School of Education

Non year 12 applicants

Literacy/numeracy requirements

Initial Teacher Education Programs

(Program Codes: TO5, TR5, TY5, TY5, TX5, TZ5, PH5, TL5, TA5)

Where a non-year 12 applicant does not have:

  • A study score of at least 25 in English other than EAL (or 30 in EAL)
  • Satisfactory completion of:
  1. Units 1 and 2 of any study combination of General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods, or
  2. Units 3 and 4 of any Mathematics,
  • TL5 only: Study score of at least 25 in Mathematical Methods (CAS); interstate or overseas equivalent.

the applicant will be required to successfully complete an internal literacy and/or numeracy test as an extra requirement for entry.

Pathway programs

(Program Codes: TC5, SO5, OE5)

Where a non-year 12 applicant does not have:

  • Study score of at least 20 in any English and Units 1 and 2: Satisfactory completion of two units (any study combination) of General Maths or Maths: Mathematical Methods or Units 3 and 4: any Mathematics;
  • Successful completion of FAST
  • Successful completion in one of the following:
    Previous university study, Certificate III (and industry experience of at least one year), Certificate IV or Diploma.

the applicant will be required to successfully complete an internal literacy and/or numeracy test as an extra requirement for entry.

Fast program

All non-year 12 applicants must complete a literacy and numeracy test to demonstrate their eligibility for a place.

Diploma of University Studies

(Program Code: TD1)

All non-year 12 applicants must complete a literacy and numeracy test to demonstrate their eligibility for a place.

Literacy and numeracy testing dates

On campus

The on campus literacy and Numeracy testing dates for Semester 2, 2020 applicants will be;

CampusDateRoom Start time
Gippsland16 July 20201E 21410 AM
Mt Helen16 July 2020T 147 10 AM
Berwick15 July 2020902 G64 10 AM
Horsham16 July 2020M05010 AM

Please ensure you have registered your attendance with Admissions prior to the test date. Please visit the Literacy and numeracy test registration form.

Online

The online literacy and numeracy testing dates for Semester 2, 2020 applicants will be;

Online testing dates Register by
June 2020 
Between 9am on 1st June and 10pm on 14th June29th May 2020
July 2020 
Between 9am on 6th July and 10pm on 19th July 3rd July 2020

To register for the online test, please complete the Invigilator Nomination Form and email this to admissions@federation.edu.au by the registration closing date. Please Note: Due to COVID-19, Invigilator requirements for the Online test will be waived. However, you will still need to register by contacting admissions@federation.edu.au