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English Language Courses for International Students and Travellers
Australian Institute of English Language (AIEL) is a trading name of Australian Colleges of Further Education (ACFE). AIEL is a specialised Registered Training Organisation (RTO) which delivers the nation’s largest scope of English language Certificates for both local and international students.
AIEL is proud to offer international students a wide range of Australian government nationally accredited courses from a Preliminary Certificate up to Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English approved by Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) and the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS).
ELICOS Standards 2018
In late 2017, the Australian Government Department of Education and Training implemented changes to ELICOS (English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students) requirements and the Standards ELICOS Standards 2018.
Registered Training Organisations currently delivering English-language VET courses will no longer be able to enrol new overseas students in these courses from 1 March 2018. English-language VET courses include:
- 10361NAT Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English
- 10362NAT Certificate I in Spoken and Written English
- 10363NAT Certificate II in Spoken and Written English
- 10364NAT Certificate III in Spoken and Written English
- 10365NAT Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English – Further Studies
- 10366NAT Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English – Employment
In accordance with arrangements in the ELICOS Standards 2018, Australian Colleges of Further Education (ACFE) will ‘teach out’ or transition current students enrolled on or before 28 February 2018.
To ensure that we are able to meet the requirements of the ELICOS Standards 2018, ACFE will:
- Immediately cease taking enrolments in to the above qualifications
- Work with individual applicants and Education Agents to advise on available alternative courses (as listed below)
- Review each current enrolled student and develop a plan to teach out or transition to an alternative ELICOS course
2018 ELICOS Course Offerings
ELICOS Course Offerings from 2018:
- General English (GE) Full Time Click here for more information
- General English (GE) Part Time Click here for more information
- English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Click here for more information
- IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Click here for more information
The below table indicates options for entry and progression through our range of ELICOS courses.
Certificate Courses for Domestic Students
Our English language courses are expertly designed and delivered with graduate outcomes in mind. Our passionate teachers are committed to delivering language training in a hands-on, interactive and practical manner. Our most popular programs are the Certificate courses in Spoken and Written English.
ELICOS English Courses
Our language courses are expertly designed and delivered with graduate outcomes in mind. We are committed to delivering language training in a hands-on and practical manner. By choosing to study English with AIEL, you will have peace of mind knowing that once you graduate, you will be armed with the language skills you need to fulfil your migration, professional and personal goals.
AIEL welcomes international student groups visiting Australia on short educational study tour programs. We are dedicated to creating unique, memorable programs catering for all ages. We customise each tour to match your requirements and pride ourselves on offering a range of flexible, friendly, affordable choices.
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