Dates and timelines for school applications

​The following timeline relates to applications to register a school or to amend an existing school registration, with a start date of Term 1, 2022.

The timeline does not apply to schools that already have a senior secondary qualification on their scope of registration and intend to add an additional senior secondary qualification to their scope of registration.

Applications and feedback meeting

​​Closing date for applications​​30 June 2021
​VRQA assesses application​August/September
​Applicant attends feedback meeting​August/September
​VRQA final submission due (except certain requirements*)​4–6 weeks after feedback meeting
​Start date​Term 1, 2022

*Certain requirements relate to final teacher list, student enrolment numbers and some building documentation such as the occupancy permit.