Qualifications and what they mean
Qualifications issued by registered training organisations, universities and other tertiary institutions in Australia are regulated through the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
For professional, vocational and other educational qualifications to be recognised in Australia, they must be listed in the AQF.
Australian Qualifications Framework qualifications
|Level||Vocational Education and Training||Higher education|
|8||Graduate Diploma||Graduate Diploma|
|8||Graduate Certificate||Graduate Certificate, Honours Degree|
|6||Advanced Diploma||Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma|
Assessment of overseas qualifications
If you are a newly arrived skilled migrant, Skills for All can help you get recognition of overseas qualifications to work in your area of expertise in South Australia. If you would like to study in Australia, contact the education institution where you wish to study. The education institution, such as a university, higher education provider or registered training organisation, assesses overseas qualifications for admission to study.
Department for Education