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 10/11/2025
Curtin University Bachelor of Education (Primary Education) 4 yrs 10/11/2025
Curtin University Bachelor of Education (Secondary Education) 4 yrs 15/04/2025
​Curtin University ​Master of Teaching - Early Childhood Education, Primary and Secondary streams ​2 yrs ​06/03/2023
Edith Cowan University Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Studies) 4 yrs 25/10/2022
Edith Cowan University Bachelor of Education (Secondary) 4 yrs 25/10/2022
Edith Cowan University Bachelor of Education (Primary) 4 yrs 25/10/2022
​Edith Cowan University ​Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) ​2 yrs ​17/07/2024
​Edith Cowan University ​Master of Teaching (Primary) ​2 yrs ​17/07/2024
​Edith Cowan University ​Master of Teaching (Secondary) ​2 yrs ​17/07/2024
Montessori World Graduate Diploma of Education (Montessori) 2 yrs 25/10/2021
Murdoch University Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary Teaching) 4 yrs 20/10/2021
Murdoch University Bachelor of Education (Primary Teaching) 4 yrs 20/10/2021
Murdoch University Bachelor of Education (Primary, 1-10 Health and Physical Education) 4 yrs 20/10/2021
Murdoch University Bachelor of Education (Secondary Teaching) 4 yrs 06/03/2023
​Murdoch University ​Bachelor of Education (Secondary Teaching / Bachelor of Arts) 5 yrs 06/03/2023
Murdoch University ​Bachelor of Education (Secondary Teaching / Bachelor of Science) 5 yrs 06/03/2023
Murdoch University Master of Teaching (Primary) 2 yrs 25/10/2022
Murdoch University Master of Teaching (Secondary) 2 yrs 16/09/2025
University of Notre Dame Australia Bachelor of Education (Primary) 4 yrs 19/08/2025
University of Notre Dame Australia Bachelor of Education (Secondary) 4 yrs 19/08/2025
University of Notre Dame Australia Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education and Care: 0-8) 4 yrs 01/10/2021
University of Notre Dame Australia Bachelor of Health and Physical ​Education (Secondary) [and Honours] 4 yrs 06/12/2023
University of Notre Dame Australia Bachelor of Health and ​Physical Education (Primary)[and Honours] 4 yrs 06/12/2023
University of Notre Dame Australia Master of Teaching (Primary Education) 2 yrs 06/12/2023
University of Notre Dame Australia Master of Teaching (Secondary Education) 2 yrs 06/12/2023
​University of Western Australia ​Master of Teaching (Coursework) -Early Childhood and Primary streams ​2 yrs ​19/08/2025
​University of Western Australia ​Master of Teaching (Secondary) ​2 yrs ​19/08/2025

 

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

 

Approved programs in Western Australia

​The following non-accredited programs are also approved by the TRBWA for teacher registration. Graduates of these programs will meet the qualification requirement for registration.

Provider Program
University of Western Australia ​Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary)
Curtin University ​Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary Education)
Curtin University Bachelor of Education (Conversion Course)
​Edith Cowan University ​Graduate Diploma of Education (Early Childhood Studies)
​Edith Cowan University ​Graduate Diploma of Education (Primary)
​Edith Cowan University ​Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary)
Edith Cowan University Bachelor of Education (Conversion Course)
​University of Notre Dame Australia ​Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary)
University of Notre Dame Australia Bachelor of Education (Conversion)
Murdoch University ​Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary)
Murdoch University Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood: 0-8)
​Murdoch University ​Graduate Diploma in Education Studies
​Murdoch University ​Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care
​Murdoch University ​Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education

 

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.​