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School alternatives for adult learners

Take the leap into further tertiary study with our Adult Tertiary Preparation (ATP) course. Whether you are looking to gain entry to university via an alternate pathway or increase your Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC) selection rank, you will develop life-long learning skills.

Adult tertiary preparation

Our Adult Tertiary Preparation (ATP) course is is ideal for people who have been away from formal education for several years and is specifically designed for people who want to study at university, but don’t have the rank they need to gain entry. The Certificate IV in Adult Tertiary Preparation (10765NAT) gives you a selection rank and help you fulfil the subject prerequisites for university entry. ATP is ideal for anyone who has been away from formal education for several years — it will teach you how to learn again, so you can embark on your tertiary studies with the confidence to tackle assessments with ease and a clear knowledge of expectations.


  • Further study pathway
  • University pathway
  • University admission

Why choose ATP

Tertiary selection rank

You can achieve a tertiary selection rank of approximately 79 when you graduate. You can also boost your rank up to 91 if you use Performance Level Assessment (PLA). 

University prerequisites

Successful completion of the ATP course will allow you to complete prerequisite units you need to gain entrance to your preferred university course.

Class flexibility

We understand balance is key and our students have other commitments such as work, family and hobbies. Fit your studies around your life and choose to study full time, part time or online.

Supportive environment

ATP is an adult learning environment where students are respected and supported by your peers and teachers.   


Unilearn offers a range of online bridging courses to help you get the subject pre-requisities you need to meet university entrance requirements. Our courses are accredited by a range of universities across Australia. We offer subjects in academic literacy skills, biology, chemistry, introduction to economics, introductory mathematics, senior mathematics, senior English, physics, and study preparation.

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