This certificate recognises the achievements of students who undertake individualised learning programs. To be eligible, students must have impairments or difficulties in learning that are not primarily due to socioeconomic, cultural or linguistic factors.
The Queensland Certificate of Individual Achievement (QCIA) recognises the achievements of students who are on individualised learning programs.
The certificate is an official record that students have completed at least 12 years of education, and provides students with a summary of their skills and knowledge that they can present to employers and training providers.
The QCAA has developed the following resources to help students, parents and carers and schools and teachers to understand the underlying principles of the senior phase of learning in Queensland and the QCIA.
- QCIA: Information for parents (PPTX, 3862 kB)
- QCIA: Information for school staff (PPTX, 5116 kB)
- Brochure and FAQ
The QCIA brochure provides general information and answers some frequently asked questions.
- Sample certificate
This sample is an example of the final document that the student receives.
The Legislative guidelines provide information on the policy and procedures required to complete the legislative framework for the QCIA.
Teaching and learning
Last updated: 8 December 2014