To be eligible for registration as a teacher in Queensland you must be able to communicate in spoken and written English at a professional level with students, parents, teachers and others.
You are required to provide evidence of ELP with your application unless you completed the full four years of higher education study required for registration in English in:
You need to provide either:
The date of the IELTS or ISLPR test must be no more than two years before the date you apply for registration.
You must meet all test criteria on the one test.
You must provide an original copy of your IELTS test report with your application. If you take the ISLPR test your results will be faxed directly to the QCT and will be matched with your application.
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International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic Module
- A score of at least 8.0 for Speaking and Listening
- A score of at least 7.0 for Reading and Writing
- An average band score of 7.5 across all four skill areas of Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing
International Second Language Proficiency Ratings (ISLPR) (only if conducted by approved test centres (see below))
A rating of at least 4 in each of the skill areas of Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing
Contact the test centre directly to arrange your test and for additional information. Tell the centre the test is for a QCT registration application.
The QCT currently accepts ISLPR ratings only from:
ISLPR Language Services
9 Gowrie Street
MT GRAVATT QLD 4122
Telephone: (07) 3420 0806
English language requirements for registration fact sheet (PDF, 820KB)
Please contact the QCT if you need further information.