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Website Updates - 21/10/20 Status Change
Design and Technology UPDATED Arrangements for National 3 Design and Technology in session 2020/21 published

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Website Updates - 19/10/20 Status Change
Higher English - Course overview and resources UPDATED Instructions for the submission of Higher English coursework published to the coursework tab.
Advanced Higher English - Course overview UPDATED Instructions for the submission of Advanced Higher English coursework published under the coursework tab.

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Website Updates - 16/10/20 Status Change
HNC Childhood Practice at SCQF level 7 UPDATED HNC Social Services and HNC Childhood Practice – starting work placements session 2021 published
SQA Advanced Diploma in Travel and Tourism (Fixed Framework) UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
SQA Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management (Fixed Framework) UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Travel and Tourism UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
SQA Advanced Certificate in Professional Cookery UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
SQA Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
SQA Advanced Certificate in Hospitality Operations UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
HNC/HND Legal Services UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
Dance UPDATED Modification documents for Higher, National 5 and SCQF 5&6 Dance published.

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Website Updates - 14/10/20 Status Change
Physical Education UPDATED Guidance for Higher Physical Education 2021 published

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Website Updates - 13/10/20 Status Change
ESOL UPDATED Guidance for Higher ESOL published
Practical Cookery UPDATED Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020–21 published
Health and Food Technology UPDATED Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020–21 published
Fashion and Textile Technology UPDATED Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020–21 published

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Website Updates - 12/10/20 Status Change
History UPDATED Guidance on creating assessments for Higher History published
Science UPDATED Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020–21 published
Chemistry UPDATED Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020‚€“21 published

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Website Updates - 09/10/20 Status Change
Administration and IT UPDATED National 5 Administration and IT assessment 2020–21 information published.
Accounting UPDATED National 5 Accounting assessment 2020–21 information
English UPDATED Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020–21 published
Music Technology UPDATED Information for National 5 Music Technology for the provision of media files.

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Website Updates - 08/10/20 Status Change
Art and Design UPDATED Text added to National Course modification summary file confirming that contextual analysis is to be submitted as normal for both Advanced Higher Art and Design courses
Physics UPDATED Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020–21 published
Music Technology UPDATED Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020–21 published
Music UPDATED Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020–21 published
Media UPDATED Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020–21 published
Human Biology UPDATED Arrangements for freestanding units SCQF level 6 in session 2020–21 published
Graphic Communication UPDATED Arrangements for National 4 in session 2020–21 published
Environmental Science UPDATED Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020–21 published
Design and Manufacture UPDATED Arrangements for National 4 in session 2020–21 published
Biology UPDATED Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020–21 published
Art and Design UPDATED Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020–21 published
Administration and IT UPDATED Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020–21 published

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Website Updates - 07/10/20 Status Change
Latin UPDATED National 5 to Advanced Higher Course information for 2020-21
Advanced Higher Graphic Communication- Course overview UPDATED New Coursework Assessment Task for Advanced Higher Graphic Communication - session 2020/21
Practical Cake Craft UPDATED National 5 Course information for 2020-21
Practical Woodworking UPDATED National 5 course information for 2020-21
Practical Metalworking UPDATED National 5 course information for 2020-21
Music Technology UPDATED National Qualification course assessment changes for session 2020/21
Practical Electronics UPDATED National 5 Course Information for session 2020-21
Practical Cookery UPDATED Arrangements for National 5 in session 2020-21
Applications of Mathematics UPDATED Arrangements for National 5 in session 2020-21
ESOL UPDATED National 5 and Higher Course information for 2020-21
Drama UPDATED National 5 to Advanced Higher Course information for 2020-21
Environmental Science UPDATED National 5 to Advanced Higher Course information for 2020-21
English UPDATED National 5 to Advanced Higher Course information for 2020-21
Economics UPDATED National 5 to Advanced Higher Course information for 2020-21
Design and Manufacture UPDATED National 5 to Advanced Higher Course information for 2020-21
Dance UPDATED National 5 to Advanced Higher Course information for 2020-21
Geography UPDATED National Qualifications: changes to assessment for session 2020/21
Computing Science UPDATED National 5 to Advanced Higher Course information for 2020-21
Classical Studies UPDATED National 5 to Advanced Higher Course information for 2020-21
Childcare and Development UPDATED National 5 to Advanced Higher Course information for 2020-21
Graphic Communication UPDATED National Qualifications: changes to assessment for session 2020/21
Chemistry UPDATED National 5 to Advanced Higher Course information for 2020-21
Gŗidhlig UPDATED National Qualifications: changes to assessment for session 2020/21
Care UPDATED National 5 to Advanced Higher Course information for 2020-21
Business Management UPDATED National 5 to Advanced Higher Course information for 2020-21
Health and Food Technology UPDATED National Qualifications: changes to assessment for session 2020/21
Art and Design UPDATED National 5 to Advanced Higher Course information for 2020-21
History UPDATED National Qualification course assessment changes for session 2020/21
Applications of Mathematics UPDATED National 5 to Advanced Higher Course information for 2020-21
Human Biology UPDATED National Qualification course assessment changes for session 2020/21
Latin UPDATED National Qualification course assessment changes for session 2020/21
Mathematics UPDATED National Qualification course assessment changes for session 2020/21
Mathematics of Mechanics UPDATED National Qualification course assessment changes for session 2020/21
Administration and IT UPDATED National 5 to Advanced Higher Course information for 2020-21
Media UPDATED National Qualification course assessment changes for session 2020/21
Modern Languages UPDATED National Qualification course assessment changes for session 2020/21
Modern Studies UPDATED National Qualification course assessment changes for session 2020/21
Philosophy UPDATED National Qualification course assessment changes for session 2020/21
Photography UPDATED National Qualification course assessment changes for session 2020/21
Physical Education UPDATED National Qualification course assessment changes for session 2020/21
Physics UPDATED National Qualification course assessment changes for session 2020/21
Politics UPDATED National Qualification course assessment changes for session 2020/21
Psychology UPDATED National Qualification course assessment changes for session 2020/21
Sociology UPDATED National Qualification course changes for session 2020/21
Accounting UPDATED National 5 to Advanced Higher Course information for 2020-21
Statistics UPDATED National Qualification course changes for session 2020/21

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Website Updates - 05/10/20 Status Change
National Progression Award Playwork and Childcare SCQF level 5 UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
NPA Play in a Sports Environment UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
National Progression Award Health and Social Care: Promoting Reablement SCQF level 6 UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
NC Health and Social Care UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
PDA Education Support Assistance SCQF level 6 UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
NC Early Education and Childcare UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020 published.

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Website Updates - 02/10/20 Status Change
HNC/HND Photography UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
Prior verification - SQA Advanced and HN UPDATED 2020-2021 pre-verification guidance and information published.
NC Bakery at SCQF Level 5 UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
NPA Bakery UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
NPA Food Manufacture UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
Skills for Work: Hospitality National 5 (SCQF level 5) UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.

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Website Updates - 01/10/20 Status Change
SQA Advanced Certificate in Musical Theatre UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
NPA Musical Theatre UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
HNC/HND Musical Theatre UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
NPA Dance SCQF level 4 UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
NPA Dance UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
National Certificate in Dance UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
HNC/HND Professional Dance Performance UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
HNC/HND Dance Artists UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
HNC/HND Contemporary Dance Performance UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
HNC/HND Technical Theatre UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
NC Technical Theatre UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
NPA Technical Theatre in Practice UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
NPA Professional Theatre Preparation UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
HNC/HND Acting and Performance UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
Acting and Theatre Performance UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
NPA Acting and Performance UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
HN Diploma Counselling SCQF level 8 UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
Skills for Work: Hospitality National 4 (SCQF level 4) UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
Foundation Apprenticeships - Overview and opportunities UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
HNC Healthcare Practice UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
Skills for Work: Laboratory Science National 5 (SCQF level 5) UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.

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Website Updates - 30/09/20 Status Change
SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Business UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
PDA Bricklaying SCQF level 6 UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.

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Website Updates - 25/09/20 Status Change
National Progression Award in Scientific Technologies at SCQF level 6 UPDATED 2020-21 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
HND Global Trade and Business (Fixed Framework) UPDATED 2020-21 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
HND Business with Information Technology (Fixed Framework) UPDATED 2020-21 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
HND Financial Services (Fixed Framework) UPDATED 2020-21 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
SQA Advanced Diploma in Business with Marketing (Fixed Framework) UPDATED 2020-21 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
SQA Advanced Diploma in Global Trade and Business (Fixed Framework) UPDATED 2020-21 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Accounting UPDATED 2020-21 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
Skills for Work: Health Sector National 5 (SCQF level 5) UPDATED 2020-21 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
Skills for Work: Health Sector National 4 (SCQF level 4) UPDATED 2020-21 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
NPA Science and Technology UPDATED 2020-21 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
NPA Science and Health SCQF level 4 UPDATED 2020-21 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
NPA Applied Sciences SCQF level 5 UPDATED 2020-21 Internal Assessment Guidance published.

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Website Updates - 24/09/20 Status Change
SQA Advanced Diploma in Business with Human Resource Management (Fixed Framework) UPDATED 2020-21 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
HND Business with Human Resource Management (Fixed Framework) UPDATED 2020-21 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
HND Business with Accounting (Fixed Framework) UPDATED 2020-21 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
SQA Advanced Diploma in Business (Fixed Framework) UPDATED 2020-21 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
HND Business with Marketing (Fixed Framework) UPDATED 2020-21 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
SQA Advanced Diploma in Business with Information Technology (Fixed Framework) UPDATED 2020-21 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
HND Business (Fixed Framework) UPDATED 2020-21 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
SQA Advanced Diploma in Business with Accounting (Fixed Framework) UPDATED 2020-21 Internal Assessment Guidance published.

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Website Updates - 23/09/20 Status Change
NC Photography UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
NPA Photography at SCQF level 4 and 5 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
HNC/HND Retail Management UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
National Certificate in Retailing at SCQF level 5 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
PDA Tutoring Adult Literacies SCQF level 8 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
PDA Training and Development for Delivery to Groups SCQF level 7 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
PDA Teaching Practice in Scotland’s Colleges SCQF level 9 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
PDA Support Adult Literacies Learning SCQF level 6 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
PDA Information Technology in Business SCQF level 7 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
NC Travel and Tourism UPDATED Link to 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance corrected.
HNC/HND Travel and Tourism UPDATED Link to 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance corrected.
SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Construction Management UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
NC Civil Engineering UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
HNC/HND Civil Engineering UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
NPA Built Environment at SCQF level 5 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
NPA Financial Services at SCQF level 6 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
SQA Advanced Certificate in Built Environment UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
HNC Built Environment UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
NC Built Environment UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Quantity Surveying UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
HNC/HND Quantity Surveying UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
HNC/HND Construction Management - Course overview UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Civil Engineering UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
PDA Office Management and Information Technology SCQF level 8 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
HNC/HND Building Surveying UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
PDA Management Accounting SCQF level 7 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Architectural Technology UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
PDA Financial Accounting SCQF level 7 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
HNC/HND Architectural Technology UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
PDA Book-keeping SCQF level 7 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
PDA Office Administration SCQF level 7 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
PDA Woodmachining SCQF level 6 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
PDA Wall and Floor Tiling SCQF level 6 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
PDA Stonemasonry SCQF level 6 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
PDA Roofing SCQF level 6 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
PDA Repair and Maintenance of Traditional Masonry Structures SCQF level 6 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
PDA Plastering SCQF level 6 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
PDA Painting and Decorating SCQF level 6 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
PDA Floorcovering SCQF level 6 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
PDA Carpentry and Joinery SCQF level 6 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
PDA Construction Trades UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.

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Website Updates - 22/09/20 Status Change
PDA Medical Administration SCQF level 7 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
HNC/HND Financial Services UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
HNC/HND Administration and Information Technology UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
NPA in Sports Coaching at SCQF level 4, 5 and 6 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
National Certificate in Sport and Fitness at SCQF level 4 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
HNC/HND Accounting UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
HNC/HND Business at SCQF levels 7 and 8 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published
National Certificate (NC) Wellness Therapies UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.

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Website Updates - 21/09/20 Status Change
PDA Personal Training SCQF level 7 UPDATED PDA Personal Training Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published
Scottish Football Association: Refereeing UPDATED PDA in Scottish Football Association: Refereeing - Internal Assessment Guidance published
PDA Swimming Teaching SCQF level 7 UPDATED PDA in Swimming Teaching Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published
Sports Coaching Award SCQF level 5 UPDATED Sports Coaching Award: Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published
NPA Organising Volunteering Events in Sport UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
Skills for Work: Sport and Recreation National 5 (SCQF level 5) UPDATED Skills for Work: Sport and Recreation Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published
NPA Achieving Excellence in Sport UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
NPA Exercise and Fitness Leadership UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
NPA Sports Development UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
NPA Sport and Fitness: Team Sports UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
NPA Sport and Fitness: Outdoor Sports UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
NPA Sport and Fitness: Individual Sports UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
Skills for Work: Sport and Recreation National 4 (SCQF level 4) UPDATED Skills for Work: Sport and Recreation Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published
NPA Sporting Events: Personal Best UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
NPA Manicure and Pedicure UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
NPA Nail Enhancements UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
NPA Make-Up Skills UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
NPA Long Hair Design with Make-Up UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
National Progression Award (NPA) Eye Treatments UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
National Progression Award (NPA) Beauty Skills UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
National Progression Award (NPA) Beauty Massage UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
NPA Beauty and Digital Communication at SCQF level 4 UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
HND Complementary Therapies UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
HNC/HND Make-up Artistry: TV, Film and Theatre UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
HNC Fashion Make-up UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
PDA Barbering SCQF level 7 UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
National Progression Award (NPA) Barbering UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
Skills for Work Hairdressing: National 5 (SCQF level 5) UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
Skills for Work Hairdressing: National 4 (SCQF level 4) UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published.
NC Beauty Care and Make-up, NC Beauty Care, NC Make-up Artistry UPDATED Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21: NC Beauty Care and Make-up, NC Beauty Care, and NC Make-up Artistry published
NC Sport and Fitness UPDATED NC Sport and Fitness Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published
NPA Cosmetology UPDATED NPA Cosmetology Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published
NC Hairdressing UPDATED NC Hairdressing Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published
HNC Complementary Therapies UPDATED HNC Complementary Therapies Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published
HND Sports Therapy UPDATED HND Sports Therapy Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published
HNC/HND Fitness, Health and Exercise UPDATED HNC/D Fitness, Health and Exercise Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published
HNC/HND Beauty Therapy UPDATED HNC/D Beauty Therapy Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published
SQA Board of Management UPDATED Board notes added for 30th July
HNC Hairdressing UPDATED HNC Hairdressing Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published
National Progression Award Hospitality at SCQF level 5 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
NC Travel and Tourism UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
HNC/HND Travel and Tourism UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
HND Professional Cookery with Management UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
HNC Professional Cookery UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
NC Professional Cookery at SCQF Level 6 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
NC Professional Cookery at SCQF level 5 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
NPA Professional Cookery at SCQF level 6 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
NPA Professional Cookery at SCQF level 5 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
NPA Professional Cookery at SCQF level 4 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
NPA Professional Cookery at SCQF level 3 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.

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Website Updates - 18/09/20 Status Change
National Certificate in Hospitality Operations at SCQF level 6 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
HND Hospitality Management UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
HNC Hospitality Operations UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
National Certificate in Hospitality Operations at SCQF level 5 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
National Progression Award Hospitality at SCQF level 6 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
HNC Events and HND Events Management UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
Events Co-ordination UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
Personal Development and Social Education UPDATED Work Placement Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published
HNC/HND Social Sciences UPDATED HNC/D Social Sciences Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published
Contemporary Gaelic Songwriting & Production UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
NPA Music Business UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
NPA Sound Production: Recording UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
NPA Sound Production: Live UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
NC Sound Production UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
NPA Music for Wellbeing at SCQF Level 6 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
NPA Music Performing UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
National Certificate Music at SCQF level 5 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
NC Music at SCQF Level 6 UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
HNC/HND Sound Production UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
HNC/HND Music Business UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
HNC/HND Music UPDATED 2020 Internal Assessment Guidance published.
PDA Social Sciences SCQF level 8 UPDATED PDA in Politics Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published
PDA Social Sciences SCQF level 7 UPDATED PDA in Politics Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published
PDA Social Sciences SCQF level 8 UPDATED PDA in History Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published
PDA Social Sciences SCQF level 7 UPDATED PDA in History Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published
PDA Social Sciences SCQF level 8 UPDATED PDA in Sociology Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published
PDA Social Sciences SCQF level 7 UPDATED PDA in Sociology Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published
PDA Social Sciences SCQF level 8 UPDATED PDA in Psychology Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-2021 published
PDA Social Sciences SCQF level 7 UPDATED PDA in Psychology Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published
HNC/HND Social Sciences UPDATED HNC/D Social Sciences Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published
National Courses in session 2020-21 - update UPDATED Latest news statement from SQA on national courses

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Website Updates - 14/09/20 Status Change
Heating and Ventilating Ductwork Installation UPDATED Moved to current/lapsing

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Website Updates - 10/09/20 Status Change
HND Applied Biological Sciences UPDATED HND Applied Biological Sciences Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published
HNC/HND Chemical Process Technology UPDATED HNC and HND Chemical Process Technology Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published
HNC Chemical Engineering UPDATED HNC Chemical Engineering Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published
PDA Laboratory Science SCQF level 7 UPDATED PDA Laboratory Science Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published
HND Industrial Biotechnology UPDATED HND Industrial Biotechnology Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published
HND Applied Chemical Sciences UPDATED HND Applied Chemical Sciences Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published
HND Applied Sciences UPDATED ​HND Applied Sciences Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published
HNC Applied Sciences UPDATED HNC Applied Sciences Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published
NC Applied Sciences at SCQF level 6 UPDATED NC Applied Sciences Level 6 Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published
NC Applied Sciences at SCQF level 5 UPDATED NC Applied Sciences Level 5 Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published
PDA Assessment and Supply of Individual Patients' Medicines SCQF level 7 UPDATED PDA Assessment and Supply of Individual Patients' Medicines Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published
PDA Final Accuracy Checking by Pharmacy Technicians SCQF level 7 UPDATED PDA Final Accuracy Checking by Pharmacy Technicians Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published
NC Pharmacy Services UPDATED NC Pharmacy Services Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21 published

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Website Updates - 09/09/20 Status Change
HNC Hairdressing UPDATED Hairdressing and Barbering Additional Adaption Guidance September 2020 published
PDA Barbering SCQF level 7 UPDATED Hairdressing and Barbering Additional Adaption Guidance September 2020 published
National Progression Award (NPA) Barbering UPDATED Hairdressing and Barbering Additional Adaption Guidance September 2020 published
NC Hairdressing UPDATED Hairdressing and Barbering Additional Adaption Guidance September 2020 published

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Website Updates - 08/09/20 Status Change
NQGA Tourism / Travel UPDATED Draft structure published and link to survey for proposed NPA Travel and Tourism.

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Website Updates - 04/09/20 Status Change
Subject guidance for internally-assessed qualifications in 2020-21 NEW Subject guidance for internally-assessed qualifications in 2020-21, new page published.

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Website Updates - 03/09/20 Status Change
SQA Advanced Diploma in Financial and Business Management UPDATED Finish date added
SQA Advanced Diploma in Financial and Business Management UPDATED Lapse and finish dates applied

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Website Updates - 01/09/20 Status Change
PDA Teaching Practice in Scotland’s Colleges SCQF level 9 UPDATED Information about new PDA Teaching Practice in Scotland’s Colleges SCQF level 9 (GR5K 49) published.

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Website Updates - 28/08/20 Status Change
HN Health and Social Care UPDATED Added link to HNC Healthcare Practice.
HNC Healthcare Practice UPDATED HNC Healthcare Practice - new content and document added.
Hospitality Management Skills UPDATED Evidence Requirements published.

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Website Updates - 26/08/20 Status Change
Modern Languages for Life and Work Awards UPDATED Added links to SCQF level 5 and 6 qualifications.
Award Modern Languages for Life and Work SCQF level 6 UPDATED New page for Award Modern Languages for Life and Work SCQF level 6 added.
Award Modern Languages for Life and Work SCQF level 5 UPDATED New page Award Modern Languages for Life and Work SCQF level 5 added.

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Website Updates - 21/08/20 Status Change
SVQ Dental Nursing UPDATED Supplementary guidance for SVQ Dental Nursing approved centres to support learners impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic published.
SVQs in Food and Drink Operations UPDATED New page for SVQ Spirits Operations SCQF level 6 added.
SVQ Spirits Operations SCQF level 6 UPDATED New page for SVQ Spirits Operations SCQF level 6 created.
HN Communications, Media and Journalism UPDATED New pages for HNC and HND Media and Communication added.
HND Media and Communication UPDATED New page for HND Media and Communication created.
HNC Media and Communication UPDATED New page for HNC Media and Communication published.

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Website Updates - 19/08/20 Status Change
Scottish Qualifications Authority UPDATED New appeals process information published.
2020 Qualifications - NQ learner support UPDATED Revised certificates and appeals information updated.

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Website Updates - 18/08/20 Status Change
Personal Development Awards - an overview UPDATED Personal Development: Self and Work units - Guidance briefing note on blended/online learning added under updates and announcements

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Website Updates - 14/08/20 Status Change
Social Sciences UPDATED Links to new pages for NPA Criminology SCQF 5 and 6 added.
NPA Criminology SCQF level 6 UPDATED NPA Criminology SCQF level 6 new page published.
NPA Criminology SCQF level 5 UPDATED NPA Criminology SCQF level 5 page published.
Arrangements for National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher courses in the 2020-21 session – joint statement from Scottish Government and SQA NEW Arrangements for National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher courses in the 2020-21 session – joint statement from Scottish Government and SQA.
National 5 - Advanced Higher course assessment technical consultation Session 2020-21 UPDATED National 5 – Advanced Higher course assessment technical consultation Session 2020-21 published.

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Website Updates - 10/08/20 Status Change
National Progression Award in Data Science at SCQF level 4, 5 and 6 UPDATED Teaching materials will be published in September. In the meantime contact details for support at Data Education in Schools project published.

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Website Updates - 04/08/20 Status Change
Scottish Qualifications Authority publishes 2020 Attainment Statistics NEW Scottish Qualifications Authority publishes 2020 Attainment Statistics published.

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Website Updates - 27/07/20 Status Change
Social Sciences UPDATED Added links to NPA Psychology SCQF level 5 and 6.

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Website Updates - 22/07/20 Status Change
Computing, IT & Related Areas UPDATED New page for PDA Cyber Resilience SCQF levels 7, 8 and 9.
PDA Cyber Resilience SCQF levels 7, 8 and 9 UPDATED New page for PDA Cyber Resilience SCQF levels 7, 8 and 9.

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Website Updates - 13/07/20 Status Change
Construction - Technical, Supervisory and Management UPDATED New update or announcement added
Construction - Operative & Specialisms UPDATED New update or announcement added
Construction - Craft UPDATED New update or announcement added
SVQ Construction - Technical, Supervisory and Management UPDATED New update or announcement added
SVQ Construction - Operative & Specialisms UPDATED New update or announcement added
SVQ Construction - Craft UPDATED New update or announcement added.

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Website Updates - 06/07/20 Status Change
Mental Health and Wellbeing Award at SCQF levels 4 and 5 - Overview UPDATED New unit support material

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Website Updates - 02/07/20 Status Change
2020 Qualifications support - Employers and training providers UPDATED Published latest SQA Accreditation consolidated decisions document.
Learning for Sustainability UPDATED Published information on progress to date.

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Website Updates - 30/06/20 Status Change
Freestanding Human Biology units UPDATED Changes to freestanding Human Biology units at SCQF level 6 from session 2020-21.
Freestanding Biology units UPDATED Changes to freestanding Biology units at SCQF levels 5 and 6 from session 2020-21.

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Website Updates - 23/06/20 Status Change
PDA Sports Coaching SCQF levels 7 and 8 UPDATED PDA Sports Coaching SCQF 8 added.

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Website Updates - 19/06/20 Status Change
HNC/HND Sound Production UPDATED HN Music, Music Business, and Sound Production - Subject Update June 2020 published.
HNC/HND Music Business UPDATED HN Music, Music Business, and Sound Production - Subject Update June 2020 published.
HNC/HND Music UPDATED HN Music, Music Business, and Sound Production - Subject Update June 2020 published.

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Website Updates - 17/06/20 Status Change
Politics UPDATED Updates and announcements: New optional topic will be added to Political Systems from session 2021-22

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Website Updates - 12/06/20 Status Change
Health and Social Care UPDATED Added link to NPA Palliative and End of Life Care SCQF level 6.

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Website Updates - 11/06/20 Status Change
Business UPDATED Survey: Course review of National 3 and National 4 Business

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Website Updates - 10/06/20 Status Change
Drama UPDATED Performance analysis in the 2021 Higher Drama question paper: temporary removal of two-year rule for live and recorded performances

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Website Updates - 29/05/20 Status Change
Coronavirus support - Employers and training providers UPDATED Published info about Accredited qualifications.

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Website Updates - 28/05/20 Status Change
Award in Paediatric First Aid SCQF level 6 (2019) UPDATED Updated advice on first aid training and certificate expiry extensions published.
Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid SCQF level 6 (2019) UPDATED Updated advice on first aid training and certificate expiry extensions published.
Award in First Aid at Work at SCQF level 6 UPDATED Updated advice on first aid training and certificate expiry extensions published.
Award in Emergency First Aid at Work at SCQF level 6 UPDATED Updated advice on first aid training and certificate expiry extensions published.
First Aid Awards UPDATED Updated advice on first aid training and certificate expiry extensions published.

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Website Updates - 20/05/20 Status Change
Appointee travel and accommodation - Resources UPDATED New version of SQA Appointees Expenses Policy uploaded.

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Website Updates - 13/05/20 Status Change
SQA - Coronavirus Update - Wednesday 13 May UPDATED Statement from SQA and Colleges Scotland - 13 May 2020
Scottish Qualifications Authority UPDATED Latest coronavirus statement has been published.

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Website Updates - 04/05/20 Status Change
Support by qualifications type (coronavirus) UPDATED Support for different audiences by qualification family.

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Website Updates - 01/05/20 Status Change
SQA - Coronavirus Update - Friday 01 May UPDATED Opening Statement from SQA to Scottish Parliament Education and Skills Committee - 1 May

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Website Updates - 22/04/20 Status Change
Diploma Creative Media SCQF level 7 UPDATED Updated version of Qualification Structure uploaded.

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Website Updates - 20/04/20 Status Change
Coronavirus support - Schools, learners and teachers UPDATED Added information for teachers/lecturers on producing estimates for this year's results.
Scottish Qualifications Authority UPDATED Latest Coronavirus update published - SQA National Courses – Delivering Results in 2020.

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Website Updates - 03/04/20 Status Change
SQA - Coronavirus Update - Friday 03 April NEW Joint statement from SQA and Colleges Scotland - Update to colleges
SQA - Coronavirus Update - Thursday 02 April UPDATED Arrangements for quality assurance and the certification of National Courses and Awards

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Website Updates - 02/04/20 Status Change
SQA - Coronavirus Update - Thursday 26 March UPDATED Joint statement from SQA and Colleges Scotland on Higher National certification
SQA - Coronavirus Update - Tuesday 24 March UPDATED Schools and colleges are not required to submit learner coursework for marking, in Higher and Advanced Higher courses

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