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Co-ordinator Update 28 February 2020

National Qualifications 2020 - despatch of stationery to centres and uplift dates

In a change for 2020, white poly-envelope bags and centre-specific SQA/Parcelforce address labels for all uplifts were despatched with flyleaf stationery on 17 February 2020.

Guidance notes for preparing materials for uplift will be issued with Attendance Registers (Ex6) and carrier reports, and will indicate the material you should present for collection. You will receive these guidance notes (depending on your course/unit entries):


Distribution Date

National 5 coursework

3 March 2020

Higher/Advanced Higher coursework

25 March 2020

Art and Design coursework

25 March 2020


16 April 2020

National Qualifications 2020: uplift dates

Wednesday 18 March 2020

Thursday 23 April 2020

Tuesday 28 April Friday 5 June 2020

Tuesday 5 May 2020

Thursday 7 May 2020

Thursday 28 May 2020

All uplifts, by our designated carrier company, will take place between 8.30 am and 4.30 pm.

It is important that you let us know if your uplift requirements change. Changes could arise because of late entries, withdrawals, or changes of level. If you find an uplift is no longer necessary, please contact us using the details below.

For specific information on the materials to be submitted, see section 11: Components and Coursework of the Guide for SQA Co-ordinators 201920 and the Key dates for 201920. These guides are available under the NQ Information section on

Should you have any queries, please contact:

Script Management

Direct line: 0345 213 6732