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IMMI 14/015 Specifications as made
This specification provides the types of courses for each subclass of student visa, except Subclass 576 (AusAID or Defence Sector).
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 20 Mar 2014
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR24-Mar-2014
Tabled Senate24-Mar-2014

Commonwealth of Australia


Migration Regulations 1994




(Subregulation 1.40A(1))


I, MICHAELIA CASH, Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, acting under subregulation 1.40A(1) of the Migration Regulations 1994 (‘the Regulations’):


1.         REVOKE Legislative Instrument IMMI 12/037 (F2012L00670) signed on 21 March 2012, specifying types of courses for the purposes of regulation 1.40A of the Regulations; AND


2.                  SPECIFY, for the purposes of subregulation 1.40A(1), the types of courses for each subclass of student visa in the Schedule.


This Instrument, number IMMI 14/015, commences on 22 March 2014, immediately after the commencement of Migration Amendment (Redundant and Other Provisions) Regulation 2014.





Dated              16 / 03 / 14                              2014







Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection






Schedule 1




Subclass 570 (Independent ELICOS Sector)

Non-Award ELICOS


Certificate I in ELICOS


Certificate II in ELICOS


Certificate III in ELICOS


Certificate IV in ELICOS



Subclass 571 (Schools Sector)

Primary School


Secondary School (including Junior Secondary and Senior Secondary)


Secondary Exchange Programs



Subclass 572 (Vocational Education and Training Sector)

Certificate I, II, III and IV, other than ELICOS


Diploma (Vocational Education and Training)


Advanced Diploma (Vocational Education and Training)


Graduate Certificate (Vocational Education and Training)


Graduate Diploma (Vocational Education and Training)



Subclass 573 (Higher Education Sector)

Diploma (Higher Education)


Advanced Diploma (Higher Education)


Bachelor Degree


Graduate Certificate (Higher Education)


Graduate Diploma (Higher Education)


Associate Degree


Masters by Coursework



Subclass 574 (Postgraduate Research Sector)

Masters by Research


Doctoral Degree



Subclass 575 (Non-Award Sector)

Full time courses other than ELICOS not leading to an Australian award