Credit Transfer Arrangements for HNDs (2012) September 2012 Friday 14 September 2012
Aims of Session credit transfer Clarify concept of credit transfer between 2005 and 2012 HND frameworks Agree a process to be followed by Centres Examine scenarios re potential credit transfer – what issues influence a Centres decision to proceed?
credit transfer What is credit transfer? credit Where a candidate partially completes the 2005 framework and seeks to return to complete the HND, they may receive credit for some of the Units on the 2012 framework. map Centres will map achieved 2005 Units against the 2012 Units to identify what still needs to be completed by the candidate. credit transfer This mapping exercise will provide evidence forcredit transfer
Steps to Follow Candidate approaches a centre to finish their HND Obtain copy of SQA records showing Units achieved to date Map the achieved Units against the 2012 Units (see CT Guide) Candidate able to complete work/Units at the same time as Year 2 Units Candidate has 50% +/- of Year one Units, need to complete Year One Units before starting Year Two Not appropriate – full restart Possible options Candidate is registered with SQA f`or all Units on 2012 framework, mapping evidence must be kept in case they are requested by SQA
ConsiderationsConsiderations How much work is required to be completed by the Candidate and how will this be managed? Currency of the Units achieved? Who bears the cost? Support from SQA – Credit Transfer Guidance but with a health warning!
Possible Scenarios In groups examine Scenario 1 in your conference notes, together agree answers for points a) – c). (15 minutes max) Now consider Scenario 2 (5 minutes max)
Revisit Aims of Session credit transfer Clarify concept of credit transfer between 2005 and 2012 HND frameworks Agree a process to be followed by Centres Examine scenarios re potential credit transfer – what issues influence a Centres decision to proceed?
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