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Unilearn Ready Program


The Unilearn Ready Program can help you get a Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC) Selection Rank, or complete your Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE).

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NEXT INTAKE Online Start date: 08 May 2023 Duration: up to 1 year
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane
Full Fee

Course overview

The Unilearn Ready Program is an alternative pathway to a QTAC Selection Rank and can also help you complete your Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE). The program is a great pathway for people who've been out of the education system for a while and want to build their skills and confidence.

Completing three subjects in 30 weeks this full-time program is delivered entirely online, allowing you to study at a time and place that suits you. You will need to complete the compulsory core subject Academic Literacy Skills and choose two of the following elective subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Introduction to Economics, Introduction to Mathematics, Senior Mathematics, Senior English, and Physics.

Successful completion of this program will provide you with a QTAC Selection Rank for entry into the university degree of your choice. Students who need to build on already existing credits in order to complete their QCE can also earn a maximum of 11 QCE credits by completing this program.

Course outcome:

Statement of Achievement

Online student support

Although you'll be studying online, you won't be alone. The Unilearn Ready Program provides structure — including weekly tasks and regular due dates — as well as constant support from our dedicated teaching staff.

Complete your QCE with Unilearn

If you haven't received your Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) because you're short on credits, Unilearn can help by adding to the credit(s) you've accumulated through school and/or other study. Students can earn a maximum of 11 QCE credits by completing the Unilearn Ready Program.

What you will study


  • UNL11
    Academic Literacy Skills
    Unit description :
    This course has been developed to prepare you for writing assignments at a tertiary level. Some Universities accept this course as equivalent to year 11/12 English. Please check with your university first before enrolling. This course is registered with QCAA as a preparatory course and can give you 3 credits towards your QCE.
  • Academic Literacy Skills

Ways to study
08 May 2023
up to 1 year
Full time
  • Full fee: $4,440

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Unilearn Ready Program (UNILEARN-R)

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Unilearn Ready Program

Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information

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Selection criteria

Unilearn has assumed that by enrolling into an online unit you are familiar with computers and are able to use programs such as Word, Excel and Adobe Reader as well as complete simple tasks such as the Save-As function, attaching a file, saving a low resolution image and inserting images and working with tables within Word documents.

Resources required

The only textbooks mandatory to purchase are the Economics eBooks.  All other hardcopy textbooks are optional and can be purchased online via the Qld Textbook Warehouse (

Need to know
  • Students are required to check with their university of choice to ensure Unilearn courses meet their individual prerequisite requirements prior to enrolling.
  • There will be two final exams for the elective subjects near the end of the Program.  Students are responsible for finding their own supervisor to supervise these exams – please refer to the Final Exam page on the Unilearn website for more information.
  • The Unilearn Ready Program has been approved by QTAC.  Successful completion of this Program will see the student eligible for a Selection Rank from QTAC on request.
  • Queensland students who wish to add to already existing credits in order to complete their Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) could acquire up to 11 QCE credits by completing this Program, dependent on which elective subjects are chosen – please refer to the QCE information on the Unilearn website.
  • Students will be required to successfully complete the bksb (Basic Key Skills Builder) prior enrolment.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.