Courses that don't fit the other categories

Clear and Confident Writing Support Course

Clear and Confident Writing course post-training session tasks and activities

The Digital Media and IT Vendor Alliance (DIVA)

We are committed to giving learners in Scotland the best available opportunities to develop world-class competences in IT and digital media.

As technology constantly develops it drives the need for user skills and productivity. High quality skills in digital and IT are increasingly fundamental to providing a solid platform for economic growth.

The Digital Media and IT Vendor Alliance (DIVA) is a partnership between SQA and leading global companies in information technology and digital media that gives users of SQA qualifications access to industry-led curriculum, certifications, training and supporting resources.

  • Learners and educators benefit from the substantial investment by vendors in high-quality, up-to-date materials.
  • Industry and employers benefit from development of workforce skills tailored to their sector needs.

Equality Review of Qualifications

The Equality Review of Qualifications Process covers all SQA validated Units. 

This course provides information on how to equality review all SQA validated Units and is aimed at Qualification Managers, Qualification Officers and all those involved in qualification development. 

This course is open to everyone.

New National Qualifications: Policy, Design and Guidance

Information on new National Courses and Units for those involved in development or maintenance.

Protecting Information Training - SFC

This course is an introduction to appropriate handling of personal and confidential information.

Webinar presenter training

This training is for Presenters who will be leading an online webinar for SQA through the Adobe Connect software.

Writing objective test questions


This course is an introduction to designing Objective Tests. We will give a broad overview of the different types of assessment currently used and then focus on Objective tests. We will describe the various objective question types and take a more in-depth look at how to design valid/reliable Multiple Choice questions.

Writing objective test questions - Quals Programme

This course is an introduction to designing Objective Tests. We will give a broad overview of the different types of assessment currently used and then focus on Objective tests. We will describe the various objective question types and take a more in-depth look at how to design valid/reliable Multiple Choice questions.

There will be an associated workshop which will allow participants to create Objective Tests based on their own materials in a supportive environment.