Terms and conditions

This website and all its content ('the website') belong exclusively to the Scottish Qualifications Authority, ('SQA'). The following are the terms and conditions of use for the website. Together with our privacy and cookies statements, they cover our relationship with you in terms of the website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions please do not continue to use the website.

Accuracy and disclaimer

SQA does its best to ensure that all information provided through the website is accurate, however we provide no guarantees that the information will be:

  • current
  • secure
  • accurate
  • complete
  • free from bugs and viruses

Although the website contains links to other websites, SQA does not endorse these sites and is not responsible for their content, or how they protect your personal information.

SQA may update, modify, restrict access to or close the website, or any part of it, at any time.


SQA provides all information on the website free of charge and is not liable for any loss or damage that may come from using this website or the information published on it. This includes any direct, indirect or consequential losses or damages.

Copyright notice

The content of this website, which includes text, photographs and graphics, is copyright protected and the property of SQA. You may only read, print and download the content of the website for private use. You may not reproduce, use or be involved in the using the content for commercial purposes without our permission. If you would like to reproduce or use any of the content for commercial purpose, you will need to seek advance written permission and clearance from SQA. To do so please contact us by completing the form with the details of your request. SQA reserves the right to withhold permission.


We may collect information about you through the website in the following ways:

  • Where you subscribe to receive updates and publications 
  • Where you submit comments, requests or enquiries through the website
  • Through our use of cookies

We use this information:

  • To provide content in the most effective way.
  • To analyse user activity to assess and improve content and performance.
  • To provide you with updates, publications, information or other services where you have requested from us.

Further details about how SQA uses and protects your personal information is included in our Privacy Statement.


We use cookies on this website. Cookies are bits of information that are shared on your computer that track your activities when you browse our website. They are used to make the website more efficient, to improve your user experience and to analyse user activity/ interaction on the website. Our Cookies Statement provides further information about our use of cookies.