Australian Professional Skills Institute is CRICOS registered (CRICOS Provider Code 03255G). All students must be over 18 years of age before they can commence this course at APSI.
For direct entry into Diploma level courses, students must have completed a minimum of Year 12 schooling or equivalent or to be a mature age student (20 years of age and above) with relevant work experience.
Students who have not completed Year 12 are permitted to study a certificate-level course at APSI prior to the diploma.
Students need to demonstrate they have proficiency in English before a place can be offered. If an international student does not have any current IELTS score or any recognised English language result, they are required to take an English language test administered by APSI*.
The minimum entry level of English proficiency for all APSI courses is the equivalent of Academic IELTS 5.5 with no individual band less than 5.0. English tests are only valid for 2 years.
The following English language tests are recognised and accepted by Australian Professional Skills Institute:
English Language Test Name and Scores, Entry level for APSI
IELTS (Academic) overall: 5.5, with no individual band less than: 5.0
IELTS (General) overall: 6.0, with no individual band less than: 5.5
TOEFL paper based, 527
TOEFL internet based, 46
Cambridge English Advanced, 162
Pearson PTE Academic, 42
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