|Ashmore, Gold Coast
- English Language Proficiency: Academic IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) or ISLPR 2+ on all skills or other - For a list of all English Language test accepted by TAFE Queensland International
- Academic Requirements: Completion of Year 10 (or equivalent). Non school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion. For more information on the international education achievement levels equivalent to Year 10.
Students should be a minimum of 18 years of age. Student visa applicants under the age of 18 will be accepted where they demonstrate that they will be accompanied by a parent, legal custodian or a suitable relative who is aged 21 or over. This arrangement requires the approval of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection. For more information visit Department of Immigration and Border Protection - Welfare Requirements For Student Visa Applicants Under 18.
It is recommended that students have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for students to use at all TAFE Queensland locations.
Courses may require different resources, depending on your study location:
All students must have the following items on their first day of class attendance (included in course fees at Ashmore campus):
Personal protection equipment:
• Safety footwear (AS2210)
• Clear safety glasses (AS1337)
• Hearing protection (AS1270)
• Hard hat (AS/NZS1801)
• Protective clothing (shirt and pants)
Students failing to meet these minimum standards of dress will not be permitted entry in to practical classes.
The following materials are not included in the course fees at either campus:
• Nailbag, hammer and basic tools
• 8m tape
• Carpenters pencils
• Soft eraser
• Biro pens
• A4 notebook
• Calculator (square root function required)
Timetables may be available online or may be provided to you at your program orientation.
Your timetable may change every semester and you must be able to manage your commitments to ensure attendance at all your classes.
Acacia Ridge campus:
Monday and Tuesday 8.00am - 4.45pm and Wednesday 8.00am - 12.00pm
Wednesday and Thursday 8.00am - 4.45pm and Friday 8.00am - 12.00pm
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Some qualifications require students to participate in vocational placement to successfully complete and achieve their TAFE Queensland award. If vocational placement is a course requirement it will be organised by your School/Faculty and you will be provided with all the information you need to prepare. Remember you are responsible for ensuring you have met all the requirements to participate in vocational placement.
During these placements, you may become familiar with information that is confidential to that workplace (for example financial or business affairs, personal affairs and family background of staff and clients, technical information, trade secrets, know-how, formulae, processes, ideas, and inventions). You must not divulge any confidential information that you become aware of during a placement. Breaches of confidentiality will be considered to be acts of behavioural misconduct and may result in disciplinary action.
Acacia Ridge campus:
Up to 400 hours of vocational placement is mandatory for international students
240 hours per year of vocational placement is mandatory for international students. TAFE Queensland will assist students in finding host employers.