Eligibility requirements for entry into Preliminary courses

ACE 8003

Last Updated: 24 August 2011

A student who is eligible for a Record of School Achievement may enter Preliminary courses.

A student who is not eligible for a Record of School Achievement may enter Preliminary courses:

  1. if the principal deems that the student has another credential equivalent to the Record of School Achievement; or
  2. provisionally, if the principal believes that the student has a reasonable chance of satisfactorily completing Higher School Certificate studies.

If a student is ineligible for the award of a Record of School Achievement at the end of Stage 5 and the principal will not allow provisional entry to Preliminary course(s), the student may:

  • repeat some or all Stage 5 courses
  • accumulate new Stage 5 courses.