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.
* Students enrolled in nationally accredited graduate entry initial teacher education programs in Australia must meet the national requirements of a two year program (e.g. Master of Teaching, following a three-year undergraduate non-education Bachelor degree).
To satisfy the regulatory requirements, a qualification must:
Teacher registration eligibility requirements policy (PDF, 864KB)