Accredited initial teacher education programs in Western Australia

​​​​​The qualification requirements for Full, Provisional and Non-Practising Registration are that a person either:

a) ​has a teaching qualification from an accredited initial teacher education (ITE) program; or

b) that the Board recognises as equivalent to such a qualification.

​In respect of (a) above, the following is a list of Western Australian accredited ITE programs. 

Accredited and offered

Provider Program Duration Accreditation Expiry
Curtin University Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) 4 yrs Accreditation ongoing
Curtin University Bachelor of Education (Primary Education) 4 yrs Accreditation ongoing
Curtin University Bachelor of Education (Secondary Education) 4 yrs 15/04/2024
​Curtin University ​Master of Teaching - Early Childhood Education, Primary and Secondary streams ​2 yrs ​06/03/2022
Edith Cowan University Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Studies) 4 yrs 25/10/2021
Edith Cowan University Bachelor of Education (Secondary) 4 yrs 25/10/2021
Edith Cowan University Bachelor of Education (Primary) 4 yrs 25/10/2021
​Edith Cowan University ​Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) ​2 yrs ​17/07/2023
​Edith Cowan University ​Master of Teaching (Primary) ​2 yrs ​17/07/2023
​Edith Cowan University ​Master of Teaching (Secondary) ​2 yrs ​17/07/2023
Montessori World Graduate Diploma of Education (Montessori) 2 yrs 25/10/2020
Murdoch University Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary Teaching) 4 yrs 20/10/2020
Murdoch University Bachelor of Education (Primary Teaching) 4 yrs 20/10/2020
Murdoch University Bachelor of Education (Primary, 1-10 Health and Physical Education) 4 yrs 20/10/2020
​Murdoch University ​Bachelor of Education (Secondary Teaching)/Bachelor of Arts ​5 yrs ​06/03/2022
​Murdoch University ​Bachelor of Education (Secondary Teaching/Bachelor of Science ​5 yrs ​06/03/2022
Murdoch University Master of Teaching (Primary) 2 yrs 25/10/2021
University of Notre Dame Australia Bachelor of Education (Primary) 4 yrs 07/10/2019
University of Notre Dame Australia Bachelor of Education (Secondary) 4 yrs 07/10/2019
University of Notre Dame Australia Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education and Care: 0-8) 4 yrs 01/10/2020
University of Notre Dame Australia Bachelor of Health and Physical ​Education (Secondary) [and Honours] 4 yrs 06/12/2022
University of Notre Dame Australia Bachelor of Health and ​Physical Education (Primary)[and Honours] 4 yrs 06/12/2022
University of Notre Dame Australia Master of Teaching (Primary Education) 2 yrs 06/12/2022
University of Notre Dame Australia Master of Teaching (Secondary Education) 2 yrs 06/12/2022
​University of Western Australia ​Master of Teaching (Coursework) -Early Childhood and Primary streams ​2 yrs ​10/02/2020
​University of Western Australia ​Master of Teaching (Secondary) ​2 yrs ​10/02/2020

 

Accredited and no longer accepting new enrolments

Provider Program Duration Accreditation Expiry
Edith Cowan University Bachelor of Arts (Education)/ Bachelor of Science 4 yrs 06/12/2017
Edith Cowan University Bachelor of Arts (Education)/ Bachelor of Arts 4 yrs 06/12/2017
Edith Cowan University Bachelor of Arts (Education)/ Bachelor of Arts (Creative Arts) 4 yrs 06/12/2017
Edith Cowan University Bachelor of Arts (Education)/ Bachelor of Creative Arts 4 yrs 06/12/2017
Edith Cowan University Bachelor of Arts (Education)/ Bachelor of Social Science 4 yrs 06/12/2017
Edith Cowan University Bachelor of Education (Kindergarten through Primary) 4 yrs 06/12/2017
Edith Cowan University Bachelor of Education (Primary and Middle Years) 4 yrs 06/12/2017
Murdoch University Bachelor of Education (Grad) Primary 2 yrs 06/12/2017
Murdoch University Bachelor of Education (Grad) Secondary 2 yrs 06/12/2017
Murdoch University Graduate Diploma of Education (Primary) 1 yr 06/12/2017
Murdoch University Bachelor of Education (Secondary Teaching) 4 yrs 06/12/2017
University of Notre Dame Australia Master of Teaching (Kindergarten to Year 7) 2 yrs 06/12/2017
University of Notre Dame Australia Bachelor of Arts/ Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary) 4 yrs 06/12/2017
University of Notre Dame Australia Bachelor of Science/ Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary) 4 yrs 06/12/2017
University of Notre Dame Australia Bachelor of Education (Kindergarten to Year 7) 4 yrs 06/12/2017

 

Previously accredited 

The accreditation of this program has expired. However, graduates of this program will meet the qualification requirements for Full, Provisional and Non-Practising Registration.

Provider Program Duration Accreditation Expiry
Curtin University Bachelor of Education (Regional and Remote) 4 yrs 01/10/2015

 

Approved programs in Western Australia

​The following non-accredited programs are also approved by the TRBWA for the purposes of Full, Provisional and Non-Practising Registration. Any student who enrols in these programs prior to 06/12/2018 will be taken to meet the qualification requirement for registration with the TRBWA

Provider Program Duration Accreditation Expiry
University of Western Australia ​Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary) ​1 yr ​06/12/2018
Curtin University ​Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary Education) ​1 yr ​06/12/2018
Curtin University Bachelor of Education (Conversion Course) 1 yr 06/12/2018
​Edith Cowan University ​Graduate Diploma of Education (Early Childhood Studies) ​1 yr ​06/12/2018
​Edith Cowan University ​Graduate Diploma of Education (Primary) ​1 yr ​06/12/2018
​Edith Cowan University ​Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary) ​1 yr ​06/12/2018
Edith Cowan University Bachelor of Education (Conversion Course) 1 yr 06/12/2018
​University of Notre Dame Australia ​Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary) ​1 yr ​06/12/2018
University of Notre Dame Australia Bachelor of Education (Conversion) 1 yr 06/12/2018
Murdoch University ​Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary) ​1 yr ​06/12/2018
Murdoch University Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood: 0-8) 3 yrs 06/12/2018​
​Murdoch University ​Graduate Diploma in Education Studies ​1 yr ​06/12/2018
​Murdoch University ​Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care ​1 yr ​06/12/2018
​Murdoch University ​Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education ​1 yr ​06/12/2018

 

ITE programs accredited by other Australian teacher regulatory authorities

A list of accredited ITE programs accredited by other Australian teacher regulatory authorities can be found on the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership​ (AITSL) website​.

A person who completes an accredited ITE program included on this AITSL Accredited Programs List will also meet the qualification requirements for Full, Provisional and Non-Practising Registration.​