Support by qualification type

We know that this is a challenging time for everyone, we're doing our best to give you all the information, support and resources you need, as quickly as possible.

National Qualifications (NQs)

We have now published information to support you in delivering National Qualifications in session 2020/21.

Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs)

Employer and training provider support

Professional Development Awards (PDAs)

Employer and training provider support

National Certificates and National Progression Awards

FE college support

HNCs and HNDs

Staff support for FE colleges

College students

Foundation Apprenticeships

Statement on Foundation Apprenticeships (Friday 12 June 2020)

Colleges Scotland, SQA, SDS and Universities Scotland have jointly agreed a solution to safeguard the progression and admission of Foundation Apprenticeship (FA) learners, due to complete their FAs in June 2020.


Message to SQA International centres (Tuesday 21 April 2020)

Our new guide to making assessment judgements for SQA Advanced Qualifications, HNDs, NC and NPA qualifications:

COVID-19 Guidance for International Centres (210 KB)

Candidates -Please speak directly to your centre if you have any questions.

Qualifications for England and Wales

Staff support for FE colleges

Employer and training provider support