international groupIf you are an international student (on a student visa) or on a working holiday or tourist visa, English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS) at TAFE SA is the perfect place to improve your English:
  • Highly qualified, experienced and friendly staff
  • Affordable fees
  • Flexible start times and program durations from 5 to 40 weeks
  • Conveniently located in the heart of the central business district
  • Courses: General English (Elementary-Advanced), English for Academic Purposes, IELTS Preparation, Certificate IV in English Proficiency, Diploma in English Proficiency
  • Small classes and personalised attention
  • The only South Australian Government owned English school in Adelaide

You can develop your English skills for fun and travel, prepare for study or increase your IELTS level.

TAFE SA intensive English language courses will:

  • Improve your general English
    Prepare you for your TAFE SA or university studies
  • Develop your English skills for future employment
  • Prepare you for an IELTS test.

The English Language Centre of TAFE SA is a member of English Australia.

English Language (ELICOS) Class Dates for 2016

Semester 1 2016

Term 1: 30 January to 8 April 2016

Term 2: 1 May to 7 July 2016

Semester 2 2016

Term 3: 24 July to 29 September 2016

Term 4: 9 October to 15 December 2016

Choosing the right ELICOS course

With a number of English language courses to choose from, selecting the best one for your needs can be confusing. See here for help with ELICOS courses and special offer.

Courses for International Students

Course NameIntake YearCRICOS CodeTAFE SA Code
General English 402017064265ABR00001
English for Academic Purposes 102017073621MBR00002
English for Academic Purposes 202017064266MBR00003
Advanced IELTS Preparation2017074846GBR00005
English for Academic Purposes Advanced2017086001KBR00006
English for Academic Purposes 102016073621MBR00002

Further Information

TAFE South Australia also operates the only Government owned ELICOS (English language) Centre in South Australia.

Contact Details

TAFE South Australia International
Level 1, 120 Currie Street
Adelaide 5000
International callers: +61 8 8463 5487
Calls within Australia free call: 1800 049 492
enquire online

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