General Entry Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age or older at the time of submission of application.
  • Must provide proof of completed Australian Year 12 or equivalent school studies or other higher qualifications.
  • Must submit results of IELTS with at least 5.5 overall score, or equivalent results in other English proficiency tests like PTE, TOEFL, etc. For further details, please refer to the Department of Home Affairs website on Acceptable English Tests and Exemptions*.
  • Pass the Language, Literacy and Numeracy Test (LLN, for details visit student handbook). `{`This test is not required for applicants for BSB60420 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management, ICT60220 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology, or BSB80120 Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning) as they have their own entry requirements. Cheque specific entry requirements of the particular courses. LLN test will be waived if student has successfully completed 6 months of study in an Australian institute within last 2 years`}`
  • Must go through Course Entry Interview to demonstrate student’s suitability for the intended course (career goals, reasons for studying the course, special needs, etc)
  • International Students must meet the Student Visa (SC500) requirements.

Note: Each course may have different entry requirements. For full details, please read individual course entry requirement on our website and or contact our admission team at

*International Students may not be required to provide evidence of scores in English Language Test where documented evidence can be provided to demonstrate any of the following:

  • Students who have completed at least five years’ study in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland
  • Citizens and passport holders of one of the following English‑speaking countries: UK, USA, Canada, NZ or Republic of Ireland
  • Students who have successfully completed in Australia in the English language either the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or 50% of the units of a Certificate IV or higher-level course, in the two years before applying for the student visa.

Acceptable English Test Score

Where evidence of English Language is required, the following minimum English language test score from the following providers will be accepted:

English language provider testMinimum test scoreMinimum test score where combined with at least 10 weeks ELICOSMinimum test score where combined with at least 20 weeks ELICOS
International English Language Testing System5.554.5
TOEFL internet-based test463532
Cambridge English: Advanced (Certificate in Advanced English)162154147
Pearson Test of English Academic423630
Occupational English TestB for each test componentPassPass

The test must have been taken no more than two years before the student visa application is made.

Where our online application system indicates that documentary evidence of English language proficiency is required, it is important for you to attach these documents to your visa application before lodging your application. Failure to do so may result in visa refusal.


Academic Entry Requirements Equivalents by Country*

CountryVET equivalentCountryVET equivalent
BangladeshHigher Secondary Certificate /


vocational higher secondary certificate

(Minimum CGPA is 3.5 or 60% in HSC

MyanmarGCE A-Level examination with an


aggregate score of 7

 CambodiaSuccessful completion of the Diploma


of Upper Secondary Education with an

B grade average

NepalSuccessful completion of the Nepalese


Higher Secondary Certificate with an

average grade of 60% in the final year


ChinaCompletion of the Senior Middle 3


with 60% average in 3 years National

Entrance Examination (Gao Kao)

NigeriaSuccessful completion of the Senior


Secondary Certificate with an

aggregate grade of 20 based on the

best 6 subjects

ColombiaCompletion of the Bachiller /


Bachillero / Bachillerato with an

average grade of 65%

PakistanSuccessful completion of Higher


School Certificate or

Intermediate Certificate with a First

Division pass and an overall average of


EgyptNational School Certificate of General


Education (Year 11) 50%

PhilippinesSuccessful completion of a recognised


foundation studies program, one year

of university studies

FijiSuccessful completion of Form 7 with


an average of 55% for best 4 subjects

RussiaSuccessful completion of Attestat o


Srednem (Polnom) Obschem

Obrazovanii (Certificate of [Complete]

Education) with a GPA of 3.5

IndonesiaSMU 3 or


Secondary School Certificate of

Graduation (SKHUN / STK) with an

average of 60%

Saudi ArabiaSuccessful completion of the General


Secondary Education Certificate

(Tawjihiyya) with an overall

achievement of 60% –

IndiaAll India Senior School Certificate or


the Indian School Certificate, or

Higher Secondary Certificate with a

pass of 60% in best 4 academic


LebanonSuccessful completion of the


Baccalauret Libanais with a minimum

overall grade of 9

IranSuccessful completion of the Pre-


Universtiy Certificate

(Peeshdaneshgahe) with an overall

GPA of 10 out of 20

Sri LankaEdexcel GCE A-Level examination with


an aggregate score of 7

IraqCompletion of Iraqui Certificate of


Preparatory Studies or

6th form Baccalaureate

ThailandSuccessful completion of the


Certificate of Secondary Education or

Matayom 5 with 4 passes (academic

subjects only) GPA 3.0

JordanSuccessful completion of the General


Secondary Education Certificate (Al-

Tawjihiyah or

Shadet Alderasa athnawia) with an

overall achievement of 55%-

VietnamSuccessful completion of the Bang Tot


Nghiep Trung Hoc Chuyen Nghiep

(Secondary Vocational School

Certificate) or

a Diploma of General Education (Bang

Tot Nghiep Trung Hoc Pho Thong) with

a grade of 6.5

KenyaSuccessful completion of the Kenya


Certificate of Secondary Education

(KCSE) awarded with D grade average

or higher

ZimbabweSuccessful completion of the ZIMSEC A


Level Certificate with a minimum 2

passes in principal subjects

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