Why study in Queensland, Australia?
English language courses, ELICOS
TAFE Queensland offers English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS) at language centres across Queensland. These courses enable you to reach the English language levels required for formal studies in TAFE Queensland and universities.
TAFE Queensland's English programs are intensive, and offer rigorous exam preparation as well as general skill development to assist with your entry into university.
Entry to these courses is open to all international students from non English speaking backgrounds. Students under 18 years of age are required to provide details of a guardian in Australia . Entry to each level will be determined by the learner's English language proficiency as measured by interview and placement test or recent IELTS (International English Language Testing System)/TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or other scores.
In order to gain the most from your chosen course, you will be given a placement test when you arrive. This will ensure that you are placed in the class most suitable to your level. Our teachers are fully qualified and will offer you individual assistance and academic support.
Qualified and experienced teachers
In addition to their high level of academic qualifications, Queensland's teaching staff have cultural knowledge and strong international business networks, thereby preparing students with the skills of today to meet the demands of tomorrow.
Queensland is firmly committed to providing quality education and training and offers strong assurances to international students.
Institutions must be registered with the Australian Government and meet special registration conditions enabling them to deliver courses to international students in Australia.
The Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) lists all providers registered to offer courses to people studying in Australia on student visas and the courses offered.
World class education and training
Queensland has an international reputation for excellence in all areas of education and training. The Queensland approach to vocational and technical education (VET) is now recognised as among the best and most innovative in the world. Queensland education and training institutions are leading the world in the development of technology based learning.