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International Accreditations & Recognition

List of Internationally Accredited or Recognised Programmes

To-date the University has the following programmes that have received accreditation and received recognition.

Internationally Accredited Programmes

  1. Bachelor of Commerce – Accounting (CPA Australia, Australia);
  2. Certificate in Tourism and Hospitality Management (THE-ICE, Australia);
  3. Bachelor of Commerce in Tourism Management (THE-ICE, Australia);
  4. Bachelor of Commerce in Tourism & Hospitality Management (THE-ICE, Australia);
  5. Certificate in Hotel Management (THE-ICE, Australia);
  6. Bachelor of Commerce in Hotel Management (THE-ICE, Australia);
  7. Postgraduate Diploma in Commerce Tourism and Hotel Management (THE-ICE, Australia);
  8. Master of Commerce (Tourism and Hospitality Management) (THE-ICE, Australia);
  9. PhD (Tourism and Hospitality Management) (THE-ICE, Australia); 
  10. Master of Business Administration (AMBA, United Kingdom);
  11. Bachelor of Net-Centric Computing (ACS, Australia);
  12. Bachelor of Software Engineering (ACS, Australia); 
  13. Bachelor of Engineering - Electrical and Electronics (IPENZ, New Zealand);
  14. Bachelor of Engineering - Mechanical (IPENZ, New Zealand);
  15. Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education & Care) (ACECQA, Australia);
  16. Bachelor of Arts (Social Work) (ACWA, Australia);

Internationally Accredited Pacific TAFE qualifications 

  1. Certificate III in Commercial Cookery (THE-ICE, Australia);
  2. Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (ACECQA, Australia);
  3. Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care (ACECQA, Australia);  
  4. Certificate IV in Hospitality Operations (Events, Food & Beverage and Front Office) (THE-ICE, Australia);
  5. Certificate III in Community Development (ACWA, Australia); and
  6. BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice (ASQA, Australia).
  7. Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery (THE-ICE, Australia);
  8. Diploma of Counselling (ACWA, Australia)
  9. Diploma of Library and Information Services (ALIA, Australia);
  10. Certificate III in Patisserie (THE-ICE, Australia)

Pacific TAFE is also a Registered Training Provider with ASQA. It can deliver qualifications which are accredited with Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). 

Recognised Qualifications

  1. Twelve (12) courses in USP Bachelor of Laws Degree (Law Council of Australia);
  2. Certificate IV in Accounting (Skills International New Zealand);
  3. Diploma in Accounting (Level 5) (Skills International New Zealand);
  4. Certificate IV in Information Technology (Support) (Skills International New Zealand);
  5. Diploma in Information Technology (Level 5) (Skills International New Zealand);
  6. Certificate in Foundation Studies (Science) (Universities New Zealand);
  7. Certificate in Foundation Studies (Social Science) (Universities New Zealand);
  8. Certificate IV in Office Management (Skills International New Zealand);
  9. Diploma in Office Management (Level 5) (Skills International New Zealand);
  10. Certificate III in Small Business Development and Management (SBAA, Australia)


  1. CPA Australia – Certified Practicing Accountant Australia
  2. THE-ICE – International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education
  3. AMBA – Association of MBAs
  4. ACS – Australian Computer Society
  5. IPENZ – Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand
  6. ACECQA - Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority
  7. ACWA - Australian Community Workers Association
  8. ASQA – Australian Skills Quality Authority
  9. ALIA - Australian Library and Information Association 
  10. SBAA – Small Business Association of Australia

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