Eligibility for completing the Victorian Certificate of
There are three VCAL certificates offered at St. Monica's College: Foundation,
Intermediate and Senior. Students will be enrolled in a certificate that meets
their individual academic abilities, but may be assessed at any level.
To be eligible for the award of any of the VCAL certificates, the student must
satisfactorily complete studies in each of the five VCAL strands:
In addition to this, students may also receive VCAL credit for VCE studies which
Like the VCE,
there are attendance requirements in VCAL and it is possible for students to
fail the certificate due to poor attendance. It is also compulsory for all
students to attend activites such as excursions and camps.
All course requirements must be completed in order to receive a VCAL
certificate. If any requirements are not met, a statement of results indicating
the completed strands will be issued by the VCAA.
The information sheet
The VCAL: An Introduction
provided by the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority provides
additional information about the structure and rationale of VCAL.