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Single study providers

All Single Study Providers intending to deliver a VCE study must comply with the associated minimum standards for registration and the conditions set by the VCAA (Education and Training Reform Regulations 2017, Schedule 8).

A Single Study Provider delivers a single VCE study to students who are completing their VCE or VCAL through another school.

Single Study Providers enable students to undertake VCE studies their home school may not make available.

Single study providers seeking authorisation to deliver VCE Dance, VCE Music or VCE Language courses must be authorised by the VCAA. 

Authorisation advice and process for VCE Dance and VCE Music

Providers must apply for authorisation and registration concurrently.

Single study providers may apply for registration to deliver VCE Dance or VCE Music either:

OR

  • make agreement arrangements with each student’s home school, this would require a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between all parties.

Non-school providers are authorised for a period of five years.

If a provider wishes to expand their course offering in this period, they must apply for authorisation to do so.

Providers need to apply for re-authorisation and re-registration at the end of this period.

Visit the VRQA  to find out more.

Evidence requirements for VCE Dance and VCE Music

All Single study providers need to provide evidence to demonstrate their capacity to deliver the curriculum and assessment of the VCE.

Complete and submit the following:

Application for authorisation for a Single study provider

Assessment task plan

Curriculum and assessment plan

Accessing information from the VCAA

Home school administrative support

Timeline for VCE Dance and VCE Music providers

DateActivity

10 August 2020

Authorisation applications due to the VCAA by this date.
Please note: if the application is submitted earlier in the year, the VCAA’s assessment will commence upon receipt.

October 2020

VCAA assess evidence for compliance.
If further evidence is required, the VCAA will assist the provider with one resubmission.
VCAA communicates outcomes to provider.

Authorisation advice and process VCE Languages

Providers must apply for registration prior to authorisation.

Single study language providers (SSLPs) may apply for registration to deliver a VCE Language  either:

Authorisation from the VCAA is required before delivery commences.

If a provider wishes to expand their course offering in this period, they must apply for authorisation to do so.

Providers need to apply for reauthorisation and re-registration at the end of this period.

Visit the VRQA to find out more.

Evidence requirements for VCE Languages

All SSLPs need to provide evidence to demonstrate their capacity to deliver the curriculum and assessment of the VCE.

All SSLPs must attend annual compulsory information sessions and curriculum development workshops as requested by the VCAA.

1. Application for authorisation as a Single Study Language Provider

All SSLPs must complete and submit an application for authorisation as a Single Study Language Provider annually. The completed application form provides the VCAA with information about the SSLP and its VCE language studies for delivery.

Each SSLP must complete this form annually, regardless of whether it is new or previously authorised.

All SSLPs must complete and submit this document:

Application for authorisation as a Single Study Language Provider (Form 1) (docx - 128.34kb)

2. Curriculum documentation for authorisation as a Single Study Language Provider

New SSLPs and selected SSLPs need to also complete and submit curriculum documentation for authorisation as a Single Study Language Provider. The selected SSLPs that are required to submit this documentation and apply for reauthorisation will be notified by email by the VCAA.

Selected SSLPs may fall into the following categories:

  • the provider’s authorisation period is expiring
  • the provider’s authorised VCE studies have been reaccredited
  • the provider has not met the VCAA School-based Assessment Audit requirements
  • there have been changes or issues with the provider’s operating management or administration.

New SSLPs and selected SSLPs must complete and submit these two documents:

Curriculum documentation for authorisation as a Single Study Language Provider (Form 2a – teaching and learning plan) (docx - 100.91kb)

Curriculum documentation for authorisation as a Single Study Language Provider (Form 2b – assessment task plan) (docx - 101.77kb)

Timeline for VCE Languages providers

DateActivity

July 2020

Compulsory information sessions and workshops are held.

10 August 2020

Authorisation applications due to the VCAA by this date.
Please be advised that applications that are submitted after the due date may not be considered for the 2021 academic year.

October 2020

VCAA communicates outcomes to provider.