How to apply for an APTC Course

The application process to study at Australia Pacific Training Coalition (APTC) is simple. Simply follow the following stems to make your application either online or manually.

According to APTC , there is NO COST to apply for a course at APTC, or for the Application Form. You will need to complete a separate Application for Admission for each course for which you wish to apply. Remember, you will need a valid email address to apply online.

Eligible to apply for an APTC Course

To meet the eligibility for entry to an APTC course, you must:

  • be 18 years of age or older to apply, AND
  • meet the course entry requirements as listed under Entry Requirements in the course information, AND
  • after submitting your application, successfully complete a:
  • Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Assessment to check you have the required level of English and Maths to cope with the study demands of the course, AND 
  • Vocational Knowledge Assessment (VKA). A VKA is either a written test or an interview to determine if you have the base knowledge and skills required to cope with the level of the course.
  • APTC is committed to diversity and inclusion and encourages eligible candidates from diverse backgrounds, including women, LGBTQI persons, individuals from rural remote communities, and persons living with a disability, to apply.

In addition, APTC is committed to protecting the safety and wellbeing of children and adults as part of its vision, mission and goals. If you will be living and studying in a country other than your home country, OR if you are applying for any course that requires a Police Check, you must not have any convictions for any serious offence, especially violence against children or adults.  

The following courses currently require a Police Check:
  • CHC30213 - Certificate III in Education Support
  • CHC33015 - Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community)
  • CHC51015 - Diploma of Counselling
Where to apply
APTC colleges are located throughout the Pacific. Below are list for APTC colleges

Fiji - Suva and Regional Head Office
Level 5 Ganilau House, Corner Edward and Scott Street,
Suva PO Box 14319, Suva, Fiji Islands
Phone: (679) 330 0967

Papua New Guinea
POMTECH, Idubada, Port Moresby
PO Box 1043, Port Moresby, NCD, Papua New Guinea
Phone: (675) 7640 5600
Papua New Guinea

Building N, National University of Samoa, Vaivase Road Apia
PO Box 2474, Apia, Samoa
Phone: (685) 26 844

Solomon Islands 
Lot 1664 Town Ground, West Honiara
PO Box 2374, Honiara, Solomon Islands
Phone: (677) 21313 /21316

Vanuatu Institute of Technology, Leopold Sedar Senghor
Boulevard, Port Villa
PO Box 3390, Port Villa, Vanuatu
Phone: (678) 24066 / 25584

c/o Centro Nacional de Formação Profisional- Becora
Estrada de Becora,
Posto Administrativo Cristo Rei,
Dili, Timor-Leste

APTC also has representatives in other Pacific Island countries.
Please see APTC Website (Our Locations) for details.

How to apply 

You can apply in one of two ways:
  • Online. You will need a valid email address to be able to register and create an account first.  Then you will need continuous access to the internet to apply online, but can stop and save at any time.
  • By mail or email (complete the PDF application form on your computer and email, OR print a hard copy of the PDF form and mail or deliver to your nearest APTC Country Office. 

Applications are now Open

Due dates : Due dates vary (refer to country specification on the  APTC website) 

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