Sacred Heart Teachers College Entry Requirements

The Enrolment requirements for Sacred Heart Teachers College, Bomana, Port Moresby, PNG 

Welcome  and thank you for your interest to study at Sacred Heart Teachers College in Bomana, Port Moresby. The Sacred Heart Teachers College (SHTC) is a primary teacher training college run by the Catholic Mission. The college is located at Bomana, Port Moresby. The college offers three year diploma program in primary teaching. 

Sacred Heart Teachers College Entry Requirements
 Sacred Heart Teachers College Entry Requirements 

Applying to study at Sacred Heart Teachers College

School Leavers

School leavers must apply through the National Online Application System (NOAS) run by the Department of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology (DHERST).  Students must put first Choice on their NOAS application and must have the required GPA of 2.4 or above. School leavers NOAS applications open by August annually.   

Non School Leavers Application Forms for Sacred Heart Teachers College 

Every year, the college invites Non school leavers to apply. There are  no non school leavers application forms. Instead interested applications must apply through the appropriate Catholic Education Agency.

Applicants are to have achieved a GPA of 2.4 or above at Year 12 or upgraded through an appropriate FODE institution

Application to the Catholic Agency Board will be: 

1. A letter of interest from the applicant, stating

  • their interest in becoming a teacher
  • their commitment to the Christian ethos of the college
  • the remote area school they will serve, Examples of their participation in their local community
  • Their commitment to return to their community after training for three or more years.

2. Requirements

  • A support letter from two or more of the following
  • Local Primary/Elementary School Board of Management Chairman,
  • Education Agency Board or Secretary
  • District/Provincial Board
  • Parish Priest or Pastor 
  • A copy of Grade 12 Certificate or equivalent,
  • A Curriculum Vitae
  • Any other relevant supporting documents about work experience, references, or other trainings (if you have)
How to apply
There is no separate Non School leavers application forms for enrolments at Sacred Heart Teachers College. Interested students can only supply the required documents stated above to your nearest  Catholic Education Agency in your district/Province.

Catholics Education Secretaries in the Southern Region.

Mr.Joseph Kevin
Catholic Education Secretary
Diocesses of Daru Kiunga
P O Box 42, Kiunga
Western Province
Phone: (675)  73361100

Mr.Henry Kita
Catholic Education Secretary
Dioceses of Alotau
P O Box 105, Alotau
Milne Bay Province
Phone: (675)  72174384

Mr. Beno Karolus
Catholic Education Secretary
Dioceses of Kerema
P O Box 90, Kerema
Gulf Province
Phone: (675)  71527106

Ms Paula Bomai
Catholic Education Secretary
Dioceses of Port Moresby
P O Box 1032, Boroko
National Capital District
Phone: (675)  72852489

Mr.Tom A'afa
Catholic Education Secretary
Dioceses of Bereina
P O Box 300, Port Moresby
Western Province
Phone: (675)  70702051

Note : Students outside Southern Region can also apply through their Catholic Education Agency.

APPLICATION DUE DATE : Jun 30 annually (Application for this year is now open) 

For more information, contact Sacred Heart Teachers College on the following contact details.

Sacred Heart Teachers College- Bomana
P O Box 1974, BOROKO
National Capital District
Papua New Guinea
Phone: (675) 340 1823
website : 

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