ELICOS (English)


Studying ELICOS at Sunraysia Institute of TAFE provides students with the opportunity to develop their English language skills for further study at Certificate or Diploma level in an English speaking country or for jobs requiring English capability.

ELICOS at SuniTAFE is an intensive 20 hours per week which will help you to gain confidence speaking English and improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. Studying at SuniTAFE will help you to reach English levels required to study in Australia and around the world and improve your English for a global career.

Program details

Total Program Duration full-time
Total Program Tuition Fees in AUD $7,500 for 30 weeks of tuition, or $2,500 per 10 week term.
Order of Qualifications 2. Intermediate ELICOS (07541G) 20 weeks
3. Upper Intermediate ELICOS (075452G) 10 weeks
University Pathway None
Upcoming Course Start Dates 26 April 2022
11 July 2022
3 October 2022


English Proficiency IELTS 4.0-5.0 or equivalent test score. Students will be assessed for correct level on commencement.
Academic Requirements Successful completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 11 high school studies.
Other Requirements Students must be at least 18 years old when they commence studies.
Course Progression Learning a language is a different experience for everyone, so the time taken to complete a level and demonstrate proficiency may vary. Students must successfully complete each level before progressing to the next course in the program.
Students must complete Upper Intermediate ELICOS before commencing a Certificate or Diploma course at SuniTAFE.

Other Information

Materials Class textbooks are loaned to students for the duration of their course.
Practical component Classes are based around students practicing language skills. 

Note: All fees and details are subject to change at any time.


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