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The senior education profile calendar provides key dates about the issuing of Senior Statements, the Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE), the Queensland Certificate of Individual Achievement (QCIA) and Tertiary Entrance Statement.

The calendar also includes due dates for student data submission by Schools, Registered Training Organisations and recognised Learning Providers.

2018

DECEMBER 2017

1

  • Monitoring submissions for Year 11 due at QCAA district offices
  • Non-school providers: Final date to provide results to QCAA via RABS
  • Schools: Final date to provide notional sound amendment data to QCAA via RABS
  • Final QCIA amendment data to QCAA via RABS

4

  • SDCS: Final amendment data and associated forms due by 5 pm to enable the QCAA database to close for printing of Year 12 Senior Education Profiles for 2017
  • Subject-group checking ends

6

QCE relaxation of completed core requirement overrides applied

15

QCEs, Senior Statements, Statements of Results, QCIAs and Tertiary Entrance Statements posted

16

  • OP results released via Student Connect and the School Portal found in the QCAA Portal
  • Schools: End-of-year reports available on secure site
JANUARY 2018

8

  • Senior education profile (SEP): Final date for applications for verification or review of information recorded on the 2017 Senior Statements, Queensland Certificates of Education (QCEs), Queensland Certificates of Individual Achievement (QCIAs) and Tertiary Entrance Statements
  • Senior External Examination: Closing date for applications for 2017 reassessments and script inspections

22

  • Start of school year
  • Students enrolled in VET qualifications have acquired a Unique Student Identifier (USI)

29

  • Non-school RTOs and providers: Final date for advice on student requests for verification or review of information about Year 12 certification and results, SAIs, OPs and FPs for 2017
  • Schools submit Form A1: Agreement for QCEs, QCIAs, Senior Statements and Tertiary Entrance Statements to be issued
FEBRUARY

9

  • Monitoring meetings: Wide Bay
  • Senior External Examination: Information about Year 12 student examination registration process published in QCAA memo

12

Student Data Capture System (SDCS): School enrolment data submission due

12–16

Monitoring meetings: all districts except Wide Bay, Mackay and Rockhampton

16

SEP: Final date for schools to inform QCAA of amendments to 2017 data

19

Monitoring meetings: Mackay and Rockhampton

23

SEP: Final date for QCAA to amend school information in learning accounts for students in the 2017 cohort

26

Schools: Final date for students who completed Year 12 in 2017 to be enrolled as repeat students for purposes of OP calculation in 2018

MARCH

19

  • SDCS: School data submission 1 due
  • VET — Mandatory for school RTOs: USI, enrolments, qualifications and units of competency details data submission due. For Year 10, submit all data through Student Management via QCAA Portal; for Years 11 and 12, data is submitted through SDCS

23

  • SEP: Final date for QCAA to print amended Senior Statements, Statements of Results, QCIAs, Tertiary Entrance Statements, VET Certificates and Statements of Attainment for 2017 cohort
  • QCS Test: Final date for private-entry candidate nominations

29

  • QCIA: Final date for QCIA Curriculum plans to be completed and approved within the Curriculum Plan Builder via the QCAA Portal
  • VET: School RTO verification form due to QCAA
  • End of Term 1
APRIL

11

Eligibility reports for Years 11 & 12 cohorts (based on SDCS submission 1) posted to schools’ secure site on QCAA website

17

Start of Term 2

23

VET: School RTO online applications to change scope of registration for 2018 and 2019

24

SDCS: Due date for version 2 of school data submission 1, including identified eligible QCIA students

30

Senior External Examination: Closing date for examination registrations from Year 12 students

30 April–1 June

Moderation meetings for schools offering subject area syllabuses

MAY

30 April–1 June

Moderation meetings for schools offering subject area syllabuses

21

QCS Test: Closing date for applications for special provision for long-term impairments; closing date for late private-entry candidate nominations

28

SDCS: School data submission 2 due, including identified eligible QCIA students

JUNE

30 April–1 June

Moderation meetings for schools offering subject area syllabuses

15

Eligibility reports for Years 11 and 12 cohorts (based on SDCS submission 2) posted to schools’ secure site on QCAA website

20

  • Monitoring submissions for Music Extension and English Extension due at QCAA managing district offices
  • Monitoring submissions for Extension language subjects French, German, Chinese and Indonesian due at QCAA head office

29

  • End of Term 2
  • SDCS: Last day for schools to complete SDCS data submission for mid-year certification

30

  • VET — Non-school RTOs: Final date to submit VET data via the State Training Agency Clearinghouse (STAC) or Registration and Banking Systems (RABS) for mid-year certification
  • VET — Non-school providers: Final date to provide results to QCAA via RABS for mid-year certification
  • VET: Final date for schools to submit VET Quality Indicator Reports to QCAA based on 2017 data surveys
JULY

16

Start of Term 3

23

  • SDCS: School data submission 2, version 2 due
  • VET: Mandatory for school RTOs. Enrolments, qualifications and units of competency details data submission due. For Year 10, submit data through Student Management via QCAA Portal; for Years 11 and 12, submit data through SDCS

27

SEP: Mid-year certification — QCEs and Statements of Results issued for eligible students

30 July–3 Aug

Monitoring meetings for Extension subjects in Music, English, French, German, Chinese and Indonesian

30 July–24 Aug

QCIA district verification meetings; QCIA data to be entered into RABS before the meeting

AUGUST

30 July–
3 Aug

Monitoring meetings for Extension subjects in Music, English, French, German, Chinese and Indonesian

30 July–24 Aug

QCIA district verification meetings; QCIA data to be entered into RABS before the meeting

10

  • Provisional statements and eligibility reports for Year 12 cohort (based on SDCS submission 2 version 2) posted to schools’ secure site on QCAA website
  • Schools: Check accuracy of student provisional statements and eligibility reports
  • Students: Check personal and enrolment details in their learning accounts and ensure school SDCS operator is aware of any errors or omissions

20

SDCS: School data submission 2, version 3 due

27

SEP: Final date for applications for mid-year verification or review of information recorded on the 2018 Statements of Results and QCEs, issued in July

31

Senior External Examination: Closing date for applications for special provision

SEPTEMBER

4

Administration of QCS Test: Paper 1 — Writing Task (am); Paper 2 — Multiple Choice I (pm)

5

Administration of QCS Test: Paper 3 — Short Response (am); Paper 4 — Multiple Choice II (pm)

21

  • End of Term 3
  • Workplace, community or self-directed learning project: Final date for submission of evidence of learning from Year 12 students
  • Interstate and international courses of study: Final date for submission of applications for credit transfer for Year 12 students
  • Intrastate Year 12 transfer students: Final date for submission of applications for relaxation of completed Core requirements
  • Schools: Last day for downloading provisional statements and eligibility reports as posted to the website on 10 August
OCTOBER

8

Start of Term 4

9

Verification submissions (except Extension subjects) for Year 12 due at QCAA district offices

10

  • SDCS: School data submission 3 due
  • Schools submit Form A13: Agreement to publish SAIs

11

Closing date for applications for absentee exemption and declarations of null and void for the QCS Test

15

Verification submissions for Music Extension and English Extension due at QCAA district offices

19

Senior External Examination: Examination period begins (ends in mid-November)

22

  • Verification meetings: All district review panels (all subjects except Extension subjects)
  • Schools: QCS Test absentee override keys available on secure site

22–23

Verification meetings: State-only review panels (i.e. no district review for these subjects)

24–30

Consultation period with district review panels following verification, except for Extension subjects in Music, English, French, German, Chinese and Indonesian

25–26

State review of provisional QCIAs

26

  • Verification meeting for Music Extension and English Extension
  • Verification submissions for Extension language subjects French, German, Chinese and Indonesian at QCAA head office
  • Provisional statements and eligibility reports for Year 11 and 12 cohorts posted to schools’ secure site on QCAA website based on data submitted on 8 October
  • Schools: Check accuracy of student provisional statements and eligibility reports
  • Students: Check personal and enrolment details in their learning accounts, especially errors reported in August checking, and ensure school SDCS operator is aware of any errors or omissions
NOVEMBER

6–9

  • State review panel comparability meetings
  • Verification of Extension language subjects French, German, Chinese and Indonesian

mid-Nov

Senior External Examination: Examination period ends (began on 19 October)

14

QCS results available via Student Connect and the QCAA Portal

15

  • State and district review panels: Final date for all consultations for small and intermediate groups (including Form R7 consultations)
  • State review panels: Final date of consultation period for large subject-groups

16

  • Final school day for Year 12 students
  • Schools: Final date to download provisional statements and eligibility reports via the secure section of QCAA website
  • VET: Final date that Year 12 VET students can be assessed

19

  • Subject-group checking begins
  • SDCS: School data submission 4 due by 12 noon, including Form R6 for small and intermediate subject groups
  • Schools: Final date to provide results for interstate VET to QCAA
  • Final date for Form R7 consultations for large groups

21

Schools publish SAIs

22

  • SDCS: School data submission 5 due by 10 am, including results for school-based recognised studies and Forms R6 for large subject-groups
  • VET: Mandatory for School RTOs. Final date to submit all current Years 10, 11 and 12 VET enrolment and outcomes data to QCAA via SDCS data submission 5 and Student Management via QCAA Portal, as well as record USIs via RABS
  • Schools: Final date to provide QCIA data to QCAA via RABS
  • International Baccalaureate schools: Final date to provide results for incomplete IB studies via SDCS
  • VETRTOs: Final date to submit Years 10, 11 and 12 VET data via STAC

26

  • Schools: Check student, subject and learner reports
  • Schools: Final SDCS notification form available on secure site

30

  • VET — Non-school providers: Final date to provide results to QCAA via RABS

  • Schools: Final date to provide notional Sound amendment data to QCAA via RABS

  • Final QCIA amendment data to QCAA via RABS

DECEMBER

3

  • SDCS: Final amendment data and associated forms due by 5 pm to enable the QCAA database to close for printing of Year 12 Senior Education Profiles for 2018
  • Subject-group checking ends

5

QCE relaxation of completed core requirement overrides applied

7

Monitoring submissions for Year 11 due at QCAA district offices

14

QCEs, Senior Statements, Statements of Results, QCIAs and Tertiary Entrance Statements posted

15

  • OP results released via Student Connect and the QCAA Portal
  • Schools: End of year reports available on secure site
JANUARY 2019

7

  • Final date for applications for verification or review of information recorded on the 2018 Senior Statements, QCEs, QCIAs and Tertiary Entrance Statements
  • Senior External Examination: Final date for applications for 2018 reassessments and script inspections

29

Start of 2019 school year

Last updated: 12 April 2018

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