The qualifications required for teacher registration are successful completion of either -
(a) a four-year initial teacher education program including teacher education studies of at least one year (e.g. a Bachelor of Education, or a double Bachelor degree in Science and Teaching) or
(b) a one-year* graduate initial teacher education program following a degree (e.g. a one-year Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary) after a three-year Bachelor degree) or
(c) another course of teacher education that the QCT is reasonably satisfied is the equivalent of (a) or (b). These are considered on a case-by-case basis.
* To meet the current national requirements, graduate entry initial teacher education programs in Australia are two years in duration (e.g. a Master of Teaching following a three-year Bachelor degree)
To satisfy the regulatory requirements, a qualification must: