TAFE Queensland Brisbane

10765NAT Certificate IV in Adult Tertiary Preparation

TAFE Queensland Brisbane

Course details

CRICOS course code: 100586

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


Set yourself apart from the crowd and gain specialised skills and knowledge required to enter into an undergraduate tertiary course.

Whether you are looking to gain entry to university via an alternate pathway or increase your Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC) ranking, this course will equip you with life-long learning skills specific to tertiary education.

This course is recognised by Queensland universities as a high-quality academic pathway and is facilitated by industry recognised, expert teaching staff. You will develop a broad range of skills relevant to tertiary education including advanced literacy, numeracy and digital literacy skills, time management, problem solving, mathematics, research and assignment writing skills, exam strategies and seminar presentation skills. Take your pick of the many electives in biology, chemistry, computing, mathematics, legal or physics.

Recognised as a Year 12 alternative, you will be able to apply to the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC) for a ranking on completion, gaining access to university or other tertiary education institutions.

Unit Introduction

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 6 elective units.


10765NAT Certificate IV in Adult Tertiary Preparation

Job Prospects

  • Further Study Pathway
  • University Pathway
  • University Admission

University Pathways

At TAFE Queensland we believe in providing quality pathways to further education opportunities. Give yourself the best chance to grow with further study options that will open up more exciting employment opportunities across a range of industries.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 7,200 for the entire course
Start date: Expected July 2021
Duration: 6 months
Study mode: Full time

TAFE Queensland Brisbane

South Bank Campus
66 Ernest Street Brisbane Queensland 4101

Entry criteria

Completion of Year 10 (or equivalent). Non school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion.

Learners entering this course must be at least 18 years of age

Academic IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) or ISLPR 2+ on all skills or other; TOEFL: PBT score of 506; iBT score of 46 with 4 in Reading /Learning and 14 in writing /speaking; PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English) overall score of 42 with Reading /Learning /writing /speaking score of 42; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) score of 162.