International Notification of Changes to Unit/Group Award Specifications and Frameworks 2015-16

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  • Revisions of Units, Group Award Structures and Support Materials
  • Verification Group Changes
  • Unit and Group Award Withdrawals
  • Finish Date has changed

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Title Code Revised version number Summary of changes Date of change
Mathematics for Engineering 1: Electronics and Electrical 

Mathematics for Engineering 2 




 
DG4H 33

DG4L 33




 
N/A Course Tutor Guide updated-Unit DG4H 33 Mathematics for Engineering 1: Electronics and Electrical has been replaced by H7K0 33 Engineering Mathematics 1 and will finish 31/07/2016. Unit DG4L 33 Mathematics for Engineering 2 has been replaced by H7K1 33 Engineering Mathematics 2 and will finish 31/07/2016. Centres must plan to switch over from DG4H 33 and DG4L 34 to H7K0 33 and H7K1 34. Candidates currently entered for DG4H 33 and DG4L 34 must complete the Units before the finish date. Please note that candidates can no longer be entered for DG4H 33 and DG4L 34 after the finish date.

This Unit is included in the following framework:

Electronic Engineering (GE8G 16) version 03
14/08/2014
Communication: Practical Skills D77G 34 N/A Course Tutor Guide updated-This Unit H7MB 34 Communication:Practical Skills replaces the existing Unit "Communication: Practical Skills - D77G 34" which will finish on 31st July 2016. Candidates must complete the existing Unit before the finish date and can no longer be entered for the existing Unit after the finish date. The Assessment Support Pack for the new Unit H7MB 34 will be available on the secure web pages listing all Assessment Support Packs from August 2015.

This Unit is included in the following framework:

Electronic Engineering (GE8G 16) version 04
27/10/2014
Communication: Analysing and Presenting Complex Communication DE3N 34 N/A Course Tutor Guide updated-The Unit "Communication: Analysing and Presenting Complex Communication"  DE3N 34 has been revised by the Unit "Communication: Business Communication" H7TK 34.  Centres may continue to enter students on the Unit  "Communication: Analysing and Presenting Complex Communication"  DE3N 34  but all students must have completed and also submitted results for the Unit "Communication: Analysing and Presenting Complex Communication"  DE3N 34 by no later than 31/7/16.

This Unit is included in the following frameworks:

Business with Human Resource Management (GE7V 16) version 02

Administration and Information Technology (GE7W 16) version 02

Business (GE7X 16) version 02

Business with Accounting (GE7Y 16) version 02

Business with Marketing (GE80 16) version 02

Business with Information Technology (GE81 16) version 02

Financial Services (GE9R 16) version 03

Travel and Tourism (GG27 16) version 02

Global Trade and Business (GG5F 16) version 02
18/11/2014
Electronic Engineering GE8G 16 05 Course Tutor Guide-Addition of Credit Transfer Table see Page 9. 28/01/2015
Administration and Information Technology: Graded Unit 3 H0HX 35 02 Clarification of criteria for re-assessment between stages of the project investigation.

This Unit is included in the following framework:

Administration and Information Technology (GE7W 16)
11/02/2015
Business: Graded Unit 2 H0J0 35 02 Clarification of criteria for re-assessment between stages of the project investigation.

This Unit is included in the following framework:

Business (GE7X 16)
11/02/2015
Business with Accounting: Graded Unit 2 H0J2 35  02 Clarification of criteria for re-assessment between stages of the project investigation.

This Unit is included in the following framework:

Business with Accounting (GE7Y 16)
11/02/2015
Business with Human Resource Management: Graded Unit 2 H0J8 35 02 Clarification of criteria for re-assessment between stages of the project investigation.

This Unit is included in the following framework:

Business with Human Resource Management (GE7V 16)
11/02/2015
Business with Information Technology: Graded Unit 2 H0J6 35 02 Clarification of criteria for re-assessment between stages of the project investigation.

This Unit is included in the following framework:

Business with Information Technology (GE81 16)
11/02/2015
Business with Marketing: Graded Unit 2 H0J4 35 02 Clarification of criteria for re-assessment between stages of the project investigation.

This Unit is included in the following framework:

Business with Marketing (GE80 16)
11/02/2015
Global Trade and Business: Graded Unit 2 H3P5 35 02 Clarification of criteria for re-assessment between stages of the project investigation.

This Unit is included in the following framework:

Global Trade and Business (GG5F 16)
11/02/2015
Business Accounting F84M 34 03 Version change-This Unit has been updated to take account of the requirements of Financial Reporting Standard 102 (FRS 102).Centres should download the current version.

This Unit is included in the following frameworks:

Financial Services (GE9R 16)

Global Trade and Business (GG5F 16)

Business (GE7X 16)

Business with Marketing (GE80 16)

Administration and Information Technology (GE7W 16)

Business with Accounting (GE7Y 16)

Business with Human Resource Management (GE7V 16)

Business with Information Technology (GE81 16)

Hospitality Management (GG26 16)

Travel and Tourism (GG27 16)
06/08/2015
Business with Marketing: Graded Unit 1 H0J3 34 02 Version change-This Unit has been updated to take account of the requirements of Financial Reporting Standard 102 (FRS 102).Centres should download the current version.

This Unit is included in the following framework:

Business with Marketing (GE80 16)
06/08/2015
Recording Financial Transactions F847 33 02 Version change-This Unit has been updated to take account of the requirements of Financial Reporting Standard 102 (FRS 102).Centres should download the current version.

This Unit is included in the following framework:

Administration and Information Technology (GE7W 16)
06/08/2015
Business with Accounting: Graded Unit 1 H0J1 34 02 Version change-This Unit has been updated to take account of the requirements of Financial Reporting Standard 102 (FRS 102).Centres should download the current version.

This Unit is included in the following framework:

Business with Accounting (GE7Y 16)
06/08/2015
Business with Human Resource Management: Graded unit 1 H0J7 34 02 Version change-This Unit has been updated to take account of the requirements of Financial Reporting Standard 102 (FRS 102).Centres should download the current version.

This Unit is included in the following framework:

Business with Human Resource Management (GE7V 16)
06/08/2015
Business with Information Technology: Graded Unit 1 H0J5 34 02 Version change-This Unit has been updated to take account of the requirements of Financial Reporting Standard 102 (FRS 102).Centres should download the current version.

This Unit is included in the following framework:

Business with Information Technology (GE81 16)
06/08/2015
Cost Accounting F7JR 34 04 Version change-This Unit has been updated to take account of the requirements of Financial Reporting Standard 102 (FRS 102).Centres should download the current version.

This Unit is included in the following framework:

Supply Chain Management (GG2J 16)
06/08/2015
Investment

Pension Provision

Principles of Insurance






 
DE5P 35

H0BY 35

DE5R 35






 
N/A Course Tutor Guide updated-The Unit "Investment" DE5P 35 has been revised by the Unit "Investment" H9AM 35.The Unit "Pension Provision" H0BY 35 has been revised by the Unit "Pension Provision" H9NC 35. The Unit "Principles of Insurance" DE5R 35 has been revised by the Unit "Principles of Insurance" H9ND 35. Centres may continue to enter candidates on the Units "Investment" DE5P 35, "Pension Provision" H90BY 35 and "Principles of Insurance" DE5R 35 but all candidates must have completed and also submitted results for the Units “Investment" DE5P 35, "Pension Provision" H0BY 35 and "Principles of Insurance" DE5R 35 by no later than 31/7/16.

These Units are included in the following framework:

Financial Services (GE9R 16) version 04
13/08/2015
Food Hygiene Intermediate F4TL 34 02 Version Change 02 This Unit has had amendments throughout in order to reflect the updated legislation and allergen information.
Centres should download the current version. This Unit is included in the following framework: Hospitality Management (GG26 16)
14/08/2015
Administration and Information Technology

Business

Business with Accounting

Business with Human Resource Management

Business with Information Technology

Global Trade and Business

Travel and Tourism
GE7W 16

GE7X 16

GE7Y 16

GE7V 16

GE81 16

GG5F 16

GG27 16

 
04 Course Tutor Guide Updated-Section 6.2 – Overview of Units - YEAR 1 Units – the information relating to HN Accounting Units has been updated to take account of the requirements of Financial Reporting Standard 102 (FRS 102).

Additional appendixes have been added containing:
¨ New terminology used within accounts
¨ Layout of financial statements
¨ Ratios using new terminol
26/08/2015
International Marketing: An Introduction  DG6M 34 N/A Course Tutor Guide updated-The Unit 'International Marketing: An Introduction'  DG6M 34 has been revised and replaced by the new Unit 'International Marketing: An Introduction' H8PD 34.  Currently, centres may continue to enter learners for the Unit 'International Marketing: An Introduction'  DG6M 34, however all learners must have completed and also submitted results for this Unit by no later than 31/7/17.

However, centres are encouraged to move over to the new Unit  'International Marketing: An Introduction' H8PD 34 as soon as possible and all new entries after 31/7/17 must be for this new Unit.

The Assessment Support Pack for the new Unit will be available on the secure web pages listing all Assessment Support Packs from August 2015.

This Unit is included in the following framework:

Business (GE7X 16) version 05

Business with Marketing (GE80 16) version  05

Global Trade and Business (GG5F 16) version  05
26/08/2015
Financial Services GE9R 16 05 Course Tutor Guide Updated-Section 6.2 – Overview of Units - YEAR 1 Units – the information relating to HN Accounting Units has been updated to take account of the requirements of Financial Reporting Standard 102 (FRS 102).

Additional appendixes have been added containing:
¨ New terminology used within accounts
¨ Layout of financial statements
¨ Ratios using new terminology
26/08/2015
Financial Services: Graded Unit 2

Financial Services: Graded Unit 3

 
H07Y 35

H7VA 35

 
02 Version change-updated to take account of the revised Unit codes.Centres should download the current version.These Units are inlcuded in framework Financial Services (GE9R 16). 07/09/2015
Marketing: An Introduction (Assessment Support Pack)  F7BX 34 F7BX 34/CASP0001v2 The Assessment Support Pack for this Unit has been slightly amended to bring assessment in closer alignment with the Unit specification and is now available on the secure web pages for the relevant HN frameworks listing all Assessment Support Packs.

Business (GE7X 16)

Business with Marketing (GE80 16)

Business with Accounting (GE7Y 16)

Business with Human Resource Management (GE7V 16)

Business with Information Technology (GE81 16)

Global Trade and Business(GG5F 16)
24/09/2015
Marketing: An Introduction (Assessment Support Pack) F7BX 34 F7BX 34/CASP0001v3 Assessment Task 2 of the Assessment Support Pack for this Unit has been amended. Questions and solutions have been amended to ensure that all evidence requirements within the Unit specification are covered. This is now available on the secure web pages for the relevant HN frameworks listing all Assessment Support Packs. 

Business (GE7X 16)

Business with Marketing (GE80 16)

Business with Accounting (GE7Y 16)

Business with Human Resource Management (GE7V 16)           

Business with Information Technology (GE81 16)

Global Trade and Business(GG5F 16)
15/10/2015
Business Contractual Relationships  F84N 34 02 Version change-Unit Business Contractual Relationship F84N 34 has been updated (Minor amendments to Unit purpose,Title of Outcome 1 re-named,Minor corrections to Evidence Requirements of Outcome 1).Centres should download the current version (02).

Please note references to the now out of date legislation in learning and delivery materials will only be accepted if the above Unit has been delivered prior to the introduction of the new Act in October 2015. 
Care is to be taken to ensure the Assessment Support pack used corresponds to the Unit Specification in use at the time of the Unit delivery. 

This Unit is inlcuded in the following frameworks:

Business with Human Resource Management (GE7V 16) 

Business (GE7X 16)

Business with Accounting (GE7Y 16)

Business with Marketing (GE80 16)

Business with Information Technology (GE81 16)

Global Trade and Business(GG5F 16)
29/10/2015
Business Contractual Relationships (Assessment Support Pack)  F84N 34 F84N 34/CASP0001 The Assessment Support Pack for this Unit has been revised since its publication in August 2015 and is now available on the secure web pages for the relevant HN frameworks listing all Assessment Support Packs. It has been amended in line with the introduction of the new Consumer Rights Act 2015 which came into effect in Scotland in October 2015. The amendments made are relatively minor and therefore, do not warrant a change of Unit code or title.

It is anticipated that the introduction of the new Act could facilitate a smoother delivery of the Unit due to some of the existing legislation being incorporated into the one as well as the inclusion of some new areas not previously covered such as Digital content.
The publication code for this revised Assessment Support Pack is F84N 34/CASP0001
29/10/2015
Global Trade and Business: Graded Unit 1 H3P4 34 02 Version change-Terminology and reference to financial statements revised to reflect requirements of FRS 102.Centres should download the current version (02).

This Unit is inlcuded in the following framework:

Global Trade and Business(GG5F 16)
30/10/2015
Training and Developing the Workforce  A6HC 34  n/a The Unit Training and Developing the Workforce (A6HC 34) has been revised by the Unit Continuous Workforce Development (HA13 34). Centres may continue to enter candidates on the Unit Training and Developing the Workforce (A6HC 34) but all candidates must have completed Training and Developing the Workforce (A6HC 34) and also submitted results for the Unit by no later than 31/7/17.

This Unit is included in the following frameworks:

Business with Human Resource Management (GE7V 16) 
Business (GE7X 16)
Administration and Information Technology (G9M8 16)
Business (G9MM 16)
13/06/2016
Business Taxation F7R6 35 03 Version change-The following Units have been updated to take account of the requirements of Financial Reporting Standard 102 (FRS 102).Centres should download the current version.

This Unit is included in the following frameworks:

Accounting G9M6 16
Business G9ML 16
Business G9MM 16
Financial and Business Management GJ13 16
01/08/2016
Accounting: Graded Unit 3 F8KG 35 03 Version change-The following Units have been updated to take account of the requirements of Financial Reporting Standard 102 (FRS 102).Centres should download the current version.                                                      

This Unit is included in the following frameworks:

Accounting G9M6 16
01/08/2016
Management Accounting for Planning and Control F82H 35 04 Version change-The following Units have been updated to take account of the requirements of Financial Reporting Standard 102 (FRS 102).Centres should download the current version.

This Unit is included in the following frameworks:

Accounting G9M6 16                                                     Financial and Business Management GJ13 16
01/08/2016
Preparing Financial Forecasts F84R 35 02 Version change-The following Units have been updated to take account of the requirements of Financial Reporting Standard 102 (FRS 102).Centres should download the current version.

This Unit is included in the following frameworks:

Administration and Information Technology G9M8 16
Business G9MM 16
Business Management GD09 16

Administration and Information Technology G9M7 15
Business G9ML 15
01/08/2016
Auditing FN11 35 02 Version change-The following Units have been updated to take account of the requirements of Financial Reporting Standard 102 (FRS 102).Centres should download the current version.

This Unit is included in the following frameworks:

Accounting G9M5 15                                                     Accounting G9M6 16
01/08/2016
Financial Reporting and Analysis F7R4 35 N/A The Unit Financial Reporting and Analysis (F7R4 35) has been revised by the Unit Financial Reporting and Analysis (HC43 35) to comply with FRS 102, with some revisions to content Centres must enter on the new Unit from 1 August 2016. 

This Unit is included in the following frameworks:

Accounting G9M6 16                                                      Financial and Business Management GJ13 16
01/08/2016
Accounting for Specialised Transactions  F7R5 35 N/A The Unit Accounting for Specialised Transactions F7R5 35  has been revised by the Unit Accounting for Specialised Transactions (HC44 35) to comply with FRS 102, with some revisions to content Centres must enter on the new Unit from 1 August 2016.

This Unit is included in the following frameworks:

Accounting G9M6 16                                                      Financial and Business Management GJ13 16
01/08/2016
Cost Accounting F7JR 34 05 Version change – the following Unit has been updated to remove references to LIFO: Cost Accounting (F7JR 34). Centres should download the current version.

This Unit is included in the following frameworks:

Accounting G9M6 16                                                     Financial and Business Management GJ13 16
01/08/2016
Financial and Business Management Course Tutor Guide GJ13 16 04 Revision of Unit: (DE3N 34) Communication: Analysing and Presenting Complex Communication has been revised by (H7TK 34) Communication: Business Communication and finished on 31/06/2016. 
Revision of Unit: (F7R4 35) Financial Reporting and Analysis has been revised by (HC43 35) Financial Reporting and Analysis and finished on 31/06/2016. 
Revision of Unit: (F7R5 35) Accounting for Specialised Transactions has been revised by (HC44 35) Accounting for Specialised Transactions and finished on 31/06/2016.
01/08/2016
Business with Human Resource Management (Course Tutor Guide) GE7V 16 05 Revision of Unit  Training and Developing the Workforce (A6HC 34) has been revised by the Unit Continuous Workplace Development (HA13 34). Centres may continue to enter candidates on the Unit Training and Developing the Workforce (A6HC 34) but all candidates must have completed Training and Developing the Workforce (A6HC 34) and also submitted results for the Unit by no later than 31/7/17. 01/08/2016
Business (Course Tutor Guide) GE7X 16 06 Revision of Unit  Training and Developing the Workforce (A6HC 34) has been revised by the Unit Continuous Workplace Development (HA13 34). Centres may continue to enter candidates on the Unit Training and Developing the Workforce (A6HC 34) but all candidates must have completed Training and Developing the Workforce (A6HC 34) and also submitted results for the Unit by no later than 31/7/17. 01/08/2016
Business with Accounting (Course Tutor Guide) GE7Y 16 05 The Unit Financial Reporting and Analysis (F7R4 35) has been replaced by the Unit Financial Reporting and Analysis (HC43 35).  Centres must enter candidates for the replaced Unit (HC43 35) from 1st August 2016.  01/08/2016
Supply Chain Management (Course Tutor Guide) GG1J 16 02 Revision of Unit Total Quality Management (BA2A 35) has been revised by the Unit Supply Chain: Total Quality Management (HE0A 35). Centres may continue to enter candidates on the Unit Total Quality Management (BA2A 35) but all candidates must have completed Total Quality Management (BA2A 35) and also submitted results for the Unit by no later than 31/7/17. 24/08/2016
Financial Services (Course Tutor Guide) GE9R 16 05 Revision of Unit: H0C0 35 Personal and Business Lending has been revised by HF2H 35 and finished on 31/06/2016. 24/08/2016
Financial and Business Management: Graded Unit 2 (Assessment Support Pack) H6A2 35 05 Revision of Assessment Support Pack. This ASP is included in the following framework: Financial and Business Management (GJ13 16) 31/07/2016
Financial and Business Management: Graded Unit 3(Assessment Support Pack) H6A3 35 05 Revision of Assessment Support Pack. This ASP is included in the following framework: Financial and Business Management (GJ13 16) 31/07/2016
Managing an Event (Assessment Support Pack) H91M 35 01 New Assessment Support Pack. This ASP is included in the following frameworks: Music Business (G7KA 15)
Retail Management (G7NN 15)
Equine Studies (G7WL 16)
Music Business (G802 16)
Advertising and Public Relations (G85H 15)
Advertising and Public Relations (G85J 16)
Marketing(G85K 15)
Marketing(G85L 16)
Fashion: Design and Production with Retail (G8PT 16)
Fashion: Design and Production with Retail (G8PV 15)
Community Arts(G99H 15)
Community Arts (G99J 16)
Activity Tourism (G99L 16)
Marketing (GC81 15)Marketing(GC83 16)
Advertising and Public Relations (GC84 15)
Advertising and Public Relations (GC85 16)
Retail Management(GE3H 16)
Travel and Tourism (GF3F 15)
Travel and Tourism (GF3G 16)
Hospitality(GF4P 15)
Hospitality Management(GF4R 16)
Events (GK69 15)
Events Management (GK6A16)
31/07/2016
Fermented Patisserie Products (Assessment Support Pack) DL3F 34 02 Revision of Assessment Support Pack. This ASP ins included in the following framework:  Professional Cookery (GF4T 16) 30/08/2016
Financial and Business Management (Course Tutor Guide) GJ13 16 05 Appendix 4(b) updated. 19/10/2016
Engineering Mathematics 3 (Assessment Support Pack) H7K2 34 02 Revised Assessment Support Materials now available on Secure Site 25/10/2016
Food Hygiene Intermediate F4TL 03 Revised Assessment Support Materials now available on Secure Site 28/10/2016
Computing: Software Development  GG7E 16 09 Revision of Unit: F871 35 Artificial Intelligence and Critical Thinking has been replaced by HH3D 35 Artificial Intelligence for Computer Games. 18/11/2016
Computer Science  GG7D 16 10 Revision of Unit: F871 35 Artificial Intelligence and Critical Thinking has been replaced by HH3D 35 Artificial Intelligence for Computer Games. 18/11/2016
Interactive Media G9AY 16 17 Revision of Unit: F8L2 35 Game Customisation and Scripting has been replaced by  HH3E 35 Game Customisation and Scripting. 18/11/2016
Civil Engineering Contract and Project Management A H72H 34 02 Outcome 4 Evidence requirements have been clarified. This Unit is included in the following frameworks: Civil Engineering GJ5E 15 Civil Engineering GJ5K 16 23/11/2016