Definitions for "Tertiary education"
Education at the third level (levels 5, 6 and 7) such as universities, teachers col- leges and higher-level professional schools - requir- ing as a minimum condition of admission the successful completion of education at the second level or evidence of the attainment of an equivalent level of knowledge.
Tertiary education comprises all involvement in post-school learning activities and includes industry training and Adult and Community Education.
Education, usually very specialized in nature, and leading to high-level qualifications at the post -secondary level.