How to enrol

Find out how to enrol in AIM Vocational Qualifications and AIM Business School courses such as the MBA+.

Depending on the AIM course you wish to enrol in separate course entry criteria and procedures apply.

Higher Education Qualifications (AIM Business School)

Vocational Qualifications

Student Entry Procedure – AIM Business School

The submission of an application form is required for any student wanting to complete an AIMET qualification.

The minimum age for students enrolling in courses offered by AIM is 18 years at the time of enrolment.

It is a requirement to meet the entry requirements for the qualification into wish you wish to enrol.

  1. To enrol in courses with AIM Business School, you will need the ability to read and write English to at least Year 12 level, or if English is not your first language an IELTS (or equivalent) score of 6.5 overall with a writing score or 6.0. To show evidence of this please provide a certified copy of IELTS or TOEFL certificate including statement of results.
  2. Additionally, for
    1. Graduate Certificate in Management – Bachelor degree and two (2) years’ relevant management experience; or Diploma or Advanced Diploma and three (3) years management experience; or if no formal qualifications have at least five (5) years management experience.
    2. Graduate Diploma in Management – successfully completed the AIM or other accredited Graduate Certificate in Management; or Bachelor degree and two (2) years’ relevant management experience; or Diploma or Advanced Diploma and three (3) years management experience, or if no formal qualifications, have at least five (5) years management experience to gain entry at the Graduate Certificate in Management level.
    3. Masters of Business Administration - Bachelor degree and two (2) years’ relevant management experience or, if no formal qualifications you can enter at the Graduate Certificate of Management level with at least five (5) years management experience allowing you to progress toward your MBA, or have successfully completed the AIM or other accredited Graduate Diploma in Management, or alternatively, you can enter at either the Graduate Certificate in Management or Graduate Diploma in Management level and pathway toward your MBA.

For further information, please speak to a Senior Learning Advisors on 1300 658 337 about your eligibility. 

What are the steps to enrol?

  1. Choose your course. Check that you meet the entry requirements (see above)
  2. Prepare your supporting documentation
  3. Apply online at
    1. If applying for FEE-HELP (eligibility requirements apply) Apply for FEE-HELP
      1. Complete all the required fields on the online enrolment form, selecting the FEE-HELP payment option
      2. Make sure you have your Tax File Number (TFN) handy
      3. If you don’t already have a TFN, you will need to apply for one by clicking on the following link and filling in a few details: Apply for a TFN
      4. You will receive a separate request for a FEE-HELP application form from the Dept. of Education and Training
      5. Please check that the details are correct and complete the DocuSign section and submit.

  4. Upon submitting your application to enrol, you will receive a document capturing all your details. Please check that these details are correct before electronically signing and submitting your application to AIM.
  5. If your application for enrolment is approved you will be sent a letter of offer requesting you to:
    1. Accept the offer
    2. Pay a deposit
    3. Complete any outstanding forms

Technology Requirements

For your course you will need access to a computer satisfying the following minimum systems requirements:

  • Operating system: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux Software: Adobe Acrobat Reader (latest versions available for free download at Adobe website)
  • Internet: Supported browsers include Firefox 3+, Google Chrome 4+, Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 and 8, Opera 9+, Safari 3+ (download latest browser software for free online). You will need a reliable internet connection, preferably Broadband (64 Kbit/sec or faster).
  • Access to a printer and digital camera/recording device may be required.

AIM enrolment code of conduct

To ensure all prospective students are provided with the appropriate level of support and guidance when enrolling with AIM, a code of conduct has been developed to ensure that staff as well as third party providers act with integrity and comply with all relevant legislation and guidelines. 

Read the AIM enrolment code of conduct

Student Entry Procedure – Vocational Qualifications

The following information applies to students enrolling in accredited Vocational Education (VET) Qualifications with AIM.

Student Suitability

Students who are enrolling in a VET qualification with the Australian Institute of Management Education and Training (AIM) will undergo a suitability check as part of the enrolment process. This suitability check is to determine that each student has sufficient language, literacy and numeracy skills to enable them to successfully complete their course. If AIM has concerns about a student's academic ability, we will request that the student provide AIM with additional information to support any decision about the enrolment including any support for the student.

Please note that a student's enrolment with AIM is provisional until the entry criteria have been met. Students that meet the criteria will have their enrolment status with AIM confirmed. Students who do not meet the criteria will have their enrolment cancelled in accordance with AIM’s Withdrawal Deferral and Refunds Policy.

Please note that the minimum age for students enrolling in vocational courses by AIM is 18 years at the time of enrolment.

Student Entry Procedure

The submission of an application form is required for any student wanting to complete an AIM vocational qualification.

It is a requirement that you comply with all the entry requirements for the qualification you wish to enrol into.

To enrol in Diploma and Advanced Diploma qualifications with AIM, you will need the ability to read and write English and display numeracy skills to at least Year 12 level.

To show evidence of this ability, you will need to have satisfied the following:

  • Completed Australian Year 12 schooling (please provide a certified copy of your Senior Secondary Certificate of Education to our Student Support team), or
  • Completed a Nationally Recognised Diploma or Higher qualification within the last 5 years (please provide a certified copy of your testamur and transcript to our Student Support team), or
  • During the enrolment process, demonstrate that you have the skills and capability to succeed in the course by completing the Entry Test (attaining at or above Exit level 3).
    • The Entry Test forms part of the entry requirements for courses of study.
  • Offshore students may provide an IELTS or TOEFL certificate including statement of results in order to demonstrate the ability to read and write to a year 12 level (IELTS 5.0).

For students enrolling in Certificate qualifications you will need the ability to read and write English and display numeracy skills to at least Year 10 level.

To show evidence of this ability, you will need to have satisfied the following:

  • Completed Australian Year 10 schooling (please provide a certified copy of your Senior Secondary Certificate of Education to our Student Support team), or
  • Completed a Nationally Recognised qualification at a Certificate IV level or above within the last 5 years (please provide a certified copy of your testamur and transcript to our Student Support team), or
  • During the enrolment process, demonstrate that you have the skills and capability to succeed in the course by completing the Entry Test (attaining at or above Exit level 2).
    • The Entry Test forms part of the entry requirements for courses of study.
  • Offshore students may provide an IELTS or TOEFL certificate including statement of results in order to demonstrate the ability to read and write to a year 10 level (IELTS 5.0).
    • The Entry Test forms part of the entry requirements for courses of study.

To enrol at AIM please contact our Senior Training Advisors who will assist you in accessing our online enrolment form.

  • Please complete all the required fields on the online enrolment form.
    • You must provide a USI at the time of enrolment. If you don’t have a USI you can create one in just a few minutes by clicking on the following link and filling in a few details: Create Your USI.
    • You will not be able to enrol in a vocational qualification or be issued a testamur or Statement of Attainment for your qualification without a USI unless you fall into an exemption category
    • If you are exempt, please contact AIM directly
  • You will receive an email from AIM with a formatted copy of your enrolment form attached.
    • Please check that all fields are correct
    • Complete the e-signature section and submit

Undertaking the Entry Test

  • When completing AIM’s enrolment form students will be prompted to confirm that they wish to meet the entry criteria by undertaking the Entry Test
  • Students will be emailed login details, a url link and instructions in order to undertake the test
  • The test is an online test involving a series of questions designed to assess a learner’s numeracy and literacy proficiency and should be undertaken with honesty and integrity.
  • Should you not pass the test on your first attempt you may be offered a second attempt.
  • Your results will be provided to you automatically after submitting the language, literacy and numeracy assessment online.
  • Students will need to display competence at or above Exit Level 3 in both numeracy and reading to meet the entry criteria for Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses; and at or above Exit level 2 for certificate courses.
  • Your test results will be retained by AIM as part of your student records.

Technology Requirements

For your course you will need access to a computer satisfying the following minimum systems requirements:

  • Operating system: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux Software: Adobe Acrobat Reader (latest versions available for free download at Adobe website)
  • Internet: Supported browsers include Firefox 3+, Google Chrome 4+, Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 and 8, Opera 9+, Safari 3+ (download latest browser software for free online). You will need a reliable internet connection, preferably Broadband (64 Kbit/sec or faster).
  • Access to a printer and digital camera/recording device may be required.

AIM enrolment code of conduct

To ensure all prospective students are provided with the appropriate level of support and guidance when enrolling with AIM, a code of conduct has been developed to ensure that staff as well as third party providers act with integrity and comply with all relevant legislation and guidelines. 

Read the AIM enrolment code of conduct