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5. English Language Proficiency

5.1 Proficiency in English is required for entry to all courses. This may be differently recorded in various state/territory jurisdictions.

5.2 Non-current year 12 applicants without a previous pass in year 12 English must attain the equivalent by satisfying approved alternative criteria1. Specific requirements for applicants whose first language is not English are set out in Appendix 1.

5.3 Any student seeking admission on the basis of a qualification undertaken in a language other than English must demonstrate English language proficiency, as set out in Appendix 12.

5.4 International students seeking admission must satisfy standard admission requirements for the relevant program, together with English language proficiency requirements as set out in Appendix 1.

1 For approved alternatives refer to each state-based TAC English Proficiency schedule.
2 Any such English language qualification must have been completed no earlier than three years prior to commencement of the course of study to which the student seeks admission