General English 40
|Teaching Duration||40 weeks|
(2 Semesters is 1 academic year)
|Course Type||Non Award Course|
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Course Admission Requirements
(for International Applications)
- Elementary and above. Not beginners – assessment on arrival for class placement.
- The course is recognised as Elementary to Advanced English Studies. The actual duration and cost for the student will depend on the students English level determined through assessment prior to the course either (1) on arrival, or (2) by the overseas agent, or (3) through a pre-entry test. Once determined the cost/duration will be agreed and visa arrangements confirmed with maximum 40 weeks and $14,000 cost. Ultimately the course is $350 per week. Standard cost/duration options depending on English level are;
10 weeks = $3,500.00
20 weeks = $7,000.00
30 weeks = $10,500.00
40 weeks = $14,000.00
How to Apply
International Course - application process
If you are applying from onshore, generally, you will need to apply for an international course to TAFE South Australia at least two months before you want to start your studies in Australia. If you are applying from offshore it is highly recommended that you apply at least four months in advance.
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Note: You must be an International resident to apply for this course.
For Australian residents please visit TAFE SA Courses.
The General English (GE) courses are designed for International students (ie student visa holders) and holders of other temporary visas who wish to improve their English for a variety of purposes. The courses aim to develop the students’ general English skills and prepare them to be successful in interacting with native speakers and teachers in Australia.
Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.
Qualifications & Skills Covered
General English 40
Introduction to studying in Australia; Speaking, Pronunciation and Oral Presentations; Listening and Discussion; Reading and Writing Skills; Extension Studies: eg Pronunciation, Grammar Extension, Preparation for IELTS
Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.
These course fees are for international students only.
|Tuition Fees||Incidental Fees|
|Semester 1||AUD $7000||-|
|Semester 2||AUD $7000||-|
|Fee Totals||AUD $14000||-|
|Total Course Cost||AUD $14000|
Note: TAFE SA does not commit to any fees shown. Charges vary between courses and subjects and are
based on a rate per hour. TAFE SA and their agents reserve the right to make any changes necessary.
Overseas Student Health Cover
All overseas students are required to have Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) insurance for the entire duration of the course. The health cover rate will vary depending on the personal circumstances and duration of stay in Australia. Read more about Overseas Student Health Cover.
TAFE SA International offers an optional Arrival & Pick up and/or Accommodation Service. For further details please contact us.