Subject guidance for internally-assessed qualifications in 2020-21

We would like to acknowledge the collaboration and support of centres in working together to develop alternative assessment arrangements for learners during the unprecedented circumstances we have all had to face in the 2019–20 session.

We are now in the process of confirming adaptations to assessment requirements for internally-assessed qualifications in session 2020-21.

This covers Higher National Certificates and Diplomas, SQA Advanced Certificates and Diplomas, Professional Development Awards, National Progression Awards, National Certificates, Skills for Work, Awards and internally-assessed NQ Units.

The following spreadsheet details when we will publish subject-specific guidance for assessing internally-assessed qualifications in 2020-21 and will be updated with links to the guidance as it is published.

The guidance will also be available on the relevant subject page.

The subject-specific guidance should be considered alongside the general guidance: