ACER will advise specific time and venue details closer to the day of the exam.
Please take these items to the exam:
Candidates must bring photographic identification that:
You must bring your admission ticket with you to the venue on exam day.
If you do not bring it you will not be allowed to sit your exam.
Please print your admission ticket if you can and bring it to the test. If you cannot print it, bring an electronic version and the supervisors will write one for you at the test centre
The exam will be held across multiple venues across Melbourne. All candidates will be allocated a venue to sit the exam.
Parents and carers will be notified by email two weeks before the exam which venue their child will need to attend. This information will also be available in the application portal.
Venue allocation will be distributed based on the location of your child's school. It will not be negotiable and will not impact the results or your child's selection.
The exam takes approximately three hours to complete.
The exam comprises of a series of tests including multiple choice questions and written tasks:
Prior to commencing each test, the administrator will go through practice examples with the candidates to ensure they have an understanding of what to expect.
If your child is unwell on Saturday 15 July 2023 they should not attend the examination.
You can apply for your child to sit the examination on a designated alternative date by:
If your child is affected by illness or misadventure (e.g. injury or personal trauma) during or at the examination on Saturday 15 July 2023, and their performance may have been affected, parents/carers may apply for their child to re-sit the examination.
If the application is approved, your child will be eligible to re-sit the examination on a designated alternative date.
There are certain items that are not allowed near candidates during the exam, these are:
All prohibited items must be left where instructed, with electronic devices switched off and out of reach while candidates sit the exam.
We respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Owners of country throughout Victoria and pay respect to the ongoing living cultures of First Peoples.