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ACT Senior Secondary Certificate (Year 12)


Do you need a Year 12 qualification, ATAR or specific subject knowledge to meet the Australian Defence Force entry requirements, tertiary study or to improve your job prospects?

At CIT, you can complete your year 12 certificate, in a supported and flexible environment. Study part-time or full-time, with some subjects available as online study, as well as face to face day and evening classes.

The Year 12 Certificate is an ideal program of study to build your academic skills and confidence for work and further study. The Abridged Year 12 Certificate for eligible older and mature students may be completed in just one year. Standard Year 12 Certificate can be completed over 2-5 years.

You can gain a Tertiary ACT Year 12 Certificate to graduate with an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) for university entry, or improve on your existing ATAR.

CIT's vocational Year 12 Certificate combines practically focused English, maths, science and humanities subjects with work qualifications at certificate II and III levels in areas such as children's services, fitness, design, hairdressing, culinary skills, or automotive.

Watch the online CIT Year 12 video for more information: Watch Video

The Year 12 Certificate, for adult learners, has a general education focus. Eligible mature students may be able to complete this in just one year.

To enrol in CIT's Year 12 course you will need to:

ACT Senior Secondary Certificate (Year 12) Information Booklet

Download ACT Senior Secondary Certificate (Year 12) Information Booklet (PDF 4.4Mb) for more detail.

Academic skills workshops

Alternatively, if you are not looking to complete the full ACT Senior Secondary Certificate (Year 12), CIT offers academic and professional communication workshops that cover a range of skills to support your study success:

  • Academic techniques
  • Mathematics tutorials
Big Picture

One student at a time, in a community of learners.

The Big Picture Program is centred on student passion and interest. Projects create rich learning experiences and real products. Big Picture has small advisory classes and works with local communities to provide rich learning experience.  Assessment by a public exhibition lets students demonstrate what they have learnt. Entry is by application. Contact the CIT Year 12 Office on (02) 6207 3412 or (02)6207 3188.

Course List

Description Delivery AA/ ASbA
ACT Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate

AA | ASbA - these courses are available as apprenticeships, traineeships or Australian School-based Apprenticeships (ASbAs). See above for availability, or contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or

Delivery - FT = Full-time, PT = Part-time, ON = Online, FL = Flexible.