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SQA News 25 May 2023

HNVQ assessment from 2023-24

We would like to remind centres that, for Higher National and Vocational Qualifications (HNVQ) for session 2023-24 onwards, we will:

This decision – which aligns with the approach taken in National Qualifications – was informed by extensive engagement with learners, practitioners from colleges and training providers, Qualification Support Teams, appointees, SQA staff and other internal and external stakeholders, as well as reflecting on the approaches taken by other UK awarding bodies.

These arrangements apply to:

Regulated units and group awards, such as Scottish Vocational Qualifications and VQ units, have separate arrangements. For qualifications regulated by SQA Accreditation, please check the SQA Accreditation website.

Existing assessment materials will continue to be available until the end of session 2022-23.