Admission Requirements

International Students Admission Requirements
Australian Citizen / PR Students Admission Requirements

International Students Applying for:


General English- ELICOS stand-alone courses (Course Level: Non-AQF Award):

Those students who wish to undertake English courses offered at PCBT should meet the following academic and English language requirements:
Academic: No qualification is required.
English Language Proficiency:

  • PCBT Placement TEST (Students must demonstrate that they possess the appropriate level of English to enter the course level they are applying to enrol in. Based on the test results, students will be offered a place at Elementary or Pre-Intermediate or Intermediate Level.) or evidence of
  • Previous ELICOS studies
  • IELTS Test (General or Academic) or
  • TOEFL iBT Test or
  • PTE Academic Test or
  • Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) Test or
  • OET

Test your English level and put the results in your PCBT Application Form for Enrolment. This test is free and fast. PCBT shall take further test if required: https://www.cambridgeenglish.org/test-your-english/general-english/


Certificate level courses (Course level: AQF 3 and 4):

Those students who wish to undertake certificate 3 and 4 level courses offered at PCBT should meet the following academic and English language requirements:

Academic:

  • Completion of Australian year 11 or equivalent OR demonstrated knowledge, skills, and experience in the business.

English Language Proficiency:

  • Intermediate Level of English or
  • IELTS Test Score of 5.0 overall (General or Academic) or
  • TOEFL iBT Test Score of 35 or
  • PTE Academic Test Score of 36 or
  • Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) Test Score of 154 or
  • OET Pass Grade B or
  • PCBT Certificate 3 in EAL Or Completion of General English Intermediate Level
  • 10 weeks ELICOS plus (IELTS test score of 4.5 or PTE Academic Test Score of 30-35 or TOEFL iBT Test Score of 32-34 or equivalent)
  • You may be exempted to provide evidence of English Language competence if:
    • you have studied for 5 years in an English speaking country.
    • you have completed at least 6 months of a Certificate IV OR higher level course in an Australian Education Provider under a student visa.
    • you have successfully completed a foundation course in Australia
    • you have successfully completed the PCBT College English Placement Test.
    • you have successfully completed your High School or higher tertiary qualification in English Language.

Please note that you are required to meet the Department of Home Affairs English language requirements for student visa applications, which may differ from the aforementioned course entry requirements.  Please refer to https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/ to find out the assessment level for your country and to determine the required level of English that you should possess. If your country/nationality is classified by immigration department as Level 3 AND you need to apply for a student visa, please see the admissions requirements: https://pcbt.wa.edu.au/special-admission-requirements/


Diploma and Advanced Diploma level courses (Course level: AQF 5 and 6):

Students wishing to undertake diploma or advanced diploma level courses offered at PCBT should meet the following academic and English language requirements:

Academic:

  • Completion of Australian Year 12 or equivalent OR demonstrated knowledge, skills, and experience in the business.

English Language Proficiency:

  • Upper-intermediate Level of English or
  • IELTS Test Score of 5.5 overall (General or Academic) or
  • TOEFL iBT Test Score of 46 or
  • PTE Academic Test Score of 42 or
  • Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) 162 or
  • OET Pass Grade B or
  • 10 weeks ELICOS plus (IELTS test score of 5 or PTE Academic Test Score of 36-41 or TOEFL iBT Test Score of 35-45 or equivalent )
  • 20 weeks ELICOS plus (IELTS test score of 4.5 or PTE Academic Test Score of 30-35 or TOEFL iBT Test Score of 32-34 or equivalent)
  • You may be exempted to provide evidence of English Language competence if:
    • you have studied for 5 years in an English speaking country.
    • you have completed at least 6 months of a Certificate IV OR higher level course in an Australian Education Provider under a student visa.
    • you have successfully completed a foundation course in Australia
    • you have successfully completed the PCBT College English Placement Test.
    • you have successfully completed your High School or higher tertiary qualification in English Language.

Please note that you are required to meet the Department of Home Affairs English language requirements for student visa applications, which may differ from the aforementioned course entry requirements.  Please refer to https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/ to find out the assessment level for your country and to determine the required level of English that you should possess. If your country/nationality is classified by immigration department as Level 3 AND you need to apply for a student visa, please see the admissions requirements: https://pcbt.wa.edu.au/special-admission-requirements/


Age

Minimum age of 18 is required at the time of the course commencement date to all PCBT courses.


Australian Citizen Students Applying for:


Certificate level courses at PCBT?

Those students who wish to undertake certificate 3 and 4 level courses offered at PCBT should meet the following academic requirements:

Academic:

  • Completion of Australian year 11 OR demonstrated knowledge, skills and experience in business.

Diploma or Advanced Diploma level courses at PCBT?

Students wishing to undertake diploma or advanced diploma level courses offered at PCBT should meet the following academic requirements:

Academic:

  • Completion of Australian Year 12 OR demonstrated knowledge, skills, and experience in the business.