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Exam results 2019

Pupils all over the country got their exam results on Tuesday 6 August 2019.

How candidates received their results and certificates

Candidates got their certificates by first class post on Tuesday 6 August 2019. Additionally, candidates who signed up to MySQA receive an email or text, notifying them of their results.

The pupils, who have been praised for their achievements are being encouraged to seek any advice in the first instance from their own school. However, the following channels of advice and guidance are also available.

Advice and guidance

The following advice and helplines will operate to support candidates with their queries around the time of ‘results day’.

Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) Candidate Advice Line

Contact our Candidate Advice Line - available from 6-9 August - for help regarding your certificate:

The SQA Candidate Advice Line is available from 6-9 August and will give general information to candidates and answer any questions they have about how their Scottish Qualifications Certificate is laid out. The Candidate Advice Line staff will, however, advise candidates to raise all results enquiries directly with their own school or college. Candidate Advice Line operators will have no access to candidates’ results.

Phone: 0345 279 1000

The SQA website also offers the following:

Candidates can also seek general information from the SQA website.

SDS Exam Results Helpline

The SDS results helpline (0808 100 8000) will be open to give you careers advice and help you decide what your next options are, as follows:

6 and 7 August 2019 - 8am until 8pm

9 until 15 August 2019 - 9am until 5pm

For more information, please visit the Skills Development Scotland website.