The Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) is awarded to senior secondary school students who satisfy the requirements below. This qualification is recognised nationally by universities and other tertiary institutions, industry and training providers. Students complete these requirements in their final two years of senior secondary school.
Students are expected to achieve both breadth and depth in their study by selecting a range of courses to cater for their interests. They are expected to reach specified achievement standards and to achieve literacy and numeracy competence.
Demonstrate a minimum standard of literacy (reading and writing) and a minimum standard of numeracy.
Complete a minimum of 20 units, or equivalents.
At least four Year 12 ATAR courses OR
At least five Year 12 General courses and/or ATAR courses or equivalent OR
A Certificate II (or higher) VET qualification in combination with ATAR, General or Foundation courses.
- Literacy & Numeracy
- Breadth & Depth
- Achievement Standard
- Unit Equivalents
- SCSA WACE Checker