- NO ATAR is required for enrolment at Bedford College.
- An interview with the Course Adviser will assist potential students to decide if a Bedford course is suitable for their needs.
- All students undertake a Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test prior to commencing the course to identify students who may require additional LLN support.
- Bedford College must reasonably believe that the student displays the academic ability to satisfactorily complete the course.
Enrolment procedure Step-by-Step (Australian students)
- Completed and signed Enrolment Form – Australian Student OR Complete and Submit the Online Enrolment Form
- Copy of School Certificate (HSC) or ROSA (if year 10 school leaver) or equivalent); and
- Copies of any previous qualifications: and
- Copies of school reports (last two years); and
- Unique Student Identifier (USI) number (see below); and
VET Student Loan (VSL) Applicants – Additional Documents Required
- Tax File Number (TFN)
- Citizenship documents
Please note: Students with additional needs who may require extra learning support, should contact the College for further details. See the Bedford College’ Access and Equity Policy
Additional Enrolment Information – VET Student Loan Applicants
As a condition of being an approved VET Student Loans provider, Bedford College must have detailed Student Entry Requirements which comply with the rules set by the Australian Government. These entry requirements include:
- Bedford obtains a copy of a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education that has been awarded to the student by an agency or authority of a State or Territory for the student’s completion of year 12, (Certificate of Completion of Year 12 from school) OR
- provide evidence of successful completion of an AQF Certificate IV on higher (where the language of instruction was in English) OR
- display competence of Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) in both reading and numeracy through an approved LLN test. Click here for all VSL information and eligibility criteria
Note: The approved ACSF test is an online activity called Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA). This test has been selected by the Government to assess whether applicant for VET Student Loans display competence at or above Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) in both reading and numeracy. The test process will be conducted at the College with the utmost honesty and integrity. It is important that applicants are tested to determine that they can manage the level of study selected.
What is a Unique Student Identifier (USI)
All students enrolling in a nationally recognised training course must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). The USI creates a secure online record of your nationally recognised training that you can access anytime and anywhere, and it’s yours for life. Creating a USI is free. Click here to go to the USI website
There are several payment options available including, Direct Debit, Credit Card, Deferred Loans and VET Student Loans. For details of payment option, please go to Payment Options on our website. Payment Information
Students are required to pay a minimum of the first two weeks tuition on commencement of the course and regular weekly, fortnightly or monthly payments thereafter. Direct Debit arrangements can be made through either the fee/payer’s bank account or credit card (See the Payment Options page for more details). Payment Information
Please Note: A Student Fees Late Payment Policy applies to all fees not paid by the due date (see the downloads tab for more information).
All new students will undertake an orientation program prior to course commencement. Information includes:
- Introduction to staff and a tour of the College
- Access and Equity
- Access to records
- Expected learning outcomes
- How delivery and assessments occur
- Assessment/assignment information
- What you will receive on completion of the course
- WHS procedures
- Complaints and Appeals
- Recognition of Prior Learning
- How to login to the Online Classroom (Moodle)
- The Document Management System (intranet)
- Where to find College Policies and Procedures, documents, forms, information and support services.
Student expectations and responsibilities including:
- Academic progress
- Behaviour and attitude
- Dress code
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
The College has policies and procedures in place for Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit Transfer. These Policies and Procedures and the RPL Application Form can be downloaded via the links below: