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Certificate IV in Higher Education Preparation Studies (52702WA) for International Students

Course Title Certificate IV in Higher Education Preparation Studies (Commerce Stream)
Course Overview

Successful completion of the Certificate IV in Higher education Preparation Studies (52702WA) course guarantees international students entry into the Diploma of Commerce UWA stream or the Diploma of Commerce Curtin Stream. This course, which can also be used for direct entry into some Western Australian university courses, is available to both local and international students. Small class sizes, extra tuition time and appropriate subjects ensure that you will be extremely well prepared for your future studies.

Certification Gained

Certificate IV Higher Education Preparation Studies (52702WA)

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Suitable For

Domestic and International students

Course Duration 20 weeks
Time Allocation 5 subjects, each for 5 hrs per week (1 x 1 hr and 2 x 2hr sessions each week)

Age prerequisite:
International students need to be at least 16 years of age as of the 1 January of the current year.

International Student English Competency Requirements
  • WACE English 2CD, WAUFP ELACS: 50%
  • WACE EALD: 50%
  • GCE 'O' Level English, 1119: C6
  • SPM English: C6
  • HKDSE/FS English: Level 3
  • IELTS Overall Band Score: 5.5 or equivalent
Subjects prerequisite: Please refer to the Course Brochure (Click on the link below)
Course Dates 2017 Dates
Term 1: Monday 30 January 2017
Term 2: Wednesday 26 April 2017
Term 3: Tuesday 18 July 2017
Term 4: Monday 2 October 2017
Course Brochure Prospectus.pdf Download PDF (35.4Mb pdf)
Enrolment Details

Contact the Canning College International Office on +618 9351 5665 or email:

Credit for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL): Canning College recognises prior learning by acknowledging competencies and outcomes achieved (skills, knowledge and attributes) held as a result of formal training and education (both within Australia and overseas), work experience and/or life experience. Students who have successfully completed similar units of study at another institution may be given credit/exemption for a module in the Certificate IV course.

Accreditation By National Training Authority
Course Code 52702WA CRICOS code: 085398C
Canning College is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO: 2047)
Estimated Total Course Cost

International students:
2017: $14,455 (tuition fees) + $300 (book hire with a $175 refund at end of course)

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