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Title Code Revised version number Summary of changes Date of change
Business GM8A 47

GM8Y 48

06 Additional Optional Units: J1GN 47 Social Media and J1GP 48 Social Media for Business have been added to the optional section of both the SQA Advanced Certificate and SQA Advanced Diploma Frameworks 12/11/18
Marketing Practice: An Introduction HP0A 47   Unit Revision: HP0A 47 Marketing Practice (finish date 31/07/2021) has been replaced by J1GM 47 Marketing Practice: An Introduction (start date 01/08/2018)
 
09/11/18
Supervision and Management HW8N 47   Unit Revision: HW8N 47 Supervision and Management (finish date 31/7/2021) has been replaced by J1E3 47 Supervision and Management (start date 01/08/2018) 09/11/18
Business Management: an Introduction HW9H 47   Unit Revision: HW9H 47 Business Management: an Introduction (finish date 31/07/2021) has been replaced by J1E4 47 Business Practice: an Introduction (start date 01/08/2018) 09/11/18
Computing GM8K 47 05

Additional optional units have been added to the Group 4 options:

J1GK 47 Web Technologies 1: HTML and CSS
HP2L 48 Software Development: Object Oriented Programming
HR9T 47 Big Data
HP2H 48 Self Describing Data (XML)

09/11/18
Information and Communication Technology in Business HP7A 48 02 Outcome 5 Evidence Requirements – clarification of total number of objects to be imported to the presentation 24/10/18
Behavioural Skills for Business HP6W 48   Unit Revision: HP6W 48 Behavioural Skills for Business (finish date 31/07/2021) has been replaced by J1E5 48 Behavioural Skills for Business (start date 01/08/2018).  10/10/18
Digital Marketing Communications: Website Tools and Techniques  HX5K 47 03 Minor amendments to Evidence Requirements for Outcome 2 18/09/18
Machine Learning J1CN 47 02 Core Skill component Critical Thinking embedded at SCQF level 5 31/08/18
Internet of Things J1CM 47 02 Core Skill component Critical Thinking embedded at SCQF level 5 31/08/18
Computer Programming J1CH 47 02 Core Skill component Critical Thinking embedded at SCQF level 5 31/08/18
Computer Architecture J1CE 47 02 Core Skill component Critical Thinking embedded at SCQF level 6 31/08/18
Business Taxation J11S 48 02 Core Skill components Critical Thinking and Using Number at SCQF level 6 embedded 31/08/18
Digital Forensics J0L3 47 02 Core Skill of Problem Solving at SCQF level 5 embedded 31/08/18
Ethical Hacking J0L2 47 02 Core Skill of Problem Solving at SCQF level 6 and Core Skill component of Accessing Information at SCQF level 5 embedded

31/08/18

Computer Science  GM91 48 04

Addition of Optional Units:

J1CD 47 Artificial Intelligence 

J1CE 47 Computer Architecture 

J1CF 47 Computer Operating Systems 

J1CG 48 Computer Operating Systems 

J1CH 47 Computer Programming 

J1CJ 47 Emerging Technologies & Experiences 

J1CL 47 Firewall Essentials 

J1CM 47 Internet of Things 

J1CN 47 Machine Learning 

J1CP 48 Machine Learning 

J1CR 47 Robotics: Fundamentals 

have been added to the Group 1 Options

30/08/18
Fundamental Chemistry: Theory and Laboratory Skills HV00 47 02

The number of practical experiments for Outcome 5 reduced from five to four. All four experiments can be reported by production of a full laboratory report, completion of an appropriate pro forma or a laboratory diary entry.

28/08/18
All Graded units     Conditions of Assessment have been updated across all Graded Unit specifications 17/08/18
Mathematics for Science 1 HV6N 46 02 Content removed to ensure that the unit does not exceed the notional design length of 40 hours.   13/08/18
Business Taxation HR1J 48   Unit Revision: Unit Business Taxation HR1J 48 (finish date 31/07/20) has been revised by the unit J11S 48 Business Taxation (start date 01/08/18). Centres can enter candidates for the replacement unit (J11S 48) from 01/08/18. Centres may continue to enter students on the unit HR1J 48 but all students must have completed and results submitted for the unit no later than 31/07/2020 25/07/18
Computer Science GM91 48  03 Additional Option Unit: HP33 48 Open Source Operating Systems: Introduction to Command Line Administration has been added to the SQA Advanced Diploma in Computer Science.

23/07/18

Professional Cookery GM90 48  02 Additional Option Unit: HP4L 47 Managing Hospitality Organisations 2 has been added to the SQA Advanced Diploma in Professional Cookery  19/07/18
Business GM8A 47/GM8Y 48  03 Additional Option Unit: HV2C 47 Management: Leadership at Work has been added to the optional section of both the SQA Advanced Certificate and the SQA Advanced Diploma  in Business Frameworks 

18/07/18

Ethical Hacking Fundamentals HR90 47   Unit Revision:The unit Ethical Hacking Fundamentals HR90 47 (finish date 31/07/21) has been replaced by the unit Ethical Hacking J0L2 47 (start date 01/08/18). Centres can enter candidates for the replacement unit (J0L2 47) from 1st August 2018. Centres may continue to enter students on the unit HR90 47 but all students must have completed and results submitted for the unit no later than 31/07/2021 28/06/18
Computer Forensics Fundamentals HP28 47   Unit Revision: The unit Computer Forensics Fundamentals HP28 47 finish date 31/07/21) has been replaced by the unit Digital Forensics J0L3 47 (start date 01/08/18). Centres can enter candidates for the replacement unit (J0L3 47) from 1st August 2018. Centres may continue to enter students on the unit HP28 47 but all students must have completed and results submitted for the unit no later than 31/07/2021 28/06/18
Digital Culture: Online Communication  HR81 47 02 Minor amendment to Outcome 5  - Communicate using virtual worlds, changed to Communicate in an online environment 28/06/18
Building Information Modelling (BIM): Building Science HR7K48

02

Superclass changed from VF to CC 08/06/18
Building Information Modelling (BIM): Principles HR7N47 02 Superclass changed from VF to CC 08/06/18
Building Information Modelling (BIM): Residential Project HR7L47 02 Superclass changed from VF to CC 08/06/18
CAD: 3D Printing and Scanning HV1L47 02 Superclass changed from VF to CC 08/06/18
CAD: 3D Surface and Solid Modelling HV1K47 02 Superclass changed from VF to CC 08/06/18
CAD: Cloud Technologies HV1P47 02 Superclass changed from VF to CC 08/06/18
CAD: Digital Collaboration Practices HR7T48 02 Superclass changed from VF to CC 08/06/18
CAD: Drawing Office Practice HV1N47 02 Superclass changed from VF to CC 08/06/18
CAD: Systems Management HV2348 02 Superclass changed from VF to CC 08/06/18
CAD: User Systems HR7H47 02 Superclass changed from VF to CC 08/06/18