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International Agent Assistance 

If you are thinking of studying in Australia, an education agent can give you advice about the courses delivered by AIT. They can also provide you with information to help you with your visa, accomodation, travel and help you complete an application to study in Australia.

Contact your local agent to book an information session or get full application support.


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Entry Requirements

Academic Entry Requirements:

  • Successful completion of senior high school equivalent to Australian Year 12 level of education.
  • Completion of year 12 or equivalent; OR
  • Certificate IV, VET Diploma or Higher Education Diploma (completion); OR
  • Successful completion of one year of full time study in a degree course at a higher education provider; OR
  • Admission via non academic criteria may include demonstrated interest or experience in relevant fields or work. Students may be asked to demonstrate this through a short written piece, interview and or portfolio
  • Applicants must attend an interview in person or by telephone with AIT’s admissions staff. This may be arranged via Skype.


English Entry requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (for Diploma) or 6.0 (for Bachelor) or equivalent

Applicants are encouraged to begin this process well in advance of intended start date to allow adequate time for processing of documentation. Please contact AIT Admission Office at +61 2 9211 8399(Sydney) +61 3 9005 2328 (Melbourne) or email international@ait.edu.au for more information.


What if I don’t meet the English requirement?

Don’t worry. Students who do not meet the English requirements (e.g. IELTS 5.5) are still encouraged to apply. Depending on your English ability, we may request you to take up additional English studies delivered by an approved English provider prior to commencement of your AIT course.

Who Studies At AIT

When you study at AIT, you become a part of our family. Everyone is welcome at AIT. Click here to view an infographic of our student profiles and graduate outcomes for all of our courses.

Fees and Finance plans

International students may elect to pay more than the standard 50% of their tuition fees up front.

Should they wish to do so they are requested to contact the admissions team in advance of making any such payment.

All invoiced amounts must be paid prior to course commencement.

Awarding Credit through the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

RPL is the process whereby students are assessed on evidence of previous learning, employment, industry activities and talents. The evidence which must be authenticated (academic transcripts, subject outlines, references, awards) is mapped against subjects within the students chosen course of study at AIT. Where there is sufficient verifiable evidence that the student has comfortably attained all of the subjects learning outcomes they may be granted Credit for this subject.

Students may apply for Credit of up to 50% of their chosen course. Where they request credit for more than this, academic consent must be attained from the General Manager, Academic Director or Compliance Manager.

An application fee of $100 (non-refundable) is required at the time of application.

Where a student is Granted Credit for a subject a Tuition fee of 30% is charged. Eligible students can include this in their FEE-HELP loan.

How To Apply

Step 1:

Make sure that you have the following documents ready:

  • Copy of passport and current Australian visa (if in Australia)
  • Academic qualification or transcript (if applicable, if not present you may apply with an interview & portfolio submission)
  • English proficiency results (IELTS, TOEIC, TOEFL etc.)

All your documents must be certified and in English.


Step 2:

Submit your application

→ Complete Application Form 
→ Apply via agent 
If you have an education agent helping you decide on your study plans, contact them and say you would like to study at AIT. If you don’t have an education agent and would like to find one please contact us via email here.

Step 3:

Letter of Offer

A formal letter of offer will be provided to you in person or sent to your nominated email address and/or home address if you successfully pass the entry requirements and an interview.


Step 4:


You will need to sign the Acceptance Letter and once the tuition fee payment is confirmed, your seat will be reserved and classes will be allocated. You will receive your Student Welcome Pack with confirmation of your enrolment and information on your Orientation Day.


Step 5:

Orientation Day

Come to the orientation day and enjoy the first interaction with your teachers and classmates.