NQ Notification of changes to Unit Specifications and Frameworks 2014/15

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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
  • Verification Group changes

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Title Code Revised version number Summary of changes Date of change
Organising Volunteering Events in Sport G9GD 46 02 Revision of Unit: DV4K 12 Business Decision Areas: Marketing and Operations has been revised by H20V 76 Management of Marketing and Operations and will finish on 31/07/2016. 05/01/2015
Art and Design G96X 46 08 H202 76 Art and Design: Expressive Activity has been added as an alternative to DV37 12 Art and Design: Expressive Activity.
H204 76 Art and Design: Design Activity has been added as an alternative to DV38 12 Art and Design: Design Activity.
06/01/2015
Media G975 46 06 Revision of Unit: DF14 12 Media Analysis: Fiction and DF15 12 Media Analysis: Non Fiction has been revised by H235 76 Analysing Media Content and will finish on 31/07/2016.
Revision of Unit: DF16 12 Media Production has been revised by H238 76 Media: Creating Media Content and will finish on 31/07/2016.
06/01/2015
Acting and Theatre Performance G98A 46 04 X03D 12 Dance Practice has been revised by X718 76 Dance and will finish on 31/07/2016. X037 12 Drama has been revised by X721 76 Drama and will finish on 31/07/2016. 07/01/2015
Laboratory Science G9G6 46 03 Revision of Unit: FH2G 12 DNA and the Genome has been revised by H4KD 76 Biology: DNA and the Genome and will finish on 31/07/2016.
Revision of Unit: FH2J 12 Interdependence and Sustainability has been revised by H4KF 76 Biology: Interdependence and Sustainability and will finish on 31/07/2016.
Revision of Unit: FH2H 12 Metabolism and Survival has been revised by H4KE 76 Biology: Metabolism and Survival and will finish on 31/07/2016.
Revision of Unit: FH2K 12 Human Cells has been revised by H4L8 76 Human Biology: Human Cells and will finish on 31/07/2016.
Revision of Unit: FH2N 12 Immunology and Public Health has been revised by H4LB 76 Human Biology: Immunology and Public Health and will finish on 31/07/2016.
Revision of Unit: FH2M 12 Neurobiology and Communication has been revised by H4LA 76 Human Biology: Neurobiology and Communication and will finish on 31/07/2016.
Revision of Unit: FH2L 12 Physiology and Health has been revised by H4L9 76 12 Human Biology: Physiology and Health and will finish on 31/07/2016.
07/01/2015
Health and Social Care G8K3 46 04 X007 12 Course Assessment Biology and X274 12 Course Assessment Biology (Revised) have been revised by X707 76 Course Assessment Biology and will finish on 31/07/2016.
Revision of Unit: F17X 12 Psychology for Care has been revised by H218 76 Care: Human Development and Behaviour and will finish on 31/07/2016.
Revision of Unit: F17Y 12 Sociology for Care has been revised by H21A 76 Care: Social Influences and will finish on 31/07/2016.
Revision of Unit: F17W 12 Values and Principles in Care has been revised by H21C 76 Care: Values and Principles and will finish on 31/07/2016.
X241 12 Course Assessment Care has been revised by X712 76 Course Assessment Care and will finish on 31/07/2016.
X012 12 Course Assessment Chemistry and X273 12 Course Assessment Chemistry (Revised) have been revised by X713 76 Course Assessment Chemistry and will finish on 31/07/2016.
X009 12 Course Assessment Human Biology and X275 12 Course Assessment Human Biology (Revised) have been revised by X740 76 Course Assessment Human Biology and will finish on 31/07/2016.
Revision of Unit: DF5L 12 Psychology: Investigating Behaviour has been revised by H260 76 Psychology: Research and will finish on 31/07/2016.
Revision of Unit: F5B5 12 Psychology: The Individual in the Social Context has been revised by H262 76 Psychology: Social Behaviour and will finish on 31/07/2016.
Revision of Unit: F5B4 12 Psychology: Understanding the Individual has been revised by H261 76 Psychology: Individual Behaviour and will finish on 31/07/2016.
X263 12 Course Assessment Psychology has been revised by X763 76 Course Assessment Psychology and will finish on 31/07/2016.
Revision of Unit: DV3P 12 Studying Human Society: The Sociological Approach has been revised by H26J 76 Sociology: Human Society and will finish on 31/07/2016.
H26K 76 Sociology: Culture and Identity has been added as an alternative to DV3Y 12 Understanding Human Society 1. H26L 76 Sociology: Social Issues has been added as an alternative to DV40 12 Understanding Human Society 2.
07/01/2015
Electronic Engineering G98D 45 05 Mathematics: Technician 1 (F3HX 12) added as an optional Unit to the level 5 Electronic Engineering Framework. 15/01/2015
The Scottish Baccalaureate Science G9CX 47 03 Updated with new Highers. The previous Highers can still contribute until they finish 31/07/2015. 22/01/2015
The Scottish Baccalaureate Expressive Arts GE9X 47 02 Updated with new Highers. The previous Highers can still contribute until they finish 31/07/2015. 22/01/2015
The Scottish Baccalaureate Social Sciences GE9W 47 02 Updated with new Highers. The previous Highers can still contribute until they finish 31/07/2015. 22/01/2015
Manufacturing Engineering G982 45 06 Mathematics: Technician 1 (F3HX 12) added as an optional Unit to the level 5 Manufacturing Engineering Framework. 02/02/2015
Laboratory Science G9G6 46 04 National 5 Biology Units added to the framework within a restricted grouping. 12/02/2015
Professional Computer Fundamentals GG0F 46 02 Clarification for credit transfer between the Units and MTA. 12/03/2015
Computer Games Development GC8R 45 04 Communication (F3GB 11) and Numeracy(F3GF 11) added as optional Units to the framework 26/03/2015
Travel and Tourism G8YT 45 07 Revision of Unit: F1AE 09 English for Speakers of Other Languages: Work and Study-related Contexts has been revised by H24L 73 ESOL in Context and will finish on 31/07/2016. 26/03/2015
Travel and Tourism G8YV 46 07 Revision of Unit: F1AE 10 English for Speakers of Other Languages: Work and Study-related Contexts has been revised by H24L 74 ESOL in Context and will finish on 31/07/2016. 26/03/2015
Business G973 44 03 Revision of Unit: DV34 10 English for Speakers of Other Languages: Study-related Contexts has been revised by H24H 74 ESOL for Everyday Life and will finish on 31/07/2016. 26/03/2015
Events Coordination GD0M 45 07 Revision of Unit: DV35 11 English for Speakers of Other Languages: Work-Related Contexts has been revised by H24L 75 ESOL in Context and will finish on 31/07/2016. 26/03/2015
Pen Farmed Fin-fish Containment H8NK 45 02 Core Skills Component Critical Thinking at SCQF level 4 embedded. 02/04/2015
Applied Sciences G90M 45 and G90N 46 09 Additional Units added to frameworks:                                                                                    H24P 74 Environmental Science: Living Environment
H24R 74 Environmental Science: Earth’s Resources
H24S 74 Environmental Science: Sustainability
H24P 75 Environmental Science: Living Environment
H24R 75 Environmental Science: Earth’s Resources
H24S 75 Environmental Science: Sustainability
H24P 76 Environmental Science: Living Environment
H24R 76 Environmental Science: Earth’s Resources
H24S 76 Environmental Science: Sustainability
24/04/2015
Media G975 46 07 Additional optional Unit added to the framework. Event Organisation F3PN 12. 28/04/2015
ESOL for Employability GF70 44 07 Revision of Unit: DM4M 11 Business Practices in Travel and Tourism Travel has been revised by H90N 45 Travel and Tourism: An Introduction and will finish on 31/07/2017. 29/04/2015
ESOL for Employability GF70 45 07 Revision of Unit: DM4N 11 Tourist Destinations has been revised by H90K 45 Tourist Destinations and will finish on 31/07/2017.
Revision of Unit: DM4N 12 Tourist Destinations has been revised by H90L 46 Leisure and Business Tourist Destinations and will finish on 31/07/2017.
Revision of Unit: DM4M 11 Business Practices in Travel and Tourism Travel has been revised by H90N 45 Travel and Tourism: An Introduction and will finish on 31/07/2017.
Revision of Unit: DM4L 11 Travel and Tourism: An Introduction has been revised by H90N 45 Travel and Tourism: An Introduction and will finish on 31/07/2017.
29/04/2015
The Scottish Baccalaureate Languages G9CW 47 03 Eligible subjects updated to reflect Higher and Advanced Higher courses available from August 2015. 12/05/2015
The Scottish Baccalaureate Science G9CX 47 04 Eligible subjects updated to reflect Higher and Advanced Higher courses available from August 2015. 12/05/2015
The Scottish Baccalaureate Social Sciences GE9W 47 03 Eligible subjects updated to reflect Higher and Advanced Higher courses available from August 2015. 12/05/2015
The Scottish Baccalaureate Expressive Arts GE9X 47 03 Eligible subjects updated to reflect Higher and Advanced Higher courses available from August 2015. 12/05/2015
Material Removal Practice: Milling F5KF 12 02 Text referring to Assessment Support Pack (ASP) has been removed. There is no ASP for this Unit specification. 04/06/2015
Material Removal Practice: Turning F5KG 12 02 Text referring to Assessment Support Pack (ASP) has been removed. There is no ASP for this Unit specification. 04/06/2015
Contribute to an Event FP62 11 03 Outcome 2-Performance Criteria (a)-Changed to: Identify the difference between promoting a product and service.
Outcome 3-Performance Criteria (b)-Changed to: Describe different pricing options used in events.
Outcome 5-Performance Criteria (f)-Changed to: Assist in the preparation and/or running of events.
Page 4-Evidence requirements for Outcome 2-1st bullet point changed to: Identify the difference between promoting a product and a service
Page 6-Evidence Requirements for Outcome 5-Lat bullet point changed to: Assist in the preparation and/or running of three events.
05/06/2015
Social Sciences GF8C 45 07 Framework updated to include level 5 and 6 ESOL X-codes X727 75, X727 76 and Units H24H 75 (ESOL for Everyday Life), H24L 75 (ESOL in Context),H24H 76 (ESOL for Everyday Life), H4X6 76 (ESOL in Work-Related Contexts) and H4X7 76(ESOL in Study-Related Contexts) 10/06/2015
Social Sciences GF8M 46 07 Framework updated to include level 5 and 6 ESOL X-codes X727 75, X727 76 and Units H24H 75 (ESOL for Everyday Life), H24L 75 (ESOL in Context),H24H 76 (ESOL for Everyday Life), H4X6 76 (ESOL in Work-Related Contexts) and H4X7 76(ESOL in Study-Related Contexts) 10/06/2015
Health and Social Care G8K3 46 05 X007 13 Course Assessment Biology has been revised by X707 77 Course Assessment Biology and will finish on 31/07/2016. X012 13 Course Assessment Chemistry has been revised by X713 77 Course Assessment Chemistry and will finish on 31/07/2016. 16/06/2015
Beauty Care and Make-Up G92F 45 03 Addition of optional Unit: H95W 45 Make-Up Artistry: Character Theatrical Make-Up. 22/06/2015
Computer Games Development GC8R 45 05 H60C 45 Computing Academic Skills and H6S9 45 Computing: Applications Development added to GC8R 45 NC Computer Games Development as optional units. 22/06/2015
Food Hygiene Elementary DC0K 10 02 Amendments have been made throughout in order to reflect the updated legislation and allergen information. 14/08/2015
Food Hygiene for the Hospitality Industry F792 10 03 Amendments have been made throughout in order to reflect the updated legislation and allergen information. 14/08/2015
Food Hygiene for the Hospitality Industry F792 11 03 Amendments have been made throughout in order to reflect the updated legislation and allergen information. 14/08/2015
Food Hygiene for the Hospitality Industry F792 12 03 Amendments have been made throughout in order to reflect the updated legislation and allergen information. 14/08/2015
Computing with Digital Media GJ7R 44 03 H9E2 44 Data Security, H9J0 44 Digital Forensics and H9HY 44 Ethical Hacking from NPA Cyber Security at SCQF level 4 have been added to GJ7R 44 NC Computing with Digital Media as optional units. 17/08/2015
Computing with Digital Media GJ7T 45 03 H9E2 45 Data Security, H9J0 45 Digital Forensics and H9HY 45 Ethical Hacking from NPA Cyber Security at SCQF level 5 have been added to GJ7T 45 NC Computing with Digital Media as optional units. 17/08/2015
Computing with Digital Media GJ7V 46 03 H9E2 46 Data Security, H9J0 46 Digital Forensics and H9HY 46 Ethical Hacking from NPA Cyber Security at SCQF level 6 have been added to GJ7V 46 NC Computing with Digital Media as optional units. 17/08/2015
Counselling: An Introduction H2XN 11 03 Outcome 2 - removal of mandatory requirement for evidence to be gathered under supervision. 25/08/2015
Garment Manufacture: An Introduction to the Industry FP73 12 03 All reference to ‘UK’ removed as the garment manufacturing Industry has now expanded beyond the UK. 26/08/2015
Social Sciences GF8C 45                     GF8M 46 08 GF8C 45-Optional section of the framework updated to include:
H205 75 Historical Study: Scottish
H20C 75 Historical Study: British GF8M 46 - Optional section of the framework updated to include:
H205 75 Historical Study: Scottish
H20C 75 Historical Study: British H20D 75 Historical Study: European World added as an either/or with D256 11 Historical Study: European World.
01/09/2015
Hairdressing G9K3 46 04 Framework amended to include additional optional Units:
H2MR 12 Artistic Design in Hair Cutting and Styling
H2MP 12 Artistic Design in Hair Colouring H4KT 76 Photography: Image Making added as an alternative to F8KM 12 Photography: Digital Imaging
01/09/2015
Ethical Hacking H9HY 44 02 Core Skill Information and Communication Technology at SCQF level 3 embedded. 09/09/2015
Ethical Hacking H9HY 45 02 Core Skill Information and Communication Technology at SCQF level 4 embedded. 09/09/2015
Ethical Hacking H9HY 46 02 Core Skill Information and Communication Technology at SCQF level 5 embedded. 09/09/2015
Digital Forensics H9J0 44 02 Core Skill Information and Communication Technology at SCQF level 4 embedded. 09/09/2015
Digital Forensics H9J0 45 02 Core Skill Information and Communication Technology at SCQF level 5 embedded. 09/09/2015
Digital Forensics H9J0 46 02 Core Skill Information and Communication Technology at SCQF level 6 embedded. 09/09/2015
Financial Services:Promoting Positive Customer Relationships H97Y 46 02 Core Skills Components Critical Thinking and Planning and Organising at SCQF level 5 embedded. 09/09/2015
Financial Services:Communication H97X 46 02 Core Skills Components Critical Thinking and Planning and Organising at SCQF level 4 embedded. 09/09/2015
Data Security H9E2 46 02 Core Skills Components Critical Thinking and Planning and Organising at SCQF level 6 embedded. 09/09/2015
Fantasy Make-up H6R5 44 02 Core Skills Components Critical Thinking and Planning and Organising at SCQF level 4 embedded. 09/09/2015
Maritime Industry: An Introduction F7HH 12 03 Sentence referring to outcome 5 removed from section GUIDANCE ON APPROACHES TO ASSESSMENT FOR THIS UNIT as there is no outcome 5 within this unit. 16/09/2015
Social Sciences GF8C 45 09 ESOL SCQF level 6 units have been removed, as these were added in error. 05/10/2015
Social Sciences GF8C 45 and GF8M 46 09 F3GB 11 Communication has not been replaced by H23W 75: literacy.
F3GF 10 Numeracy has not been replaced by H225 74 Numeracy.
05/10/2015
Grassland Production  H285 12 03 Minor amendment to Outcome 1 Evidence Requirements. 07/10/2015
E-touch Typing    H8KD 44 02 Clarification of ‘word’ definition. 08/10/2015
E-touch Typing: Copy Speed Test (30 wpm) H8KE 44 02 Clarification of ‘word’ definition. 08/10/2015
E-touch Typing: Copy Speed Test (40 wpm) H8KF 45 02 Clarification of ‘word’ definition. 08/10/2015
E-touch Typing: Copy Speed Test (50 wpm) H8KG 45 02 Clarification of ‘word’ definition. 08/10/2015
E-touch Typing: Copy Speed Test (60 wpm) H8KH 45 02 Clarification of ‘word’ definition. 08/10/2015
E-touch Typing: Copy Speed Test (70 wpm) H8KJ 45 02 Clarification of ‘word’ definition. 08/10/2015
Theory and Approaches to Youth Work GJ8D 46 02 Revision of Unit: F7FC 33 Youth Work: Engaging with Young People has been revised by H9RD 33 Youth Work: Engaging with Young People and will finish on 31/07/2017. 26/10/2015
Music: An Introduction to the UK Music Industry F58J 12 02 The assessment conditions for this Unit have been clarified. Evidence can be generated in open-book conditions at appropriate points in the Unit. This document has also been transferred into the new Unit specification document shell. 27/10/2015
Computing: Technical Support  GD7P 45  and GE48 46 04 F1FH 12 PC Passport – Working with IT Security for Users and H60C 45 Computing: Academic Skills have been added to GD7P 45 NC in Computing: Technical Support Level 5  & GE48 46 NC in Computing: Technical Support Level 6 as optional units.  19/11/2015
Computing with Digital Media  GJ7R 44 04 H9T5 44 Cyber Security Fundamentals (SCQF level 4) has been added to GJ7R 44 NC Computing with Digital Media as optional unit.  19/11/2015
Computer Applications H9PV 43 02 Core Skill Information and Communication Technology at SCQF level 3 embedded. 24/11/2015
Digital Skills H9PT 43 02 Core Skill Information and Communication Technology at SCQF level 2 embedded. 24/11/2015
Conduct and Review the Delivery of a Coaching Activity: Tumbling  H9NV 44 02 Core Skill Problem Solving at SCQF level 4 embedded. 24/11/2015
Prepare for the Delivery of a Coaching Activity: Tumbling  H9NW 44 02 Core Skills Component Critical Thinking at SCQF level 4 embedded. 24/11/2015
Promoting Safe and Ethical Sport: Tumbling  H9NX 44 02 Core Skills Component Critical Thinking at SCQF level 4 embedded. 24/11/2015
Sport and Fitness  G92G 45 03 Optional groups 1, 2 and 3 condensed to allow greater flexibility in delivering award. 22/12/2015

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