English Requirements

English Requirements

The language of instruction at the Australia Institute of Business & Technology is English. International students must demonstrate a suitable level of English language proficiency before being admitted into a course. This can be done by obtaining one of the results shown under “English Competency Level Required” for the relevant level of study. International Students who do not meet the English language requirements for the course they wish to study may undertake English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) according to the “English Learning Matrix”.

English Competency Level Required

QualificationsIELTS or equivalentEnglish 
Graduate Diploma6.5 +Adv. Level
Adv. Diploma6 - 6.4Upper Intermediate
Diploma5.5 - 5.9Intermediate
Cert IV5 - 5.4Pre Intermediate
Cert III4.5 - 4.9Lower Intermediate
Cert II < 4.5-

Entry Assessment

IELTSPTECAMBRIDGETOEFL
8.07980110-114
7.57274102-109
7.0646794-101
6.5585878-93
6.0505260-78
5.5424746-59
5.0354135-45
4.5293532-33

English Learning Matrix

QualificationsIELTS Level or equivalent
< 4.95 - 5.45.5 - 66 - 6.4
Weeks of ELICOS required

*Example: If a student has an IELTS level of 5.5 and wishes to study an advanced diploma level course, they will need to complete 20 weeks of ELICOS with AIBT.