Providing senior secondary education

Senior secondary education is designed to prepare students for initial entry into the workforce, for vocational education and training and higher education studies. It is undertaken in Years 11 and 12.

In Victoria, the VRQA is responsible for the:

  • registration of senior secondary providers to deliver one or more senior secondary qualification:
    • in schools
    • in non-school settings.
  • registration to become a senior secondary awarding body
  • accreditation of senior secondary qualifications.

For information about applying to provide senior secondary education, see:

For information about becoming an awarding body or about accreditation of senior secondary courses, see: