Victorian institute of technology (VIT)
Victorian institute of technology (VIT)

Course Entry Requirements

You can satisfy the English language requirements in a number of ways (IELTS, TOEFL iBT, PTE (Academic), CEFR (CAE or CPE and others) to meet the VIT’s Course specific English language requirements. You must satisfy the requirements in one sitting or combinations of English preparation, or may be considered subject to meeting our internal assessment case by case basis and preceding the proposed date of commencement of course enrolment. Please contact VIT for further admissions enquiries.

Minimum Age Requirement for all Courses: 18 years or older at commencement of course

 

S.No Course Code & Title Minimum Age Requirements Minimum English Language Requirement Minimum Academic Qualification Requirement
1 International
MITS9118 – Master of Information Technology and Systems (MITS)
18 years or older at commencement of course. An English Language proficiency level of one of the below:

  • An appropriate English Language proficiency level i.e. IELTS band overall 6.5 and no individual band less than 6.0 OR equivalent.
  • Note: IELTS is NOT required for Applicants who have local Australian Degree; or Degree from the selected countries like: UK, USA, NZ, Singapore, Canada.
  • Other equivalent English Proficiency Level Accepted:
    TOEFL iBT (overall score of 79 with no score less than 60) OR PTE Academic (overall score of 58 with no score less than 50) OR CAE/CPE (overall test scale of 176 with no individual scale less than 169)
  • A recognised Bachelor Degree in Information Technology (for 4 units RPL credits) OR A recognised Bachelor Degree in any discipline
  • An overseas recognised Bachelor Degree (recommended 4 years) is equivalent to Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level 7 (for more info, visit website: www.aqf.edu.au)
5 International
ICA70112 – Bachelor of Information Technology & Systems (BITS)
18 years or older at commencement of course. An English Language proficiency level of one of the below:

  • Cert IV in EAL / IELTS band score of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band lower than 5.5. or equivalent
  • Satisfactorily completed ELICOS at least to Advanced level
  • Completed any AQF Diploma or higher qualification
  • Satisfactorily completed at least one semester of study in Australia in a tertiary course (satisfactorily for this purpose would mean that the applicant has completed more than 50% of the semester load)
  • The Dean may still approve unconditional admission based on other evidences such as an acceptable GCE A Level English score, which would be considered and approved by the Selection Committee
  • Completion of senior high school to the Australian Year 12 or equivalent
  • Mathematics Standard:
    Mathematics & Statistics (Australian Year 11 equivalent)
7 International
SIT50416 – Diploma of Hospitality Management


SIT60316 – Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management


ICT50415 – Diploma of Information Technology Networking


BSB50215 – Diploma of Business


BSB60215 – Advanced Diploma of Business


18 years or older at commencement of course. An English Language proficiency level of one of the below:

  • Cert III in EAL / IELTS band score of 5.5 or equivalent
  • Satisfactorily completed ELICOS at least to Upper Intermediate level
  • Completed equivalent of Australian Year 11 qualification from any of the English speaking countries such as Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland
  • Completed any AQF Certificate III or higher qualification
  • Satisfactorily completed at least one semester of study in Australia in a tertiary course (satisfactorily for this purpose would mean that the applicant has completed more than 50% of the semester load)
  • Completed a Placement Test devised and administered by VIT or a nominated accredited agency
Any one of the below:

  • Completion of senior high school to the Australian Year 12 or equivalent
  • Mature age students can also enter based on an interview with VIT staff
8 Domestic
SIT50416 – Diploma of Hospitality Management


SIT60316 – Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management


ICT50415 – Diploma of Information Technology Networking


BSB50215 – Diploma of Business


BSB60215 – Advanced Diploma of Business


18 years or older at commencement of course. An English Language proficiency level of one of the below:

  • Cert III in EAL
  • Completed equivalent of Australian Year 11 qualification from any of the English speaking countries such as Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland
  • Completed any AQF Certificate III or higher qualification
  • Satisfactorily completed at least one semester of study in Australia in a tertiary course (satisfactorily for this purpose would mean that the applicant has completed more than 50% of the semester load)
  • Completed a Placement Test devised and administered by VIT or a nominated accredited agency
Any one of the below:

  • Completion of senior high school to the Australian Year 12 or equivalent
  • Mature age students can also enter based on an interview with VIT staff
9 International
SIT30816 – Certificate III in Commercial Cookery


SIT31016 – Certificate III in Patisserie


SIT40516 – Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery


SIT40716 – Certificate IV in Patisserie


BSB40215 – Certificate IV in Business


ICT40415 – Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking


18 years or older at commencement of course. An English Language proficiency level of one of the below:

  • Cert III in EAL / IELTS band score of 5.5 or equivalent
  • Satisfactorily completed ELICOS at least to Upper Intermediate level
  • Completed equivalent of Australian Year 11 qualification from any of the English speaking countries such as Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland
  • Completed any AQF Certificate III or higher qualification
  • Satisfactorily completed at least one semester of study in Australia in a tertiary course (satisfactorily for this purpose would mean that the applicant has completed more than 50% of the semester load)
  • Completed a Placement Test devised and administered by VIT or a nominated accredited agency
Any one of the below:

  • Completion of senior high school to the Australian Year 11 or equivalent
  • Mature age students can also enter based on an interview with VIT staff
10 Domestic
SIT30816 – Certificate III in Commercial Cookery


SIT31016 – Certificate III in Patisserie


SIT40516 – Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery


SIT40716 – Certificate IV in Patisserie


BSB40215 – Certificate IV in Business


ICT40415 – Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking


18 years or older at commencement of course. An English Language proficiency level of one of the below:

  • Cert III in EAL
  • Completed equivalent of Australian Year 11 qualification from any of the English speaking countries such as Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland
  • Completed any AQF Certificate III or higher qualification
  • Satisfactorily completed at least one semester of study in Australia in a tertiary course (satisfactorily for this purpose would mean that the applicant has completed more than 50% of the semester load)
  • Completed a Placement Test devised and administered by VIT or a nominated accredited agency
Any one of the below:

  • Completion of senior high school to the Australian Year 11 or equivalent
  • Mature age students can also enter based on an interview with VIT staff
11 International
10362NAT – Certificate I in Spoken and Written English
18 years or older at commencement of course.
  • Based on interview with VIT staff or a nominated accredited agency
There is no minimum academic requirement.
12 Domestic
10362NAT – Certificate I in Spoken and Written English
18 years or older at commencement of course.
  • Based on interview with VIT staff or a nominated accredited agency
There is no minimum academic requirement.
13 International
10363NAT – Certificate II in Spoken and Written English
18 years or older at commencement of course. An English Language proficiency level of one of the below:

  • Completion of 10362NAT – Certificate I in Spoken and Written English
  • Based on interview with VIT staff or a nominated accredited agency
  • Satisfactorily completed ELICOS at least to Pre-Intermediate level
There is no minimum academic requirement.
14 Domestic
10363NAT – Certificate II in Spoken and Written English
18 years or older at commencement of course. An English Language proficiency level of one of the below:

  • Completion of 10362NAT – Certificate I in Spoken and Written English
  • Based on interview with VIT staff or a nominated accredited agency
There is no minimum academic requirement.
15 International
22255VIC – Certificate III in EAL (Further Study)
18 years or older at commencement of course. An English Language proficiency level of one of the below:

  • Completion of 10363NAT – Certificate II in Spoken and Written English
  • Cert II in EAL / IELTS 4.5 or equivalent
  • Satisfactorily completed ELICOS at least to Intermediate level
  • Completed equivalent of Australian Year 11 qualification from any of the English speaking countries such as Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland
  • Completed a Placement Test devised and administered by VIT or a nominated accredited agency
There is no minimum academic requirement.
16 Domestic
22255VIC – Certificate III in EAL (Further Study)
18 years or older at commencement of course. An English Language proficiency level of one of the below:

  • Completion of 10363NAT – Certificate II in Spoken and Written English
  • Cert II in EAL
  • Completed equivalent of Australian Year 11 qualification from any of the English speaking countries such as Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland
  • Completed a Placement Test devised and administered by VIT or a nominated accredited agency
There is no minimum academic requirement.
17 International
22258VIC – Certificate IV in EAL (Further Study)
18 years or older at commencement of course. An English Language proficiency level of one of the below:

  • Cert III in EAL / IELTS band score of 5.0 or equivalent
  • Satisfactorily completed ELICOS at least to Upper Intermediate level
  • Completed equivalent of Australian Year 11 qualification from any of the English speaking countries such as Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland
  • Satisfactorily completed at least one semester of study in Australia in a tertiary course (satisfactorily for this purpose would mean that the applicant has completed more than 50% of the semester load)
  • Completed a Placement Test devised and administered by VIT or a nominated accredited agency
There is no minimum academic requirement.
18 Domestic
22258VIC – Certificate IV in EAL (Further Study)
18 years or older at commencement of course. An English Language proficiency level of one of the below:

  • Cert III in EAL
  • Completed equivalent of Australian Year 11 qualification from any of the English speaking countries such as Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland
  • Satisfactorily completed at least one semester of study in Australia in a tertiary course (satisfactorily for this purpose would mean that the applicant has completed more than 50% of the semester load)
  • Completed a Placement Test devised and administered by VIT or a nominated accredited agency
There is no minimum academic requirement.

 

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  • So far the course has been fantastic with a patient and understanding teacher.  The course is very informative and helpful with my current job.


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