HN Notification of Changes to Unit/Group Award Specifications and Frameworks 2015-2016

The following table shows:

  • Version changes to Units, Group Award Structures and Support Materials
  • Revisions of Units, Group Award Structures and Support Materials
  • Verification Group Changes
  • Unit and Group Award Withdrawals

2014/15 changes can be found here - HN Notification of changes to Unit Specifications and Frameworks 2014/15

2013/14 changes can be found here - HN Notification of changes to Unit Specifications and Frameworks 2013/14

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Title Code Revised version number Summary of changes Date of change
Retail Management G7NN15/ GE3H 16 15 Revision of Unit A6HC 34 Training and Developing the Workforce has been replaced by HA13 34 Continuous Workforce Development. 02/02/16
Travel and Tourism GF3F 15/ GF3G 16 18 Revision of Unit A6HC 34 Training and Developing the Workforce has been replaced by HA13 34 Continuous Workforce Development. 02/02/16
Radio GK7M 15/GK7P 16 2 Additional Unit Creative Sound Production HA6K 35 has been added to both frameworks 11/02/16
Animal Care G91P 15 4 Additional Unit to the HNC Framework H1F0 34 Creating a Culture of Customer Care 18/02/16
The Policy, Legal and Commissioning,Context for Care Services
Analyse Service Needs and Provision for Procurement Decision Making
Procurement Planning
The Tendering and Contract Award for Care Services
Manage Care Contracts and Monitor Service Provider Performance
H38Y 35


H390 35


H391 35

H392 35


H393 35
 
N/A-change to Verification Group Verification Group changed from Health Care (65) to VG PDA Commissioning Procurement and Contracting for Care Service for both HN Units and Group Award GK2A 48 and GG 5J 48 18/02/16
Business G9ML 15/ G9MM 16 16 Revision of Unit DH4E Advertising 1: The Advertising Industry has been replaced by DV72 34 Advertising: The Advertising Industry and has been added to both frameworks 02/02/16
Retail Management G7NN 15/ GE3H 16 16 Revision of Unit: DV8W Sales Management has been replaced by FK8G 35 Sales Planning and FK8K 35 Managing Resources and has been added to both frameworks 18/02/16
Industrial Biotechnology GK70 16 2 Additional Unit to the framework H(2C 35 Human Body Structure and Function 18/02/16
Continuous Workforce Development HA13 34 2 Core Skills Component Critical Thinking at SCQF Level 6 embedded 23/02/16
Fluid Mechanics: Theory and Practice F3XB 34 2 Core Skills Component Using Number at SCQF Level 6 embedded 23/02/16
Process Water and Steam Services F3XH 34 2 Core Skills Component Using Number at SCQF Level 6 embedded 23/02/16
Housing Law Advice:Introduction to Housing Arrears, Eviction and Repossession HA08 33 2 Core Skills Component Critical Thinking at SCQF Level 5 embedded 23/02/16
Game and Wildlife Management:Graded Unit 1 H9T8 34 2 Core Skills Problem Solving at SCQF Level 6 embedded 23/02/16
Dental Nursing Graded Unit 2 HA03 35 2 Core Skills Problem Solving at SCQF Level 6 embedded 23/02/16
Oral Health Care:Dental Nursing Graded Unit 1 HA02 34 2 Core Skills Problem Solving at SCQF Level 6 embedded 23/02/16
Dental Nursing: Special Care Practice H76D 35 2 Clarification of guidance documents and updated terminology 08/03/16
Dental Nursing: Principles and Policies for Special Care Provision H76E 35 2 clarification of evidence requirements in line with updates to the Professional Guidance 08/03/16
Counselling: Understanding Addictive Behaviours F1EV 34 2 Incremental change to ensure Unit refers to current theory. 11/04/16
Counselling: Working with Addictive Behaviours F1EW 35 2 Incremental change to reflect current theory and terminology.
Outcome 2 - Clarification of type of addiction group (holistic)
Outcome 3 - Clarification as 'client assessment' forms part of the
negotiated client contract.
12/04/16
Counselling: Working with Substance Misuse F1EX 35 2 Unit revised to reflect current theory and terminology. Outcome 3 -
Clarification to specify importance of 'relapse prevention' counselling
skills.
12/04/16
Animal Care G91P 15
G91R 16
5
5
Revision of Units: F3VC 34 Specialist Animal Care: Ornamental Fish has been replaced by HC45 34 Specialist Animal Care: Ornamental Fish.F3VA 34 Specials Animal Care: Avian has been replaced by HC46 34 Specialist Animal Care: Avian. FA5D 35 Animal Care: Diagnostic Techniques has been replaced by Animal Care: Diagnostic Techniques. FA5E 35 Animal Care: Drugs and Medicine has been replaced by Animal Care: Drugs and Medicine. 15/03/16
Advertising and Public Relations G85J 16 4 Revision of Unit: FK8N 34 Public Relations: Principles and Practice has been replaced by HC2P 34. FK8H 34 Advertising: Media Sales has been replaced by HC2M 34 Advertising: Media Sales. DV71 35 Advertising Research Techniques for Media Studies has been replaced by HC2N 35 Advertising: Media Search. FM10 35 Public Relations: Strategic Analysis, Planning and Application has been replaced by HC49 35 Public Relations: Strategic Analysis, Planning and Application. DV8M 35 Marketing: Brand Management has been replaced by HC4A 35 Marketing: Brand Management for the HND only. 16/03/16
Advertising and Public Relations GC84 15
GC85 16
14 Revision of Units: FK8N 34: Public Relations: Principles and Practice has been replaced by HC2P 34 Public Relations: Principles and Practice. FK8H 34 Advertising: Media Sales has been replaced by HC2M 34 Advertising: Media Sales. DV71 35 Advertising Research Technique for Media Sales has been replaced by HC2N 35 Advertising: Media Research. FM10 35 Public Relations: Strategic Analysis, Planning and Application has been replaced by HC49 35 Public Relations: Strategic Analysis, Planning and Application. DV8M 35 Marketing: Brand Management has been replaced by HC4A 35 Marketing Brand Management. 16/03/16
Creative Industries:Media and Communication G9C0 15
G9C1 16
9 Revision of Units: FK8N 34 Public Relations: Principles and Practice has been revised by Public Relations: Principles and Practice HC2P 34. FM10 35 Public Relations: Strategic Analysis, Planning and Application has been replaced by HC49 35 Public Relations: Strategic Analysis, Planning and Application. 16/03/16
Marketing G85L 16 2 Revision of Unit: DV8V 34 Principles of Promotion has been replaced by HC2R 34 Marketing Communications: An Introduction. DV8M 35 Marketing: Brand Management has been replaced by HC4A 35 Marketing: Brand Management. 16/03/16
Marketing GC81 15
GC83 16
11 Revision of Units: FK8N 34 Public Relations: Principles and Practice has been replaced by HC2P 34 Public Relations: Principles and Practice.DV8V 34 Principles of Promotion has been replaced by HC2R 34 Marketing Communications: An Introduction. DV8M 35 Marketing: Brand Management has been replaced by HC4A 35 Marketing: Brand Management 16/03/16
Events
Events Management
GK69 15
GK6A 16
2 Revision of Units: FK8N 34 Public Relations: Principles and Practice has been replaced by HC2P 34 Public Relations: Principles and Practice. 16/03/16
Housing Law G8GK 47
G8GM 46
3 Revision of Units: F1DW 34 Housing Law for Advisors: Housing Issues has been replaced by HC4E 34 Housing Law for Advisors: Housing Issues. F1E7 34 Housing Law for Advisors: Secure of Tenure has been replaced by HC4F 34 Housing Law for Advisors: Security of Tenure. FIDS 34 Housing Law for Advisors: Homelessness has been replaced by Housing Law for Advisors has been replaced by HC4G 34. F1DP 34 Housing Law for Advisors: Finance has been replaced by HC4H 34 Housing Law for Advisors: Finance. F1DY 34 Housing Law for Advisors: Repair and Disrepair has been replaced by HC4J 34 Housing Law for Advisors: Repair and Disrepair 16/03/16
Business G9ML 15
G9MM 16
17 Digital marketing Communications:An Introduction (FK93 34) and Marketing Communications: Using Digital Media (FK92 35) has been added as option to the HNC/HND Awards 18/04/16
Equine Studies Riding and Training Techniques on the Flat HC4D 35 2 Core Skill Problem Solving at SCQF Level 6 embedded 25/05/16
Equine Studies:Riding and Training Techniques over Fences HC4C 35 2 Core Skill Problem Solving at SCQF Level 6 embedded 25/05/16
Assessing Learning and Evaluating Training HA4M 34 2 Core Skill Problem Solving at SCQF Level 6 embedded 25/05/16
Planning, Design and Delivery of Training to Groups HA4N 34 2 Core Skill Problem Solving at SCQF Level 6 embedded 25/05/16
Reflecting on, Developing and Maintaining Own Skills in Training and Development HA4P 34 2 Core Skill Problem Solving at SCQF Level 6 embedded 25/05/16
Software Development:Analysis and Design HA4C 34 2 Core Skill Problem Solving at SCQF Level 6 embedded 25/05/16
Software Development: Implementation and Testing HA4F 34 2 Core Skill Problem Solving at SCQF Level 6 embedded 25/05/16
Software Development:Project HA4J 34 2 Core Skill Component Providing/Creating Information a SCQF Level 5 and Core Skill Problem Solving at SCQF Level 6 25/05/16
Additional Support Needs:Approaches in the Planning and Facilitation of an Activity HD82 34 2 Core Skill Problem Solving at SCQF Level 5 25/05/16
Designing and Creating Theatrical Headwear HD7M 34 2 Core Skill Component Critical Thinking at SCQF Level 5 and Core Skill Component Planning and Organising at SCQF level 5 25/05/16
Costume Design Method HD7N 34 2 Core Skill Component Critical Thinking at SCQF Level 5 and Core Skill Component Planning and Organising at SCQF level 5 25/05/16
Public Relations:Principles and Practice HC2P 34 2 Core Skill Component Critical Thinking at SCQF Level 5 25/05/16
Advertising: Media Sales HC2M 34 2 Core Skill Component Critical Thinking at SCQF Level 6 and Core Skill Component Planning and Organising at SCQF level 6 25/05/16
Public Relations: Strategic Analysis, Planning and Application HC49 35 2 Core Skill Problem Solving at SCQF Level 6 25/05/16
Marketing: Brand Management HC4A 35 2 Core Skill Component Critical Thinking at SCQF Level 5 and Core Skill Component Planning and Organising at SCQF level 6 25/06/16
Creative Industries: Media and Communication G9CO 15
G9C1 16
10 Addition to unit H7TK 34 Communication: Business Communication as an optional unit within the HNC/HND 07/06/16
HNC Additional Support Needs: Supporting the Individual
HND Additional Support Needs: Managing and Supporting the Services
G8P2 15
G8PA 16
7 DP99 34 Learner Support: Related Legislation has been replaced with HD88 34 ASN:Promoting Inclusion and Equality in the Workplace.
H368 34 Learner Support:Managing Behaviour in a Support Setting has been added to the HNC and HND optional section.
HD89 34ASN:Autistic Spectrum Disorder has been added to the HNC/HND optional section
DM6D 34 Supporting Individuals with Autistic Spectrum Disorders is now finished and has been removed from the HND
14/06/16
HNC/ HND Photography GG3C 15
GG3D 16
4 Additional Unit H7V4 34 Preparing to Start a Business as an optional unit added to both frameworks 23/06/16
HND Fashion: Design and Production with Retail G8PT 16 7 Additional Unit DV8M 35 Marketing: Brand Management as an optional unit added to framework 23/06/16
HNC Golf Course Management
HND Golf Management
GJ6Y 15
GJ70 16
5 F0W£ 34 Golf Course Management: Integrated Management of the Golf Course Environment added to Restricted Optional Group 1 and D47B Landscape Industry: Specification and Estimation added to Restricted Optional Group 2. F0W2 34 History and Development of Golf and F9CP 34 Supervision and Management has been moved to restricted Operational Section for the HNC Golf Course Management only 29/06/16
HNC/HND Care and Administrative GC9A 15
GD0A 16
7 Revision of Unit: FN27 34 Essential Skills for Care has been revised by HF25 34. H29S 34 Principles of professional Practice as been revised by HF27 34. FN2E 34 Sociology for Care has been revised by HF28 34. H29T 34 Understanding Personal and Professional Development has been been replaced by HF2A 34. FN26 34 Therapeutic Relationships: Understanding Behaviour has been replaced by HF29 34. 29/06/16
Podiatry Support GF94 47 2 Revision of Unit: H29S 34 Principles of Professional Practice as been revised by HF27 34 29/06/16
Health and Social Care: Promoting Enhanced Professional Practice GK6N 48 2 Revision of Unit: H29S 34 Principles of Professional Practice as been revised by HF27 34 29/06/16
Perioperative Practice GK55 48 2 Revision of Unit: Understanding Personal and Professional Development has been replaced by HF2A 34 29/06/16
HNC/HND Creative Industries: Media and Communication G9C0 15
G9C1 16
11 Revision of Core Skills 04/07/16
HNC/HND Complementary Therapies G8G1 15
G8G2 16
6 Revision of Unit: F1B9 34 Complementary Therapies: Professional Issues and Practice has been replaced by HF7M 34 and will finish 31/07/2017 for both frameworks. F1BA 34 Complementary Therapies: Clinical Practice has been replaced by HF7P 34 and will finish on 31/07/2017 for HND framework only 12/07/16
International Financial Services GG7A 46 03 Revision of Unit: D36H 12 Work Experience has been revised by HF88 46 Work Placement and will finish on 31/07/2017. 22/07/16
HNC/HND Creative Industries: Media and Communication G9C0 15
G9C1 16
12 Revision of Unit: FD5W 34 Scripting and Presenting for Radio News has been revised by H9DW Scripting and Presenting for Radio Information Bulletins and will finish on 31/07/2018.
Correction: H9DW 34 Unit title amended to Scripting and Presenting for Radio Information Bulletins
F7KX 34 Narrative and Genre in Comics and Animation has been added.
F1N1 34 has been corrected to F1N1 35
26/07/16
HNC/HND Practical Journalism G8L1 15
G8L2 16
6 Unit Code amendment: H4WX 34 replaces F1N9 34 Journalism: New Writing
Revision of Units: FD5W 34 Scripting and Presenting for Radio News has been revised by H9DW Scripting and Presenting for Radio Information Bulletins and will finish on 31/07/2018.
DM18 34 Radio Interviewing has been revised by H9DL 34 and will finish on 31/07/18
26/07/16
HNC/HND Social Services GC3J 16
GC3K 16
8 Additional Options Unit: F2FA 33 Communication in Gaelic: Basic Operational Reading and Writing Skills added to optional unit to both frameworks 26/07/16
Civil Engineering Contract and Project Management A
Civil Engineering Contract and Project Management B
Public Health Engineering
Reinforced Concrete Design and Detailing
 
 
H72H 34
H72J 35
H72B 35
H72E 35
N/A-change to Verification Group Verification Group Changed from Construction-Technician (161) to Construction Engineering (164) 28/07/16
HNC Additional Support Needs:Supporting the Individual G8P2 15 8 Health Wellbeing and Safeguarding H8MM 34 added to the optional section 01/08/16
HNC/HND Administration and Information Technology G9M7 15
G9M8 16
13 H8PD 34 International Marketing has been added to both frameworks 02/08/16
HNC/HND Travel and Tourism GF3F 15
GF3G 16
19 Additional Units: FK8M 34 Market Research Theory and FK8L 35 Market Research Applications have been added to the HNC and HND Framework as alternatives for the Unit A610 34 Marketing Research 18/08/16
HND Hospitality Management GF4R 16 14 Additional Units: FK8M 34 Market Research Theory and FK8L 35 Market Research Applications have been added to the HNC and HND Framework as alternatives for the Unit A610 34 Marketing Research 18/08/16
Orthotics: Footwear Manufacture 3: Overlasting and Finishing HE34 34 2 Core Skill Component Critical Thinking at SCQF Level 6 and Planning and Organisation at SCQF Level 6 embedded 19/08/16
Orthotics: Upper Limb and Spinal Orthotics HE2P 34 2 Core Skill Component Critical Thinking at SCQF Level 6 and Planning and Organisation at SCQF Level 6 embedded 19/08/16
Orthotics: Footwear Manufacture 4: Adaptions HE35 34 2 Core Skill Component Critical Thinking at SCQF Level 6 and Planning and Organisation at SCQF Level 6 embedded 19/08/16
Prosthetics Lower Limb: Hip Disarticulation Prosthesis HE30 34 2 Core Skill Component Critical Thinking at SCQF Level 6 and Planning and Organisation at SCQF Level 6 embedded 19/08/16
Prosthetics Lower Limb: Trans-femoral Prosthesis HE2Y 34 2 Core Skill Component Critical Thinking at SCQF Level 6 and Planning and Organisation at SCQF Level 6 embedded 19/08/16
Prosthetics Lower Limb: Trans-tibial Prosthesis HE2X 34 2 Core Skill Component Critical Thinking at SCQF Level 6 and Planning and Organisation at SCQF Level 6 embedded 19/08/16
Prosthetics Upper Limb: Shoulder Disarticulation Prosthesis HE2V 34 2 Core Skill Component Critical Thinking at SCQF Level 6 and Planning and Organisation at SCQF Level 6 embedded 19/08/16
Prosthetics Upper Limb: Trans-humeral Prosthesis HE2T 34 2 Core Skill Component Critical Thinking at SCQF Level 6 and Planning and Organisation at SCQF Level 6 embedded 19/08/16
Prosthetics Upper Limb: Trans-radial Prosthesis HE2R 34 2 Core Skill Component Critical Thinking at SCQF Level 6 and Planning and Organisation at SCQF Level 6 embedded 19/08/16
Prosthetics Upper Limb: Trans-radial Prosthesis with Electric Control Systems HE2W 34 2 Core Skill Component Critical Thinking at SCQF Level 6 and Planning and Organisation at SCQF Level 6 embedded 19/08/16
Orthotics: Knee Ankle Foot Orthotics HE2M 34 2 Core Skill Component Critical Thinking at SCQF Level 6 and Planning and Organisation at SCQF Level 6 embedded 19/08/16
Complementary Therapy: Stress Management for Clients HF7R 35 2 Core Skills Problem Solving at SCQF Level 6 embedded. 19/08/16
Complementary Therapies: Clinic Practice HF7P 34 2 Core Skills Problem Solving at SCQF Level 6 embedded 19/08/16
Body Massage Treatment HF7J 34 2 Core Skills Problem Solving at SCQF Level 6 embedded 19/08/16
Traditional Head Massage HF7L 34 2 Core Skills Problem Solving at SCQF Level 6 embedded 19/08/16
CAD: Drawing Office Practice HE2A 34 2 Core Skills Problem Solving at SCQF Level 6 embedded 19/08/16
Designing and Developing an Interactive Product HF3D 35 2 Core Skills Problem Solving at SCQF Level 6 embedded 19/08/16
Web Development: Tools and Technologies HF3J 35 2 Core Skills Problem Solving at SCQF Level 6 embedded 19/08/16
Web Development: Essential Content HF58 34 2 Core Skills Problem Solving at SCQF Level 6 embedded 19/08/16
Web Development: Producing a Data Driven Website HF56 35 2 Core Skills Problem Solving at SCQF Level 6 embedded 19/08/16
Web Development: Dynamically Generated Content HF57 35 2 Core Skills Problem Solving at SCQF Level 6 embedded 19/08/16
CAD: Digital Collaboration Practices HE2H 35 2 Core Skill Problem Solving at SCQF Level 6 and Working Co-operatively with Others at SCQF Level 6 embedded 19/08/16
Developing Mobile Web Based Applications: An Introduction HF4Y 35 2 Core Skill Component Critical Thinking at SCQF Level 6 and Planning and Organisation at SCQF Level 6 embedded 19/08/16
Physical Computing Fundamentals HF3G 34 2 Core Skill Component Critical Thinking at SCQF Level 5 and Planning and Organisation at SCQF Level 5 embedded 19/08/16
Digital Media: Audio HF50 34 2 Core Skill Component Critical Thinking at SCQF Level 6 and Planning and Organisation at SCQF Level 6 embedded 19/08/16
Digital Media: Video HF51 34 2 Core Skill Component Critical Thinking at SCQF Level 6 and Planning and Organisation at SCQF Level 6 embedded 19/08/16
Sexual Health Training: Experiential Learning HE3L 34 2 Core Skills Problem Solving at SCQF Level 6 embedded 19/08/16
Understanding Personal and Professional Development HF2A 34 2 Core Skills Problem Solving at SCQF Level 6 embedded 19/08/16
Costume for Stage and Screen: Graded Unit 1 HD7C 34 2 Core Skills Problem Solving at SCQF Level 6 embedded 19/08/16
Costume for Stage and Screen: Graded Unit 2 HD7L 34 2 Core Skills Problem Solving at SCQF Level 6 embedded 19/08/16
Chemical Process Technology: Graded Unit 1 HF0K 34 2 Core Skills Problem Solving at SCQF Level 5 embedded 19/08/16
Chemical Engineering: Graded Unit 1 HF0M 34 2 Core Skills Problem Solving at SCQF Level 5 embedded 19/08/16
Chemical Process Technology: Graded Unit 2 HF0L 35 2 Core Skills Problem Solving at SCQF Level 6 embedded 19/08/16
Care and Administrative Practice: Graded Unit 1 HG1J 34 2 Core Skills Problem Solving at SCQF Level 6 embedded 19/08/16
PDA Gaelic Media GC8X 48 2 Revision of Unit: DJ1M 35 Work Placement and preparation for Employment in the Gaelic Creative Industries has been replaced by HG2Y 35 29/08/16
Applied Sciences: Graded Unit 2
Applied Sciences: Graded Unit 1
Applied Chemical Sciences: Graded Unit 2
H91X 35
H91W34
H92L 35
3 Assessment Support Pack’ section on page 3 changed to ‘Understanding Standards Materials’ section and text changed to read ‘Understanding Standards materials have been developed to assist the delivery of this Unit and to provide advice on general assessment and marking principles. These materials are available securely at the SQA Understanding Standards website 31/08/16
Laboratory Skills for Science Industries H91V 34 3 Second paragraph under ‘Context for delivery’ on page 2 changed to read ‘Understanding Standards materials have been developed to assist the delivery of this Unit and to provide advice on general assessment and marking principles. These materials are available securely at the SQA Understanding Standards website 31/08/16
Applied Biological Sciences:Graded Unit 2 H91Y 3 ‘Assessment Support Pack’ section on page 2 changed to ‘Understanding Standards Materials’ section and text changed to read ‘Understanding Standards materials have been developed to assist the delivery of this Unit and to provide advice on general assessment and marking principles. These materials are available securely at the SQA Understanding Standards website 31/08/16
HNC Computing
HND Computing: Networking
HND Computing: Software Development
GF3E 15
GG7C 16
GG7E 16
9 Additional Of Optional Unit: HG1K 34 Professional Development in the IT Industry into Option group 1 31/08/16
HND Computing: Technical Support GG7F 16 10 Additional Of Optional Unit: HG1K 34 Professional Development in the IT Industry into Option group 1 31/08/16
HND Interactive Media G9AY 16 16 Additional Of Optional Unit: HG1K 34 Professional Development in the IT Industry into Option group 1 31/08/16
PDA Promoting Positive Behaviour GK2E 47 2 Revision of Unit: DK4W 04 Provide Frameworks to Help Individuals to manage Challenging Behaviour has been replaced by H5TD 04 Support Individuals with Programmes to Promote Positive Behaviour 01/09/16
Fluid Mechanics: Theory and Laboratory Skills HE3E 34 2 ‘Evidence Requirements for this Unit’, ‘Guidance on approaches to assessment of this Unit’ and ‘Assessment’ text changed from ‘open-book assessment’ to ‘closed-book assessment’. 14/09/2016
Scripting and Presenting for Radio Information Bulletins  H9DW 34 2 Evidence Requirements for Outcome 2 -Text added to clarify the number of packages/items needed in the two bulletins. 20/09/2016
Computing: Technical Support  GG7F 16 11 DH2R 34 Multimedia: Developing Multimedia Applications added into the framework as an optional unit. 23/09/2016