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Queensland Certificate of Education

The Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) is awarded providing certain criteria are met, including:
  • 20 credits of sound achievement, pass or equivalent at a set standard. Twelve credits must be from core courses.
  • Literacy and numeracy requirements
If students have not met the full criteria by the end of Year 12 their “learning account” towards the QCE remains open and they can continue to work towards their QCE for a number of years.
Students receive detailed information about courses and the QCE in Years 10 and 11.
More information talk to the Guidance Officer or visit the Queensland Studies Authority website.
Students finishing Year 12 in 2019 may be eligible to receive:
1. The Queensland Certificate of Education

2. A Senior Statement showing all studies and results achieved by the end of Year 12 which contribute to the awarding of the QCE (issued regardless of whether the  student has met the requirements for the QCE at the end of Year 12)

3. An Australia Tertiary Admissions Rank assuming eligibility criteria have been met.

4. A Tertiary Entrance Statement showing the student’s Overall Position (OP) and Field Positions (FPs) used for determining eligibility for admission to tertiary courses provided that:

A minimum of 20 semesters of Authority subjects have been complete

At least three of these subjects have been studied for all four semesters

They have sat the Queensland Core Skills (QCS) test.

5. Queensland Certificate of Individual Achievement (QCIA)  for our profiled students who are part of the Special Education Program (SEP). Students finishing Year 12 in 2020 may be eligible to recieve.