Melbourne Polytechnic Pearson Test Centres availability may change depending on the advice of the local government. Melbourne Polytechnic is unable to assist with test bookings, transfers, cancellations or refunds. For the most updated test schedule please refer to your myPTE account.
PTE (Pearson Test of English) Academic is a computer-based test of English language ability specifically designed for student visa and migration applicants. You can register for a PTE account and book online or call Pearson on 1800 729 282.
PTE Academic is approved by the Australian government for visa applications, and is accepted by all Australian universities. You can find a list of institutions that accept PTE scores here.
Melbourne Polytechnic’s Preston campus has two purpose-built Pearson Select Test Centres, each with ten testing stations.
Pearson Testing Centre - Room 313
Pearson Testing Centre - Room 315
Book your PTE test
Australian test fee $385*
*Fees may be updated without notice. Please check the Pearson PTE website for the latest fees. A late booking fee may apply if the test is booked within 48 hours of the test date.
Monday to Friday
Room 315: 9:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 3:15 PM, and 6:30 PM
Room 313: 9:15 AM, 12:15 PM, 3:30 PM, and 6:45 PM
Room 315: 9:00 AM, 12:15 PM, and 3:30 PM
Room 313: 9:15 AM, 12:30 PM, and 3:45 PM
You must bring a current government-issued passport, including your full name, a photo, date of birth and a signature. The name on your passport must match the name on your PTE registration. Please arrive 45 minutes before the scheduled time of your test. If you arrive more than 15 minutes late, you will not be able to sit the test.
Melbourne Polytechnic Preston Campus
Level 3, Building E
77 St Georges Road