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Kate also uses the girls and their babies to do a bit of preventative work by taking their babies along to the Scotvec module on parenting.
They warned it was impossible to draw any hard conclusions as this was the first year that the Higher Still exams, which replaced the Scotvec, Higher and Sixth Year Studies, had been in place.
Basic vocational: 1993: BTEC General and First awards; City & Guilds awards below craft level; SCOTVEC National Certificate modules; YT, YTP certificates and equivalent awards; plus 75 per cent of Other Qualifications.
Scotland has slightly different provisions; where no issue of substance is at stake, we refer for convenience throughout to 'Britain' rather than to 'England and Wales' (similarly, we omit references to Scotvec when referring to BTEC).
The agency was supposed to combine the old Scottish Examinations Board and training body Scotvec, but the committee says the merger never really happened.
The British higher-technician qualification is known as the Higher National Certificate (HNC) or Higher National Diploma (HND) awarded by the Business and Technician Education Council (BTEC) in England and Wales and the Scottish Vocational Education Council (SCOTVEC) in Scotland.
Management consultants Deloitte Touche found the SQA was riddled with flaws from the moment it was created following the merger between the Scottish Examination Board and and Scotvec.
In Scotland, |modular' further education, including Scotvec courses (equivalent to the English BTEC) are already available to pupils staying on at 15 (the minimum leaving age), who do not wish to proceed to |Highers'.
"Cliftonhill is now an approved centre and we offer SCOTVEC modular courses in sports recreation to SVQ levels two and three.
Scotvec qualifications will also be on offer for the players, and the scheme will entitle Arbroath to an SFA Gold award for youth development.
After attending a SCOTVEC interior design course at Falkirk College, Trish had never put her decorating ideas into practice.