Notice to Schools 48/2020 – 17 April 2020
Revised administrative and assessment dates
Principals/Directors, VASS administrators and VCE, VET and VCAL coordinators
Administrative and assessment dates are being revised in response to the recent
Victorian Government announcement regarding VCE and VCAL in 2020.
The following dates have been revised:
Handbook section references
Friday 15 May
Last day for schools to submit Special Examination Arrangements applications for 2020 external assessments
Week beginning Monday 8 June
The GAT and VCE examination Special Examination Arrangements Advice Slips and Summary Report available on VASS
Friday 26 June
Last day for VCE Unit 3–4 sequences and VCE VET scored Units 3 and 4 units of competency enrolments
This data must contain all 2020 VCE, VCAL and VET enrolment data that is known and available to schools. After this date, VASS will not allow schools to:
- enter or withdraw enrolments for VCE Unit 3–4 sequences
- enter enrolments for units of competency for VCE VET scored Unit 3–4 sequences
- register IB students
- enter returning Interrupted Studies students.
Universities must enter Higher Education studies (HES) enrolments.
Partnership details must be entered on VASS for VCE Unit 3 and VCE Unit 3–4 School-based Assessment.
Schools and providers
Monday 12 October
Last day for Unit 3 School-assessed Task scores
Scores for VCE Unit 3 School-assessed Tasks are due. After this date, VASS will not allow the entry of results.
Monday 12 October
Last day for VCE Unit 3 School-based Assessment scores
Scores for VCE Unit 3 School-based Assessments are due. After this date, VASS will not allow the entry of results.
Principals/Directors should ensure VCE, VET and VCAL coordinators are aware of the revised dates and that the ‘2020 Important Administrative Dates' will be progressively updated and published on the
In relation to Targeted VET funding for government schools, the 28 April 2020 deadline for submitting VET enrolments on VASS for targeted funding has not been changed to allow for funds to flow to schools before the end of Term 2.
For queries about VASS, contact VASS Operations on (03) 9032 1758, 1800 623 681 or
For queries about enrolments, contact Student Records and Results on (03) 9032 1756 or (03) 9032 1755, fax (03) 9032 1591 or
Further information regarding Special Examination Arrangements is available on the
VCAA website or by contacting Special Provision on (03) 9225 2219, 1800 205 455 or firstname.lastname@example.org.