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SQA News 11 March 2021

SOLAR update: new helpdesk address and new assessment conversion service

Change to helpdesk email address

The email address for the SOLAR helpdesk has changed. Any enquiries relating to SOLAR should now be sent to 

Assessment conversion service

The SOLAR team are offering a new service to convert paper-based assessments to digital SOLAR assessments for all centres to use.

SQA-devised or prior-verified centre assessments can be converted to digital. Once converted, the digital conversion will be available to all centres delivering those qualifications.

There are many benefits to converting suitable paper-based assessments to digital:

More information about suitable assessment content and the process is available on the SOLAR website.