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Title Code Version Summary of changes Date of change
Digital Marketing Communications: Website Tools and Techniques HX3V 34 3 Minor amendments to evidence requirements of Outcome 2 18/09/18
Additional Support Needs: Managing and Supporting the Services G8PA 16 9 HM88 34 Health Wellbeing and safeguarding added as an optional unit to Route 1 Group 2 and to Route 2 Group.  17/09/18
3D Computer Animation G9EX 16 10 HND Framework amended to include additional optional Units:  Team Working in Computing H178 34 14/09/18
Equine Studies

G7WK 15
G7WL 16 

8

Additional Units to the optional Units: J1BR 34 Equine: Lungeing has been added to the framework for the HNC and HND framework. J1BN 35 Equine Behaviour and J1BP 35 Managing an Equine Event have been added to the HND framework only,

Appendix 1 and 2 removed from arrangements document.
21/08/18
All Graded Units All Graded Units   Conditions of Assessment have been updated across all Graded Unit Specifications 17/08/18
Developing professional Practice in Health and Social Care GJ1T 47 2 Additional Units to optional route: HF27 34 principles of Professional Practice and HX52 34 Promoting Health and Wellbeing 11/01/18
Electronic Engineering
Electronics
Electronics
GE8G 16
G7E8 15
G7E9 16
N/A Verification Group amended from 419 Electrical Engineering to 232  Electronics and Instrumentation N/A
Forestry G93N 15
G93M 15
3 F3YW 34 Forestry: Forest Service (finish date 31/07/2020) has been replaced by HX5M 35 (Start date 01/08/2018). F3YF 34 Forest Mensuration and Thinning Control (finish date 31/07/2020) has been replaced by HX5N 34 Forest Mensuration and Thinning Control (start date (01/08/2018). F3YD 35 Forest Harvesting has been replaced by HX5P 34 Forest Harvesting.  25/01/18
Arboriculture and Urban Forestry G93L 15
G93M 16
3 F3YW 34 Forestry: Forest Service (finish date 31/07/2020) has been replaced by HX5M 35 (Start date 01/08/2018) 25/01/18
Computer Arts and Design GM4G 16 2 Inclusion of additional Computer Arts and Design: Advanced Software Applications (F1EC 35) to Group 1 Optional Section. 31/01/18
Beauty Theraphy: Applied Anatomy and Physiology HW03 34 2 Core Skill Component Critical Thinking at SCQF level 5 26/02/18
Marketing Planning:Domestic Market HX3T 35 2 Core Skill Component Critical Thinking at SCQF level 6 26/02/18
Digital Marketing Communications: Website Tools and Techniques HX3V 34 2 Core Skill Component Critical Thinking at SCQF level 5 and Providing/Creating Information at SCQF 5 26/02/18
Beauty Therapy: Hand, Foot and Nail Techniques HX01 34 2 Core Skill Problem Solving at SCQF Level 6 26/03/18
Signature Massage HX02 34 2 Core Skill Problem Solving at SCQF Level 6 26/03/18
Marketing Analysis and Planning HX13 35 2 Core Skill Problem Solving at SCQF Level 6 26/03/18
Beauty Therapy: Graded Unit 1 (Project Based) HW9X 34 2 Core Skill Problem Solving at SCQF Level 6 26/03/18
Environmental Resource Management: Graded Unit 2 (Project Based) HW4R 35 2 Core Skill Problem Solving at SCQF Level 6 26/03/18
Events GK69 15 5 Additional Unit: HG1N 34 Digital Marketing: Fundamentals has been added to the HNC Framework only. 12/03/18
Travel and Tourism GF3F 15
GF3G 16
23 Additional Unit: HG1N 34 Digital Marketing: Fundamentals has been added to the HND and HNC Frameworks 12/03/18
Dental Radiography H9R8 34 2 Minor revisions to reflect that the Ionising Radiation Regulations have been updated 12/03/18
Dental Radiography: Operator H0AH 34 4 Minor revisions to reflect that the Ionising Radiation Regulations have been updated 12/03/18
Safety Management Systems D5VR 35 ; Verfication Group amended from 399 Marketing, Sales and Advertising to 151 Maritime 21/03/18
Practical Journalism GL82 16 9 Addition of Unit: A6T) 34 Freelance Working Skills has been added to the optional section 21/03/18
Childhood Practice GK9T 15 2 Addition of Units: H5LG 04  Promote the Development of Children and Young People and H5LM 04: Assess Children's Progress According to Relevant Curriculum Frameworks  have been added to the Optional section of Framework 17/04/18
Social Sciences GC3J 15 GC3K 16 12 J00G 34 : Criminology: The Accused’s Journey added to HND and HND frameworks 17/04/18

HNC Digital Design

HND Digital Design and Development

GL7Y 15

GL80 16

3

Addition of of Units: HH3G 34: Pitch a treatment, F8R6 34: Game Design Theory, F8R5 34: Character Creation and Storytelling, F6BX 35: Narrative and Genre (double credit) Added to Optional section of Frameworks for GL7Y 15 HNC Digital Design and Web Development and GL80 16 HND Digital Design and Development.

14/05/18

PDA Dental Nursing G9C4 47 12 Updates to Assessment paper process 14/05/18
PDA Domestic Abuse Advocacy GG2C 47 2 Addition of Unit: HW1A 34: Role and Skill of a Partner Worker added to Mandatory Optional section.  Number of Mandatory units reduced from four to three with no change to total credits required.  18/05/18
HNC/HND Forestry G93P 16   G93N 15 4 Corrections to the overall credit values in the HNC and HND structures 29/05/18
HNC Photography GG3C 15 7 Addition of Unit: H7MB 34 Communication: Practical Skills 29/05/18
Digital Culture: Online Communication F86P 34 02 Minor amendment to Outcome 5  - Communicate using virtual worlds, change to Communicate in an online environment 01/06/18
PDA Medical Administration G8KV 47 5 Revision of Units: Unit codes updated in line with changes to award. 
FG61 34: Medical Terminology for Administration Staff  replaces DM6C 34:  Medical Terminology for Administration Staff   
FG65 34: Hospital Patient Administration  replaces DL51 34: Hospital Patient Administration 
FG63 34: GP Medical Administration  replaces DJ4H 34: GP Medical Administration 
FG6A 35: Legal Protection of NHSS Patient Data replaces DM6A 35: Legal Protection of NHSS Patient Data
H1F0 34: Creating a Culture of Customer Care replaces DJ42 34: Creating a Culture of Customer Care
HH82 34: IT in Business: Spreadsheets replaces DE1M 34: IT in Business: Spreadsheets
F84X 34: IT in Business: Databases replaces DE1N 34: IT in Business: Databases
HH84 34: IT in Business: Word Processing and Presentation Applications replaces DE1L 34 IT in Business: Word Processing and Presentation Applications 
29/05/18
Building Information Modelling (BIM): Building Science HE2E 35

2

Superclass changed from VF to CC 04/06/18
Building Information Modelling (BIM): Principles HE2G 34 2 Superclass changed from VF to CC 04/06/18
Building Information Modelling (BIM): Residential Project HE2F 34 2 Superclass changed from VF to CC 04/06/18
CAD: 3D Printing and Scanning HE29 34 2 Superclass changed from VF to CC 04/06/18
CAD: 3D Surface and Solid Modelling HE27 34 2 Superclass changed from VF to CC 04/06/18
CAD: Cloud Technologies HE2D 34 2 Superclass changed from VF to CC 04/06/18
CAD: Digital Collaboration Practices HE2H 35 3 Superclass changed from VF to CC 04/06/18
CAD: Drawing Office Practice HE2A 34 3 Superclass changed from VF to CC 04/06/18
CAD: Systems Management HE2C 35 2 Superclass changed from VF to CC 04/06/18
CAD: User Systems HE28 34 2 Superclass changed from VF to CC 04/06/18
HNC Human Resource Management GF9N 15 5 Addition of Unit: F84L 35 Behavioural Skills for Business added to optional section of HNC award only. 06/06/18
Science Industry: Key Issues  H92K 34 2 Amendment to include organisation or company from a science based industry.  06/06/18
3D Design G8F4 16 6

The following units have been removed from the HND framework only:

DX00 34: Exhibition Design: Modular Design Systems and Techniques

DX05 34: Exhibition Design: Studio Practice

D7HJ 34: Employment Experience 1

H8T2 33: Workplace Communication in English

DG6E 34: Work Role Effectiveness (2003)

DG6G 35: Work Role Effectiveness (2003)

Specialist clusters removed and the units have been moved into the options section of the framework.

08/06/18
Fashiom Design and Production with Retail G8PV 15 G8PT 16 10 Additional Unit: F1FS 34 Designing and producing a Fashion Garment: An Introduction has been added to both HNC and HND Frameworks 08/06/18
Marketing Communicaations: Graded Unit 1 HX47 34 2 Core Skill Problem Solving at SCQF level 5 embedded 08/06/18
Marketing: Graded Unit 1 HX48 35 2 Core Skill Problem Solving at SCQF level 6 embedded
 
08/06/18
Advertising and Public Relatioins:Graded Unit 2 HX49 35 2 Core Skill Problem Solving at SCQF level 6 embedded 08/06/18
Technologies in Business: Graded Unit 2 HX47 35 2 Core Skill Problem Solving at SCQF level 6 embedded 08/06/18
Facilities Management: Workforce Development HX53 35 2 Core Skills Component Critical Thinking at SCQF level 6 08/06/18
Facilities Management: Risk Management HX54 35 2 Core Skill Problem Solving at SCQF level 6 embedded 08/06/18
Facilities Management: Business Continuity HX55 35 2 Core Skills Component Critical Thinking at SCQF level 6 08/06/18
Facilities Management: Management Accounting HX56 35 2 Core Skills Component Using Number at SCQF level 6 08/06/18
Facilities Management: Information Management HX57 35 2 Core Skills Component Crtitical Thinking at SCQF level 6 and Planning and Organising at SCQF level 6 08/06/18
Facilities Management: Managing Negotiations HX58 35 2 Core Skills Component Critical Thinking at SCQF level 6 08/06/18
Faciltiies Management: Managing Relationships with Suppliers and Specialists HX59 35 2 Core Skill Component Critical Thinking at SCQF level 6 08/06/18
Facilities Management: Managing Procurement and Contracts HX5A 35 2 Core Skills Component Critical Thinking at SCQF level 6 08/06/18
Facilities Management: Space Management HX5C 35 2 Core Skills Component Critical Thinking at SCQF level 6 08/06/18
Facilities Management:Property, Fabric and Building Service Management HX5D 35 2 Core Skills Component Crtitical Thinking at SCQF level 6 and Planning and Organising at SCQF level 6 08/06/18
Forest Science HX5M 34 2 Core Skills Component Critical Thinking at SCQF level 6 08/06/18
Forest Mensuration and Thinning Control HX5N 34 2 Core Skills Component Critical Thinking at SCQF level 5 08/06/18
Forest Harvesting HX5P 34 2 Core Skill Problem Solving at SCQF level 5 embedded 08/06/18

Beauty Therapy: Promotional and Selling Skills

HY27 35 2 Core Skills Component Crtitical Thinking at SCQF level 5 and Planning and Organising at SCQF level 5 08/06/18
Beauty Therapy: Advanced Facial and Body Therapy Techniques HY28 35 2 Core Skill Problem Solving at SCQF level 6 embedded 08/06/18
Beauty Therapy: Graded Unit 2 HY2R 35 2 Core Skill Problem Solving at SCQF level 6 embedded 08/06/18
Financial Services: International Transactions HY93 35 2 Core Skills Component Crtitical Thinking at SCQF level 6 and Using Number at SCQF level 6 08/06/18
Counselling: Contemporary Pluralistic Counselling Theory J00E 35 2 Core Skills Component Critical Thinking at SCQF level 6 08/06/18
Counselling Group Experience: Pluralistic Approach J00F35 2 Core Skills Component Crtitical Thinking at SCQF level 5 and Working Co-Operatively with Others at SCQF level 5 08/06/18
Occupational Therapy: Aspects of Sociology J07H 34 2 Core Skills Component Critical Thinking at SCQF level 5 08/06/18
Occupational Therapy: Context and Development J07L 34 2 Core Skills Component Critical Thinking at SCQF level 6 08/06/18
Occupational Therapy: Philosophy, Theory and Practice J07N 34 2 Core Skills Component Crtitical Thinking at SCQF level 6 and Working Co-Operatively with Others at SCQF level 5 08/06/18
Occupational Therapy: Quality Improvement:Audit J07P 34 2 Core Skill Problem Solving at SCQF level 6 embedded 08/06/18
Occupational Therapy: Psychology and Human Development J07S 34 2 Core Skills Component Crtitical Thinking at SCQF level 6 and Working Co-Operatively with Others at SCQF level 5 08/06/18
Occupational Therapy: Policies, Procedures and Professional Standards J07R 34 2 Core Skill Component Critical Thinking at SCQF level 5 08/06/18
Occupational Therapy: Graded Unit 1 J08E 34 2 Core Skill Problem Solving at SCQF level 6 embedded 08/06/18
Display Design G93W 16 8 FD62 34 Sculpture: An Introduction has been moved from the Mandatory Section to the Optional Section 15/06/18
Computing GF3E 15 13 Revision of Units: H1EP 34 Ethical Hacking: Fundamentals (Finish date 31/07/2021) as been replaced by J0HK 34: Ethical hacking (start date (01/08/2018) HIEN 34 Computer Forensics: Fundamentals (finish date 31/07/2021) has been replaced by J)HL 34 Digitial Forensics (start date 01/08/2018) 05/07/18
Computing: Networking GG7C 16 11 Revision of Units: H1EP 34 Ethical Hacking: Fundamentals (Finish date 31/07/2021) as been replaced by J0HK 34: Ethical hacking (start date (01/08/2018) HIEN 34 Computer Forensics: Fundamentals (finish date 31/07/2021) has been replaced by J)HL 34 Digitial Forensics (start date 01/08/2018) 05/07/18
Computing: Technical Support GM9D 16 3 Revision of Units: H1EP 34 Ethical Hacking: Fundamentals (Finish date 31/07/2021) as been replaced by J0HK 34: Ethical hacking (start date (01/08/2018) HIEN 34 Computer Forensics: Fundamentals (finish date 31/07/2021) has been replaced by J)HL 34 Digitial Forensics (start date 01/08/2018) 05/07/18
Legal Services G8GY 15/G8H0 16 23 Addition of Units: DF87 34 Health and Safety Legislation: An Introduction has been added to the option section of the HND framework. FOEB 34 Criminal Justice System in Scotland has been added tothe optional section  of the HNC framework 05/07/18
HNC Computer Games Development GM09 15 2 Addition of Unit: F5GC 34: 3D Computer Modelling and Animation: An Introduction added to optional section of HNC only. 05/07/18
HND Computing: Technical Support  GM9D 16 4 Unit added: H17V 34 Security Concepts added to Optional units Group 4 Local Options 12/07/18

HNC Radio

HND Radio

GK7N 15

GK7P 16

4 Addition of Optional Unit: J0S9 34 – Working in Radio added to both HNC/HND frameworks as Optional Mandatory unit. 13/07/18
HND Professional Cookery  GF4T 16 19 Addition of Unit:  DL4M 34 – Managing Hospitality Organisations 2 added to the optional section of the HND Professional Cookery award only. 13/07/18
HNC/HND Marketing

GC84 15          

GC85 16

21

Revision of Unit:

DV77 35: Consumer Behaviour: Research and Applications (Finish date 31/07/2021) has been replaced by J11P 35 Consumer Behaviour: Research and Applications (Start date 01/08/2017) for both HNC/HND Frameworks

18/07/18
HNC/HND Advertising and PR

GC81 15

GC83 16

17

Revision of Unit:

DV77 35: Consumer Behaviour: Research and Applications (Finish date 31/07/2021) has been replaced by J11P 35 Consumer Behaviour: Research and Applications (Start date 01/08/2017) for both HNC/HND Frameworks

18/07/18
HNC Business G9ML 15 G9ML 16 26 Addtional Unit: H1F2 34 Management: Leadership at Work added to the optional section of both HNC and HND frameowrks 18/07/18
Fashion Technology and Manufacture with Design GG11 15 7 Revision of Unit: Pattern Development and Fitting Tailored Garments (F1PV 35) moved from Mandatory to Optional in HNC Framework only. 18/07/18
Computer Science GG7D 16 11 Addition of Optional Unit: HT6W 35 Open Source Operating Systems: Introduction to Command Line Administration added to Group 1 Specialist options 19/07/18
Beauty Therapy: Advanced Facial and Body Therapy Techniques  HY25 35 3 Minor amends to  house styling and formatting 28/07/18
HND 3D Computer Animation  G9EX 16 9 Correction to Credits for Unit: HH58 35: Creating a Showreel and Portfolio. Unit was incorrectly shown to have 16 SCQF credit points and a credit value of 2. This has been corrected to show 8 SCQF Credit points and a credit value of 1. 10/08/18
Mathematics for Science 2 H8XR 34 3 Content added to ensure that the unit meets the notional design length of 40 hours 10/08/18
Mathematics for Science 1 H8XP 33 3 Content removed to ensure that the unit does not exceed the notional design length of 40 hours.   10/08/18
Fundamental Chemistry: An Introduction  H92W 33 4

The number of practical experiments for Outcome 2 reduced from three to two. 

One of the experiments must be reported by production of a full laboratory report.  The remaining experiment can be reported by production of a full laboratory report, completion of an appropriate pro forma, a laboratory diary entry or a checklist.

17/08/18
Physics 1 H93D 33 2 Duration of assessment for Outcomes 1-3 increased to 90 minutes, and a laboratory diary entry is now acceptable evidence for Outcome 4. 17/08/18
HNC/HND Counselling G8H6 15                            GM4H 16 5 Additional Paragraph added to Page 24 of GAS: “Students should apply for student membership of BACP as soon as they have been enrolled onto the HND. This will help to reduce possible delays in processing their application” 20/08/18
HND Accounting G9M6 16 14 Revision of Unit: F7R6 35 Business Taxation has been replaced by J0LY 35 Business Taxation  and will finish on 31/07/2020 21/08/18
HNC/HND Business G9ML 15                G9MM 16 27 Revision of Unit: F7R6 35 Business Taxation has been replaced by J0LY 35 Business Taxation  and will finish on 31/07/2020 21/08/18
HND Financial Services GE9V 16 9 Revision of Unit: F7R6 35 Business Taxation has been replaced by J0LY 35 Business Taxation  and will finish on 31/07/2020 21/08/18
HND Financial Services GP0A 16 2 Revision of Unit: F7R6 35 Business Taxation has been replaced by J0LY 35 Business Taxation  and will finish on 31/07/2020 21/08/18
Animal Care

G91P15

GG1R 16

8 Addition of Units to the Optional Section of both HNC and HND frameworks. J1BH 34 Small Animal Husbandry, J1BJ 34 Animal Care: Microbiology, J1BK 34 Animal Care: Equine Care, J1BL 35 Animal Care: Small Animal Parasitology, J1BM 35 Animal Care: Ecosustems and Biodiversity. 22/08/18
Computing GF3E 15 n/a Units added: FM97 35 Self Describing Data and H8W8 34 Big Data  added to Optional units Group 4 Local Options 23/08/18
Computer Science GG7D 16 n/a Unit added:  H8W8 34 Big Data  added to Optional units Group 4 Local Options 23/08/18
Photography GG3D 16 8 Unit H1LL 34 Photography: Stock has been added to Option Group 1 to the HND frameowk only 31/08/18
Biomedical Pathology H925 35 2 Reference to an example of an ASP and marking guidelines have been removed 03/09/18
Fashion Make-up: Current Fashion and Classic Make-up Skills J0H2 34 3 Removal of strip and individual lashes from outcome 1 and 3 Clarification of evidence requirements for centres 07/09/18
Computing GF3E 15   Addition of Optional Unit: HF3K 34 Web Technologies 1: HTML and CSS added as Local Optional unit. 11/09/18
Computing: Software Development GG7E 16   Addition of Optional Unit: HF3K 34 Web Technologies 1: HTML and CSS added as Local Optional unit. 11/09/18
Computing: Networking  GG7C 16   Addition of Optional Unit: HF3K 34 Web Technologies 1: HTML and CSS added as Local Optional unit. 11/09/18
Media Analysis and Production G916 15 5

Revision of Units: DM2G 35 Television Scriptwriting: Non-Factual Programmes replaced by F45S 35.  

DM2F 35 Television Scriptwriting: Factual Programmes replaced by F45R 35.

20/09/18
Dental Nursing  GL65 16 4 Addition of Unit: J11R 36 Research in Dental Practice added to Optional Units for HND award.  20/09/18
Dental Nursing: Principles of Infection Prevention and Control in the Dental Environment  H9RA 34 2 COSHH date change to 2002 and RIDDOR date change to 2013 due to changes in legislation. 20/09/18