MB)

Gaelic (Learners) National 4 to Advanced Higher Nominee Training Materials November 2015 (1.58 MB)

Gaelic (Learners) National 3 to 5 Nominee Training Materials September 2014 (951 KB)

Gaelic (Learners) Higher Nominee Training Materials December 2014 (1.24 MB)

Gaelic (Learners) National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (693 KB)

Gàidhlig

Gàidhlig Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (2.33 MB)

Gàidhlig Higher and Advanced Higher Nominee Training Materials November 2015 (1.51 MB)

Gàidhlig National 3 to 5 Nominee Training Materials September 2014 (0.97 MB)

Gàidhlig National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (850 KB)

Gàidhlig Higher Nominee Training January 2015 (1.55 MB)

Geography

Geography National 3 to 5 and Higher Nominee Training Materials November 2014 (1.03 MB)

Geography Higher Nominee Training Materials December 2014 (0.96 MB)

Geography National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (1.16 MB)

Geography Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (24.87 MB)

German

German Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (1.62 MB)

German Higher and Advanced Higher Nominee Training Materials November 2015 (1.58 MB)

German National 3 to 5 Nominee Training Materials November 2014

German Higher Nominee Training Materials December 2014 (1.40 MB)

German National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (776 KB)

Graphic Communication

Graphic Communication Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (2.59 MB)

Graphic Communication National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (4.58 MB)

Graphic Communication Higher and Advanced Higher Nominee Training Materials October 2015 (658 KB)

Health and Food Technology

Health and Food Technology Advanced Higher Nominee Training Materials January 2016 (1.28 MB)

Health and Food Technology National 3 to 5 and Higher Nominee Training Materials November 2014

Health and Food Technology Higher Nominee Training Materials  December 2014 (1.36 MB)

Health and Food Technology National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (1.23 MB)

Health and Food Technology National 4 to Advanced Higher Nominee Training Materials October 2015 (1.47 MB)

Health and Food Technology Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (1.11 MB)

History

History Advanced Higher Nominee Training Materials February 2016 (1.73 MB)

History Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (1.71 MB)

History National 3 to 5 Nominee Training Materials November 2014

History Higher Nominee Training Materials December 2014 (1.28 MB)

History National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (483 KB)

History National 3 to Advanced Higher Nominee Training Materials October 2015 (1.91 MB)

Hospitality: Practical Cake Craft

Hospitality: Practical Cake Craft Nominee Training Materials October 2015 (1.19 MB)

Hospitality: Practical Cake Craft National 5 Nominee Training Training November 2014

Practical Cake Craft National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (1.15 MB)

Hospitality: Practical Cookery

Hospitality: Practical Cookery National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (1.37 MB)

Hospitality: Practical Cookery Nominee Training Materials October 2015 (1.36 MB)

Hospitality: Practical Cookery National 3 to 5 Nominee Training Materials November 2014 (1.03 MB)

Practical Cookery National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (4.00 MB)

Human Biology

Human Biology Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (1.28 MB)

Italian

Italian Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (1.80 MB)

Italian Higher and Advanced Higher Nominee Training Materials November 2015 (1.58 MB)

Italian National 3 to 5 Nominee Training Materials November 2014 (1.03 MB)

Italian Higher Nominee Training Materials December 2014 (1.71 MB)

Italian National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (691 KB)

Latin

Latin Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (1.40 MB)

Latin National 3 to Advanced Higher Nominee Training Materials November 2015 (1.32 MB)

Latin National 3 to 5 Nominee Training Materials November 2014 (1.08 MB)

Latin Higher Nominee Training Materials January 2015 (1.16 MB)

Latin National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (690 KB)

Literacy

Understanding Standards National 3 to National 5 Event November 2015 (1.21 MB)

Mathematics and Lifeskills Mathematics

Mathematics National 5 and Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (12.17 MB)

Lifeskills Mathematics National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (7.74 MB)

Mathematics National 5 and Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (3.21 MB)

Mathematics and Lifeskills Mathematics National 5 to Advanced Higher Nominee Training Materials October 2015 (3.38 MB)

Mathematics National 3 to 5 Nominee Training Materials September 2014 (1.08 MB)

Mathematics Higher Nominee Training Materials December 2014 (1.67 MB)

Mathematics and Lifeskills Mathematics National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (3.77 MB)

Lifeskills Mathematics National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (7.72 MB)

Media

Media Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (2.38 MB)

Media National 3 to Higher Nominee Training Materials October 2015 (1.73 MB)

Media National 3 to 5 Nominee Training Materials November 2014 (2.44 MB)

Media Higher Nominee Training January 2015 (1.65 MB)

Media National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (94 KB)

Modern Studies

Modern Studies Advanced Higher Nominee Training Materials February 2016 (1.50 MB)

Modern Studies Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (1.22 MB)

Modern Studies Higher and Advanced Higher Nominee Training Materials October 2015 (1.36 MB)

Modern Studies National 3 to 5 Nominee Training Materials September 2014 (953 KB)

Modern Studies Higher Nominee Training Materials December 2014 (1.32 MB)

Modern Studies National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (660 KB)

Music

Music Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (1.58 MB)

Music National 3 to 5 Nominee Training Materials November 2014

Music National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (419 KB)

Music Higher Nominee Training January 2015 (0.97 MB)

Music National 4 to Advanced Higher Nominee Training Materials November 2015 (1.54 MB)

Music Technology

Music Technology National 4 to Higher Training Materials October 2015 (880 KB)

Music Technology National 3 to 5 Nominee Training Materials November 2014 (874 KB)

Music Technology Higher Nominee Training Materials January 2015 (1.32 MB)

Music Technology National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (702 KB)

Music Technology Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (0.98 MB)

National 1 and National 2

National 1 and National 2 Nominee Training Materials November 2015 (330 KB)

People and Society

People and Society National 4 Nominee Training Materials November 2015 (1.66 MB)

Philosophy

Philosophy Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (1.16 MB)

Philosophy Higher Nominee Training Materials January 2015 (1.74 MB)

Philosophy N5 Nominee Training Materials November 2014 (1.03 MB)

Philosophy National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (1.18 MB)

Photography

Photography Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (1.38 MB)

Physical Education

Physical Education Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (1.37 MB)

Physical Education National 3 to 5 Nominee Training Materials November 2014 (1.26 MB)

Physical Education Higher Nominee Training Materials December 2014 (871 KB)

Physical Education National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (167 KB)

Physical Education National 3 to Advanced Higher Nominee Training Materials October 2015 (1.45 MB)

Physics

Physics Advanced Higher Nominee Training Materials January 2016 (2.49 MB)

Physics Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (1.55 MB)

Physics National 3 to 5 Nominee Training Materials September 2014 (959 KB)

Physics Higher Nominee Training Materials December 2014 (2.70 MB)

Physics National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (1.10 MB)

Physics Higher Nominee Training Materials October 2015 (2.92 MB)

Practical Craft Skills

Practical Craft Skills, Metalworking and Woodworking National 3 to National 5 Nominee Training Materials November 2015 (2.26 MB)

Practical Craft Skills National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (1.02 MB)

Practical Craft Skills National 3 to 5 Nominee Training Materials October 2015 (2.26 MB)

Practical Electronics

Practical Electronics National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (0.96 MB)

Practical Electronics National 4 and National 5 Nominee Training Materials October 2015 (1.28 MB)

Psychology

Psychology Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (1.11 MB)

Psychology National 5 and Higher Nominee Training Materials November 2015 (906 KB)

Psychology National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (224 KB)

Psychology National 5 and Higher Nominee Training November 2014 (913 KB)

Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies

Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies National 4 to Higher Nominee Training Materials November 2015 (1.54 MB)

Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies National 3 to 5 Nominee Training November 2014

Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies Higher Nominee Training Materials January 2015 (940 KB)

Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (1.31 MB)

Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (1.02 MB)

Science

Science National 3 and National 4 Nominee Training Materials October 2015 (1.05 MB)

Science National 3 and 4 Nominee Training Materials September 2014 (941 KB)

Scots Language

Scots Language SCQF Levels 4 and 5 Nominee Training Materials January 2016 (1.53 MB)

Scottish Studies

Scottish Studies SCQF Levels 3 to 6 Nominee Training Materials January 2016 (613 KB)

Sociology

Sociology Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (1.19 MB)

Sociology National 5 Nominee Training Materials November 2014

Sociology National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (1.08 MB)

Sociology Higher Nominee Training January 2015 (867 KB)

Spanish

Spanish Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (1.92 MB)

Spanish National 3 to 5 Nominee Training Materials November 2014 (1.03 MB)

Spanish Higher Nominee Training Materials December 2014 (1.22 MB)

Spanish National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (703 KB)

Urdu

Urdu National 5 and Higher Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (1.78 MB)

Urdu National 5 and Higher Nominee Training Materials November 2015 (1.48 MB)

Urdu National 3 to 5 Nominee Training Materials November 2014

Urdu National 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2014 (1.21 MB)

Urdu Higher Nominee Training January 2015 (1.70 MB)

Wellbeing Award

Wellbeing Award SCQF Levels 3 to 5 Course Assessment Event Diet 2015 (1.59 MB)