Credit points


Minimum duration

0.5 year full-time or equivalent part-time.

Approved locations

  • Other


Only available to cohorts by special arrangement.

EFTSL value of units : All 10cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a credit point (cp) value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

Admission requirements

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed:

  1. Year 12 with the ACU minimum eligibility rank for Certificate programs; or
  2. Entry via an alternative pathway as approved for ACU

Disclaimer :


Completion requirements

To qualify for the Certificate, a student must complete 40 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings (Part A, Part B and Part C).

Units studied in the Certificate, other than the foundation requirements, can be used for credit in the relevant ITE course.

Part A : Foundation units to meet prerequisite requirements in Queensland and Victoria

Complete 0 to 30 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
EDLA111Introductory English10
EDMA111Introductory Mathematics10
EDST111Introductory Science10

Students in Queensland or Victoria who have not met prerequisite requirements in English. Mathematics and/or Science must complete the relevant prerequisite units as part of the Diploma.

Part B : Units from ITE courses

Complete 0 to 10 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
EDES100Understanding Learning and Teaching10
EDES101Educational Thought10
EDES104Digital Cultures and Capabilities10
EDES105Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Knowledges Histories and Cultures10
EDEN100Foundations of Literacy10
NMBR140Introduction to Mathematical Thinking10
EDSI100Science in Our World10

Part C : Secondary Units

Students who wish to seek entry to a secondary ITE course should EITHER:

  • select other units in consultation with the Course Coordinator for the degree to which they are seeking entry


  • enrol in a Diploma in Liberal Arts

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