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New IB Combined Rank Process 2022

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QTAC for Schools

A one stop shop for all of your QTAC data and resources

QTAC for Schools is QTAC’s online reporting service for secondary schools.  Here you can access sector insights, application and offer reports for your Year 12 student cohort and QTAC resources. 

QTAC for Schools also enables you to receive ATAR information for those students who have consented to sharing their ATAR with their school.

For those that don’t have access to the “QTAC for Schools” portal already, please arrange for either your school Principal or an already authorised school user to email the following details to go.enquiries@qtac.edu.au:

  • First and last name
  • School name
  • Position
  • Postal address
  • Email address
  • Phone number

Our Information Services team will create your account and send out your login details.

*Tip – if you have previously had a “My Path” login, you have access to the “QTAC for Schools” portal and can use these details.


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QTAC for Schools Troubleshooting

The portal is not recognising my email address

For the QTAC for Schools portal, you need to login with the username we assigned you, not your school email address. You can find your QTAC assigned user name in your welcome email and it is in the format firstname.lastname@qtac.edu.au

At the login screen, the username automatically defaults to my school email address

If it gives you the option to sign in with a different account, try this first. If it doesn’t, try signing into your school account and then sign out via the user icon in the top right corner. If this doesn’t work, please try the following in this order:

  1. Open your web browser in private/incognito mode
  2. Use a different browser eg, use Chrome for your school Microsoft account and Firefox for the QTAC for Schools
  3. Clear your web browser cache
I am using the correct username but it is still not accepted or says it doesn’t exist in the directory

Take a screenshot of the error message and email it to go.enquiries@qtac.edu.au along with a brief description of the issue and your contact details

I have forgotten my password or my password is not accepted

To have your password reset, please call our Guidance Officer enquiry line on (07) 3858 1299, or email go.enquiries@qtac.edu.au

When I click to open a report it asks me to sign in again but it is not accepting my username.

For the second sign-in when opening a report, you need to use just your firstname.lastname and not with the ‘@qtac.edu.au’, and the same password you use to login to the portal.

Reports take a long time to download

Some of the reports are very ‘data heavy’ and might take quite a long time to download, particularly during busy times.

For all other issues, please email go.enquiries@qtac.edu.au with the details and also a screenshot where possible.

Are you submitting EAS supporting documents or school statements for a student?

  • Email all supporting documents and school statements to documents@qtac.edu.au
  • Include the student’s full name and QTAC application number in the email subject
  • Submit documents early to assist with assessment deadlines.
  • Be mindful due dates for documents will vary for each offer round. These dates can be checked here

QTAC 2023 Year 12 Guides

This year, QTAC strived to speed up our final artwork deadline and succeeded – initial delivery dates were all set to take place in the last week of March. However, international supply chains on paper have slowed down production. The QTAC 2023 Year 12 Guides are currently with our printer – half of our order has been printed and distribution is underway. Those who did not receive their guides prior to school holidays, will receive them in the first week back (week ending Friday 12 July 2022). 

We respect that some of you require guides early, and we truly have done our best to deliver on this. In light of this, we ask that you are considerate in your communications to QTAC staff, as always, we are here to help and can only do our best.

Our online version is now live, you can read through it here or download a copy.

2022 School Presentations

To our school communities

Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic QTAC has always prioritised the safety of our staff and our customers.

We continue to closely follow restrictions around indoor events and monitor the constant changes incurred with the unpredictable nature of the pandemic. QTAC will continue to deliver presentations online and in-person in 2022. 

Setting this as our position now ensures the safety of our staff, students and the wider QTAC community and will guarantee us the ability to deliver these services without interruption or displacement to your scheduled event.


Please note: all QTAC School presentations are currently being conducted online via Zoom.

For general enquiries, or to request in-person presentations, you can contact presentations@qtac.edu.au.

2022 Insights Event

Thank you for attending our 2022 Insights Event. We hope you were able to get the information you need to support your students with their journey to tertiary study. QTAC enjoyed the opportunity to engage with you all, and we look forward to your company again in 2023.

Don’t worry if you missed the event, we have you covered.

You can catch up now by ordering your Webinar recording, for a fee of $290 you will get access to:

QTAC ATAR Report 2021 Released 

Tuesday 1 February 2022 

Click here to download the report.

This report provides an overview of the calculation of the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) for the 2021 Queensland Year 12 student cohort. 

The report includes a summary of subject enrolments, the outcomes of the inter-subject scaling process and the allocation of students to ATAR bands.  

When reading this report and interpreting the data, it is imperative to observe the following: 

  • Inter-subject scaling is the process undertaken to map each QCAA subject and completed VET qualification to a common scale. This allows raw results in different subjects to be compared fairly. 
  • Subject Scaling is a comparative measure based on actual subject achievement data and is expected to be different from one year to the next based on the capability of the student cohort for each year.  QCAA subject results are the true achievement levels.    
  • The performance of students in each subject, each year determine the scaling of a subject. Students should not select subjects based on predicted scaling outcomes but should choose subjects they enjoy, are good at and which meet any prerequisites for courses they want apply for. 
  • QTAC does not endorse any ATAR calculators to help identify whether a student is on track to receive a particular ATAR. Calculating the ATAR is a data-driven process and schools need to be wary of calculators, as those calculators will not have access to the actual data which is used to calculate final ATARs.  Although trends will form, schools, students and parents are advised not to use historical scaling data to predict future outcomes. 

For more information on the ATAR calculation process, we invite you to read the ATAR resources, including “Calculating the ATAR in Queensland Technical Document” available on the QTAC website. 

If you have any questions about this report, please email atar@qtac.edu.au 

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This free Webinar (via Zoom) will provide an overview of the 2021 ATAR Report and scaling to assist school leaders, guidance officers and teachers in understanding the ATAR Report and to be able to answer questions from students, staff and parents.

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