Australian Equivalencies for International

You must have completed an equivalent program to the required standard to meet Melbourne Polytechnic’s academic entry requirements.

Bangladesh


Description

Eg: A student from Bangladesh can enter into a VET / Higher Education Program if he/she possesses a Higher secondary Certificate

VET/Higher Education

Higher Secondary Certificate

Year 12 (Foreign quals = Australian year 12)

Higher Secondary School Certificate

Year 11

Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) or Intermediate Certificate (Grade XII level).

Brunei

Description

Eg: A student from Brunei can enter into a VET / Higher Education Program if he/she possesses a Cambridge or University of London General Certificate of Education (GCE – A) Examination with minimum 3 subject passed

VET/Higher Education

Cambridge or University of London General Certificate of Education (GCE – A) Examination with minimum 3 subject passed

Year 12 (Foreign quals = Australian year 12)

Cambridge or University of London General Certificate of Education (GCE – A) Examination with minimum 3 subject passed

Year 11

Brunei/Cambridge GCE O levels with minimum 6 subject passed

Cambodia

Description

Eg. A student of Cambodia can enter into a VET Program if he/she possesses a Diploma of Upper Secondary Education

VET/Higher Education

Successful completion of the Diploma of Upper Secondary Education

Year 12 (Foreign quals = Australian year 12)

Diploma of Upper Secondary Education

Year 11

Completion of the year 11 in upper secondary education

China

Description

Eg. A student of China can enter into a VET / Higher Education Program if he/she possesses a Certificate of Graduation / National College Entrance Examination (Gao Kao)

VET/Higher Education

Successful completion Certificate of Graduation / National College Entrance Examination (Gao Kao)

Year 12 (Foreign quals = Australian year 12)

Successful completion Certificate of Graduation / National College Entrance Examination (Gao Kao)

Year 11

Completion of Year 2 of Senior Secondary High School

Colombia

Description

Eg. A student of Colombia can enter into a VET/Higher Education Program if he/she possesses a bachelor degree

VET/Higher Education

Completion of the Bachiller / Bachillero / Bachillerato

Year 12 (Foreign quals = Australian year 12)

Bachelors Degree / Bachelors Degree

Year 11

Bachelor Degree

Egypt

Description

Eg. A student of Egypt can enter into a VET/Higher Education Program if he/she possesses a Certificate of General Secondary Education

VET/Higher Education

Certificate of General Secondary Education

Year 12 (Foreign quals = Australian year 12)

Certificate of General Secondary Education

Year 11

Completion of two years study (year 11) towards the General Secondary School

Fiji

Description

Eg: A student from Fiji can enter into a VET/Higher Education Program if he/she successfully completed Form 7

VET/Higher Education

Successful completion of Form 7

Year 12 (Foreign quals = Australian year 12)

Successful completion of Form 7 Examination

Year 11

Fiji School Leaving Certificate or Successful completion of Form 6

Indonesia


Description

Eg: A student from Indonesia can enter into a VET/Higher Education Program if he/she possesses Senior Secondary School Certificate

VET/Higher Education

Senior Secondary School Certificate

Year 12 (Foreign quals = Australian year 12)

Senior Secondary School Certificate

Year 11

Year 11 in Academic Senior Secondary School or Level-II in vocational senior secondary school or Level II in Islamic Junior Secondary School

India

Description

Eg: A student from India can enter into a VET/Higher Education Program if he/she possesses All Indian Senior School Certificate

VET/Higher Education

All Indian Senior School Certificate or the Indian School Certificate or Higher Secondary Certificate (State Boards)

Year 12 (Foreign quals = Australian year 12)

All Indian Senior School Certificate or the Indian School Certificate or Higher Secondary Certificate (State Boards)

Year 11

Higher Secondary/School Certificate (Indian School Certificate) OR All India Senior School Certificate Standard XI (YEAR 11).

Iran

Description

Eg: A student from Iran can enter into a VET/Higher Education Program if he/she possesses Pre-University Certificate or National High School Diploma

VET/Higher Education

National High School Diploma / Successful completion of the Pre-University Certificate

Year 12 (Foreign quals = Australian year 12)

National High School Diploma / Successful completion of the Pre-University Certificate

Year 11

Completion of three years study towards the National High School Diploma

Iraq

Description

Eg: A student from Iraq can enter into a VET/Higher Education Program if he/she possesses Preparatory Bachelor or Vocational Bachelor

VET/Higher Education

Completion of Iraqi Certificate of Preparatory bachelor or vocational bachelor

Year 12 (Foreign quals = Australian year 12)

Certificate of Preparatory Bachelor or Vocational Bachelor

Year 11

Successful Completion of Year 11 in Preparatory or Vocational bachelor

Ireland

Description

Eg: A student from Ireland can enter into a VET / Higher Education Program if he/she possesses a leaving Certificate or GCE – A Examination with minimum 3 subject passed

VET/Higher Education

A leaving Certificate or GCE-A Examination with minimum 3 subjects passed / GCE – O Examination with minimum 6 subject passed

Year 12 (Foreign quals = Australian year 12)

A leaving Certificate or GCE-A Examination with minimum 3 subjects passed

Year 11

A leaving certificate or GCE – O level with 6 subjects passed

Jordan

Description

Eg: A student from Jordan can enter into a VET/Higher Education Program if he/she possesses General Secondary Eduacation Certificate

VET/Higher Education

Successful completion of the General Secondary Education Certificate

Year 12 (Foreign quals = Australian year 12)

General Secondary Education Certificate Examination

Year 11

Successful Completion of Year 11 in Secondary certificate or Level I in Vocational Training Corporation

Kenya

Description

Eg: A student from Kenya can enter into a VET / Higher Education Program if he/she possesses Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education or GCE – A Examination with minimum 3 subjects passed with 60%

VET/Higher Education

Successful completion of the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education or GCE – A Examination with minimum 3 subject passed with 60%

Year 12 (Foreign quals = Australian year 12)

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education or GCE – A Examination with minimum 3 subject passed with 60%

Year 11

Completion of 3 years study towards the Kenyan Certificate of Secondary Education

Lebanon


Description

Eg: A student from Lebanon can enter into a VET/Higher Education Program if he/she possesses Baccalauréat Libanais or Baccalauréat Technique

VET/Higher Education

Successful completion of the Baccalauret Libanais or Baccalauréat Technique

Year 12 (Foreign quals = Australian year 12)

Baccalaureat Libanaise (Lebanese Bachelor) or Baccalauréat Technique

Year 11

Baccalauréat Libanais or Baccalauréat Technique

Macau

Description

Eg: A student from Macau can enter into a VET / Higher Education Program if he/she possesses a senior secondary school certificate or GCE-A Examination with minimum 3 subjects passed

VET/Higher Education

Senior secondary school certificate or GCE-A Examination with minimum 3 subjects passed / GCE – O level with minimum 6 subjects passed

Year 12 (Foreign quals = Australian year 12)

Senior secondary school certificate or GCE-A Examination with minimum 3 subjects passed

Year 11

Senior secondary school certificate or GCE-O Examination with minimum 6 subjects passed

Malaysia

Description

Eg: A student from Malaysia can enter into a VET / Higher Education Program if he/she possesses a Singapore / Cambridge GCE A level with minimum 3 subjects passed

VET/Higher Education

Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or GCE – O level with 6 subjects passed / Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) or GCE – A level with 3 subjects passed (Depending upon course requirement)

Year 12 (Foreign quals = Australian year 12)

Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) or GCE – A level with 3 subjects passed

Year 11

Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or GCE – O level with 6 subjects passed

Mauritius

Description

Eg: A student from Mauritius can enter into a VET / Higher Education Program if he/she possesses a GCE A level with minimum 3 subjects passed

VET/Higher Education

GCE A-Level with 3 subject passed or GCE O-Level 6 subject passed (Depending upon course requirement)

Year 12 (Foreign quals = Australian year 12)

GCE A-Level examination with 3 subjects passed

Year 11

General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE): Six subjects passed OR (Before 1986) the General Certificate of Education (GCE) O levels, with six subjects passed.

Mongolia

Description

Eg: A student from Mongolia can enter into a VET / Higher Education Program if he/she possesses a senior school leaving Certificate or GCE Examination with minimum 3 subject passed with 60 %

VET/Higher Education

A senior school leaving Certificate or GCE Examination with minimum 3 subjects passed with 60%

Year 12 (Foreign quals = Australian year 12)

A senior school leaving Certificate or GCE Examination with minimum 3 subjects passed with 60%

Year 11

A senior school leaving Certificate or GCE Examination with minimum 3 subjects passed with 60%

Myanmar

Description

Eg: A student from Myanmar can enter into a VET / Higher Education Program if he/she possesses Matriculation or Basic Education High School Examination Certificate or GCE – A Examination with minimum 3 subject passed with 60%

VET/Higher Education

Matriculation or Basic Education High School Examination Certificate or GCE – A Examination with minimum 3 subject passed with 60%

Year 12 (Foreign quals = Australian year 12)

Matriculation or Basic Education High School Examination or GCE – A Examination with minimum 3 subject passed with 60%

Year 11

Completion of the Basic Education High School Examination/Matriculation

Nepal

Description

Eg: A student from Nepal can enter into a VET / Higher EducationProgram if he/she possesses Nepalese Higher Seconadary Certificate or GCE – A Examination with minimum 3 subject passed with 60%

VET/Higher Education

Successful completion of the Nepalese Higher Secondary Certificate or GCE – A Examination with minimum 3 subject passed with 60%

Year 12 (Foreign quals = Australian year 12)

Successful completion of the Nepalese Higher Secondary Certificate or GCE – A Examination with minimum 3 subject passed with 60%

Year 11

Completion of Year 11 in Higher Secondary School

Nigeria

Description

Eg: A student from Nigeria can enter into a VET / Higher Education Program if he/she possesses Senior Secondary School Certificate or GCE – A Examination with minimum 3 subject passed with 60%

VET/Higher Education

Successful completion of the Senior Secondary School Certificate or GCE – A Examination with minimum 3 subject passed with 60%

Year 12 (Foreign quals = Australian year 12)

Successful completion of the Senior Secondary School Certificate or GCE – A Examination with minimum 3 subject passed with 60%

Year 11

Completion of Year 11 in Senior School Certificate

Pakistan

Description

Eg: A student from Pakistan can enter into a VET / Higher Education Program if he/she possesses Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) / Intermediate Certificate / Diploma of Faculty of Arts/Science (FA/FSc) / Certificate / Diploma / Intermediate in Commerce or GCE – A Examination with minimum 3 subjects passed with 60%

VET/Higher Education

Successful completion of Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) / Intermediate Certificate / Diploma of Faculty of Arts/Science (FA/FSc) / Certificate/Diploma/Intermediate in Commerce or GCE – A Examination with minimum 3 subject passed with 60%

Year 12 (Foreign quals = Australian year 12)

Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) / Intermediate Examination / Intermediate Certificate / Diploma of Faculty of Arts/Science (FA/FSc) / Certificate/Diploma/Intermediate in Commerce or GCE – A Examination with minimum 3 subject passed with 60%

Year 11

Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) / Intermediate Examination / Intermediate Certificate / Diploma of Faculty of Arts/Science (FA/FSc) / Certificate/Diploma/Intermediate in Commerce or GCE – A Examination with minimum 3 subject passed with 60%

Phillippines

Description

Eg: A student from Philippines can enter into a VET / Higher Education Program if he/she successfully complete certificate of graduation / High School Diploma + two year of university studies

VET/Higher Education

Successful completion of a certificate of graduation/High School Diploma + two year of university studies

Year 12 (Foreign quals = Australian year 12)

High School Diploma / Certificate of Graduation + 2 years of higher education studies or equivalent supplementary studies.

Year 11

High School Diploma/Certificate of Graduation + One year’s university study

Russia


Description

Eg: A student from Russia can enter into a VET / Higher Education Program if he/she possesses certificate of secondary (complete) general education + 1 year of higher education studies or equivalent supplementary studies

VET/Higher Education

Successful completion of Certificate of secondary (complete) General Education + 1 year of higher education studies or equivalent supplementary studies

Year 12 (Foreign quals = Australian year 12)

Successful completion of Certificate of Secondary (complete) General Education + 1 year of higher education studies or equivalent supplementary studies

Year 11

Successful completion of Certificate of Secondary (complete) General Education

Saudi Arabia

Description

Eg: A student from Saudi Arabia can enter into a VET/Higher Education Program if he/she possesses General Secondary School Certificate

VET/Higher Education

Successful completion of the General Secondary School Certificate

Year 12 (Foreign quals = Australian year 12)

Successful Completion of General Secondary School Certificate

Year 11

2nd year (Year-11) study towards the General Secondary Education Certificate

Singapore

Description

Eg: A student from Singapore can enter into a VET / Higher Education Program if he/she possesses a Singapore / Cambridge GCE A level with minimum 3 subjects passed

VET/Higher Education

Singapore / Cambridge GCE A level with minimum 3 subjects passed or Singapore

Year 12 (Foreign quals = Australian year 12)

Singapore / Cambridge GCE A level with minimum 3 subjects passed or Singapore

Year 11

Singapore / Cambridge GCE – O level examinations with 6 subjects passed

South Africa

Description

Eg: A student from South Africa can enter into a VET / Higher Education Program if he/she possesses a National Senior Certificate or GCE -A Examination with minimum 3 subjects passed

VET/Higher Education

A National Senior Certificate or GCE -A Examination with minimum 3 subjects passed / GCE – O level with minimum 6 subjects passed

Year 12 (Foreign quals = Australian year 12)

A National Senior Certificate or GCE -A Examination with minimum 3 subjects passed

Year 11

Year 11 of National Senior Certificate or GCE -O level with minimum 6 passed

Sri Lanka

Description

Eg: A student from Sri Lanka can enter into a VET / Higher Education Program if he/she possesses General Certificate of Education A-Level with minimum 3 subjects passed

VET/Higher Education

Successful completion of General Certificate of Education Advanced level (GCE A-level) examination with minimum 3 subjects passed

Year 12 (Foreign quals = Australian year 12)

General Certificate of Education (GCE) -Advanced Level Certificate with minimum 3 subjects passed

Year 11

Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education (O-levels) with minimum 6 subjects passed

Thailand

Description

Eg: A student from Thailand can enter into a VET / Higher Education Program if he/she possesses Certificate of secondary education (MS-6) / Certificate of Vocational Education

VET/Higher Education

Successful completion of the Certificate of Secondary Education (MS-6) or Certificate of Vocational Education

Year 12 (Foreign quals = Australian year 12)

Successful completion of the Certificate of Secondary Education (MS-6) or Certificate of Vocational Education

Year 11

Successful Completion of Year 11 (MS – 5) towards certificate of secondary education

UK

Description

Eg: A student from UK can enter into a VET / Higher Education Program if he/she possesses a GCE A level with minimum 3 subjects passed

VET/Higher Education

GCE A-Level with 3 subjects passed

Year 12 (Foreign quals = Australian year 12)

GCE A-Level examination with 3 subjects passed

Year 11

General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE): Six subjects passed OR (Before 1986) the General Certificate of Education (GCE) O levels, with six subject passed.

Vietnam

Description

Eg: A student from Vietnam can enter into a VET / Higher Education Program if he/she possesses diploma of general education (Year 12 of upper secondary education) / diploma of vocational education

VET/Higher Education

Successful completion of the diploma of general education ( Year 12 of upper secondary education) / diploma of vocational education

Year 12 (Foreign quals = Australian year 12)

Successful completion of the diploma of general education ( Year 12 of upper secondary education) / diploma of vocational education

Year 11

Successful Completion of Grade 11 in Upper Secondary School

Zambia

Description

Eg: A student from Zambia can enter into a VET / Higher Education Program if he/she possesses a zambian school Certificate or GCE -A Examination with minimum 3 subjects passed

VET/Higher Education

A Zambian school Certificate or GCE -A Examination with minimum 3 subjects passed with 60%

Year 12 (Foreign quals = Australian year 12)

A Zambian school Certificate or GCE -A Examination with minimum 3 subjects passed with 60%

Year 11

A Zambian school Certificate or GCE -A Examination with minimum 3 subjects passed with 60%

Zimbabwe

Description

Eg: A student from Zimbabwe can enter into a VET / Higher Education Program if he/she possesses GCE A Level Certificate with minimum 3 subjects passed with 60 %

VET/Higher Education

Successful completion of the GCE-A Level Certificate with minimum 3 subjects passed with 60%

Year 12 (Foreign quals = Australian year 12)

Successful Completion of Higher School Certificate (GCE ‘A’ level) with minimum 3 subjects passed with 60%

Year 11

Successful Completion of GCE (General Certificate of Education) A levels with minimum 3 subjects passed with 60%