Digital Technologies for Administrators HH82 34

The SOLAR assessments for Digital Technologies for Administrators HH82 34 has been retired in place of the new material. The new material can be found on the SQA secure website. For any further information please contact Caitlin.boyle@sqa.org.uk

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NPA Financial Services SCQF Level 6

The NPA Financial Services, SCQF Level 6, GL6W 46 has been reviewed and replaced with a new Award, NPA Financial Services, SCQF Level 6 GR3Y 46 https://www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/77113.html.  In response to centre feedback, and in conjunction with SDS, the Work Placement unit has been removed from the new award to support and facilitate positive outcomes for learners. This is the only change to the Award. GL6W 46 is now in its lapsing period with a finish date of 31/07/2023.  Centres should…

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SVQ Business and Administration NOS update

SVQ Business and Administration NOS update project has been commissioned. Instructus will be working on updating this NOS suite and would appreciate if you could please fill in this initial survey below and disseminate it to those who you may think would like to provide feedback. https://survey.zohopublic.com/zs/SazbxN For further information please contact Caitlin.boyle@sqa.org.uk

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CIMA online Business Game

CIMA have launched an online Business game which allows you to put yourself in the role of a Management Accountant.  There are a number of questions where you can give recommendations and earn points! The pass mark for the CIMA online Business game is 15 and a CIMA Certificate will be emailed out to winners! Why don’t you give it a try – have fun. Link to the CIMA Game CIMA Business game: Mackintosh-Grant      

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Social Enterprise in Education 2020 Awards

Social Enterprise in Education 2020 Awards – the good news is, you can join from wherever you are and at whatever time you like! Despite the many challenges this year, we have been so impressed with the young people around the world who have continued to create positive change in their communities. We can’t celebrate in person but we still wanted to recognise the hard work and commitment of the young people and teachers we work with and help them…

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HN Units Added/Revised

The following units have been added/revised to the group awards below; HNC/HND Accounting Group Awards have been updated to include an additional 3 optional units.  2 units have also been revised. The additional optional units are: Big Data – H8W8 34 Developing Software: Introduction– H173 34 Cyber Resilience – HT9V 34 The revised units are: Economic Issues: An Introduction – J462 34 (unit F7J8 34 lapsing 31.07.21) Statistics for Business – J45X 34 (unit F84K 35 lapsing 31.07.20) Full details can…

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NPA Enterprise & Employability Developments

I am pleased to let you know we have been given the green light for new awards at SCQF 3 and 6 for NPA in Enterprise & Employability. The work involved are as follows; Three new unit specifications • Working for Yourself SCQF 6 • Enterprise Project* SCQF 6 • Enterprise in the Community* SCQF 6 *provisional titles Two revised unit specifications • Working for Yourself SCQF 4 • Working for Yourself SCQF 5 New ASPs • Local Investigations SCQF…

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HN Accounting Assessment Support Packs/Exemplars

Amended versions of the below are now available: Accounting for Specialised Transactions – HC44 35/ASP001.  This amendment  removes reference to “hire purchase” on pages 14,15,17 and 18 in respect of IFRS16. Accounting Graded Unit 3 – F8KG 35/AEX001.   This has been amended to correct errors which had been identified. Additional Accounting Graded Unit 3 ASPS: 2 new ASPs, F8KG 35/ASP003 and F8KG 35/ASP004, are now available on the SQA secure site

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HN Administration & IT Network Event

The HN Administration & IT Network event was held on Thursday, 12th March at Stirling Court Hotel. Thanks to those who attended and supported a successful event. A special thanks to Vickie Craig from Dundee and Angus College Fiona Balloch from City of Glasgow College for sharing their interactive and engaging presentations with our sector. Fiona’s presentation on developing digital assessment focused on using several free-to-use software packages that can be used to build portfolios, using video to interact between teacher…

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HN Accounting Network Event

The HN Accounting Network event was held on Wednesday, 4th March at Stirling Court Hotel. Thank you to everyone who attended and participated in another successful event.  A special thank you to Kim Tree, Charlie Thomson and Sarah Sutherland for all the work they put into their presentations. The presentations were very well received and focused on the impact of changes as a result of IFRS16, an insight into how a centre delivers Graded Unit 2 using a Dragon’s Den…

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