Students may be eligible to enrol with Open Access College if they satisfy eligibility criteria. They should attend the enrolment interview in person. For more detail, please refer to the Enrolment Policy in the sidebar.
Students living in areas of Australia that are considered geographically isolated may be able to enrol in Open Access College.
Geographical isolation is determined based on the distance or transport circumstances between the child’s home and the nearest government school, which offers the same year level.
School of the Air (SOTA) Port Augusta campus provides reception to year 7 for geographically remote students.
Students living in South Australia and unable to attend their local school for one of the following reasons:
Adults aged 18 years to under 21 years wishing to complete their studies. Further eligibility requirements must be met for adult students who have left school for more than 6 months, or who are over 21 years of age (See Enrolment Policy pdf in sidebar).
Are eligible to enrol if they are:
Students who have a current exemption from school for home education:
Reception-Year 9: May enrol in languages or music.
Year 10: May enrol in Exploring Identities and Futures only, or a full Year 10 program.
Year 11-12: May undertake a full Year 11 or 12 program.
Schools may contact Student Services, as students could be eligible in the following categories:
Students with medical conditions will be considered on an individual basis.
The medical condition may be short or long term and prevent the student attending their enrolled school on a full time basis.
In all cases a health professional must provide a comprehensive medical report.
Where possible, students with physical conditions should be school based, with some subjects studied face-to-face at their enrolled school.
In the case of psychological conditions the following is considered:
Last updated: 08 November 2023