Pre-service Teacher Registration

In order to undertake a professional experience placement in a school in the ACT, pre-service teachers need to be registered on the ACT Teacher Quality Institute (TQI) Pre-service Teacher Register.

There is no fee for registration on the pre-service teacher register and the application is completed online

You must be registered before you can undertake professional experience placements in schools in the ACT. This is a legal requirement under the ACT Teacher Quality Institute Act (2010).

You must register on-line. You must upload evidence of:

Your evidence of current enrolment must be an official document issued by the university and include:

  • Name of university
  • Your name
  • Name of the course (must be an approved teacher education program)
  • Statement that you are enrolled
  • Date showing enrolment is current

If you are a student at University of Canberra you can use the ‘Proof of Enrolment Letter’ that can be generated from your student portal.

If you are studying at the Australian Catholic University you can use an extract (screenshot) of the top section of the ‘Current Enrolment’ PDF that can be generated from your student portal

Note: A letter of offer is not evidence of current enrolment

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact TQI on +61 02  6207 8722.


If you wish to do your professional experience in a school in the ACT, you must register on the Pre-service Teacher Register, even if you are enrolled in an accredited pre-service teacher education course at a university outside the ACT.

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