Chemistry Unit 3 - 'Advantage 8+' AND 'Extension 22' Classes - Intensive Weekly Tutorials

Students will receive intense instruction on all Unit 3 Areas of Study including; What are the options for energy production?; and How can the yield of a chemical product be optimised?

Each weekly tutorial class addresses the finer details of the VCAA Study Design. This ensures that students receive the most in depth examination preparation possible.  Weekly sessions run for 3 hours and will thoroughly revise all examinable Areas of Study in Unit 3 Chemistry. 

Each week our expert teachers will encourage students to ask questions to clarify any area that require more attention.  Our teachers will systematically and comprehensively review the weekly content, examination style questions and any School-assessed Coursework that the students need to go over.

What You'll Receive

Weekly A+ level comprehensive materials'

  • Detailed and comprehensive A+ level revision notes written by VCAA  assessors, specifically developed to cover every study design dot point
  • Hundreds of probable examination questions
  • Full solutions to all examination questions outlining marking schemes

Superior exam preparation with:

  • Weekly advice and guidance on upcoming SACs and school work
  • Dedicated question time before and after class
  • Detailed one-to-one tuition on core VCE concepts
  • Efficient concept revision progressively minimising pre-exam workloads and pressures, hence reducing stress levels throughout the year
  • Guidance on examination tricks, common student pitfalls and student errors
  • Interactive teaching that reinforces concepts taught at schools
  • Revision of examinable material every week, keeping it fresh in mind whilst being challenged by new ways of viewing concepts and solving questions
  • Motivation and support

Only 8 to 12 students per class!

Unlike other organisations, we insist upon providing students with the smallest class sizes in Melbourne! Benefit from our smaller class sizes with:

  • Thorough content coverage
  • One-to-one attention
  • An interactive and question-based approach to learning
  • Faster and more personalised learning

Additional Classes and Class Time!

Each student will have as much time as they need to receive a comprehensive exam preparation of Unit 1 or Unit 3 content.  TSSM is committed to offering as many additional classes as required and we will extend class times when students require extra contact time with our expert teachers.  

Repeat Classes

In addition students will have the opportunity to attend repeat classes as required. This is helpful when students need more instruction on a particular concept or topic.

Program Structure:

The 'Advantage 8+' AND 'Extension 22' Classes - Minimum of 55 hours


The 'Advantage 8+' Classes - Minimum of 33 hours:

Part I

Strategies for Success Seminar

'Maximise your ATAR' (7 hours)

Prior to the weekly classes commencing, students are encouraged to attend a specifically designed seminar that will provide them with the necessary skills, mindset and strategies to help then with their SACs and examinations.

Part II

Intensive Weekly Tutorial Classes

Weeks 1 to 8: 3 hours per week for 8 Weeks (24 hours)

Students will be given a progressive and detailed revision of the subject content. The examinable topics will be addressed systematically and students will complete examination style questions weekly. A week by week description for the Chemistry Intensive Tutorial Classes is shown below:

Week 1

Area of Study 1

What are the options for energy production?

Week 2

Area of Study 1

What are the options for energy production?

Week 3

Area of Study 1

What are the options for energy production?

Week 4

Area of Study 1

What are the options for energy production?

Week 5

Area of Study 2

How can the yield of a chemical product be optimised?

Week 6

Area of Study 2

How can the yield of a chemical product be optimised?

Week 7

Area of Study 2

How can the yield of a chemical product be optimised?

Week 8

Area of Study 2

How can the yield of a chemical product be optimised?

Part III

Strategies for Exam Success Seminar

'Conquer the Exams' (2 hours)

In this 2 hour session you will learn the essential techniques and strategies used by high performing students to achieve elite results in their exams.

From high level exam skills and powerful study habits to how to maximise your time before and during the exam, you too can conquer the exams!


AND 'Extension 22' Classes - An additional 22 hours:

Subject Specific Exam Revision Day

Easter Holiday Program (9 hours)

Students enrolling in our 'Extension 22' Classes will be given a subject specific 9 hour Exam Revision Day free of charge, for the same subject enrolled into when adding the 'Extension 22' Classes! This will be held during the Easter Holidays and is normally valued at $159.

Another way TSSM is Helping VCE students be the best they can be.



Thorough and meticulous consolidation     (4 hours)

Subject Mastery and Consolidation Session (4 hours)

In this session students will both recap and extend on knowledge covered throughout the weekly intensive tutorial classes.

TSSM's dedicated teachers who mark the real VCAA exams, will be systematically guiding students through a rigorous examination based class, giving students an opportunity to develop methodical and precise exam practices.

Students who partake in the course will receive essential examination knowledge and experience, giving them a distinguishing advantage as they prepare for success in the VCE exams, ahead of time!



Maths and Science Application & Extension Question Classes
(9 hours)

Maths and Science Application & Extension Question Classes
(9 hours)

These classes offer students the benefit of specific instruction on the most
critical, difficult and highly probable applications and extension questions that are essential for achieving the elite scores for each subject.

During these classes, our expert teachers will breakdown each question to showstudents where the exam marks are given, ensuring that students are provided with every opportunity to understand the VCAA marking schemes and requirements for each question. This will enable students to obtain every possible mark during their examinations that may otherwise be missed.

Teacher Details

Mr. David Waddell

Senior VCE Teacher and VCE Author
Melton Christian College
Bachelor of Science (Mathematics and Chemistry)
Bachelor of Education (mathematics and Chemistry)

Mr. George Ghobrial

Head of Science, Senior VCE Teacher and VCE Assessor
Tarneit Senior Secondary College
Bachelor of Science (Chemistry)
Diploma of Education

Ms. Janet Chua

Senior Teacher, Head of Department
Mount Ridley College
Bachelor of Science (Chemistry)
Diploma in Education (Science and Chemistry)

Ms. Leanne McKenzie

Senior VCE Teacher and VCE Author
St Thomas Aquinas College
Bachelor of Applied Science
Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Secondary)

Venue Details:

TSSM’s VCE Centre (Level 14, 474 Flinders Street, Melbourne). Specific room details will be provided upon enrolment.

Total Length of Program:

55 hours.

'Maximise your ATAR' - Strategies for Success Seminar (7 hours)

Weeks 1 to 8 are 3 hours each (24 hours)

'Conquer the Exams' - Strategies for exam success seminar (2 hours)

Subject Mastery and Consolidation Session (4 hours)

Maths and Science Applications & Extension Question Classes (9 hours)

FREE: Subject Specific Exam Revision Day held during the Easter Holidays. Complementary with every enrolment (9 hours)

Students will be provided with a 15 minute break period during each of the 8 weeks of the 3 hour weekly tutorial classes

**Tutorial Classes will not run during the Easter Holidays between April 8th and April 22nd 2019

Enrol Offline:

If you prefer to enrol offline, please download and complete our registration form and forward it together with your payment to our head office. Please note that you will need Adobe Reader to download this form.

Enrol Online:

For online enrolments, please make your choice below and then press add to cart to continue.

Weeks 1 - 8 (Preference 1): Please select preference 1 for weeks 1 - 8

I confirm my attendance to the Subject Mastery and Consolidation Session for Chemistry held in Melbourne (please tick to enrol)

I confirm my attendance to the Chemistry Applications & Extension Questions Class held in Melbourne

I confirm my attendance to the complementary 9 hour Exam Revision Day held during the Easter Holidays for Chemistry held in Melbourne (please tick to confirm)

Please enrol me in the 'Maximise your ATAR' Strategies for Success seminar held in Melbourne (please tick to enrol)

Students may select one of the following 'Conquer the Exams' session times held in Melbourne (please tick one session to enrol)

Investment: $860.00

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"Such a great holiday program, gaining much benefit heading into the next terms work."
- Kyle Oneil
"The notes that I was given will assist me in more detailed explanations in my essays."
- James English
"The notes are very specific, detailed and helpful. I am definitely going to use them as my main form of study."
- Crystal Garner
"This revision program has been so useful! My knowledge of what to write about on the exam is so much broader and I would recommend it to anyone wanting to do really well on the exams!"
- Emily Mumme
"I gained extra motivation and understanding in my studies as well as extra confidence. TSSM was the best thing I did for my schooling."
- Natalie Studdert
''TSSM's intensive weekly tutorials have reinforced the work I do at school. The notes are excellent and straight to the point. Time well spent."
- Hong Fei Ting
"It was brilliant! Such a good presenter really enjoyed it and learnt a lot. Definitely will come back for the end of year lectures."
- Simone Milenkovski
"TSSM has consolidated my knowledge on the areas of my study and it has significantly increased my confidence in my future exams. I am glad I chose TSSM."
- Anthony Tran

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