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Enhance your career opportunities and gain the confidence you need for further study.
RMIT’s Certificate IV In Tertiary Preparation will prepare you with the Academic skills you need to undertake TAFE or University studies.
In this program you will be able to specialise in engineering, science, justice and legal, or business. It is designed for year 12 students, those returning to study after a break or career changers who are planning to apply for diplomas and advanced diplomas.
What you will gain through this program
Studying this program, you will develop the academic skills, knowledge and confidence required to participate in higher-level qualifications and enhance your future career opportunities.
Why study Certificate IV Tertiary Preparation at RMIT?
At RMIT, you’ll be studying at an institution with expert teachers, passionate researchers, and strong connection to industry.
Completion of this program provides a guaranteed pathway into many RMIT programs, if certain criteria are met.
Engineering stream: 6 months full-time
Science stream: 6 months full-time
Business stream: 6 months full-time
Legal stream: 6 months full-time
Midyear intake available.
RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches through classroom activities, lectures, seminars, studios, workshops, presentations, group discussions and group work.
You will have access to online resources through the myRMIT student portal.
This program is delivered in a blended mode (face-to-face and online).
Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, oral classes, presentations, group projects, research projects, laboratory projects and practical assignments.
Please note: For the science and engineering streams, having math to at least year 10 level (or equivalent) will enhance the likelihood of successfully completing the math component of this certificate. If your math skills are below a year 10 level, consider the Certificate III in Science before the Certificate IV in Preparation – Science stream.
RMIT University is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional or vocational practice.
This program prepares you for further tertiary study.