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This study area specification (SAS) has been designed to support students to further develop their basic literacy skills. It takes into account the needs of students from a variety of cultural, social, linguistic and economic backgrounds and reflects the National Reporting System (NRS) indicators of competence at levels 1 and 2 in reading, writing and oral communication.

This SAS does not contribute credit to the Queensland Certificate of Education.

Study area specification

The SAS provides details of the courses of study available.

SAS guide

The guide provides information on the SAS's focus, the nature of assessment, opportunities for students and how parents can help.

Study plans

Study plans

Schools must submit a study plan by the end of Term 1 in the first year of teaching the course.


Designing and evaluating assessment instruments

This advice assists and supports schools with designing and evaluating their assessment program and in implementing the assessment requirements of this syllabus.

More information

Email or phone (07) 3864 0375.

Related information

Last updated: 12 April 2010

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