SQA Advanced Qualifications updates
You can find any of the unit specifications below by using the Unit Search on our website.
Accounting for Business: An Introduction (J5FN 47)
- Additional knowledge and/or skills and evidence requirements have been added to clarify outcomes 2 and 4 in the unit specification. The changes supplement the practical nature of the unit by enhancing understanding of the impact of inventory control and seeking understanding of financial information relevant to business performance.
Individual Employment Relations: Law (HR39 47)
- We have updated the p.7 of the unit specification (Guidance on delivery of the unit – Outcome 3) to use past tense used to reflect the relevance that EU law had on employment law.
Managing People and Organisations (J4DK 47)
- Remediation band of 45-49% has been introduced: Learners achieving a mark of 45 to 49% may be permitted to undertake remediation on their first assessment submission.
Professional Cookery: Knowledge (J47W 47)
- We have corrected the SCQF level for Critical Thinking in the text on p.8 of the unit specification to reflect the correct level mentioned in the section header.
SQA Advanced Certificate in Accounting (GM96 47) and SQA Advanced Diploma in Accounting (GM8G 48)
- We have added Managing Business Culture and Strategy (J5FL 48) as an either/or option with Business Culture and Strategy (HP6R 48) for both frameworks.
The following new assessment support packs are now available on the secure site:
- Management of Quality (HW7W 47)
- Management Research (HW8T 48)
- Managing Self and Resources (J5RN 46)
- Software Development: Analysis and Design (J5RC 48)
- Software Development: Analysis and Design (J5RD 49)
- Software Development: Implementation and Testing (J5RE 47)
- Software Development: Implementation and Testing (J5RF 48)
- Software Development: Implementation and Testing (J5RG 49)
- Software Development: Project (level 7) (J5RH 47)
- Software Development: Project (level 8) (J5RJ 48)
- Software Development: Project (level 9) (J5RL 49)
- Working in a Team (J5RP 46)
We have also published revised versions of the following assessment support packs:
- Accounting for Business: An Introduction (J5FN 47)
- Business Law: An Introduction (J5AW 47)
- Business with Accounting: Graded Unit 1 (J5TC 47)
- Business with HRM: Graded Unit 1 (J5TE 47)
- Business with Information Technology: Graded Unit 1 (J5TG 47)
- Business with Marketing: Graded Unit 1 (J5TJ 47)
- Business: Graded Unit 1 (J5TA 47)
- Business: Graded Unit 1 (J5F6 47)
- Global Trade and Business: Graded Unit 1 (J5TL 47)
- Managing Human Resources in Hospitality (J48A 47)
- Managing Human Resources in Hospitality (J47K 48)
- Managing People and Organisations (J4DK 47)
- Preparing Financial Forecasts (J5B0 48)
You can request access to assessment support packs by contacting the SQA co-ordinator in your centre. Once you receive them, you must store them securely and treat them as confidential