Literacy and numeracy online practice tests that provide reports of achievement against the test standards are now available for registered candidates via their accounts. Before undertaking a practice test candidates are strongly advised to first read the document How to get best value from the practice tests.
NOTE: Candidates who are planning to use the online practice tests for indicative performance against the standard are strongly advised to view the PDF print versions of the materials and worked solutions only after attempting the online practice test.
PDF print versions of the practice tests and worked solutions are primarily designed as resources for candidates after they have attempted the online practice tests but may also be of value to prospective candidates and other interested parties such as higher education providers. Please use the links below to access the PDF files.
Accessible practice tests
If you require the accessible versions of the practice tests and worked solutions, please email ACER at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Retired test questions
These sets of questions have been retired from the pool developed for the Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education students. The questions have been selected to indicate the range of question types, content and difficulty that can be encountered on the actual test.
If you require the accessible versions, please email ACER at email@example.com
Sample and practice questions for the literacy and numeracy tests are available as PDF documents. Please use the links below to access the PDF files. There are 30 practice questions for each test component.
Answers are available for all questions. Please note: no hard copy material will be posted to you. If you require the accessible versions, please email ACER at firstname.lastname@example.org.