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Website Updates - 02/08/21 Status Change
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED monthly updates 02/08/2021

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Website Updates - 23/07/21 Status Change
National Qualification approval process UPDATED Updated "Subjects not auto-approved" list.

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Website Updates - 15/07/21 Status Change
National Qualifications - external verification UPDATED Guidance on retention of evidence - Centres must retain all candidate assessment evidence for National Qualifications until 31 December.

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Website Updates - 14/07/21 Status Change
Skills for Work Case Study National 5 Creative Industries course Northfield Academy, Aberdeen NEW test change
Skills for Work Case Study National 5 Creative Industries course Northfield Academy, Aberdeen UPDATED test change

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Website Updates - 08/07/21 Status Change
Foundation Apprenticeships - Overview and opportunities UPDATED Details of the arrangements for 2021-22 added.

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Website Updates - 05/07/21 Status Change
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED monthly update 05/07/2021
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED monthly update 05/07/2021

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Website Updates - 30/06/21 Status Change
Digital Marketing UPDATED upload - 30/06/2021

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Website Updates - 25/06/21 Status Change
Alternative Certification Model - thank you from SQA NEW Alternative Certification Model - thank you from SQA.

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Website Updates - 23/06/21 Status Change
National Qualifications and Higher National and Vocational Qualifications in session 2021-22 UPDATED Update on arrangements for the delivery of National Qualifications, and Higher National and Vocational Qualifications, in session 2021-22.
Modern Languages UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
History UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Health and Food Technology UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Geography UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Fashion and Textile Technology UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Environmental Science UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
English UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Engineering Science UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Economics UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Drama UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Design and Technology UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Design and Manufacture UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Dance UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Computing Science UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Classical Studies UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Childcare and Development UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Chemistry UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Care UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Business Management UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Business UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Biology UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Art and Design (Expressive) UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Art and Design (Design) UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Art and Design UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Applications of Mathematics UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Administration and IT UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Accounting UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Statistics UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Sociology UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Science UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Psychology UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Practical Woodworking UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Practical Metalworking UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Practical Electronics UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Practical Cookery UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Practical Craft Skills UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Practical Cake Craft UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Politics UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Physics UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Physical Education UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Photography UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Philosophy UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
People and Society UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Music Technology UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Music UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Modern Studies UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Media UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Mathematics of Mechanics UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Mathematics UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Latin UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Human Biology UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Graphic Communication UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
Gàidhlig UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.
ESOL UPDATED Course information for session 2021-22 published.

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Website Updates - 16/06/21 Status Change
SQA responds to Scottish Youth Parliament open letter NEW SQA response to the open letter received from a range of signatories and Scottish Youth Parliament

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Website Updates - 11/06/21 Status Change
Appeals 2021 - Information for learners UPDATED Dates for priority appeals deadline now Tue 24 August
Appeals 2021 - learners UPDATED Dates for priority appeals deadline now Tue 24 Aug
Appeals 2021 - information for centres UPDATED Added further details on appeals 2021 for centres.

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Website Updates - 09/06/21 Status Change
Assessment Support Materials: SQA Advanced UPDATED monthly updates 09/06/2021

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Website Updates - 07/06/21 Status Change
Our focus remains on helping our young people to succeed NEW New News Item published - Opinion piece from Fiona Robertson, SQA Chief Executive, and Scotland's Chief Examining Officer
Internal Assessment Support Materials UPDATED edit 07/06/2021

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Website Updates - 02/06/21 Status Change
Alternative certification model - National Qualifications 2020-21 UPDATED Added information on the appeals process (stage 5 of the Alternative Certification Model) and small updates to stages 3 and 4 regarding contingency arrangement: incomplete evidence
National Qualifications appeals process 2021 - consultation results UPDATED Results and analysis - consultation on appeals process for session 2020-21
Incomplete evidence NEW SQA statement on incomplete assessment arrangements for learners.
Scottish Qualifications Authority UPDATED Appeals 2021 information added.
2021 Appeals Service announced UPDATED 2021 Appeals Service announced.
Advanced Higher Modern Languages - Course overview UPDATED added key messages

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Website Updates - 14/05/21 Status Change
National Qualifications 2021 - a message from organisations working across Scottish education UPDATED Latest message from organisations working across Scottish education
National Qualifications 2021 - a message from organisations working across Scottish education UPDATED Latest message from organisations working across Scottish education.
Advanced Higher Design and Manufacture UPDATED Candidate evidence and commentaries - Question paper
Advanced Higher Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies UPDATED Audio Presentation - Question paper and Dissertation

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Website Updates - 12/05/21 Status Change
Geography UPDATED Higher Geography 2020-21 assessment resource on the SQA Secure website: correction to marking instructions.
Higher Administration and IT - Course overview and resources UPDATED SQA Academy course link added under Gathering evidence information.
National 5 Accounting - Course overview and resources UPDATED SQA Academy course link added under Gathering evidence information.
Higher Accounting - Course overview and resources UPDATED Academy course added

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Website Updates - 10/05/21 Status Change
Higher Psychology - Course overview and resources UPDATED Candidate evidence and commentaries - Assignment Questions and answers - Assignment
Advanced Higher Physical Education - Course overview UPDATED Candidate evidence and commentaries - Project
Higher Design and Manufacture - Course overview UPDATED Audio presentation - Gathering evidence and provisional results
Advanced Higher Design and Manufacture UPDATED Audio presentation - Gathering evidence and provisional results
National 5 Design and Manufacture - Course overview UPDATED Audio presentation - gathering evidence and provisional results
National 5 English - Course overview and resources UPDATED National 5 - Advanced Higher overview of available Understanding Standards resources
Higher English - Course overview and resources UPDATED N5 - Advanced Higher overview of available Understanding Standards resources
Advanced Higher English - Course overview UPDATED National 5 - Advanced Higher overview of available Understanding Standards resources

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Website Updates - 05/05/21 Status Change
National 5 Music - Course overview UPDATED Guide to published 2020-21 assessment resources
Higher Music - Course overview and resources UPDATED Guide to published 2020-21 assessment resources
Advanced Higher Music - Course overview and resources UPDATED Guide to published 2020-21 assessment resources
National 5 English - Course overview and resources UPDATED Overview of Understanding Standards resources - RUAE, critical reading and portfolio
Advanced Higher English - Course overview UPDATED Overview of Understanding Standards resources -Dissertation
Advanced Higher English - Course overview UPDATED Literary Study - additional guidance

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Website Updates - 04/05/21 Status Change
HND Complementary Therapies UPDATED Appendix to subject guidance - HND Complementary Therapies
Economics UPDATED Minor correction to the Higher Economics assessment resource marking instructions on the SQA Secure website.

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Website Updates - 23/04/21 Status Change
Higher Drama - Course Overview UPDATED Audio presentation - Gathering evidence and provisional result
Higher History - Course overview and resources UPDATED Webinar recording - Question paper 2 Webinar recording Q&A - Question paper 2

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Website Updates - 22/04/21 Status Change
National 5 Modern Languages - Course overview and resources UPDATED Gathering key evidence and provisional results - questions and answers
Higher Modern Languages UPDATED Gathering key evidence and provisional results - questions and answers
Advanced Higher Modern Languages - Course overview UPDATED Key evidence and provisional results - question and answers document
National 5 Gàidhlig UPDATED Gathering key evidence and provisional results - questions and answers
Higher Gàidhlig UPDATED Gathering key evidence and provisional results - questions and answers
Advanced Higher Gàidhlig UPDATED Gathering key evidence and provisional results - questions and answers
Assessment resources - National Qualifications 2020-21 UPDATED Digital question papers for disabled learners and learners with additional support needs are available from the SQA Secure website.

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Website Updates - 21/04/21 Status Change
Advanced Higher Art and Design (Expressive) UPDATED Audio presentation - Portfolio
Advanced Higher Art and Design (Design) - Overview UPDATED Audio presentation - Portfolio

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Website Updates - 20/04/21 Status Change
What you need to know for 2021 - National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher UPDATED Gaelic version of the 'What you need to know for 2021' (NQ learner booklet) published - Am fiosrachadh a dh¿fheumas tu airson - Nàiseanta 5, Àrd-Ìre agus Àrd-Ìre Adhartach
Advanced Higher Design and Manufacture UPDATED audio presentation - Assignment (published on SQA Secure site)

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Website Updates - 19/04/21 Status Change
Higher Mathematics - Course overview and resources UPDATED Video presentation - Question paper (2018, 2019) applying marking instructions

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Website Updates - 16/04/21 Status Change
Personal Finance Awards at SCQF level 4 & 5 UPDATED SQA support packs for both Units: Money Management (FC63 04) support pack PDF and The Principles of Money (FC64 04) support pack PDF, have been removed from Units and Delivery Tools, and Tutor Support Packs and Learner Workbooks for the level 4 Award are now available from the 'Awards' section of the SQA secure website.

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Website Updates - 15/04/21 Status Change
Advanced Higher Physical Education - Course overview UPDATED Audio presentation - Gathering evidence and provisional results
Audio Presentations UPDATED Added presentation and amended link text of presentation
Higher Drama - Course Overview UPDATED Candidate evidence and commentaries - Preparation for performance
Advanced Higher English - Course overview UPDATED Candidate evidence and commentaries - Dissertation

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Website Updates - 13/04/21 Status Change
National Qualifications 2021 Group update: Alternative Certification Model Stage 2 NEW News statement with information on stage 2 of the Alternative Certification Model used to award National 5s, Highers and Advanced Highers.
Higher Applications of Mathematics - Course overview UPDATED Candidate evidence and commentaries - Project
National 5 Modern Studies - Course overview and resources UPDATED Audio presentation - Question paper overview of standards and marking instructions
Higher Design and Manufacture - Course overview UPDATED Audio presentation - Assignment
Advanced Higher Art and Design (Expressive) UPDATED AH Art and Design (Expressive) - Clarification on using centre-devised tasks to generate provisional results.
Advanced Higher Art and Design (Design) - Overview UPDATED AH Art and Design (Design) - Clarification on using centre-devised tasks to generate provisional results.
Higher Art and Design - Course overview and resources UPDATED Higher Art and Design - Clarification on using centre-devised tasks to generate provisional results.
National 5 Art and Design - Course overview and resources UPDATED N5 Art and Design - Clarification on using centre-devised tasks to generate provisional results.

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Website Updates - 12/04/21 Status Change
Advanced Higher English - Course overview UPDATED Webinar recording and presentation - Dissertation
National 4 Administration and IT UPDATED Audio presentation - Combined unit assessment and gathering evidence 2020-21
Advanced Higher Computing Science UPDATED Candidate evidence and commentaries - Project

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Website Updates - 09/04/21 Status Change
National 5 Business Management - Course overview and resources UPDATED Minor correction to the N5 Business Management assessment resource on the SQA Secure website.

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Website Updates - 08/04/21 Status Change
Assessment resources - National Qualifications 2020-21 UPDATED Information on digital question papers for learners with additional support needs.
National 5 English - Course overview and resources UPDATED Webinar recordings - Question paper 1 and Question paper 2 - guidance on modifications and provisional results
Advanced Higher Drama - Course overview and resources UPDATED Audio presentation - Assignment, Project-dissertation & Performance

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Website Updates - 01/04/21 Status Change
Equality and diversity within SQA UPDATED Added Equality Reviews for Advanced Higher Music and Music Technology.
Advanced Higher History - Course overview and resources UPDATED Webinar recording - Dissertation
Advanced Higher Economics UPDATED Candidate evidence - Question Paper 1
Advanced Higher History - Course overview and resources UPDATED Webinar covering Question paper 1 and supporting resources published
Higher Classical Studies - Course overview and resources UPDATED Question paper 2 Classical Society - webinar recording Question paper 2 Classical Society - webinar recording Q&A

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Website Updates - 31/03/21 Status Change
Higher Geography - Course overview and resources UPDATED Audio presentation: Question paper 2
National 5 Dance - Course overview and resources UPDATED Audio presentation - Question paper, Performance and Practical Activity
Higher Dance - Course overview and resources UPDATED Audio presentation - Question paper, Performance and Practical Activity
SQA Advanced Diploma in Travel and Tourism (Fixed Framework) UPDATED Updated SQA Advanced Qualification Travel and Tourism Fixed Internal Assessment Guidance published.

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Website Updates - 30/03/21 Status Change
Advanced Higher History - Course overview and resources UPDATED Candidate evidence and commentaries - Project-dissertation
Higher Geography - Course overview and resources UPDATED Audio presentation: Question paper 1 part 2 - human environments
Advanced Higher Geography - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards: Audio presentation - Project-folio
Test SQA Advanced Diploma in Financial Services UPDATED s

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Website Updates - 29/03/21 Status Change
Understanding Standards - Events schedule and webinars UPDATED New Higher Psychology webinar 19 April (4.30pm - 5.30pm)
Higher Art and Design - Course overview and resources UPDATED Added link to Understanding Standards website in Gathering evidence section.
National 5 Art and Design - Course overview and resources UPDATED Added link to Understanding Standards website in Gathering evidence section.
Advanced Higher Art and Design (Design) - Overview UPDATED Added link to Understanding Standards website in Gathering evidence section.
Advanced Higher Art and Design (Expressive) UPDATED Added link to Understanding Standards website in Gathering evidence section.

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Website Updates - 26/03/21 Status Change
Politics UPDATED Minor correction to Higher Politics assessment resource on the SQA Secure website

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Website Updates - 25/03/21 Status Change
NC Pharmacy Services UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 document for NC Pharmacy Services published.
Remote assessment - guidance for centres UPDATED National Qualifications: New guidance for centres managing remote assessment in session 2020-21
CPD webinars and materials UPDATED Added presentation and Q and A

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Website Updates - 24/03/21 Status Change
HNC/HND Sound Production UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Sound Production Published.
HNC/HND Music UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC/HND Music published.
Higher Physical Education - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards: Audio presentation - Question paper and performance
Higher Art and Design - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards: Audio presentation - Guidance on using key evidence to generate provisional results
National 5 Art and Design - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards: Audio presentation - Guidance on using key evidence to generate provisional results
Higher History - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards: Candidate evidence and commentaries - Question paper 1 (British, European and World history) Question paper 2 (Scottish history)

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Website Updates - 23/03/21 Status Change
Higher English - Course overview and resources UPDATED Webinar recording: Guidance on marking and how to apply marking principles. Webinar presentation: Critical reading SQA devised assessment
National 5 Design and Manufacture - Course overview UPDATED Audio presentation -Assignment estimates and marking guidance
SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Civil Engineering UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Civil Engineering Published.
SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Construction Management UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Construction Management Published.
SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Architectural Technology UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Architectural Technology Published.
SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Quantity Surveying UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Quantity Surveying Published.
SQA Advanced Certificate in Built Environment UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ SQA Advanced Certificate in Built Environment Published.

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Website Updates - 22/03/21 Status Change
Audio Presentations UPDATED added art and design presentation

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Website Updates - 19/03/21 Status Change
Understanding Standards - Events schedule and webinars UPDATED New webinar announced - National 5 Practical Electronics on 29 April
National Qualifications - external verification UPDATED Round 1 and Round 2 verification events cancelled.
Higher Economics - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding standards - audio presentation: Question paper guidance
Higher Business Management - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding standards - audio presentation: Question paper guidance
Higher Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies (RMPS) UPDATED Understanding Standards - audio presentation: Question paper
Higher Psychology - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards - Audio presentation: Question paper

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Website Updates - 18/03/21 Status Change
Higher Geography - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards - Audio presentation: Question paper 1 -physical and human environments
National 5 Drama - Course overview and resource UPDATED Understanding Standards - Audio presentation: Question paper and performance
Higher Photography - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards - Audio presentation: Gathering evidence and modifications session 2020/21

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Website Updates - 17/03/21 Status Change
HNC/HND Music Business UPDATED HNC and HND COVID assessment documents published for HNVQ 2021.
HNC/HND Music Business UPDATED Information on critical competences for holistic assessment document published.
Higher Computing Science - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards: Audio presentation covering Question paper and Project
NC Health and Social Care UPDATED Guidance document for Care NQ First Aid units published.
Skills for Work: Early Learning and Childcare National 5 (SCQF level 5) UPDATED Guidance document for Care NQ First Aid units published.
PDA Education Support Assistance SCQF level 6 UPDATED Guidance document for Care NQ First Aid units published.
NC Early Education and Childcare UPDATED Guidance document for Care NQ First Aid units published.
Higher Modern Studies - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards: Audio presentation - overview of Question papers and marking instructions
HNC/HND Computer Aided Architectural Design and Technology UPDATED Subject Guidance 2021 - HND Computer Aided Architectural Design and Technology published

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Website Updates - 15/03/21 Status Change
National 5 Physical Education - Course overview UPDATED Understanding Standards: Portfolio webinar recording
Higher History - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards: webinar recording - Question paper 1 gathering evidence 2020/21
PDA Education Support Assistance SCQF level 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - PDA Education Support Assistance (101 KB) published
NC Early Education and Childcare UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Early Education and Childcare published
HNC/HND Computer Aided Draughting and Design UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HND Computer Aided Draughting and Design Published.
HNC & HND Manufacturing Engineering UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC & HND Manufacturing Engineering Published.

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Website Updates - 12/03/21 Status Change
2021 Appeals Process Consultation UPDATED National Qualifications appeals consultation launched - closes on 26 March - please complete the form to contribute.
Fabrication, Welding and Inspection UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC Fabrication, Welding and Inspection Published.
SQA seeks views on 2021 Appeals Process UPDATED SQA - NQ2021 - Appeals Consulation Open - Links updated
SQA seeks views on 2021 Appeals Process NEW News Item - NQ2021 - Appeals Consultation published
HNC & HND Manufacturing Engineering UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC Manufacturing Engineering Published.
HNC Hospitality Operations UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC Hospitality Operations (New framework) published.
NC Manufacturing Engineering UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Manufacturing Engineering Published.
Advanced Higher Modern Studies - Course overview UPDATED Understanding Standards: Overview of standards for question paper and dissertation - Audio presentation
National 5 Media UPDATED Understanding Standards: Audio presentation published
Higher Media - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding standards: Guidance on marking and changes to this session - Audio presentation published
Advanced Higher Geography - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards: Project-folio candidate evidence and commentaries published

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Website Updates - 11/03/21 Status Change
Skills for Work: Beauty Higher (SCQF level 6) UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ Skills for Work: Beauty Higher (SCQF level 6) published.
Skills for Work Hairdressing: National 5 (SCQF level 5) UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ Skills for Work Hairdressing: National 5 (SCQF level 5) published.
Skills for Work Hairdressing: National 4 (SCQF level 4) UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ Skills for Work Hairdressing: National 4 (SCQF level 4) published.
NPA Nail Enhancements UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NPA Nail Enhancements published
National Progression Award (NPA) Barbering UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ National Progression Award (NPA) Barbering published.
NPA Manicure and Pedicure UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NPA Manicure and Pedicure published.
NPA Make-Up Skills UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NPA Make-Up Skills published.
NPA Long Hair Design with Make-Up UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NPA Long Hair Design with Make-Up published.
National Progression Award (NPA) Eye Treatments UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ National Progression Award (NPA) Eye Treatments published.
National Progression Award (NPA) Beauty Skills UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ National Progression Award (NPA) Beauty Skills published
National Progression Award (NPA) Beauty Massage UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ National Progression Award (NPA) Beauty Massage published.
NPA Cosmetology UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NPA Cosmetology published
National Certificate (NC) Wellness Therapies UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ National Certificate (NC) Wellness Therapies published
NC Hairdressing UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Hairdressing published.
NC Beauty Care and Make-up, NC Beauty Care, NC Make-up Artistry UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Beauty Care and Make-up, NC Beauty Care, NC Make-up Artistry published
Audio Presentations UPDATED added additional resource
NC Engineering Systems at SCQF level 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Engineering Systems at SCQF level 5 Published.
NC Electronic Engineering at SCQF Level 5 & 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Electronic Engineering at SCQF Level 5 & 6 Published.
NC Electrical Engineering at SCQF levels 5 & 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Electrical Engineering at SCQF levels 6 Published.
HNC/HND Electrical Engineering - Overview UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HND Electrical Engineering Published.
Mechatronics UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC Mechatronics Published.
HNC/HND Electronics UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC Electronics Published.
Assessing Higher National and Vocational Qualifications 2020-21 UPDATED Revised HNVQ schedule for subject guidance/critical competencies published.
NC Mechanical Maintenance Engineering UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Mechanical Maintenance Engineering
NC Measurement and Control Engineering UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Measurement and Control Engineering published
NC Engineering Systems at SCQF level 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Engineering Systems at SCQF level 6 published
HNC/D in Mechanical Engineering UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HND in Mechanical Engineering published
NC Aeronautical Engineering UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Aeronautical Engineering published
HNC/HND Electronics UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Electronics published
HNC/D in Mechanical Engineering UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND in Mechanical Engineering published

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Website Updates - 10/03/21 Status Change
HNC Engineering Practice UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC Engineering Practice published.
HNC/HND Electrical Engineering - Overview UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Electrical Engineering published.
NC Electrical Engineering at SCQF levels 5 & 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Electrical Engineering at SCQF levels 5 & 6 Published.
NC Engineering Practice UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Engineering Practice Published.
NC Fabrication and Welding UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Fabrication and Welding Published.
HNC/HND Measurement and Control Engineering UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Measurement and Control Engineering Published.
HNC/HND Engineering Systems UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Engineering Systems Published.
HNC/HND Computer Aided Architectural Design and Technology UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC Computer Aided Architectural Design and Technology Published.
HNC/HND Aircraft Engineering at SCQF level 7/8 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Aircraft Engineering at SCQF level 7/8 Published.

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Website Updates - 09/03/21 Status Change
Assessing Higher National and Vocational Qualifications 2020-21 UPDATED Critical competence template and exemplar published.
HNC/HND Technical Theatre UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Technical Theatre Published.
HNC/HND Creative Industries: Television UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Creative Industries: Television Published.
HND Hospitality Management UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HND Hospitality Management (Lapsing) published.
HNC Hospitality Operations UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC Hospitality (Lapsing) published.
National Certificate in Hospitality Operations at SCQF level 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - NC Hospitality Operations at SCQF level 6 published
National Certificate in Hospitality Operations at SCQF level 5 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - NC Hospitality Operations at SCQF level 5 published.
National Certificate in Hospitality Operations at SCQF level 5 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿NC Hospitality Operations at SCQF level 5 published.

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Website Updates - 08/03/21 Status Change
Higher Classical Studies - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published
Advanced Higher Classical Studies UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published

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Website Updates - 05/03/21 Status Change
Employability and Citizenship UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - NC Employability and Citizenship published
NPA Thoroughbred Preparation at SCQF level 5 UPDATED Published subject guidance 2021 document for NPA Thoroughbred Preparation at SCQF level 5.
NPA in Horse Care at SCQF level 4 UPDATED Published subject guidance document for NPA in Horse Care at SCQF level 4.
National Progression Award in Horse Care at SCQF level 6 UPDATED Published subject guidance 2021 document for National Progression Award in Horse Care at SCQF level 6.
NC Horse Care UPDATED Published subject guidance 2021 document for NC Horse Care.
NC Early Education and Childcare UPDATED Published subject guidance 2021 document for PDA Education Support Assistance.
NC Early Education and Childcare UPDATED Published subject guidance 2021 document for NC Early Education and Childcare.
PDA Dental Nursing SCQF level 7 UPDATED Published subject guidance 2021 documents for PDA Dental Nursing at SCQG level 7.
PDA Tutoring Adult Literacies SCQF level 8 UPDATED Published subject guidance 2021 document for PDA Tutoring Adult Literacies at SCQF level 8.
PDA Training and Development for Delivery to Groups SCQF level 7 UPDATED Published subject guidance 2021 document for PDA Training and Development for Delivery to Groups at SCQF level 7.
Dance UPDATED Gathering evidence document: Updates to Component 2: Practical activity at National 5 and Higher.
NPA Specialist Racehorse Care at SCQF level 5 UPDATED Published subject guidance 2021 document for NPA Specialist Racehorse Care at SCQF level 5.
NPA in Racing Yard Routine at SCQF level 5 UPDATED Published subject guidance 2021 document for NPA in Racing Yard Routine at SCQF level 5.
NPA Racehorse Exercise and Performance at SCQF level 5 UPDATED Published subject guidance 2021 document for NPA Racehorse Exercise and Performance at SCQF level 5.

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Website Updates - 04/03/21 Status Change
PDA Teaching Practice in Scotland’s Colleges SCQF level 9 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ PDA Teaching Practice in Scotland's Colleges SCQF level 9 Published.
PDA Support Adult Literacies Learning SCQF level 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ PDA Support Adult Literacies Learning SCQF level 6 Published.
NC Horticulture at SCQF level 5 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Horticulture at SCQF level 5 Published.
NC An Introduction to Horticulture at SCQF level 4 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC An Introduction to Horticulture at SCQF level 4 Published.
HNC Landscape Management at SCQF Level 7 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC Landscape Management at SCQF Level 7 Published.
HND Horticulture with Plantsmanship at SCQF level 8 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HND Horticulture with Plantsmanship at SCQF level 8 Published.
HND Horticulture at SCQF level 8 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HND Horticulture at SCQF level 8 Published.
HNC Horticulture at SCQF level 7 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC Horticulture at SCQF level 7 Published.
HND Garden Design at SCQF level 8 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HND Garden Design at SCQF level 8 Published. Correction*
HND Garden Design at SCQF level 8 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HND Garden Design at SCQF level 8 Published.
HNC/HND Furniture UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Furniture published.
HNC Garden Design at SCQF level 7 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC Garden Design at SCQF level 7 Published.
HNC/HND 3D Design UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND 3D Design published.
National 5 Dance - Course overview and resources UPDATED Updates to gathering evidence documents: Practical activity components at National 5 and Higher.
Higher Dance - Course overview and resources UPDATED Updates to gathering evidence documents: Practical activity components at National 5 and Higher.
Skills for Work: Sport and Recreation National 4 (SCQF level 4) UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ Skills for Work: Sport and Recreation National 4 (SCQF level 4) published.
Skills for Work: Sport and Recreation National 5 (SCQF level 5) UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ Skills for Work: Sport and Recreation National 5 (SCQF level 5) published.
Skills for Work: Sport and Recreation National 5 (SCQF level 5) UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ Skills for Work: Sport and Recreation National 5 (SCQF level 5) published.
NPA Sport and Fitness: Outdoor Sports UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NPA Sport and Fitness: Outdoor Sports published.
NPA Sporting Events: Personal Best UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NPA Sporting Events: Personal Best published.
NPA Sports Development UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NPA Sports Development published.
NPA Organising Volunteering Events in Sport UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NPA Organising Volunteering Events in Sport published.
NPA Exercise and Fitness Leadership UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NPA Exercise and Fitness Leadership published.
NPA Achieving Excellence in Sport UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NPA Achieving Excellence in Sport published.
NPA Sport and Fitness: Team Sports UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NPA Sport and Fitness: Team Sports published
NPA Sport and Fitness: Individual Sports UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NPA Sport and Fitness: Individual Sports published.
National Certificate in Sport and Fitness at SCQF level 4 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ National Certificate in Sport and Fitness at SCQF level 4 published.
National Certificate in Sport and Fitness at SCQF level 5 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ National Certificate in Sport and Fitness at SCQF level 5 published.
HND Animal Care UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HND Animal Care Published.
HND Professional Cookery UPDATED layout adjustment published
HNC Animal Care UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC Animal Care Published.
HNC Professional Cookery UPDATED Layout adjustment published
HND Equine Studies UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HND Equine Studies Published.
HNC Equine Studies UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC Equine Studies Published.
HNC/HND Contemporary Art Practice UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Contemporary Art Practice Published.
HNC/HND Art and Design UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Art and Design Published.
HNC/HND Additional Support Needs UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Additional Support Needs Published.
Award in Volunteering Skills UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ Award in Volunteering Skills Published.
HNC Professional Cookery UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC Professional Cookery (new framework) plus critical competences appendix published.
HND Professional Cookery UPDATED HND Professional Cookery with Management (new framework year 1) plus critical competences appendix published.
HNC/HND Visual Communication UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Visual Communication Published.
HNC/HND 3D Computer Animation UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND 3D Computer Animation Published.

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Website Updates - 03/03/21 Status Change
HNC Events and HND Events Management UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC Events and HND Events Management Published.
National Certificate Events Co-ordination SCQF level 5 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - NC Events Co-ordination Published.
PDA Youth Work SCQF level 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ PDA Youth Work SCQF level 6 Published.
HNC Counselling SCQF level 7 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC Counselling SCQF level 7 Published.
NC Rural Skills UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Rural Skills Published.
HNC/HND Musical Theatre UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC/HND Musical Theatre published
SQA Advanced Certificate in Musical Theatre UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - SQA Advanced Certificate in Musical Theatre published
NPA Musical Theatre UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - NPA Musical Theatre published
HNC/HND Acting and Performance UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC/HND Acting and Performance published
Acting and Theatre Performance UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - Acting and Theatre Performance published
NPA Professional Theatre Preparation UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - NPA Professional Theatre Preparation published
NPA Acting and Performance UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - NPA Acting and Performance published

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Website Updates - 02/03/21 Status Change
Music Technology UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
PDA Electronic Fire and Security Systems SCQF level 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - PDA Electronic Fire and Security Systems SCQF level 6 published.
Music UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
HNC Media Analysis and Production UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC Media Analysis and Production published.
Media UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
Graphic Communication UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
English UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4
Design and Manufacture UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
Administration and IT UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
HNC Working With Communities UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC Working With Communities Published.
NC Animal Care UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Animal Care Published.
HNC/HND Jewellery UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Jewellery Published.
NPA PC Passport UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - NPA PC Passport published.
NPA Digital Passport at SCQF levels 4, 5 and 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - NPA Digital Passport at SCQF levels 4, 5 and 6 published.
NPA Digital Literacy UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NPA Digital Literacy published.
HNC/HND Technologies in Business UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Technologies in Business published.
National Progression Award in Digital Media at SCQF levels 4, 5 and 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ National Progression Award in Digital Media at SCQF levels 4, 5 and 6 published.
NPA Digital Literacy UPDATED Format: Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NPA Digital Literacy published.
HNC/HND Technologies in Business UPDATED Format: Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Technologies in Business published
HNC/HND Creative Industries: Media and Communication UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Creative Industries: Media and Communication. HND link added. Published.
HNC/HND Creative Industries: Media and Communication UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Creative Industries: Media and Communication Published.

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Website Updates - 01/03/21 Status Change
Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
National 5 Classical Studies UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Resources Published
Practical Woodworking UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
Practical Metalworking UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
Practical Electronics UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
Physical Education UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
Modern Studies UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
Modern Languages UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
Mathematics UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
Latin UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
History UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
Geography UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
Gàidhlig UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
National 5 Modern Languages - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Resources Published
Higher Modern Languages UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Resources Published
Advanced Higher Modern Languages - Course overview UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Resources Published
ESOL UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
NC Working with Communities UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - NC Working with Communities published
National 5 Gàidhlig UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Resources Published
Higher Gàidhlig UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Resources Published
HNC Oral Health Care: Dental Nursing UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC Oral Health Care: Dental Nursing & Appendix published
Advanced Higher Gàidhlig UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Resources Published
Engineering Science UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
Drama UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
Computing Science UPDATED Updates to National 4 arrangements in 2020-21
Classical Studies UPDATED Updates to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
Higher Fashion and Textile Technology UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Resources Published
Higher Chemistry - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Resources Published
Higher Biology - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Resources Published
Advanced Higher Biology - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Resources Published
NPA Rural Skills UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - NPA Rural Skills published
National 5 Physical Education - Course overview UPDATED Understanding Standards - National 5 Portfolio examples of candidate evidence and commentaries published
Higher Human Biology - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Resources Published
Care UPDATED Update to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
Higher Computing Science - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published
Advanced Higher Computing Science UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published
Business UPDATED Update to arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
PDA Sports Coaching SCQF levels 7 and 8 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - PDA Sports Coaching SCQF levels 7 and 8 published
PDA Personal Training SCQF level 7 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - PDA Personal Training SCQF level 7 published
HND Sports Therapy UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HND Sports Therapy published
Applications of Mathematics UPDATED Updated information on arrangements for National 4 in 2020-21
HNC Soft Tissue Therapy UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC Soft Tissue Therapy published
HNC/HND Fitness, Health and Exercise UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC/HND Fitness, Health and Exercise published
HNC/HND Sports Coaching and Development UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - hnvq-2021-covid-assessment-hnc-hnd-pda-sports-coaching-fitness-health-exercise-soft-tissue-sports-therapy published
PDA Barbering SCQF level 7 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - PDA Barbering SCQF level 7 published
HNC Fashion Make-up UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC Fashion Make-up published
HNC/HND Beauty Therapy UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC/HND Beauty Therapy published
HND Complementary Therapies UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HND Complementary Therapies published
HNC Complementary Therapies UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC Complementary Therapies published
HNC Hairdressing UPDATED Subject Guidance 2021 - HNC Hairdressing published
HNC/HND Make-up Artistry: TV, Film and Theatre UPDATED Subject Guidance 2021 - HNC/HND Make-up Artistry: TV, Film and Theatre published
HN Diploma Counselling SCQF level 8 UPDATED Subject Guidance 2021 - HN Diploma Counselling SCQF level 8 published
Higher Politics - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published

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Website Updates - 26/02/21 Status Change
National 4 added value units NEW Candidates will not have to complete added value units in session 2020-21
HNC/HND Photography UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC/HND Photography published.
Skills for Work: Rural Skills National 4 (SCQF level 4) UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - Skills for Work: Rural Skills National 4 (SCQF level 4) published.
HNC/HND Photography UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC/HND Photography published.
National 5 Gàidhlig UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published
Higher Gàidhlig UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published
Advanced Higher Gàidhlig UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published
Higher ESOL - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published

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Website Updates - 25/02/21 Status Change
NC Professional Cookery at SCQF Level 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Professional Cookery at SCQF Level 6 published.
NC Professional Cookery at SCQF level 5 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Professional Cookery at SCQF level 5 published.
HND Professional Cookery with Management UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HND Professional Cookery with Management published.
HND Professional Cookery with Management UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HND Professional Cookery with Management published.
HNC Professional Cookery UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC Professional Cookery published.
NC Travel and Tourism UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Travel and Tourism published.
HNC/HND Travel and Tourism UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Travel and Tourism published.
HNC Professional Cookery UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC Professional Cookery published.
Architecture and Interior Design UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ NC Architecture and Interior Design published.
HNC/HND Radio UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC/HND Radio published.
NC Art and Design UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - NC Art and Design published
PDA Carpentry and Joinery SCQF level 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ PDA Carpentry and Joinery SCQF level 6 published.
PDA Wall and Floor Tiling SCQF level 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ PDA Wall and Floor Tiling SCQF level 6 published.
PDA Repair and Maintenance of Traditional Masonry Structures SCQF level 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ PDA Repair and Maintenance of Traditional Masonry Structures SCQF level 6 published.
PDA Woodmachining SCQF level 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ PDA Woodmachining SCQF level 6 published.
PDA Stonemasonry SCQF level 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ PDA Stonemasonry SCQF level 6 published.
PDA Roofing SCQF level 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ PDA Roofing SCQF level 6 published.
PDA Plastering SCQF level 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ PDA Plastering SCQF level 6 published.
PDA Painting and Decorating SCQF level 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ PDA Painting and Decorating SCQF level 6 published.
PDA Floorcovering SCQF level 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ PDA Floorcovering SCQF level 6 published.
PDA Bricklaying SCQF level 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ PDA Bricklaying SCQF level 6 published.
PDA Construction Trades at levels 6 and 7 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ PDA Construction Trades at levels 6 and 7 published.

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Website Updates - 24/02/21 Status Change
NC Photography UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - NC Photography published.
HNC/HND Practical Journalism without Shorthand UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC/HND Practical Journalism without Shorthand published
HNC/HND Practical Journalism with Shorthand UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC/HND Practical Journalism with Shorthand published
HNC Media and Communication UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC Media and Communication published.
HNC Media and Communication UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC Media and Communication
HND Media and Communication UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HND Media and Communication published.
PDA Social Sciences SCQF level 8 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - PDA Social Sciences SCQF level 8 published.
PDA Social Sciences SCQF level 7 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - PDA Social Sciences SCQF level 7 published
PDA Criminology SCQF level 8 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - PDA Criminology SCQF level 8 published.
PDA Criminology SCQF level 7 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - PDA Criminology SCQF level 7 published.
HNC/HND Social Sciences UPDATED Subject Guidance 2021 - HNC/HND Social Sciences published

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Website Updates - 23/02/21 Status Change
National Progression Award in Film and Media SCQF level 6 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ National Progression Award in Film and Media SCQF level 6 published.
National Progression Award in Film and Media at SCQF level 5 UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - National Progression Award in Film and Media at SCQF level 5 published.
National 5 ESOL - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published
Higher Fashion and Textile Technology UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published
National 5 Fashion and Textile Technology - Overview UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published
National 5 Mathematics - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published
Higher Mathematics - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published
Advanced Higher Mathematics - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published
Advanced Higher Chemistry - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published
Advanced Higher Modern Studies - Course overview UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published

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Website Updates - 19/02/21 Status Change
HNC/HND Quantity Surveying UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - HNC/HND Quantity Surveying published
HNC/HND Construction Management - Course overview UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Construction Management published
HNC/HND Civil Engineering UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Civil Engineering published
HNC/HND Building Surveying UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 ¿ HNC/HND Building Surveying published
HNC/HND Architectural Technology UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 HNC/HND Architectural Technology published
HNC Built Environment UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 published
Remote assessment - guidance for centres UPDATED Guidance on remote assessment/invigilation

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Website Updates - 18/02/21 Status Change
Scottish Football Association: Refereeing UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - PDA in Scottish FA: Refereeing at SCQF level 7 published
Skills for Work: Retailing National 5 (SCQF level 5) UPDATED Subject guidance 2021 - National 5 Skills for Work: Retailing published
National 5 Travel and Tourism UPDATED New Subject Guidance document added for February 2021.
Travel and Tourism (National 4) UPDATED New Subject Guidance document added for February 2021.
National 5 Practical Cookery - Course overview and resource UPDATED Guidance updated to provide additional advice that will support teachers and lecturers when planning for assessment in session 2020-21.
National 5 Practical Cake Craft - Course overview and resources UPDATED Guidance updated to provide additional advice that will support teachers and lecturers when planning for assessment in session 2020-21.
National 5 Health and Food Technology - Course overview UPDATED Guidance updated to provide additional advice that will support teachers and lecturers when planning for assessment in session 2020-21.
Higher Fashion and Textile Technology UPDATED Guidance updated to provide additional advice that will support teachers and lecturers when planning for assessment in session 2020-21.
National 5 Fashion and Textile Technology - Overview UPDATED Guidance updated to provide additional advice that will support teachers and lecturers when planning for assessment in session 2020-21.

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Website Updates - 17/02/21 Status Change
Revised model for delivering National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher results in 2021 UPDATED News statement with information on the Alternative Certification Model for 2021

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Website Updates - 16/02/21 Status Change
Alternative certification model - National Qualifications 2020-21 UPDATED Details of the Alternative Certification Model published
2021 Alternative Certification Model - Roles and responsibilities UPDATED Greater detail on the roles and responsibilities of the stakeholders involved in the Alternative Certification Model for 2021

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Website Updates - 15/02/21 Status Change
National 5 Classical Studies UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published
National 5 Media UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published
Media UPDATED Subject-specific guidance or N5 Media has been updated to include additional information about the assignment. New content is clearly highlighted in the document.

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Website Updates - 11/02/21 Status Change
Advanced Higher Physics - Course overview and resources UPDATED Understanding Standards 2020-21 Additional Materials Published
Music Technology UPDATED Revised Arrangements for National 5 Music Technology in session 2020-21 published.
Music Technology UPDATED Revised Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020-21 published.
Advanced Higher Statistics - Course overview and resources UPDATED 2020-21 Understanding Standards Materials Published
Advanced Higher Statistics - Course overview and resources UPDATED Us banner updated
Higher Physics - Course overview and resources UPDATED US banner updated

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Website Updates - 09/02/21 Status Change
Understanding Standards - Events schedule and webinars UPDATED Higher Classical Studies (Classical Society) webinar rescheduled to Wednesday 3 March 2021.
Fashion and Textile Technology UPDATED Updated guidance for Higher estimates published.

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Website Updates - 05/02/21 Status Change
HNC Social Services - Course overview and resource UPDATED HNC Social Services (GK89 15) updated 2021 assessment guidance published
HNC Childhood Practice at SCQF level 7 UPDATED HNC Childhood Practice updated 2021 assessment guidance.

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Website Updates - 04/02/21 Status Change
HNC Building Services Engineering UPDATED Internal assessment guidance
SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Construction Management UPDATED Change to assessment guidance
SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Quantity Surveying UPDATED Change to assessment guidance
SQA Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Architectural Technology UPDATED Reduction in evidence
SQA Advanced Certificate in Built Environment UPDATED Reduction in evidence
HNC/HND Quantity Surveying UPDATED Reduction of evidence
HNC Built Environment UPDATED Reduction of evidence
HNC/HND Architectural Technology UPDATED Reduction in evidence required
HNC/HND Civil Engineering UPDATED Tick major 2021 edit
Fashion and Textile Technology UPDATED Updated National 5 to Advanced Higher Course information for 2020-21 published. A typing error on page 3 has been amended: "Stage 2(d)" should read "Stage 2(b)".
Music UPDATED Updated guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 Music for provisional results published.
Music UPDATED Updated Arrangements for National 3 and National 4 in session 2020–21.
Gathering evidence for provisional results - National Qualifications UPDATED Updated National 5 guidance, February 2021.

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Website Updates - 03/02/21 Status Change
Graphic Communication UPDATED Update the graphic communications guidance link and date.
Computing Science UPDATED Updated guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 Computing Science for provisional results published.
Administration and IT UPDATED Updated guidance on gathering evidence for National 5 Administration and IT for provisional results published.

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Website Updates - 01/02/21 Status Change
Mathematics UPDATED Matamataig Àrd-Ìre: Stiùireadh cuspair-sònraichte mu bhith a’ tional prìomh fhianais ann an seisean 2020–21 published

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