Australian National College

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for International Students
ANC has a requirement that all students must be over 18 years of age at the commencement of course.

To gain entry to a course, applicants should have successfully completed year 12 or secondary studies in applicants home country equivalent to an Australian Year 11* or 12 qualification. (* Subject to the country Assessment Level and the course)


All International Students applying for all Vet courses at ANC must have a minimum English Language proficiency level of one of the below:

  • IELTS overall band of 5.5 or equivalent internationally recognised exam result in line with DHA regulations;
  • TOEFL iBT test score band of 46 equivalent or above;
  • PTE Academic band score 42 equivalent or above;
  • Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) test score band of 47 equivalent or above;
  • OET score band Pass equivalent or above;
  • Successful completion of Senior Secondary certificate of education in Australia conducted in medium of English;
  • Completion of a full time studies in Australia towards a Certificate III or above;
  • English as the first language;
  • Satisfactory completion of the ESL course / English language course or satisfactory completion of 10-20 weeks ELICOS from a National ELT Accreditation Scheme (NEAS)Accredited English Institution with an IELTS score of 5.0; OR
  • Any other form of test which satisfies the Institution.

Transferring Students

International students who are currently enrolled with an academic institution across Australia and are requesting to enrol to another academic institution are generally categorised as ‘Transfer Students’. For this purpose, these students need to be released by their current Provider.

General Documentation Requirements

  • A verified copy of qualification & transcripts is required along with the application.
  • Qualification & transcripts needs to be verified by ANC’s approved agent to confirm its legitimacy.
  • Documents not in English should be provided with a certified translation.

 Course Specific Entry Requirements

Some Certificate III, Certificate IV, Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses may have some specific course entry requirements while others allow you to enroll in any AQF level. These requirements may require you to complete certain courses beforehand or have some specific work experiences. If there is any of these requirements, this will be mentioned in the relevant course brochure.