You must:

  • be currently employed in the relevant role and organisation the course is targeting
  • have sufficient experience according to the requirements of the specific course
  • have minimum qualifications required, beginning at Grade 12 Secondary Education, depending on levels required by the specific Short Course Award
  • be at least 18 years of age at the time of commencing the Short Course Award
  • be a citizen of PNG residing in and applying for the Short Course Award from PNG
  • not be married, engaged to, or de facto of a person who holds, or is eligible to hold, Australian or New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency, at any time during the application, selection or mobilisation phases
  • not be a citizen of Australia, hold permanent residency in Australia or be applying for a visa to live in Australia permanently
  • have satisfied any specific criteria established by the specific Short Course Award you apply for
  • be able to satisfy the admission requirements of the institution at which the award is to be undertaken
  • be able to satisfy all requirements of the Department of Home Affairs to hold a Student Visa
  • successfully complete an IELTS test (if required, AAPNG will make arrangements)