Post-Compulsory Qualifications in Tasmania
Post-compulsory school qualifications in Tasmania are generally divided into:
- senior secondary schooling years 11 and 12
- vocational education and training (VET)
- higher education.
Senior secondary achievements in Tasmania lead to the Tasmanian Certificate of Education.
Vocational education and training attainments lead to certificates, diplomas and advanced diplomas.
Higher education leads to qualifications of diploma, advanced diploma, bachelor, master and doctor.
Qualifications are consistent around Australia and are described by the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). Information about Australian qualifications can be found at the AQF website at http://www.aqf.edu.au
The list of senior secondary courses and qualifications accredited in Tasmania is at http://www.tasc.tas.gov.au/2191
The list of VET qualifications is at http://www.training.gov.au. VET qualifications are Australia-wide.
The list of higher education courses and qualifications accredited for delivery in Australia is at http://www.teqsa.gov.au
Because a course / qualification is on a list does not mean that it is currently being offered in Tasmania. Qualification providers can decide what they deliver from the list of accredited courses / qualifications.