Australian/New Zealand Applicant
To be eligible to apply directly to CQUniversity you must meet all of the following criteria:

  • You are an Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident or New Zealand Citizen.
  • You are not currently attending school.
  • You are not wishing to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning.
  • You are not wishing to apply for an Apprenticeship or Traineeship.

International Applicant
You are considered as an International Applicant if you meet the following criteria:

  • If you are not an Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident or New Zealand Citizen; and
  • You require a student visa to enter and study in Austraia; or
  • You are residing outside of Australia.

You are also considered as an International Applicant if you meet the following criteria:

  • If you are not an Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident or New Zealand Citizen; and
  • You are in Australia on a temporary entry permit with study rights.

Recognition of Prior Learning
If you are applying to gain a qualification based on recognition of prior learning (RPL), please complete the RPL online form or contact the RPL Team if you require assistance. More detailed information is available on the RPL website.

Apprenticeships & Traineeships
If you are applying to start an apprenticeship or traineeship please contact Apprenticeship Services for more information.

VET In Schools
To be eligible to apply for a VETiS course with CQUniversity you must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Have a sound achievement result in Year 10 Maths and English subjects or equivalent prior to enrolling in the program
  • Complete the online basic key skill builder (BKSB) pre-enrolment language and literacy (LLN) testing
  • Be in Year 11 or 12* to participate in most courses
  • Identify the VETiS program in their Senior Education and Training (SET) plan
  • Remain enrolled in and attend a Queensland school throughout the duration of the program
* Applicants for Year 10 students may also be considered, who meet the eligibility requirements and would like to study a course under the VETiS program. In this instance, please contact vetis@cqu.edu.au prior to completing and submitting an application.