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English Language Requirements

English Language Requirements

There is a minimum level of English language skills that are required to study at TAFE Queensland for international students who do not speak English as their first language are as follows:

Certificate III, Certificate IV, Diploma* and Advanced Diploma:

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic: Overall 5.5 (with no score lower than 5.0)

Undergraduate programs:

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic: Overall 6.5 (with no score lower than 6.0)

* Please note: many programs and some passport nationalities may require higher IELTS (Academic) than the minimum of IELTS 5.5 and/or include specific sub-score requirements.

Please check individual course requirements via the Course page.

Applicants are required to meet at least one of the English language entry requirements listed in the equivalencies table.

If you don't meet the any of the above listed requirements, you may enrol in one of our intensive English language training programs. Please contact our International Program Advisors for programs options.

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