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What will I learn?

Whether you are looking to gain entry to university via an alternate pathway or increase your Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC) ranking, this course will equip you with life-long learning skills specific to tertiary education.

This course is recognised by Queensland universities as a high-quality academic pathway and is facilitated by industry recognised, expert teaching staff. You will develop a broad range of skills relevant to tertiary education including advanced literacy, numeracy and digital literacy skills, time management, problem solving, mathematics, research and assignment writing skills, exam strategies and seminar presentation skills. Take your pick of the many electives in biology, chemistry, computing, mathematics, legal or physics.

Recognised as a Year 12 alternative, you will be able to apply to the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC) for a ranking on completion, gaining access to university or other tertiary education institutions.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 6 elective units.

Outcome

10765NAT Certificate IV in Adult Tertiary Preparation

Job Prospects

  • Further Study Pathway
  • University Pathway
  • University Admission

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Which department am I in?

TAFE Queensland Brisbane

CRICOS

100586

Study options

Full Time (6 months)

Tuition fees
A$7,200.00 (3,89,400) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

11 July 2022, 23 January 2023

Venue

TAFE Queensland

South Bank Campus,

66 Ernest Street,

SOUTH BRISBANE,

Queensland,

4101, BRISBANE, Australia

Full Time (6 months)

Tuition fees
A$7,200.00 (3,89,400) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

11 July 2022, 23 January 2023

Venue

Southport Campus

91 - 99 Scarborough Street,

SOUTHPORT,

Queensland,

4215, GOLD COAST, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Completion of Year 10 (or equivalent). Non school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion.

Learners entering this course must be at least 18 years of age

Academic IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) or ISLPR 2+ on all skills or other; TOEFL: PBT score of 506; iBT score of 46 with 4 in Reading /Learning and 14 in writing /speaking; PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English) overall score of 42 with Reading /Learning /writing /speaking score of 42; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) score of 162.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About TAFE Queensland

Nearly 86% of TAFE Queensland’s graduates find suitable employment or move on to further study after graduation.

  • Programs taught by experts in various fields
  • TAFE enjoys a high student satisfaction rating of 87%
  • Increasing partnership between leading global companies & TAFE
  • Works with multinational companies & government organisations