If your child is registered for home education, the Home Education Unit (HEU) will open a
learning account for your child when they enter their Year 10 equivalent year.
All learning, undertaken within the guidelines related to a Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE), is recorded in a learning account with the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA). These achievements then convert into credits. As activities and studies are completed, the credits are banked and the learning account grows. When it reaches a total of 20 (with 12 of these coming from 'core studies') a student is eligible for the QCE. A learning account remains open for seven years after Year 12 or equivalent is completed and it closes as soon as a QCE is awarded. Points can be banked even after the young person has left the school or home education environment.