Sorry, this program is not available for local students.
Please contact Info Corner to discuss other study options.
Sorry, this program is not available for international students intending to study on a student visa.
If you hold a different visa type, you may be eligible. Please contact us for more information.
All applicants who did not complete their initial tertiary qualification in English at an approved institution in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the Republic of Ireland, the United Kingdom or the United States of America need to complete an English test.
Minimum scores required for IELTS academic are: Speaking: 6.5 Writing: 6.5 Reading: 6.5 Listening: 6.5 Overall: 7.0 Minimum scores for TOEFL are: Speaking: 22.0 Writing: 24.0 Reading: 22.0 Listening: 22.0 Overall: 100.0
Working with children check: You must hold a valid Working with Children Check prior to undertaking professional placements as part of this course. For more information visit the Working with Children Check website.
You must have successfully completed an Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) in any discipline.
This program includes a professional practice work placement.
You must hold a Working with Children Check before undertaking professional practice components of this course. Failure to obtain satisfactory checks may result in being unable to complete this course.
English language requirements
To study this program you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:
- IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 7.0 (with no individual band below 6.5)
- TOEFL (Paper Based Test): minimum score of 600 (TWE 5.0)
- TOEFL (Internet Based Test - IBT): minimum overall score of 100 (with minimum of 24 in writing and 22 in all other sections)
- Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): minimum score of 65 (with no communication band less than 58)
- Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): minimum of 185 with no less than 176 in any component.
For detailed information on English language requirements and other proficiency tests recognised by RMIT, visit English language requirements and equivalency information.
Inherent requirements: non-academic abilities you’ll need to complete this program
Some inherent requirements for this program include:
- reading, writing and number skills for demonstrating to students accurate reading, spelling and numeracy
- vision and hearing to accurately gain information and monitor students
- physical skills to perform student care
- managing your behaviour and emotions to provide safe and competent teaching
- time based problem solving when working with students
Who are they for?
Inherent requirements apply to every applicant and may be worth considering if you are living with disability, long-term illness and/or a mental health condition.
Why do you need to know?
By understanding the types of activities you’ll participate in, and the non-academic abilities you may need in this program, you can:
- understand more about the program
- determine if you may need support during your studies
- make an informed decision about whether the program is suitable for you.
What support is available?
If there are any activities that may be difficult for you to undertake, please discuss this with RMIT program staff or Equitable Learning Services (ELS).
If you are living with disability, long-term illness and/or a mental health condition, we may be able to support you by making adjustments to activities in your program so that you can participate fully in your studies.
To receive learning adjustments, you need to register with ELS.
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