The Victorian Certificate of Education


Santa Maria College offers a comprehensive range of subjects as part of the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE). The VCE is a senior secondary certificate of education recognised within the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

It is designed to be completed over a minimum of two years, and includes discipline based subjects (VCE studies) and programs from Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications.

Studies at Unit 1 and Unit 2 level are nationally and internationally benchmarked to a Year 11 standard, and studies at Unit 3 and Unit 4 level are benchmarked to a Year 12 standard. [i]

[i] VCAA Administrative Handbook