- The GAC consists of Levels I―III, with a fast track option available for those who meet the specified entry requirements.
- GAC modules include Academic English, Mathematics, Computing, Study Skills, Business, Science and Social Science supported by a systematic study of learning skills for success at university.
- Elective units allow students to choose between the International English Language Testing System™ (IELTS) and the Test of English as a Foreign Language® (TOEFL) preparation, and they also have the option of taking an additional mathematics module during Level III.
- Preparation for the ACT® test. This is supplementary to the GAC core curriculum and is provided so that students have an additional recognized university entrance qualification for application to university.
The GAC is a skills-based university preparation program designed for students whose first language is not English. The program puts a significant focus on building the soft skills necessary for university students to succeed. Its assessments challenge students to think critically, build confidence, and sharpen the essential skills needed for language, learning, and presentation.