​​​​​​​​​​​Vietnamese Second Language (formerly Vietnamese)

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NOTE: This study has been renamed Vietnamese Second Language from 2017. See below for eligibility criteria and enrolment information.

Accreditation period - Uni​​ts 1-4: 2017-2018

The accreditation period has been extended until 31 December 2018.



Support Material

  • Study Advice
    Contains resources to assist in the implementation of Languges Units 1-4 including detailed study samples and assessment advice for Units 1 and 2.​

Eligibility Criteria

A student is eligible for Vietnamese Second Language if they have had up to seven years of education in a school where Vietnamese is the medium of instruction.

See: Enrolment application form


VCE second languages are being reviewed for reaccreditation during 2017.


Consultation on the study design is now closed.

The review panel will consider all responses to the consultation draft before a final draft of the study design is prepared.

The final draft of the study design will be considered by the Board of the VCAA. Any updates on the progress of the review will be published in the VCAA Bulletin.