TCE Standards

To achieve the Tasmanian Certificate of Education (TCE), a student needs to meet all of the TCE Standards:

  • Participation and Achievement Standard:
    • 120 credit points (at Level 1, 2, 3 or 4),
    • at least 80 of those credit points in studies of Level 2 or higher.
  • Everyday Adult Standards:
    • Reading, Writing and Communication (in English)
    • Mathematics
    • Use of Computers and the Internet.

Participation and Achievement Standard

Students can include VET in their study programs for meeting the Participation and Achievement Standard of the TCE. TASC recognises VET that:

Everyday Adult Standards

Students undertaking VET who want to attain the TCE will have to show that they meet an Everyday Adult Standard by:

The TCE Course Planner or Courses webpages will show if a course includes an Everyday Adult Standard. To demonstrate meeting the Standard embedded in a course, students need to complete the course with an award of Satisfactory Achievement (or higher).

TASC does not recognise completion of VET Units of Competency or qualifications as evidence that a student has achieved an ‘Everyday Adult Standard’.

[1] A registered training organisation (RTO) is a training provider registered by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) to deliver VET services