- 1 ENGLISH COURSES
- 1.0.1 TYPES OF ENGLISH TRAINING
The standard of English studies in Australia is very high rated. The teaching approach here is centered on critical thinking and project work as well as group effort. All the inspiration is taken from real-life scenarios, which allows you to not only learn the language, but also teach you to use it in everyday life.
Studying English in Australia will allows you to learn a range of life skills which might not get anywhere else. Some of the invaluable skills you will learn here include problem-solving, leading diverse teams of people, and applying your English to real-world situations. These skills will keep helping you throughout your life. The ethnic diversity of students in Australian educational facilities will help you learn the world’s language in a truly international environment.
No matter where you study or what course you choose, Australia’s English language teaching maintains a consistently high quality. You can be confident that you’re getting the very finest English education as Australia is the only country in the world with mandatory national standards and a comprehensive, industry-led quality support framework.
TYPES OF ENGLISH TRAINING
Australia offers a variety of English courses to match the varied study needs of the students.
Who should opt for this: Students who wish to improve general proficiency to access higher level courses; to improve English for everyday use; to improve English for travel; to improve English for work purposes or to do casual work in an English speaking country.
Course description: Focusing on communication skills with emphasis on speaking and listening
English for Academic Purposes
Who should opt for this: Students who wish to study in an Australian school, vocational college or university
Course description: Preparing you for study at an English-speaking university, higher education or vocational institute
English for Specific Purposes (ESP)
Who should opt for this: Students who aim to learn the spoken and written English needed for a specific context and perhaps want to consider an internship
Course description: Focusing on practical English for specific course areas such as business, aviation or tourism
Who should opt for this: Students planning to take an exam such as IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC, or the Cambridge First Certificate.
Course description: Preparing you for English language proficiency examinations
English for Teaching
Who should opt for this: Students who wish to teach English in schools in your own country
Course description: These courses include TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, EfTC (English for Teaching Children.)
Who should opt for this: Students who wish to have a short holiday, study English and have fun or study English and undertake work related training
Course description: These courses are a combination of General English with sporting, social, tourist, cultural or professional training activities.
Our quality assurance
The national regulatory and quality agencies for international education in Australia are the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA – Click here for the official website) and the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA – Click here for the official website). Established by the Australian Government to monitor quality, these agencies also regulate university and non-university education providers against a set of independently developed standards to regulate courses and education and training providers to ensure nationally approved quality standards are met. They share the responsibility for monitoring national standards for English language colleges
Along with this, the following student rights are protected by law under the Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS):
- The wellbeing of all international students.
- The quality of students’ education experience.
- The provision of up-to-date and accurate information.
English Australia (click to open official website) is Australia’s national peak body for the English language sector of international education. The body represents over 100 member colleges all across Australia that offer quality English language programs to students and professionals coming from different parts of the world.
English Australia’s is focused on:
- Delivering the highest quality English language programs;
- Providing a range of support services for a secure learning environment; and
- Assuring tuition protection for students of all visa types.
WORK AND HOLIDAY IN AUSTRALIA
The Working Holiday Maker Program by Australia includes the Working Holiday visa and the Work Holiday visa. This program enables you to travel and work in Australia for a total of 12 months and study in Australia for up to 4 months.
Here are some of the advantages of Australian working holiday:
- You can work, travel and study – get the most out of your trip to Australia!
- There are many language programs specifically targeted towards working holiday makers.
- You can take on technical training and attain job skills. There are many short-term vocational and technical training courses offered at TAFE or Private VET Colleges.