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Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements Summary

Category

Requirements

Age

Must be at least 16 years old

Academic

Equivalent to an Australian Year 10 qualification* for Certificate III, Certificate IV & Diploma Courses (Except for Diploma of Community Services).

Equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualification* for Diploma of Community Services, Advanced Diploma and Graduate Diploma courses.

English Test

IELTS overall 5.5, PTE 46*, Please check course specific Admission requirements for details

Additional Requirements

Some courses have additional requirements, Please check course specific Admission requirements for details*

Department of Home Affairs may have additional Country Specific Admission Requirements*

Note: * Please check course specific Admission requirements for details, please contact us: +61-02-85998866 or email: info@ssc.edu.au.

Admission Requirements By Course

Admission Requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Must hold a current Student Visa (at the time of course commencement)
  • Must demonstrate satisfactory completion of studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 10 qualification* (Department of Home Affairs may require country-specific higher education requirement for student visa application assessment).
  • Are required to provide evidence of any one of the following tests of upper intermediate proficiency in English: (see exemptions below)

English Language Tests

Item

Test Name

Also known as

Minimum Test Score

1

International English Language Testing system

IELTS Test

• Overall band score 5.5; or

• Overall band score 5 if packaged with at least 10 weeks ELICOS; or

• Overall band score of 4.5 if packaged with at least 20 weeks ELICOS.

2

Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-based test

TOEFL iBT

• 46; or

• 35, if packaged with at least 10 weeks ELICOS ; or

• (c) 32, if packaged with at least 20 weeks ELICOS.

3

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) test

Certificate in Advanced English

• 162; or

• 154, if packaged with at least 10 weeks ELICOS; or

• (c)      147, if packaged with at least 20 weeks ELICOS.

4

Pearson Test of English Academic

PTE

• 42; or

• 36, if packaged with at least 10 weeks ELICOS; or

• 30, if packaged with at least 20 weeks ELICOS.

5

Occupational English Test

OET

•       a score of at least B for each test component of the OET.

Exemptions:

§  You do not need to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if one of the following applies:

o    you are a citizen and hold a passport from the UK, USA, Canada, NZ, or Republic of Ireland 

o    you are an applicant who is a Foreign Affairs or, Defence sponsored student or a Secondary Exchange student (AASES)

o    you are enrolled in a principal course of study that is a registered school course, a standalone English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS), a course registered to be delivered in a language other than English, or a registered post-graduate research course

o    you have completed at least 5 years study in English in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland

o    In the 2 years before applying for the student visa, you completed, in Australia and in the 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: You may be required to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if you hold a British National Overseas (BNO) passport.

Admission Requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Must hold a current Student Visa (at the time of course commencement)
  • Must demonstrate satisfactory completion of studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 10 qualification* (Department of Home Affairs may require country specific higher education requirement for student visa application assessment).
  • Are required to provide evidence of any one of the following tests of upper intermediate proficiency in English: (see exemptions below)

English Language Tests

Item

Test Name

Also known as

Minimum Test Score

1

International English Language Testing system

IELTS Test

• Overall band score 5.5; or

• Overall band score 5 if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• Overall band score of 4.5 if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

2

Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-based test

TOEFL iBT

• 46; or

•  35, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS ; or

• (c) 32, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

3

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) test

Certificate in Advanced English

• 162; or

• 154, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• (c)      147, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

4

Pearson Test of English Academic

PTE

• 42; or

• 36, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• 30, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

5

Occupational English Test

OET

• a score of at least B for each test component of the OET.

Exemptions:

§  You do not need to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if one of the following applies:

o    you are a citizen and hold a passport from the UK, USA, Canada, NZ, or Republic of Ireland 

o    you are an applicant who is a Foreign Affairs or, Defence sponsored student or a Secondary Exchange student (AASES)

o    you are enrolled in a principal course of study that is a registered school course, a standalone English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS), a course registered to be delivered in a language other than English, or a registered post-graduate research course

o    you have completed at least 5 years’ study in English in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland

o    In the 2 years before applying for the student visa, you completed, in Australia and in the 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: You may be required to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if you hold a British National Overseas (BNO) passport.

Admission Requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Must hold a current Student Visa (at the time of course commencement)
  • Must demonstrate satisfactory completion of studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualification.*
  • Have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma from the BSB Training Package (current or superseded equivalent versions) or Have two years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience in an operational or leadership role in an enterprise.
  • Are required to provide evidence of any one of the following tests of upper intermediate proficiency in English: (see exemptions below)

English Language Tests

Item

Test Name

Also known as

Minimum Test Score

1

International English Language Testing system

IELTS Test

• Overall band score 5.5; or

• Overall band score 5 if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• Overall band score of 4.5 if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

2

Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-based test

TOEFL iBT

• 46; or

• 35, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS ; or

• (c) 32, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

3

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) test

Certificate in Advanced English

• 162; or

• 154, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• (c)      147, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

4

Pearson Test of English Academic

PTE

• 42; or

• 36, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• 30, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

5

Occupational English Test

OET

• A score of at least B for each test component of the OET.

Exemptions:

§  You do not need to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if one of the following applies:

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

o    you are an applicant who is a Foreign Affairs or, Defence sponsored student or a Secondary Exchange student (AASES)

o    you are enrolled in a principal course of study that is a registered school course, a standalone English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS), a course registered to be delivered in a language other than English, or a registered post-graduate research course

o    you have completed at least 5 years’ study in English in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland

o    In the 2 years before applying for the student visa, you completed, in Australia and in the 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: You may be required to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if you hold a British National Overseas (BNO) passport.



Admission Requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Must hold a current Student Visa (at the time of course commencement)
  • Must demonstrate satisfactory completion of studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 10 qualification*.
  • Are required to provide evidence of any one of the following tests of upper intermediate proficiency in English: (see exemptions below)

English Language Tests

Item

Test Name

Also known as

Minimum Test Score

1

International English Language Testing system

IELTS Test

• Overall band score 5.5; or

• Overall band score 5 if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• Overall band score of 4.5 if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

2

Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-based test

TOEFL iBT

• 46; or

• 35, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• (c) 32, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

3

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) test

Certificate in Advanced English

•  162; or

• 154, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• (c)      147, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

4

Pearson Test of English Academic

PTE

• 42; or

• 36, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• 30, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

5

Occupational English Test

OET

• a score of at least B for each test component of the OET.

Exemptions:

§  You do not need to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if one of the following applies:

o    you are a citizen and hold a passport from the UK, USA, Canada, NZ, or Republic of Ireland 

o    you are an applicant who is a Foreign Affairs or, Defence sponsored student or a Secondary Exchange student (AASES)

o    you are enrolled in a principal course of study that is a registered school course, a standalone English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS), a course registered to be delivered in a language other than English, or a registered post-graduate research course

o    you have completed at least 5 years’ study in English in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland

o    In the 2 years before applying for the student visa, you completed, in Australia and in the 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: You may be required to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if you hold a British National Overseas (BNO) passport.

Admission Requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Must hold a current Student Visa (at the time of course commencement)
  • Must demonstrate satisfactory completion of studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 10 qualification* (Department of Home Affairs may require country-specific higher education requirement for student visa application assessment).
  • Are required to provide evidence of any one of the following tests of upper intermediate proficiency in English: (see exemptions below)

English Language Tests

Item

Test Name

Also known as

Minimum Test Score

1

International English Language Testing system

IELTS Test

• Overall band score 5.5; or

• Overall band score 5 if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• Overall band score of 4.5 if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

2

Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-based test

TOEFL iBT

• 46; or

• 35, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS ; or

• (c) 32, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

3

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) test

Certificate in Advanced English

• 162; or

• 154, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• (c)      147, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

4

Pearson Test of English Academic

PTE

• 42; or

• 36, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• 30, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

5

Occupational English Test

OET

• a score of at least B for each test component of the OET.

Exemptions:

§  You do not need to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if one of the following applies:

o    you are a citizen and hold a passport from the UK, USA, Canada, NZ or Republic of Ireland 

o    you are an applicant who is a Foreign Affairs or, Defence sponsored student or a Secondary Exchange student (AASES)

o    you are enrolled in a principal course of study that is a registered school course, a standalone English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS), a course registered to be delivered in a language other than English, or a registered post-graduate research course

o    you have completed at least 5 years’ study in English in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland

o    In the 2 years before applying for the student visa, you completed, in Australia and in the 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: You may be required to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if you hold a British National Overseas (BNO) passport.

Admission Requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Must hold a current Student Visa (at the time of course commencement)
  • Must demonstrate satisfactory completion of studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualification.*
  • Have completed one of the following qualifications: BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management; or BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management (or a superseded equivalent version) or have completed two years equivalent full-time relevant workplace experience at a significant level within a project or program environment within an enterprise.
  • Are required to provide evidence of any one of the following tests of upper intermediate proficiency in English: (see exemptions below)

English Language Tests

Item

Test Name

Also known as

Minimum Test Score

1

International English Language Testing system

IELTS Test

• Overall band score 5.5; or

• Overall band score 5 if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• Overall band score of 4.5 if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

2

Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-based test

TOEFL iBT

• 46; or

• 35, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS ; or

• (c) 32, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

3

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) test

Certificate in Advanced English

• 162; or

• 154, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• (c)      147, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

4

Pearson Test of English Academic

PTE

• 42; or

• 36, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• 30, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

5

Occupational English Test

OET

• A score of at least B for each test component of the OET.

Exemptions:

§  You do not need to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if one of the following applies:

o    you are a citizen and hold a passport from the UK, USA, Canada, NZ, or Republic of Ireland 

o    you are an applicant who is a Foreign Affairs or, Defence sponsored student or a Secondary Exchange student (AASES)

o    you are enrolled in a principal course of study that is a registered school course, a standalone English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS), a course registered to be delivered in a language other than English, or a registered post-graduate research course

o    you have completed at least 5 years’ study in English in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland

o    In the 2 years before applying for the student visa, you completed, in Australia and in the 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: You may be required to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if you hold a British National Overseas (BNO) passport.

Admission Requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Must hold a current Student Visa (at the time of course commencement)
  • Must demonstrate satisfactory completion of studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 10 qualification* (Department of Home Affairs may require country-specific higher education requirement for student visa application assessment).
  • Are required to provide evidence of any one of the following tests of upper intermediate proficiency in English: (see exemptions below)

English Language Tests

Item

Test Name

Also known as

Minimum Test Score

1

International English Language Testing system

IELTS Test

•  Overall band score 5.5; or

• Overall band score 5 if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• Overall band score of 4.5 if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

2

Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-based test

TOEFL iBT

• 46; or

• 35, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS ; or

• (c) 32, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

3

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) test

Certificate in Advanced English

• 162; or

• 154, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

•  (c) 147, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

4

Pearson Test of English Academic

PTE

• 42; or

• 36, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• 30, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

5

Occupational English Test

OET

• a score of at least B for each test component of the OET.

Exemptions:

§  You do not need to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if one of the following applies:

o    you are a citizen and hold a passport from the UK, USA, Canada, NZ, or Republic of Ireland 

o    you are an applicant who is a Foreign Affairs or, Defence sponsored student or a Secondary Exchange student (AASES)

o    you are enrolled in a principal course of study that is a registered school course, a standalone English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS), a course registered to be delivered in a language other than English, or a registered post-graduate research course

o    you have completed at least 5 years’ study in English in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland

o    In the 2 years before applying for the student visa, you completed, in Australia and in the 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: You may be required to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if you hold a British National Overseas (BNO) passport.



Admission Requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Must hold a current Student Visa (at the time of course commencement)
  • Must demonstrate satisfactory completion of studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualification.*
  • Are required to provide evidence of any one of the following tests of upper intermediate proficiency in English: (see exemptions below)

English Language Tests

Item

Test Name

Also known as

Minimum Test Score

1

International English Language Testing system

IELTS Test

• Overall band score 5.5; or

• Overall band score 5 if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• Overall band score of 4.5 if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

2

Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-based test

TOEFL iBT

• 46; or

• 35, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS ; or

• (c) 32, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

3

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) test

Certificate in Advanced English

• 162; or

• 154, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• (c) 147, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

4

Pearson Test of English Academic

PTE

• 42; or

• 36, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• 30, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

5

Occupational English Test

OET

•  A score of at least B for each test component of the OET.

Exemptions:

§  You do not need to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if one of the following applies:

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

o    you are an applicant who is a Foreign Affairs or, Defence sponsored student or a Secondary Exchange student (AASES)

o    you are enrolled in a principal course of study that is a registered school course, a standalone English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS), a course registered to be delivered in a language other than English, or a registered post-graduate research course

o    you have completed at least 5 years’ study in English in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland

o    In the 2 years before applying for the student visa, you completed, in Australia and in the 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: You may be required to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if you hold a British National Overseas (BNO) passport.



Admission Requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Must hold a current Student Visa (at the time of course commencement)
  • Must demonstrate satisfactory completion of studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 10 qualification* (Department of Home Affairs may require country specific higher education requirement for student visa application assessment).
  • Are required to provide evidence of any one of the following tests of upper intermediate proficiency in English: (see exemptions below)

English Language Tests

Item

Test Name

Also known as

Minimum Test Score

1

International English Language Testing system

IELTS Test

• Overall band score 5.5; or

• Overall band score 5 if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• Overall band score of 4.5 if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

2

Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-based test

TOEFL iBT

• 46; or

• 35, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS ; or

• (c) 32, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

3

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) test

Certificate in Advanced English

• 162; or

• 154, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• (c) 147, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

4

Pearson Test of English Academic

PTE

• 42; or

• 36, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• 30, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

5

Occupational English Test

OET

• a score of at least B for each test component of the OET.

Exemptions:

§  You do not need to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if one of the following applies:

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

o    you are an applicant who is a Foreign Affairs or, Defence sponsored student or a Secondary Exchange student (AASES)

o    you are enrolled in a principal course of study that is a registered school course, a standalone English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS), a course registered to be delivered in a language other than English, or a registered post-graduate research course

o    you have completed at least 5 years’ study in English in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland

o    In the 2 years before applying for the student visa, you completed, in Australia and in the 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: You may be required to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if you hold a British National Overseas (BNO) passport.



Admission Requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Must hold a current Student Visa (at the time of course commencement)
  • Must demonstrate satisfactory completion of studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 10 qualification* (Department of Home Affairs may require country-specific higher education requirement for student visa application assessment).
  • Must have completed an automotive mechanical Certificate III qualification, or be able to demonstrate equivalent competency.
  • Are required to provide evidence of any one of the following tests of upper intermediate proficiency in English: (see exemptions below)

English Language Tests

Item

Test Name

Also known as

Minimum Test Score

1

International English Language Testing system

IELTS Test

• Overall band score 5.5; or

• Overall band score 5 if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• Overall band score of 4.5 if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

2

Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-based test

TOEFL iBT

• 46; or

• 35, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS ; or

• (c) 32, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

3

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) test

Certificate in Advanced English

• 162; or

• 154, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• (c) 147, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

4

Pearson Test of English Academic

PTE

• 42; or

• 36, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• 30, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

5

Occupational English Test

OET

• a score of at least B for each test component of the OET.

Exemptions:

§  You do not need to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if one of the following applies:

o    you are a citizen and hold a passport from the UK, USA, Canada, NZ, or Republic of Ireland 

o    you are an applicant who is a Foreign Affairs or, Defence sponsored student or a Secondary Exchange student (AASES)

o    you are enrolled in a principal course of study that is a registered school course, a standalone English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS), a course registered to be delivered in a language other than English, or a registered post-graduate research course

o    you have completed at least 5 years’ study in English in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland

o    In the 2 years before applying for the student visa, you completed, in Australia and in the 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: You may be required to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if you hold a British National Overseas (BNO) passport.



Admission Requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Must hold a current Student Visa (at the time of course commencement)
  • Must demonstrate satisfactory completion of studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualification*.
  • Are required to provide evidence of any one of the following tests of upper intermediate proficiency in English: (see exemptions below)

English Language Tests

Item

Test Name

Also known as

Minimum Test Score

1

International English Language Testing system

IELTS Test

•  Overall band score 5.5; or

• Overall band score 5 if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• Overall band score of 4.5 if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

2

Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-based test

TOEFL iBT

• 46; or

• 35, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS ; or

• (c) 32, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

3

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) test

Certificate in Advanced English

• 162; or

• 154, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• (c) 147, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

4

Pearson Test of English Academic

PTE

• 42; or

• 36, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• 30, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

5

Occupational English Test

OET

• a score of at least B for each test component of the OET.

Exemptions:

§  You do not need to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if one of the following applies:

o    you are a citizen and hold a passport from the UK, USA, Canada, NZ, or Republic of Ireland 

o    you are an applicant who is a Foreign Affairs or, Defence sponsored student or a Secondary Exchange student (AASES)

o    you are enrolled in a principal course of study that is a registered school course, a standalone English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS), a course registered to be delivered in a language other than English, or a registered post-graduate research course

o    you have completed at least 5 years’ study in English in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland

o    In the 2 years before applying for the student visa, you completed, in Australia and in the 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: You may be required to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if you hold a British National Overseas (BNO) passport.



Admission Requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Must hold a current Student Visa (at the time of course commencement)
  • Must demonstrate satisfactory completion of studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualification*.
  • Are required to provide evidence of any one of the following tests of upper intermediate proficiency in English: (see exemptions below)

English Language Tests

Item

Test Name

Also known as

Minimum Test Score

1

International English Language Testing system

IELTS Test

• Overall band score 5.5; or

• Overall band score 5 if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• Overall band score of 4.5 if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

2

Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-based test

TOEFL iBT

• 46; or

• 35, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS ; or

• (c) 32, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

3

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) test

Certificate in Advanced English

• 162; or

• 154, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• (c) 147, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

4

Pearson Test of English Academic

PTE

• 42; or

• 36, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• 30, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

5

Occupational English Test

OET

• a score of at least B for each test component of the OET.

Exemptions:

§  You do not need to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if one of the following applies:

o    you are a citizen and hold a passport from the UK, USA, Canada, NZ, or Republic of Ireland 

o    you are an applicant who is a Foreign Affairs or, Defence sponsored student or a Secondary Exchange student (AASES)

o    you are enrolled in a principal course of study that is a registered school course, a standalone English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS), a course registered to be delivered in a language other than English, or a registered post-graduate research course

o    you have completed at least 5 years’ study in English in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland

o    In the 2 years before applying for the student visa, you completed, in Australia and in the 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: You may be required to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if you hold a British National Overseas (BNO) passport.



Admission Requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Must hold a current Student Visa (at the time of course commencement)
  • Must demonstrate satisfactory completion of studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 10 qualification* (Department of Home Affairs may require country-specific higher education requirement for student visa application assessment).
  • Are required to provide evidence of any one of the following tests of upper intermediate proficiency in English: (see exemptions below)

English Language Tests

Item

Test Name

Also known as

Minimum Test Score

1

International English Language Testing system

IELTS Test

•  Overall band score 5.5; or

• Overall band score 5 if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• Overall band score of 4.5 if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

2

Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-based test

TOEFL iBT

• 46; or

• 35, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS ; or

• (c) 32, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

3

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) test

Certificate in Advanced English

• 162; or

• 154, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

•  (c) 147, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

4

Pearson Test of English Academic

PTE

• 42; or

• 36, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• 30, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

5

Occupational English Test

OET

• a score of at least B for each test component of the OET.

Exemptions:

§  You do not need to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if one of the following applies:

o    you are a citizen and hold a passport from the UK, USA, Canada, NZ, or Republic of Ireland 

o    you are an applicant who is a Foreign Affairs or, Defence sponsored student or a Secondary Exchange student (AASES)

o    you are enrolled in a principal course of study that is a registered school course, a standalone English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS), a course registered to be delivered in a language other than English, or a registered post-graduate research course

o    you have completed at least 5 years’ study in English in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland

o    In the 2 years before applying for the student visa, you completed, in Australia and in the 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: You may be required to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if you hold a British National Overseas (BNO) passport.

Admission Requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Must hold a current Student Visa (at the time of course commencement)
  • Must demonstrate satisfactory completion of studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualification.*
  • Are required to provide evidence of any one of the following tests of upper intermediate proficiency in English: (see exemptions below)

English Language Tests

Item

Test Name

Also known as

Minimum Test Score

1

International English Language Testing system

IELTS Test

• Overall band score 5.5; or

• Overall band score 5 if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• Overall band score of 4.5 if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

2

Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-based test

TOEFL iBT

• 46; or

• 35, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS ; or

• (c) 32, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

3

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) test

Certificate in Advanced English

• 162; or

• 154, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• (c) 147, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

4

Pearson Test of English Academic

PTE

• 42; or

• 36, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• 30, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

5

Occupational English Test

OET

•  A score of at least B for each test component of the OET.

Exemptions:

§  You do not need to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if one of the following applies:

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

o    you are an applicant who is a Foreign Affairs or, Defence sponsored student or a Secondary Exchange student (AASES)

o    you are enrolled in a principal course of study that is a registered school course, a standalone English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS), a course registered to be delivered in a language other than English, or a registered post-graduate research course

o    you have completed at least 5 years’ study in English in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland

o    In the 2 years before applying for the student visa, you completed, in Australia and in the 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: You may be required to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if you hold a British National Overseas (BNO) passport.

Admission Requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Must hold a current Student Visa (at the time of course commencement)
  • Must demonstrate satisfactory completion of studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 10 qualification* (Department of Home Affairs may require country specific higher education requirement for student visa application assessment).
  • Are required to provide evidence of any one of the following tests of upper intermediate proficiency in English: (see exemptions below)

English Language Tests

Item

Test Name

Also known as

Minimum Test Score

1

International English Language Testing system

IELTS Test

• Overall band score 5.5; or

• Overall band score 5 if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• Overall band score of 4.5 if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

2

Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-based test

TOEFL iBT

• 46; or

• 35, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS ; or

• (c) 32, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

3

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) test

Certificate in Advanced English

• 162; or

• 154, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• (c) 147, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

4

Pearson Test of English Academic

PTE

• 42; or

• 36, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• 30, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

5

Occupational English Test

OET

• a score of at least B for each test component of the OET.

Exemptions:

§  You do not need to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if one of the following applies:

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

o    you are an applicant who is a Foreign Affairs or, Defence sponsored student or a Secondary Exchange student (AASES)

o    you are enrolled in a principal course of study that is a registered school course, a standalone English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS), a course registered to be delivered in a language other than English, or a registered post-graduate research course

o    you have completed at least 5 years’ study in English in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland

o    In the 2 years before applying for the student visa, you completed, in Australia and in the 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: You may be required to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if you hold a British National Overseas (BNO) passport.

Admission Requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Must hold a current Student Visa (at the time of course commencement)
  • Must demonstrate satisfactory completion of studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 10 qualification* (Department of Home Affairs may require country-specific higher education requirement for student visa application assessment).
  • Must have completed an automotive mechanical Certificate III qualification, or be able to demonstrate equivalent competency.
  • Are required to provide evidence of any one of the following tests of upper intermediate proficiency in English: (see exemptions below)

English Language Tests

Item

Test Name

Also known as

Minimum Test Score

1

International English Language Testing system

IELTS Test

• Overall band score 5.5; or

• Overall band score 5 if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• Overall band score of 4.5 if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

2

Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-based test

TOEFL iBT

• 46; or

• 35, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS ; or

• (c) 32, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

3

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) test

Certificate in Advanced English

• 162; or

• 154, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• (c) 147, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

4

Pearson Test of English Academic

PTE

• 42; or

• 36, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• 30, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

5

Occupational English Test

OET

• a score of at least B for each test component of the OET.

Exemptions:

§  You do not need to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if one of the following applies:

o    you are a citizen and hold a passport from the UK, USA, Canada, NZ, or Republic of Ireland 

o    you are an applicant who is a Foreign Affairs or, Defence sponsored student or a Secondary Exchange student (AASES)

o    you are enrolled in a principal course of study that is a registered school course, a standalone English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS), a course registered to be delivered in a language other than English, or a registered post-graduate research course

o    you have completed at least 5 years’ study in English in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland

o    In the 2 years before applying for the student visa, you completed, in Australia and in the 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: You may be required to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if you hold a British National Overseas (BNO) passport.

Admission Requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Must hold a current Student Visa (at the time of course commencement)
  • Must demonstrate satisfactory completion of studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualification*.
  • Are required to provide evidence of any one of the following tests of upper intermediate proficiency in English: (see exemptions below)

English Language Tests

Item

Test Name

Also known as

Minimum Test Score

1

International English Language Testing system

IELTS Test

•  Overall band score 5.5; or

• Overall band score 5 if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• Overall band score of 4.5 if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

2

Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-based test

TOEFL iBT

• 46; or

• 35, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS ; or

• (c) 32, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

3

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) test

Certificate in Advanced English

• 162; or

• 154, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• (c) 147, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

4

Pearson Test of English Academic

PTE

• 42; or

• 36, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• 30, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

5

Occupational English Test

OET

• a score of at least B for each test component of the OET.

Exemptions:

§  You do not need to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if one of the following applies:

o    you are a citizen and hold a passport from the UK, USA, Canada, NZ, or Republic of Ireland 

o    you are an applicant who is a Foreign Affairs or, Defence sponsored student or a Secondary Exchange student (AASES)

o    you are enrolled in a principal course of study that is a registered school course, a standalone English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS), a course registered to be delivered in a language other than English, or a registered post-graduate research course

o    you have completed at least 5 years’ study in English in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland

o    In the 2 years before applying for the student visa, you completed, in Australia and in the 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: You may be required to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if you hold a British National Overseas (BNO) passport.

Admission Requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Must hold a current Student Visa (at the time of course commencement)
  • Must demonstrate satisfactory completion of studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualification*.
  • Are required to provide evidence of any one of the following tests of upper intermediate proficiency in English: (see exemptions below)

English Language Tests

Item

Test Name

Also known as

Minimum Test Score

1

International English Language Testing system

IELTS Test

• Overall band score 5.5; or

• Overall band score 5 if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• Overall band score of 4.5 if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

2

Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-based test

TOEFL iBT

• 46; or

• 35, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS ; or

• (c) 32, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

3

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) test

Certificate in Advanced English

• 162; or

• 154, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• (c) 147, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

4

Pearson Test of English Academic

PTE

• 42; or

• 36, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• 30, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.

5

Occupational English Test

OET

• a score of at least B for each test component of the OET.

Exemptions:

§  You do not need to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if one of the following applies:

o    you are a citizen and hold a passport from the UK, USA, Canada, NZ, or Republic of Ireland 

o    you are an applicant who is a Foreign Affairs or, Defence sponsored student or a Secondary Exchange student (AASES)

o    you are enrolled in a principal course of study that is a registered school course, a standalone English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS), a course registered to be delivered in a language other than English, or a registered post-graduate research course

o    you have completed at least 5 years’ study in English in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland

o    In the 2 years before applying for the student visa, you completed, in Australia and in the 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: You may be required to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if you hold a British National Overseas (BNO) passport.

Qualification by Country Equivalent Country List

No

Country

 

Year 10 Equivalent

Year 12 Equivalent

1

Australia

Australian Year 10 Secondary Certificate of Education – satisfactory completion

Australian Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate of Education – satisfactory completion

2

Argentina

Education Polimodal (General Education or Integrated technical education) / General or bachillerato school/technical and specialised school (Completion of Year 10 or Year 11)

Bachillerato/Tecnico de Nivel Medio/Bachillerato Especializado

3

Bangladesh

Secondary School Certificate DIBP
requires completion of Year 11 for
student visa

Higher Secondary Certificate/vocational higher secondary certificate (Minimum CGPA is 3.5 or 60% in HSC/First Division pass) GCE A-Level (3 passes)

4

Bhutan

Bhutan Middle Secondary School Certificate

Bhutan Higher Secondary School Certificate or
Middle Secondary School Certificate plus 2year
relevant vocational diploma

5

Brazil

Certificado de Ensino Medio (Year 10 or Year 11 equivalent)

Certificado /diploma de Ensino Medio
(Year 12 equivalent)

6

Brunei

GCE O-Levels with 4 passes

Brunei Cambridge General Certificate of
Education Advanced Level (Brunei – Cambridge A level) – 2 passes

7

Cambodia

DOHA requires completion of Year 11 for student visa

Diploma of Upper Secondary Education/Baccalaurate

8

Chile

Educacion Media (Year 10 or Year 11 equivalent)

Licencia de Educación Media (Certificate of
Secondary Education Certificate) Tecnico-
Profesional or Tecnico

9

China

Senior Middle 2
(DOHA requires completion of Year 11)

General Senior Secondary Unified Graduation
(Certificate of Graduation)

10

Colombia

Bachillerato Upper Secondary Schooling (Year 11 equivalent)
(DOHA requires completion of Year 11)

Bachillerato (Secondary School Certificate)

11

Cuba

Secundari Basica/Basic Secondary (Completion of Year 11)

Diploma de Bachiller en Ciencias y Letras/
Título de Bachiller (nivel medio superior de la
Education General Politecnica Laboral)
– Certificado de Fin de Estudios Secundarias/
TécnicoMedio/Maestro Primario, etc.
(Certificado de Fin de Estudios Secundarias)

12

Czech Republic

N/A

Maturita (Matriculation Certificate)/School Leaving Certificate

13

Denmark

N/A

Studentereksamensbevis (Upper Secondary
School Leaving Certificate)

14

Egypt

N/A

General Secondary Education Certificate, AlAzhar Secondary Education Certificate, Technical Secondary Education Certificate, Commercial Secondary Certificate or the Agriculture Secondary Certificate

15

Fiji

Fiji only                 Form 6 School Leaving Certificate
for student visa or DOHA requires completion of Year 11 for student visa

Fiji only                            Fiji Form 7 Examination/
Fiji School Leaving Certificate (FSLC)

16

Finland

N/A

Ylioppilastutkintotodistus (Certificate of
Matriculation) Secondary School Leaving
Certificate

17

France

Brevet fundamentals

Baccalaureat/
Brevet professionelles

18

Realshule or Hauptschule

Achgebundene Hochschulreife/
FachgebundeneHochschulreife (Leaving
Certificate) or Zeugnis der Reifeor
Reifezeugnis or Abitur or Fachhochschulreife

19

Ghana

West African School Certificate or GCE O Levels with passes in 3 subjects with a minimum E grade.

Successful completion of Senior Secondary School Certificate/West African School Certificate AND a minimum of 2 passes (minimum E grade) at the GCE A level.
Note: Assessment for a waiver of the GCE A level requirement may be made on a case-by-case basis and will be based in academic merit. Students with a C average an above may be considered without the A level requirement

20

Greece

N/A

Apolytirio Lykeiou (Leaving certificate)

21

Hong Kong

Secondary 4 or Secondary 5 or Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE)

Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education
(HKDSE) or Hong Kong Advanced Level
Examination (HKALE)

22

Hungary

N/A

Gimnaziumi Erettsegi Bizonyitvany, / Gymnasium Maturity Certificate

23

India

All Indian Secondary School Certificate, Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE SX) Secondary Certification, GCE O-Levels (4 passes) DOHA requires completion of Year 11
for student visa

All India Senior School Certificate or Indian
School Certificate or Certificate of Vocational
Education or Senior Secondary Certificate or
State Boards of Secondary/Senior Secondary
Education certificates, GCE A-Levels (2
passes)

24

Indonesia

Secondary School:SMU 3 or SMK 3

Certificate of Completion of Senior Secondary
Education (Ijazah/STTB SMA/STTB SMK) or
Certificate of Graduation (SKHUN)

25

Iran

HSC Diploma

National High School Diploma (4-year program)/ Pre-University Certificate

26

Iraq

N/A

Baccalaureate Ilmiya (Science) or Baccalaureate Adabiyya (Humanities) or Baccalaureate Mihniya (Vocational)

27

Ireland

GCE O-Levels (4 passes)

Leaving Certificate/GCE A Levels (2 passes)

28

Italy

Minimum 2 years (Year 10), 3 years (Year 11) of the Diploma di Qualifica (secondary vocational education) or the Diploma di Superamento dell’Esame di Stato (senior secondary education) grado

Diploma di Superamento dell’Esame di Stato
conclusivodei Corsi di Istruzione Secondaria
Superiore (Upper Secondary School Leaving
Certificate) or Diploma of State Examination

29

Japan

Completion of Kotogakko Year 1 Lower Secondary Leaving Certificate

Upper Secondary School Certificate of
Graduation (Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shosho

30

Jordan

N/A

Twajihi (General Secondary Education
Certificate)

31

Kenya

GCE O-Levels (4 passes) DOHA requires
completion of Year 11 for student visa

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education
(KCSE) or GCE A level – 2 passes

32

Republic of Korea

Completion of Senior High School Grade 1 or equivalent

General/Academic Senior High School Certificate/ Diploma (Kodung Hakkyo Choreupchang)/HS Diploma

33

Lebanon

1st year completion of General Secondary School/ Technical Secondary School, DOHA requires completion of Year 11 for student visa

Baccalaureat Libanaise (Baccalaureat 2) or
Baccalaureat Technique/
Technicien or Certificat Professione/
de Maltrise/Technicien

34

Macau

GSE O-Levels (4 passes), Senior Secondary School Diploma (Year 11) or Form 5

Senior Secondary School Diploma Year 12, or
GCE A Level – 2 passes, or Form 6

35

Malaysia

SPM or GCE O-Levels (4 passes) or Senior Middle 2

STPM Senior Secondary Certificate of
Education or GCE A Levels – 2 passes , UEC

36

Mauritius

GCE O-levels (4 subject passes)

GCE A-level – 2 passes

37

Mexico

2-3 year Preparatoria or
Bachillerato program
or
Certificado de Educacion Secundaria (Certificate of Secondary Education)

2-3 year Preparatoria or
Bachillerato program

38

Myanmar

Matriculation/Basic Education High School (BEHS) (Completion of Year 10 or Year 11) 45% or higher​
or GCE O – Level (4 subject passes)
(DOHA requires completion of Year 11)

Matriculation/Basic Education High School
(BEHS) plus minimum completed 2 years at
Professional College or Secondary Technical
College or
GCE A- Level (2 subject passes) or A level
(1 A and 2 AS level passes)

39

Nepal

Completion of Higher Secondary Education Board Certificate, DOHA requires completion of Year 11
for student visa

Higher Secondary Education
Board Certificate (Grade 12)

40

New Zealand

N/A

National Certificate of Educational
Achievement (NCEA) – Level 3, minimum 60
credits

41

Netherlands

N/A

Voorbereidend wetenschappelljk onderwijs
(Diploma VWO) or Hoger algemeen
voortgezet onderwijs Diploma HAVO)

42

Nigeria

Senior Secondary School (WAEC/NECO) examinations – pass grade, GCE O-Levels (4 subject passes)

Senior Secondary School (WAEC/NECO)
examinations (5 subjects passes C grade
average) GCE A Levels (2 passes)

43

Norway

N/A

Vitnemal fra den videregaende skolen
(Certificate from upper secondary school)

44

Oman

N/A

School Leaving Certificate

45

Pakistan

Secondary School Certificate
DOHA requires completion of Year 11
for student visa

Higher Secondary School Certificate/
Intermediate Certificate

46

Papua New Guinea

N/A

Higher School Certificate

47

Peru

Secundaria / Education Secundaria (Completion of Year 11)

Certificado de Educación Secundaria Común
Completa(Secondary Common Education
Graduation Certificate) plus a Technical
Diploma or entrance to University

48

Philippines

High School Diploma or National College Entrance Examination (NCEE) + one year of Bachelor Degree
OR from 2018, successful completion of Grade 11 Senior High School (DOHA requires completion of Year 11)

High School Diploma or a Certificate of
Graduation + two years of bachelor degree
OR from 2018, Grade 12 Senior High School Diploma

49

Poland

N/A

Matura Swiadectwo Dojrzalosci
LiceumOgolnoksztalcacego (Certificate of
Matriculation of the General Lyceum)

50

Portugal

N/A

Certificado de Fim de Estudios Secundarios
or Diploma de 12 Ano de Escolaridad
(Secondary Certificate)

51

Russia

N/A

Attestat o Srednem (polnom) Obshchem
Obrazovanii(Certificate of Secondary
(Complete) General Education)

52

Saudi Arabia

N/A

Shahadat al-thanawiyyah al-‘aama or
shahadat al-marhalat al-thanawiyyat
(General Secondary Education Certificate)
Form 7 or University Foundation Year
General Secondary Education Certificate (3 years) (any stream)

53

Singapore

GCE 0-Levels (4 subject passes)

GCE A-levels – 2 passes

54

Slovakia

N/A

Maturitni Vysvedceni/Maturitnej
Vysvedcenie(Matriculation Certificate)

55

Slovenia

N/A

Spričevalo o poklicni mature or Spričevalo o
 poklicnimature or Svidetelstov zo polozen
zavresen

56

South Africa

National Senior Certificate / Senior
Certificate Year 11/10

National Senior Certificate (Year12) Senior
Certificate (Year 12) GCE A-Levels 2 Passes,
International Baccalaureate Diploma

57

South Korea

Completion of Senior High School Grade 1 or equivalent

General/Academic Senior High School
Certificate/Diploma (Immumgye Kodung
Hakkyo Choeupchang

58

N/A

 

59

Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan GCE O-Levels (4 subject passes) DOHA requires completion of Year 11 for student visa

Sri Lankan GCE A-Level (3 passes) or British GCE A-Level (2 passes)

60

Sweden

N/A

Slutbetyg Från Gymnasieskola

61

Switzerland

N/A

Federal Maturity Certificate/ Maturitätszeugnis, Certificatde
Maturité/ Attestato di Maturità

62

Syria

N/A

General Secondary School Certificate (Al Shahada Al Thanawiya Baccalaureate) Technical or Vocational Secondary School Certificate Technical Baccalaureate

63

Taiwan

Senior High School (1st or 2nd Year)

Senior High School Diploma or Senior Vocational School Diploma

64

Thailand

Matayom 6 or MS 6. (Certificate of Secondary Education)
Upper Secondary School (Matayom 5/ Matayom 4)

Matayom 6 or MS 6. (Certificate of Secondary Education)

65

Turkey

N/A

Lise Diplomasi (Secondary
School Diploma) Technical or Vocational School
Diploma (Teknik or Meslek Lise Diplomasi)

66

United Arab Emirates

N/A

Tawjihiyya or Thanawiyya Al-A’ama (General
Secondary Certificate), Technical Secondary
School Certificate, Commercial Secondary School Certificate or Certificate from an
Agriculture Institute

67

United Kingdom

GCE O-Levels (4 subject passes) or Voational GCSE

GCE A-Levels (2 subject passes)

68

Venezuela

Educacion Media (10 years of secondary schooling minimum)

Educacion Media – Academic or Tecnico (Medio), Bachillor

69

United States of America

High School Grade 10

High School Diploma

70

Vietnam

Upper Secondary schooling (Year 10 or 11 equivalent) (DOHA requires completion of Year 11)

Bang Tot nghiep Trung hoc Pho thong (Upper Secondary Education Graduation Diploma)

71

Zambia

ZSC Year 12 (4 passes) GCE O Levels (4 passes)

ZSC Year 12 (5 subject passes C grade or better) GCE A-Levels (2 subject passes) or A-levels 1 A and 2 AS level passes or Diploma
in relevant area (1 year minimum)

72

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education (ZGCE) GSE O-Levels (4 subject passes)​

Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education at Advanced Levels (A Levels)– 2 passes, or International Baccalaureate Diploma 

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