VCE Overview


What is VCE?

The Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) is a single certificate requiring students to satisfactorily complete at least 16 units of study. The VCE is a two-year course that is typically undertaken in years 11 and 12 of secondary school.

To be awarded the VCE the minimum requirement is satisfactory completion of 16 units which must include:

  • From 2018 a student must have S results for a Unit 3–4 sequence from the English Group to complete the VCE satisfactorily. The English Group includes English, English as an Additional Language, English Language and Literature.
  • At least three sequences of Unit 3–4 studies other than English, which may include any number of English sequences once the English requirement has been met.

VCE @ vlog

Students at vlog can effectively begin VCE at year 10 level. VCE provides flexibility and allows students to choose a study program that best caters to their needs and interests. More information can be found in the 2023 VCE Handbook while the below links can give parents more nformation.

Selecting VCE Subjects

The vlog offers a well-resourced education plan which provides a dynamic and challenging curriculum; designed to enable students to develop positive social relationships and for learning in the twenty-first century.

Useful Links

In this section students can access links to external providers that provide essential VCE and after year 12 information.


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