PDA in Final Accuracy Checking by Pharmacy Technicians

A new Professional Development Award (PDA) in Final Accuracy Checking by Pharmacy Technicians at SCQF level 7 has recently been developed.

The PDA in Final Accuracy Checking by Pharmacy Technicians has been designed to enable learners to develop the knowledge and skills required to carry out the role of an accuracy checking pharmacy technician.

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Advanced Higher Biology Project

The Advanced Higher Biology Project Marking Instructions were updated during main diet 2016. The Advanced Higher Biology Project Assessment Task (PAT) and General Assessment Information (GAI) documents have been updated to reflect these updates, and they have also been updated to clarify assessment conditions.

To access the updated Marking Instructions, please click on the weblink below:

Advanced Higher Biology

The Instructions for candidates (Appendix 1 within the PAT) have also been updated to reflect these updates.

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National 5 Biology and Higher Biology/Human Biology Assignments

The National 5 and Higher Biology, and Higher Human Biology Assignment Marking Instructions were updated during main diet 2016. The National 5 and Higher Biology, and Higher Human Biology Coursework Assessment Task (CAT) and General Assessment Information (GAI) documents have been updated to reflect these updates.

To access the updated Marking Instructions, please click on the relevant weblink below:

National 5 Biology
Higher Biology
Higher Human Biology

The Instructions for Candidates (Appendix 1 within the CAT) have also been updated to reflect these updates.

To access the updated Instructions for Candidates (via the SQA Secure website), please click on the relevant weblink below:

National 5 Biology
Higher Biology

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SVQs in Laboratory and Associated Technical Activities

The following SVQs in Laboratory and Associated Technical Activities have recently been extended until the 30th November 2018:

SVQ 2 Laboratory and Associated Technical Activities (Industrial Science) SCQF level 6 (GE49 22)
SVQ 3 Laboratory and Associated Technical Activities (Education Science) SCQF level 7 (GE4A 23)
SVQ 3 Laboratory and Associated Technical Activities (Industrial Science) SCQF level 7 (GE4C 23)

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Staffing update

Christina Gillan has recently joined the team as Qualifications Officer for HN/SVQ Science/Pharmacy.

Any queries related to HN/SVQ Science/Pharmacy should be directed to Christina – christina.gillan@sqa.org.uk

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Biology/Human Biology – Depute Principal Assessor Vacancies

Applications are invited for the post of Depute Principal Assessor for National 5 and Higher Biology and Higher Human Biology.

The Depute Principal Assessor role is a new role to the current appointee structure and must be able to deputise for the Principal Assessor in all aspects of the role if required.

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NQ Science – Updated Common Questions

Updated common questions for Science have now been published.

Click on the following weblink to access the updated common questions – Science

For further information, please contact Paula – paula.greenwood@sqa.org.uk

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NQ Biology/Human Biology – Updated Common Questions

Updated common questions for Biology and Human Biology have now been published.

Click on the following weblink to access the updated common questions – Biology & Human Biology

For further information, please contact Paula – paula.greenwood@sqa.org.uk

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