For high school students wanting a head-start or mature-age students preparing for future study, CQUniversity’s enabling options will help you develop your skills and confidence.

Start Uni Now (SUN) is great for Year 11 or 12, or soon-to-finish year 10 students wishing to study university units as part of their Queensland Certificate of Education.

Skills for Tertiary Education Preparatory Studies (STEPS) helps you enter higher education, meet pre-requisite subjects and excel in your studies. Develop the skills and confidence to embark on your chosen study path. The Tertiary Entry Program (TEP) embraces and affirms your Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, preparing you for tertiary study. On completion, you will gain a Tertiary Entry Rank (TER) for access into undergraduate study at Australian universities.

Our range of TAFE certificates develop your skills for education and training pathways and vocational pathways and are designed to improves your reading, writing, numeracy, oral communication and learning skills for further study.


There are 2 courses in total.
  • 0.5 years full-time, 1 years part-time
  • Unknown
  • 7 Locations
    • Brisbane
    • Bundaberg
    • Cairns
    • Gladstone
    • Mackay
    • Rockhampton
    • Townsville
    and Online
  • Domestic
  • 0.5 years full-time, 1 years part-time
  • Unknown
  • Online
  • Domestic