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Application Process


This information applies to local students only. If you wish to study at the Institute as an international student, please visit our international page for more information.

William Angliss Institute accepts applications through both VTAC and directly

Apply direct if you are:

  • Not in Year 12 and are only applying to William Angliss Institute
  • Applying for an April, July or October intake
  • Applying for our Sydney Campus

Apply through VTAC if you are:

  • Currently in Year 12
  • Not in Year 12 and are applying for courses from multiple institutions for February intake

Click here to review the admission criteria for study options at William Angliss Institute.

VTAC Applications

Current Victorian Year 12 students, and Non Year 12 applicants who intend to apply to several institutions, applying for a Certificate IV qualification or above at our Melbourne campus, are required to apply through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC).

VTAC applications close in early December.

Successful applicants who have applied through VTAC will receive a letter of offer via VTAC in January. The offer letter will include interview information, when and where to enrol, how to enrol by proxy, and how to defer.
Note: Students who do not come to enrolment, or who have not organised a proxy to enrol for them on the given date, will forfeit their place.

VTAC Special Access Entry Scheme (SEAS)

William Angliss Institute is committed to providing an equitable selection process that allows each student the opportunity to reach their true potential. The Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS) enables our selection officers to grant special consideration where applicable.

To be eligible applicants must also submit a VTAC course application and satisfy all relevant course entry requirements. William Angliss Institute supports SEAS for the following categories:

  • Category 1: Personal information and location
  • Category 2: Non-English speaking background
  • Category 3: Difficult circumstances
  • Category 4: Disadvantaged financial background
  • Category 5: Disability or medical condition

For further information, click here.

Direct Applications

You can apply to William Angliss Institute online directly through our website.

Apply Direct - Melbourne

Postgraduate Study Applications

Apply for a Postgraduate program at William Angliss Institute online directly through our website.

Apply Direct - Masters

Sydney Campus

All applications for our Sydney campus must be made directly to the Institute.

Apply Direct - Sydney

Apprenticeships and Traineeships

Students wishing to undertake Apprenticeship or Traineeship training with Angliss need to first find an employer.

For more information on how to find an apprenticeship or traineeship visit our Apprenticeships and Traineeships page


Applicants for William Angliss Institute’s VCAL program should submit a Direct Application through our website here.

To learn more about the VCAL program, visit our VCAL page.


Applicants for William Angliss Institute’s VETiS program should submit a Direct Application through our website here.

To learn more about the VETiS programs, visit our VET delivered to secondary students page.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) also known as Skills Recognition and credit transfer - is a process that evaluates and recognises the skills and knowledge you have gained from work experience, work-based training, life experience and previous study. It allows your experience to be formally recognised. Applying for RPL can shorten the duration of your study time, give you a formal qualification and enhance your future career prospects.

VET Courses

To apply for RPL, complete a direct application and attach any relevant documentation (resumes, referees, academic transcripts, evidence of prior work experience).

Degree Courses

Find out more at our Policies page.

Current William Angliss Institute Students

Current William Angliss students who wish to further their studies in a Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Bachelor Degree at the Melbourne campus who intend on only applying to William Angliss Institute, should apply directly to the Institute.

To find out more about pathways at William Angliss Institute please visit Grow Your Future at Angliss.

Apply Direct - Melbourne Existing Students

Short Courses

Looking to take a Short Course? For more information and to book, click here.