How to Apply

Applications for admission into a Waratah Institute program is simple and quick and can be completed online via the Institute’s website.  Alternatively, you can apply by completing our Application. When submitting your application (online or paper), please ensure to also submit your supportive documents:

• Academic transcript

• CV

• Diploma / Certification of Conclusion

• Passport Copy

Where official documentation to support an application for admission is in a language other than English, the document must be accompanied by a complete English translation. Translated documents must comply with the following requirements:

• need to be by an authorised translator accredited by the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI);

• each page of the translation must bear the translator’s signature, the date translated, and the translator’s accreditation details or official stamp.

All evidence and documentation need to be in English and needs to be authentic. Authenticity can be demonstrated by the document having been:

• Certified i.e. the original document has been sighted by a representative from an Australian Overseas Diplomatic Mission or Australian Education Office, or a Justice of the Peace, and a copy of document is noted as being certified; OR

• Verified i.e. the original document has been sighted by the Waratah Institute’s Student Recruitment Officer.

Admission Criteria

Educational and other qualifications, skills, prerequisite occupation(s)
Applicants with work and life experience (finished secondary education more than two years ago)
A demonstrated ability to undertaken study at the required level, due to relevant and appropriate work and life experience. This can be demonstrated through: broadly relevant work experience; and/or formal, informal or non-formal study completed or partially completed; and/or written submission
Domestic applicants with recent secondary education (within the past two years)
ATAR of 60 (minimum), or equivalent.
Special considerations
Applicants will be considered for admission based on special considerations or disadvantage who can demonstrate ability to undertake study at the required level.
International applicants
IELTS academic overall band score 6.0, with a minimum sub-score of 5.5 in writing, reading, speaking and listening (or equivalent). This admission criteria is additional to meeting one of the criteria noted above
International applicants with recent secondary education (within the past two years)
Successful completion of a school leaving examination.
Applicants with higher education study
Successful completion of at least one unit of study in an accredited higher education program.
Applicants with vocational education and training (VET) study
Successful completion of at least one unit of competency with a theoretical focus within a qualification at Diploma level (AQF 5) or higher.

Further details can be accessed from the AIBI HE ‘Admissions Policy’ and ‘English Language Proficiency Policy’.

Qualifications issued overseas deemed equivalent to accredited qualifications issued in Australia will suffice to meet admission criteria. Equivalency will be determined through the Country Education Profiles.

Step by Step

Complete the online or paper application form
Provide certified copy of your documents
You will be notified if the outcome of your application
Once you receive your Letter of Offer, please sign and make the payment
You will receive the Confirmation of Enrolment (COE) which will allow you to apply for your Australian Student Visa

Education Experts

If you would prefer your application and admission into Waratah Institute to be managed by an education agent, please contact one of the official representatives of Waratah Institute.  Details of these education agents can be accessed from the Institution website.