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SQA News 12 October 2023

Higher National and Vocational Qualifications (HNVQ) - a message from the centre support team

We would like to remind you about the following forms available on SQA Connect.

EC02 - Entry Creation by Exemption Form:
This form can be used for centres who need to enter a Group Award or Unit (s) that have passed the lapsed or finish date.

Candidate Registration Form (under 16):
This form enables you to register candidates under the age of 16 on the SQA system who are part of the Scottish school system.

These forms can be found on SQA Connect under ‘Useful links’.

The HNVQ Centre Support Team provides support to centres from initial registration to the certification of their candidates and replacement of certificates for the following qualifications:
• Higher National qualifications
• Vocational qualifications
• Ofqual qualifications

The HNVQ Centre Support Team can offer support and training on SQA Connect applications. If you wish to find out more, please contact us on