Entry Requirements

Entry requirements

International students applying to study at Kangan Institute must be 18 years of age to commence the course. All courses have prerequisites that must be met to be eligible to enrol.

Academic Entry Requirements

All courses have prerequisites that must be met by all applicants. The majority of courses require the successful completion of the Australian Year 12 or the equivalent overseas qualification. Please see table below for equivalence.

Applicants who do not meet the academic prerequisites but have relevant work experience may apply for mature age entry.

If your qualification is not listed and you would like to know if you meet the minimum entry requirement please contract international@kangan.edu.au.


Country
Year 12 equivalent Level of completion Other conditions

Bangladesh

*Higher School Certificate (HSC)/ Intermediate + 1 years of higher education studies or equivalent supplementary studies.

Completed with a GPA of 3.5 (out of 5)

IELTS overall 6.0 no band less than 5.0

*Vocational Higher Secondary Certificate

65% across 4 major subjects

Brazil

*Diploma de Ensino Medio
*Diploma de Tecnico de Nivel Medio

Minimum pass

 

Cambodia

*Diploma of Upper Secondary Education+ 1 years of higher education studies or equivalent supplementary studies.

65% across 4 major subjects

 

*Completion of the Baccalaureate Part II.

Marking scale of 1-20 (max) with 10 being the minimum pass mark

China

*Gaokao or National College Entrance Examination (NCEE)
*Senior Middle School 3 (Gao San)

65% across 4 major subjects

Minimum IELTS overall 4.5 no individual band less than 4.5

Colombia

*Bachiller/Bachillero/Bachillerato

Overall average 60%

 

Fiji

*Form 7 Examination or Bursaries Examination Certificate of NZ.
*Completion of the Foundation Year at the Uni. of the South Pacific.

Minimum 50% pass

 

Hong Kong

*Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE)

Minimum total score of 8 in 4 best subjects

 

*Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) + Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE) showing at least three subjects passed at A-level or six passed at AS-level.

At least three passes at A-level or six passes at AS-level

*Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) + Hong Kong Advanced Supplementary Certificate (HKASC) showing at least six subjects passed at AS-level.

At least six passes at AS-level

India

*Indian School Certificate Examination (ISC)
*Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
*State Board (Punjab, Haryana & Hyderabad)

Minimum 65% across 4 major subjects
Minimum 65% across 4 major subjects
Minimum 70% across 4 major subjects

Average score is calculated as the average of the best 4 academic subjects (excluding local language)

IELTS overall 6.0 no band less than 5.0

Indonesia

*Senior Secondary School Certificate of Completion (ijazah/STTB SMA/STTB SMK/STTB MA)

*Senior Technical School Certificate (STM)

Minimum pass
(Marked on a scale of 1- 10, 5 being the minimum pass mark. Marks: 1-4 failure / 5-10 pass?

 

Japan

*Upper Secondary School Certificate of Graduation (Kotogakko)
*High School Certificate (Grade 12)

Minimum pass

 

Kenya

*Kenyan Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)

Passes in 6 out of 8 subjects

 

Kuwait

*Shahadat-al-Thanawiya-al-Aama

Minimum pass

 

Malaysia

*Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)
*Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)

Passes in 4 subjects
Grade point average of 2.0 or higher

 

Mauritius

*GCE A-Level

2 A level passes and 3 O level passes

 

Myanmar

*Matriculation/Basic Education High School (BEHS)

Overall average 60%

 

Nepal

*Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC)

GPA 5.61 or 65%

IELTS overall 6.0 no band less than 5.0

Nigeria

*Senior Secondary Certificate (WAEC/NECO)

2 A level passes and 3 O level passes or
65% across 4 major subjects

IELTS overall 6.0 no band less than 5.0

Pakistan

*Intermediate Examination Certificate/Higher Secondary School Certificate

Overall average 65%

IELTS overall 6.0 no band less than 5.0

Philippines

*High School Diploma (Grade 12)

65% across 4 major subjects

 

Saudi Arabia

*Secondary School Graduation Certificate

65% across 4 major subjects

 

Singapore

*Singapore Cambridge A Levels
*Technician Diploma/Certificate from a Polytechnic

 

 

South Africa

*Senior Certificate

5 higher grade subjects

IELTS overall 6.0 no band less than 5.0

South Korea

*General Vocational Senior High School Certificate
*Vocational Senior High School Certificate
* Academic High School Certificate
*Diploma (Immumgye Kodung Hakkyo Choeupchang)

Minimum pass

 

Sri Lanka

*Sri Lanka A Levels

Pass in 3 academic subjects

IELTS overall 6.0 no band less than 5.0

Taiwan

*Senior High School Diploma
*Senior Vocational Diploma

Overall average 60%
Minim Pass

 

Thailand

*Matayom 6 (Certificate of Secondary Education)

Minimum pass

 

Turkey

*Lise Diplomasi (Secondary School Diploma)
*Technical or Vocational School
*Diploma (Teknik or Meslek Lise Diplomasi)

Minimum pass

 

UK

*GCE A-Levels

2 subject passes

 

Vietnam

*Diploma of Genera Education (Bang Tot Nghiep Pho Thong Trung Hoc)
*Secondary Vocational School Certificate (Bang Tot Nghiep Triung Hoc Chuyen Nghiep)

65% across 4 major subjects

Minimum IELTS overall 4.5 no individual band less than 4.5

Zimbabwe

*ZSC Year 12

5 subject passes C grade or better

 

*GCE A-Levels

2 subjects passes or one A-level and 2 AS level


English Entry Requirements

International students applying to Kangan Institute must provide evidence of their English language proficiency before they can be admitted to the course. The following table is a guide to acceptable forms of English language proficiency:

English Language Test

Courses with IELTS 5.5 overall no individual band less than 5.0

Course with IELTS 7.0 overall no individual band less than 7.0

Academic IELTS

5.5 (no band less than 5.0)

7.0 (no band less than 7.0)

TOEFL iBT

 

55 overall
Listening: 9
Speaking : 16
Reading : 10
Writing : 10

94 overall
Listening : 24
Speaking : 23
Reading : 24
Writing : 27

OET

 

Minimum score of B in each component

Pearson Test of English (PTE)

42-49 overall (no band less than 40)

65 overall (no band less than 65)

Cambridge  English – Advanced (CAE)

162 overall (no band less than 154)

169 overall (no band less than 169)

Kangan Institute English Placement Test

Accepted

Not acceptable

Secondary schooling or tertiary studies

Satisfactory completion of two years (full-time) academic study in an institution where English was the language of instruction and assessment, and having completed these studies no more than two years prior to commencing studies.

Not acceptable

Senior secondary school (in Australia)

Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) with a study score of 20 (including  interstate)

Not acceptable

Bendigo TAFE and Kangan Institute English Partners

Kangan Institute also accepts certificates from authorised English language partners. More details can be found here.

Not acceptable


Student Visa English Language Requirements

You may be required to undertake an English Language test accepted by Department of Home Affairs for your student visa application. Acceptable tests are listed below; please also refer to the website.

Additional Entry Requirements

Some courses have additional requirements for entry. You may need to provide the following:

  • Sit Kangan Institute’s BKSB numeracy assessment
  • The VETASSES numeracy assessment
  • Attend an interview
  • A Victorian police check
  • A working with children’s check (WWC)
  • Prescribed vaccinations