Each language examination consists of an oral and a written component. Candidates must sit both components. No alternative arrangements will be made if you fail to attend a scheduled written examination. If you are ill on your oral examination day, QCAA’s usual processes will apply. Please refer to the section on illness and misadventure in the Candidates handbook,
Oral component (Speaking)
Oral examinations will be conducted on a Saturday in October.|
You will be notified of your date and time once enrolments are confirmed.
Candidates within 100 kilometres of the Brisbane CBD will be individually assessed by a marker at a central Brisbane venue.|
The venue address and assessment time will be sent to each candidate in mid-September.
Students outside the 100 kilometre range will be assessed by telephone.
Each candidate will be individually assessed by a marker by telephone at their school.|
The assessment date and time will be sent to each candidate in late October.
Written component (Reading, Writing and Listening)
|Korean||Tuesday 16 October||9 am to 11:15 am|
|Vietnamese||Tuesday 16 October||1 pm to 3:15 pm|
|Chinese||Wednesday 17 October||
9 am to 12:25 pm (Reading and Writing) |
1:15 pm to 2:15 pm (Listening)
|Tuesday 23 October||1 pm to 3:40 pm|
|Arabic||Tuesday 23 October||1 pm to 3:15 pm|
|Modern Greek||Mid-November (dates and times will be confirmed in July)|
Each examination consists of two papers. Candidates must sit both Paper One and Paper Two. No alternative arrangements will be made if you fail to attend a scheduled examination.
|Subject||Date||Paper One||Paper Two|
|Visual Art||Thursday 18 October||9 am to 1:10 pm||2:15 pm to 4:25 pm|
|Biology||Friday 19 October||9 am to 11:40 am||1 pm to 3:10 pm|
|English||Monday 22 October||9 am to 12:10 pm||1:15 pm to 4:25 pm|
|Mathematics A||Thursday 25 October||9 am to 12:10 pm||1:15 pm to 4:25 pm|
|Chemistry||Friday 26 October||9 am to 11:40 am||1 pm to 3:10 pm|
|Mathematics B||Monday 29 October||9 am to 12:10 pm||1:15 pm to 4:25 pm|
|Legal Studies||Tuesday 30 October||9 am to 11:40 am||1 pm to 4:10 pm|
|Physics||Thursday 1 November||9 am to 11:40 am||1 pm to 3:10 pm|
|Philosophy & Reason||Friday 2 November||9 am to 12:10 pm||1:15 pm to 4:25 pm|
|Modern History||Monday 5 November||9 am to 11:40 am||1 pm to 3:40 pm|
|Accounting||Wednesday 7 November||9 am to 12:10 pm||1:15 pm to 4:25 pm|
|Ancient History||Thursday 8 November||9 am to 11:40 am||1 pm to 3:40 pm|
|Monday 30 April||Year 12 student examination registration forms|
|Saturday 30 June||
Adult student examination registration forms and payments
Applications for special provision for long-term conditions or tests in alternative formats (large print or black and white)
|Friday 31 August||
Applications for special provision for short-term conditions or temporary injuries|
Applications from registered candidates to sit outside Queensland
Telephone: (07) 3120 6180