English language competence is demonstrated by your qualifications if you have completed your higher-education studies, in one of these countries: Australia, New Zealand, USA, Canada, UK or Ireland.

If you have completed your higher education studies in any other country, you will need to provide a copy of an approved English language test.

Depending on your qualifications and where you studied, you may be required to provide information about your English language test results from either of the below accredited testing centres

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic Module

Achievement in the Academic module with an overall score of 7.5 (the following is required on each of the skill areas: speaking 8.0, listening 8.0, reading 7.0 and writing 7.0).

Please note: you must reach the required scores for each skill area, regardless of your overall score.

This assessment may be undertaken at any approved IELTS test centre. Visit www.ielts.com.au for information.

International Second Language Proficiency Rating (ISLPR) Professional / Teacher Registration Module

Achievement at Level 4 in all four areas of speaking, listening, reading and writing. Test achievements are only deemed valid if provided by approved testing sites where the assessment is teaching focused.
This assessment must be undertaken at an Accredited ISLPR Testing Centre. Visit http://islprvic.org/about/ for more information. 

Note: The date of the English language test results must be no more than 2 years prior to the date of application for registration.

View VIT’s English language competency policy for teacher registration.

View VIT’s English language competency policy for early childhood teacher registration.