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 1, 2020 applicants will be;

DateCampusRoom Start time
Fri 4 Oct 2019GippslandIE21410 AM
 Berwick902 G6410 AM
 Mt HelenE 30310 AM
Fri 15 Nov 2019 Gippsland 3W222 10 AM
  Berwick 903 G80 10 AM
  Mt Helen E 303 10 AM
 HorshamM05010 AM
Fri 29 Nov 2019 Gippsland 3W222 10 AM
  Berwick 903 G80 10 AM
  Mt Helen E 303 10 AM
 HorshamM05010 AM
Fri 13 Dec 2019 Gippsland 3W222 10 AM
  Berwick 903 G80 10 AM
  Mt Helen E 303 10 AM
 HorshamM05010 AM
Tue 7 Jan 2020TBA  
Wed 29 Jan 2020TBA  
Thu 20 Feb 2020TBA  
Fri 6 Mar 2020 (Not available for FAST Students)TBA  

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 1, 2020 applicants will be;

Online testing dates Register by
November 2019 
Mon 11 Nov commencing at 9 am and finishing 24 Nov at 5 pmFri 1 Nov 2019
January 2020 
Mon 12 Jan commencing at 9 am and finishing 26 Jan at 5 pmFri 3 Jan 2020
February 2020 
Mon 9 Feb commencing at 9 am and finishing 23 Feb at 5 pmFri 31 Jan 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.