If you’re applying for a teaching, exercise physiology or sports science course at ACU, we’ll need some extra details from you to complete your application. View those further requirements here and access the necessary forms.

Further steps for future teachers

Teaching requirements

When you apply to study an initial teacher education course, you need to demonstrate you have the right skills and qualities to be an effective teacher, such as: communication, empathy, ethics and professionalism. These are government entry requirements that are in addition to your course application.

This process varies by state and may include taking an online assessment, submitting a personal statement or answering a questionnaire. To learn more, visit teaching requirements. 

Teaching requirements

Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education Students

Before you complete your teaching degree, you’ll need to sit the Australian Government’s Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education Students (LANTITE). 

It’s important you do well in this test if you want to launch your teaching career in Qld, NSW, ACT or Vic. The LANTITE is made up of two parts, each made up of multiple choice and written answers. They can be taken together or separately. 

Read more about the LANTITE tests, including booking options and fees

Other forms and requirements 

Clinical Exercise Physiology

If you’re applying for the Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology, you need to provide additional documentation to support your application.

Read more about applying for the Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology

High performance sport 

If you’re applying for the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Masters in High Performance Sport, you must also provide a referee report.

Your referee can fill out and submit their reference online. Simply provide the below URL to your chosen referee, as part of your application.

View the High Performance Sport referee report

Psychology courses

If you’re applying for the Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) or a Postgraduate psychology course, you may need to provide additional documentation to support your application and we also have some additional information for you about the application and assessment process.

Read more about applying for Psychology courses


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Contact AskACU or student support if you have any questions about the forms or requirements mentioned on this page.

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