WACE Checker

This checker will allow you to determine whether you may be able to achieve your WACE in

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Add Course Enrolment

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Select the courses and units completed in Year 11 and the grades you achieved. Then enter the courses and units you are studying in Year 12 and the grades you expect to achieve.

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Add Endorsed Program

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If you have completed hours of Workplace Learning (ADWPL), you will need to convert these to unit equivalents as follows:

  • 55 – 109 hours = 1 unit equivalent
  • 110 – 164 hours = 2 unit equivalents
  • 165 – 219 hours = 3 unit equivalents
  • 220+ hours = 4 unit equivalents.

In addition, for each 55 hours completed in the workplace, a logbook and skills journal must have been completed for unit equivalents to be awarded.

Check the Authority website http://senior-secondary.scsa.wa.edu.au/vet/endorsed-programs if you are unsure about the unit equivalents for your endorsed program/s.

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Add VET Certificate

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Where you have completed a qualification as part of a VET industry specific course, please do not enter it in this section. This should only be entered in the VET Industry Specific section of the WACE checker.

To achieve the full unit equivalence for a Certificate II, your qualification must comprise of at least 220 nominal hours of units of competency.

If you have completed a Certificate II which has between 110 and 219 nominal hours, you will need to enter this as a Certificate I qualification.

If you have partially completed a Certificate III or higher (achieved at least 220 nominal hours of new VET enrolments in Year 12) you will need to enter this as a Certificate II qualification.

Please note that if your qualification is a Vocational Accredited Course, then you will need to manually calculate to see if you meet the requirements for a WACE, as the WACE checker does not cater for these courses. Details of how Vocational Accredited Courses contribute towards meeting the WACE requirements can be found on the Authority website at http://senior-secondary.scsa.wa.edu.au/vet/wace-recognition-of-vet-accredited-courses.

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Add Block Credit

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To achieve a WACE using the full-year block credit for Year 11, the student must, in Year 12:

  • complete at least four Year 12 ATAR courses or complete a Certificate II (or higher)* VET qualification
  • meet the assessment requirements in at least ten Year 12 units (up to a maximum of four Year 12 units may be substituted by VET qualifications and endorsed programs). A student may choose to substitute units with only VET qualifications (up to a total of four units); or with only endorsed programs (up to a total of two units); or with a combination of VET qualifications and endorsed programs (up to a total of four units but with a maximum of two units with endorsed programs)
  • achieve a minimum of six C grades (or equivalent) in Year 12 units
  • demonstrate the literacy and numeracy standard
  • complete a pair of Year 12 units from WACE English courses (English, Literature or English as Additional Language or Dialect)
  • complete a pair of Year 12 WACE course units from both List A and List B.

*The partial completion of a Certificate III or higher may be awarded unit equivalence if specific criteria are met.


For a student to be able to use a semester block credit for Year 11 towards the achievement of the WACE, the student must, over Year 11 and Year 12:

  • complete at least four Year 12 ATAR courses or complete a Certificate II (or higher)* VET qualification
  • meet the assessment requirements in at least 15 units, including a minimum of ten Year 12 units (up to a maximum of two Year 11 and four Year 12 units may be substituted by VET qualifications and endorsed programs). A student may choose to substitute units with only VET qualifications (up to a total of six units); or with only endorsed programs (up to a total of three units); or with a combination of VET qualifications and endorsed programs (up to a total of six units but with a maximum of three units with endorsed programs)
  • achieve a minimum of 12 C grades in units with at least six (or the equivalent) being achieved in Year 12 units
  • complete three different units from WACE English courses (English, Literature or English as Additional Language or Dialect), including a pair of Year 12 units
  • demonstrate the literacy and numeracy standard
  • complete a pair of Year 12 WACE course units from both List A and List B.

*The partial completion of a Certificate III or higher may be awarded unit equivalence if specific criteria are met.

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Add VET Industry Specific Course

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To be able to enter the number of Year 11 unit pairs as completed, you must have met the requirements for full completion of a VET industry specific course where the qualification is a Certificate I or partial completion of a VET industry specific course where the qualification is a Certificate II or higher. Requirements for partial completion of a VET industry specific course are outlined as below:

  • completion of equal to or greater than 110 nominal hours of the VET industry specific qualification
  • completion of at least one unit of ADWPL

To be able to enter the number of Year 11 and Year 12 unit pairs as completed, you must have met the requirements for a VET industry specific course where the qualification is a Certificate II or higher. The requirements are outlined as below:

  • completion of the relevant number of units of ADWPL for the industry specific course
  • completion of the full VET industry specific qualification

Please note that where you have completed units of ADWPL as part of a VET industry specific course, these should be entered in the WACE checker in the Endorsed Program section.

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Save My Data

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Using the form above, enter the email address you want your WACE Checker results sent to. This will email a code that can be used to retrieve the choices you have made. This will include all course names, grade, units and levels.

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Fetch My Data

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Using the form above, enter a WACE Checker code to retrieve the saved results. Please note this will clear any existing data you have already added.

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To use this checker to monitor your progress towards achieving your WACE in 2017 you need to add information about your achievements in Year 11 and your expected achievement in Year 12. The checker will be of most assistance to you if you are realistic with the information you provide. When you add your anticipated grades for Year 12, add what you realistically expect to achieve this year.

You can save your information as a PDF. This may be useful for tracking any changes to your progress and the effects of making changes to the courses you are enrolled in. If, for example, you withdraw from a List B course in Year 12, will that affect your ability to meet the WACE requirement of a List A and a List B subject in Year 12?

The checker will indicate whether you have met the requirements to achieve a WACE based on the information you provide. If you have any questions or concerns about meeting the WACE requirements you should contact your school. You are also encouraged to refer to the WACE Manual on the Authority website for the current requirements for a WACE.


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