Student Visas – Study in Melbourne
If you would like to study in Australia, you will need a student visa which is valid for the entire period of the course. Depending on your goals, there are a wide range of vocational courses you can look at – from basic business or IT courses which can be done relatively cheaply compared to bachelor or master degrees. The main advantages of student visas are:
- You can work for up to 40 hours a fortnight during semester, and full time in the semester break
- You can include your partner in your student visa application
- A good visa to use as a transition to permanent residence, for example gaining experience through a graduate visa, partner visas, skilled visas or business sponsorship
Why Study in Australia?
Studying English in Australia is about much more than reciting words in a classroom. Australia’s teaching approach focuses on critical thinking, as well as group and project work – all drawn from real-life experiences, which means you will not only be learning the language, you will be learning how to use it in everyday life.
By studying in Australia, you will gain a huge range of life skills you cannot get at home. Invaluable skills like problem-solving, leading diverse teams of people, and applying your English to real-world situations – abilities you will draw on for the rest of your life. With a multicultural mix of students in our educational facilities, you will learn the world’s language in a truly international environment.
Australia is the only country in the world with mandatory national educational standards. You can be confident that no matter where you study or what course you choose in Australia, the teaching standards is high quality.
Would you like to study in Australia and not spend heaps of money?
Australia has all sort of vocational courses for you to choose from in different VET schools.
- They enable students to study with flexible timetables (morning classes, afternoon or evening classes and weekends), which enable students to combine their study with their work.
- The lessons are usually only 36 weeks per year, thus students have long holidays (16 weeks).
Vocational courses in Australia
Vocational courses are called Vocational Education Training (VET) in Australia. These schools are recognised worldwide because of the practical experience and knowledge they teach you.
What qualifications do I finish with?
The qualifications which you can receive at Australian vocational and technical schools fulfill international standards and will prepare you for a wide range of employment positions in addition to credit for future study. Depending on what you study and how long it takes you can receive different types of certifications. There are six different levels you can graduate from. The levels are:
|Type of Certificate||Length of Study|
|Certificate||2 – 3 months|
|Certificate II||3 – 6 months|
|Certificate III||6 – 9 months|
|Certificate IV||9 – 12 months|
|Diploma||1 – 1.5 years|
|Advanced Diploma||2 – 2.5 years|
For more information about studying English in Melbourne, Australia – click here.
- Food processing
- IT courses
- Retail Baking
Other occupations currently listed on the Skilled Occupations List (SOL).
Baxter Institute also offers courses which may lead to a Temporary Graduate 485 visa or permanent residency Skilled Independent 189 visa.
Metal Fabricator (ANZCO Code 322311) – Certificate III or IV in Engineering (Fabrication trade) | 62 – 80 weeks course |CRICOS Code: 069786B or 072114E | Tuition fee: $16,000 (Cert III) or $21,000 (Cert IV), course package III & IV & Diploma of Business = $25,319.00|
More course information: http://www.baxter.vic.edu.au/index.php/fabrication-courses-melbourne/
ICT Business Analyst / Systems Analyst (ANZCO Code 261111/261112) Diploma of Information Technology | 52 weeks course | CRICOS Code: 079162G | Tuition fee: $6999 |
The promotional tuition fees listed on this page is available to Evolve Migration Australia clients. To take advantage of this special offer, give us a call on +61 (0) 481 160 351 or email us at email@example.com.
Contact us today if you have any questions about any of the courses, student visas in general or if you would like us to help plan your study path.