Course Entry Requirement

Students must be over 18 years of age.

Students must have completed an overseas equivalent of Year 10 or higher qualification.

Students must be over 18 years of age.

Students must have completed an overseas equivalent of Year 12 or higher qualification.

Students must be over 18 years of age.

Students must have completed a Diploma level course (AQF Level 5) or Advanced Diploma level course (AQF Level 6) from the BSB training package.

Students must be over 18 years of age.

Students must have completed Advanced Diploma level course (AQF Level 6)

Students must be over 18 years of age.

Students must have completed an overseas equivalent of Year 12 or higher qualification.

Students must be over 18 years of age.

Students must have completed an overseas equivalent of Year 12 or higher qualification.

Students must be over 18 years of age.

Students must have completed an overseas equivalent of Year 12 or higher qualification.

English Entry Requirement

Have an IELTS* score of 5.5 with no band less than 5.0 (test results must be no more than 2 years old). English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:

Educated for 5 years in an English-speaking country; or

Completed at least 6 months of a Certificate IV level course in an Australian RTO; or

Successful completion of an English Placement Test

Successful completion of an English course with exit level equivalent to IELTS overall 5.5 from one of our English Pathway Partners :

English Pathway PartnersCourse
Academies Australasia• Completion of General English Upper Intermediate level
• Completion of EAP 1
CTIC • EAP with exit level Credit
• IELTS Preparation with exit level Grade C
• Real English, General English, Cambridge with exit level B2
ELSIS• Completion of General English Upper Intermediate level
• Completion of EAP 1
ENGLISH UNLIMITED• General English (Everyday English teaching method – Upper intermediate level)
• EAP (B+ from level B)
LA LINGUA• IELTS Preparation with exit level equivalent to IELTS 5.5
MEGA English• Completion of General English Upper Intermediate level
• IELTS Preparation with exit level equivalent to IELTS 5.5
Universal English College (UEC)• General English with Upper Intermediate exit level
• IELTS Preparation with exit level equivalent to IELTS 5.5
• Academic English Program with exit level equivalent to IELTS 5.5

Competency in English

If one of the following applies, you do not need to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application:

You are enrolled in full-time school studies as a principal course including in a secondary exchange programme, a postgraduate research course, a standalone English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS), and Foreign Affairs or Defence sponsored students.

You 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.

You are a citizen and hold a passport from UK, USA, Canada, NZ or Republic of Ireland.

In the two years before applying for the student visa, you completed, in Australia and in English language, either the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or a substantial component of a course leading to a qualification from the Australian Qualifications Framework at the Certificate IV or higher level, while you held a student visa.

*Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted. Students are required to provide their results so that it can be confirmed they are equivalent to IELTS 5.5.