Writing and checking

This section is for appointees who will be either writing material for SQA or who will be involved in checking that written material.
Please have a look at our currently available courses below and click on the tile to access that course.

This course is designed to help those responsible for developing Course assessments, Specimen Question Papers and unit assessments understand equality issues and consider language accessibility when designing inclusive, fair and accessible assessments.

This course is for new or inexperienced writers and vetters.

It provides general guidance on assessment writing and an overview of the process for the production of Assessment Support Packs (ASPs).

It runs through the shell/template of the ASP: identifying the sections which require to be completed and giving guidance on the completion.

This is HN/NQ training for SQA Unit Writers based on the new Guide to Unit Writing

This course is designed to enable a consistent approach to item writing, ensuring high quality item design and that we are using the most appropriate form of assessment to meet the Qualification requirements.