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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.

5.3 Applicants whose first language is not English and who have not previously passed year 12 English or equivalent will be required to demonstrate their English proficiency, as set out in Appendix 12.

1 Includes English completed as part of any senior secondary school studies deemed equivalent to Australian year 12 eg. International Baccalaureate Diploma – English A1 or A2 at Standard or Higher Level. 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 two years prior to commencement of the course of study to which the student seeks admission