Higher Fashion and Textile Technology

Course Specification (30/05/2023)

Explains the structure of the course, including its purpose and aims and information on the skills, knowledge and understanding that will be developed.

Past Papers and Marking Instructions

Access all past papers by subject/level

Additional question papers resources

Illustrates the standard, structure and requirements of the question papers candidates will sit (includes marking instructions).

Coursework (21/11/2023)

This section provides information on marking instructions and/or the coursework assessment task(s). It includes information that centres need to administer coursework and must be read in conjunction with the course specification.


Previous briefs

Candidate Workbooks for Higher Fashion and Textile Technology (available in multiple formats) can be found on the Understanding Standards website, in the additional resources for Session 2021-22 section.


Summary of fabric properties

Information on the production and submission of SQA-assessed coursework for National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher.

Understanding Standards (20/12/2023)

Examples of candidate evidence with commentaries

Further examples of candidate evidence and commentaries can be found on SQA¿s secure website and you can access these through your SQA co-ordinator.

Webinar (recordings)

Video overview of course assessment from session 2018-19

Audio Presentation

Guidance Document

Practical Skills Videos

Changes to understanding standards materials

Please note: Understanding Standards materials are regularly reviewed to ensure they remain up to date.

Course reports (14/09/2023)

Provides information on the performance of candidates - which is useful to teachers, lecturers and assessors in their preparation of candidates for future assessment.

Course Reports

Verification Reports

Fashion and Textile Technology: Quality Assurance - external verification

Course support (15/05/2024)

Ushare open learning resources