Online testing

Online STAT tests are conducted over a secure internet connection under live (webcam) supervision.
Schedule to take your test in the comfort of your own home at a convenient time, day or night, during available test windows.

 Eligibility

Online testing is only available to candidates within the ACT, NSW, TAS and VIC or located outside Australia. For information on age requirements and which test you need to sit, see FAQs.

Candidates in NT, QLD, SA or WA must book venue-based tests through the Tertiary Admissions Centre for your state/territory.

 

State Centre name Website Phone
Queensland Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC) www.qtac.edu.au 1300 467 822
South Australia & Northern Territory SATAC www.satac.edu.au (08) 8224 4000
Western Australia Tertiary Institutions Service Centre (TISC) www.tisc.edu.au (08) 9318 8000
Victoria & Tasmania VTAC www.vtac.edu.au 1300 364 133

Test fees (incl. GST)

STAT Multiple Choice AUD$225 (2 hrs & 10 min test duration) STAT Written English AUD$200 (1 hr & 5 min test duration).
VISA and Mastercard credit/debit cards only accepted for payment. Concessions or payment by instalments are not available. For refund terms and conditions please go to the refunds and deferrals webpage.

Test Window: Wednesday 24 July 9:00 am AEST – Wednesday 31 July 5:00pm AEST

Bookings open

Sunday 21 July 2019 at 9.00am AEST.

Bookings Close

Sunday 28 July  2019 at 5:00pm AEST

RESULTS released:   3 business days - STAT Multiple Choice 
10 business days - STAT Written English 

Scheduled tests are NOT TRANSFERABLE BETWEEN TEST WINDOWS. Please consider your test date choice carefully.
ACER reserves the right to vary or cancel a test window.

ESSENTIAL READING: STAT Online Test Step-by-Step Guide

Please download and carefully read the STAT Online Test Step-by-Step Guide. It is expected that you read, follow and understand this guide as part of your agreement to book a STAT online test.

Before booking your test

To sit your test online, you MUST ensure that you have:

  • a functioning web camera and microphone connected to (or inbuilt) the computer you plan to use for the test
  • a stable, strong internet connection (Wi-Fi or Hardwired)
  • a suitable, private room to sit the test, free from noise and distraction (public locations often have network firewalls in place which may block your connection to the online proctoring service and prevent you from sitting STAT)
  • completed the equipment test using the computer you plan to sit the test with in the location you will be doing the test from. Once complete scroll to the bottom of the page to “connect to a live person” to check your equipment (even if your computer passes the equipment test). 
  • Operating System requirements

 

Minimum

Recommended

PC

Windows Vista

Windows 10 (10 S is not supported)

MAC

Mac OS X 10.5 or higher

Mac OS X 10.13 High Sierra

Chromebooks are only supported for the G Suite Certification and G Suite Administrator exams. 

Linux/Unix/Android/Windows RT tablets, computers or phones are not compatible for your session.

It is your responsibility to ensure that your computer meets the minimum technical requirements before you book your test with ACER or schedule your test time with the online proctoring service.

Booking your test

  1. First, ensure that you have completed and passed the required Technical Readiness checks.
  2. Next, register and pay for your STAT test with ACER.
  3. After successful registration with ACER, you will receive an immediate email detailing how to schedule your STAT test with the online proctoring service. If you do not receive an email, please check your spam or junk folder.
  4. Schedule your preferred time and date within the current STAT online test window on the online proctoring service booking site. This must be completed up to 72 hours ahead of your chosen date.

Book online STAT test

After booking your test

Your Admission Ticket will be available in your ACER user account. You must print your Admission Ticket for the test. It contains your test username for your test session.

You will be required to show appropriate photo-bearing identification prior to your test session being activated by your online proctor.

Technical issues

Please be aware that occasionally through the online test delivery method, significant and/or unforeseeable technical problems may occur during your test session. Where issues cannot be resolved by your online proctor, your session may need to be rescheduled. Your test session MUST be rescheduled with the online proctoring service.

Please note: it is not possible to reschedule online test session(s) from one STAT online test window to a subsequent STAT online test window. You will forfeit your registration and payment if you do not complete your test sitting(s) during the test window you registered for. For this reason, you are strongly advised to complete all of the necessary equipment checks and to allow enough time for rescheduling your test session within the test window (if necessary) due to genuine misadventure or unforeseeable technical problems. Test sessions can be rescheduled up to 72 hours before the end of the STAT online test window.