Sorry, this program is not available for local students.
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Sorry, this program is not available for international students intending to study on a student visa.
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Enhance your career opportunities and gain the confidence you need for further study.
Whether you’ve missed out on your first study preference or you feel like you need some extra time to prepare before university, RMIT’s Certificate IV In Tertiary Preparation will prepare you with the academic skills you need to undertake vocational or university studies.
This six-month program has specialised business, legal, engineering and science streams designed to give you an introduction to the area of your future studies.
It is designed for year 12 students, those returning to study after a break, and 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?
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, including lectures, seminars, studios, workshops, presentations and group discussions.
You will have the opportunity to take part in career and further education planning so you can explore your study options and develop a pathway for the future.
Please note: For the science and engineering streams, having maths to at least year 10 level (or equivalent) will enhance the likelihood of successfully completing the maths component of this certificate. If your maths 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.