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International Admissions

At Queensford College our students come from over 40 different countries. Experience many cultures in an environment of cultural harmony and empowerment where students can achieve their academic and personal goals.

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Entry Requirements have been set in place to ensure that all individuals who gain entry into a Nationally Accredited Program have the appropriate skills and abilities they require to be successful in their studies. Some courses may have higher entry requirements, please check specific course brochures for more information. The following outlines entry requirements for international students intending to undertake study at Queensford College.

Please note that there are specific Entry Requirements for the HLT54115 (CRICOS Course Code: 096029D) Diploma of Nursing. For more information, please view the prerequisites here: Diploma of Nursing

Certificate III Level:

  • have completed at least an Australian year 11 or equivalent.
  • must pass Queensford College’s internal LLN/ English Placement test.

Certificate IV, Diploma, Advanced Diploma Level:

  • depending on upon the nationality of the student year 11 (Australian equivalent year 11) may be sufficient – please check with Queensford College prior to enrolment
  • have completed at least an Australian year 12 equivalent
  • must pass Queensford College’s internal LLN/ English Placement test

Certificate III Level:

  • students must provide evidence of attaining an overall IELTS score of 5.0 or equivalent scores on a similar test (such as TOEFL, PTE etc.); or
  • attained at least Intermediate Level of English and must provide evidence of the same; or
  • student must pass Queensford College’s relevant Internal English Placement Test

Certificate IV, Diploma, Advanced Diploma Level:

  • student must provide evidence of attaining an overall IELTS score of 5.5 bands or equivalent scores on a similar test (such as TOEFL, PTE etc.); or
  • student must have attained at least Upper Intermediate Level of English and must provide evidence of the same; or
  • student must pass Queensford College’s relevant Internal English Placement Test

To receive a Credit Transfer, you are required to produce evidence of units of competency/ qualifications previously undertaken and successfully completed. Applications for Credit Transfer must include units of competencies completed, duration of the course and evidence of completion (Certificate and Transcript or Statements of Attainment).

RPL is an assessment-only process, determining the competence of an individual acquired through formal and non-formal and experience gained through work-related, volunteer or life experience, to determine if they meet the requirements for a unit of study.

Applications for Credit Transfer and RPL will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Applicants should check the box on their enrolment form to indicate their intent to apply for Credit Transfer and/or RPL on. Post-enrolment, applicants should request an application form for Credit Transfer/RPL from Student Services at their respective campus.

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Students studying at Queensford College will need to ensure they are able to connect to the internet and have the capability to use our online learning system that meets the minimum technical requirements, which are:

Access to a laptop/computer is preferred

  • An operating system supporting the following browsers (current version and up to three most recent versions): Chrome, Firefox, Safari (excluding Safari on Windows), and Microsoft Edge
    • For Windows: Windows 10, 4 Gb RAM installed (minimum)
    • FOR MAC: Mac OS X 10.13 or above
  • Access to Word processing software, such as Microsoft Word
    • Reliable internet connection

Students must be 18 Years of Age or older at the time of course commencement. Mature Age Students who do not have any qualifications, must pass the Queensford College internal LLN / English Placement Test.

Students Under 18 Years of Age

Prior to Queensford College accepting a student under the age of 18, the student and their parent/legal guardian must complete and sign the International Student Application form and lodge this together with proof of relationship documentation. If the student will be under 18 when he/she is in Australia, the parents must do one of the following:

  • Nominate themselves/legal guardian or a relative over 21 years as a student guardian. This person must have a visa to remain in Australia for the duration of student visa or until the student turns 18 and provide evidence that the nominated person/s will accompany the student.
  • Nominate Queensford College to coordinate student welfare arrangements with an approved carer.
  • Please refer to Queensford College’s Under 18 Policy and Procedures for more detailed information regarding the application process and enrolment of students under the age of 18.

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Application Process

At Queensford College, we strive to make possible an easy, smooth, and efficient application process.

Student to Apply for Chosen Course

Select from our range of courses in the International Prospectus or on our website and return a completed application form along with the required documents to us. Download the International Student Application Form here.

College Assesses and Verifies Application

Once we receive your application we will assess your application against the requirements of the course and issue a conditional offer letter, which is followed by an interview with candidate and financial documents verification.

Student to Review, Process and Accept

Review your letter of offer to ensure course fees, duration, payment plan etc. are stated correctly. Required payment of tuition fee. Return signed acceptance of offer.

College Issues eCOE

Electronic confirmation of enrolment (eCOE) will be issued.

Student to Apply for Australian Student Visa

Apply for an Australian student visa at your nearest Australian Mission overseas.

Student to Plan Depature and Arrival to Australia

Once you have been accepted to study at an institution and have received confirmation of your student visa, the next step is to start planning for your arrival.

Student to Attend Orientaton

You must attend Orientation to get important information and advice to support your successful transition to study in Australia.
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