Entry requirements are course specific and country specific. All international students must show they can meet visa conditions before receiving an offer from IAEA. Course entry requirement details can be found on individual course brochures and under the ADMISSIONS tab on the website.
Biannually in February and July for all courses other than IELTS Preparation which is available any time (minimum numbers apply).
Depending on how complete your application is (all required documentation received etc.), you should receive an offer or conditional offer within 48 hours of submission
Australian/Permanent residents can study part-time. International students must study full-time by attending class for 20 hours per week to meet visa conditions.
Classes are generally offered from 9am to 1pm Monday to Friday with the exception of IELTS Preparation programs which are also available from 5pm to 9pm Monday to Friday. We may be able to offer flexibility in timetables (minimum numbers apply). Inqurie via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Typical class sizes are between 10 to 15 students.
Students at IAEA College are from many countries around the world. Most come from Australia, Korea, Hong Kong, Europe, South Africa, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Malaysia, and China.
Classes are 4 hours in duration Monday to Friday. Lessons consist of a combination of visual presentations, tutorials, workshops and computer laboratory sessions.
Our team of professionals is here to assist you. In the first instance, if you are having difficulty with a course unit, you should contact your teacher and organise a time to meet for a consultation/interview. A Student Advisor is also available to help with many areas of your studies.
Yes, if the formal qualification/units you hold exactly match the unit/s within the course for which you are applying.
After enrolment, you may submit a formal application through email@example.com detailing the unit/s you are seeking credit or partial recognition for (evidentiary supportive documentation is required including certified copies of qualification/unit held, full working resume, position descriptions for positions held, and a detailed statement of how you believe you hold the required skill and knowledge that should exempt you from undertaking the study).
Yes, Diploma level courses are the same level of study as with the relevant undergraduate university course. Individual universities should be consulted for further information about their credit recognition policies and entry requirements.
Students are able to take two attempts at achieving competency with trainer support in between attempts. Students may be required to pay additional fees for making further attempts. Units may be repeated if necessary (fees apply).
International students must maintain a full-time enrolment and are not permitted to withdraw within the first 6 months of enrolling. Students seeking to withdraw must undertake an interview with the trainer and/or Student Services Officer before submitting the Withdrawal form. International students who withdraw from a course will be reported to DIAC via PRISMS within 7 days of the withdrawal being processed. Withdrawn international students must return home within 28 days.
Fees can be paid by Direct Deposit, Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) or Credit Card.
An Australian bank account is required to manage your finances such as paying bills, receiving wages, manage everyday expenses such as accommodation, food, and entertainment. The following banks have student accounts which may save you on account management fees: ANZ, Bankwest, Commonwealth Bank, Citybank, NAB and Westpac.
FEE-HELP is not available to international students.
Yes, all international students studying in Australia are required to have Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) which is also a requirement for obtaining an Australian Student visa. Note: Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish students are exempt from OSHC requirements.
Yes, IAEA can arrange your first year of coverage with our preferred provider Medibank. Fees are charged to the student.
OSHC pays for most prescription drugs and emergency ambulance transport and helps cover the cost of medical and hospital care should you become ill during your stay in Australia. Pre-existing medical conditions or disabilities are not cover by OSHC cover. Ancillary cover is available from your preferred approved OSHC provider. Ensure you bring your medical and optical prescriptions with you to Australia.
The price of OSHC cover you pay depends on the duration of your visa and the OSHC provider you choose.
If you already have a current OSHC policy, you will need to submit a copy of membership currency before accepting your offer.
It depends on where you decide to live. The college is situated in Upper Mt Gravatt within a small complex of shops where many styles of ethnic foods are available. Directly across the road, Westfield Garden City is one of the largest shopping complexes in Queensland which boasts entertainment precincts, world class restaurants, eateries, boutique shops and large department stores, banks, drugstores and music stores and much more. In most suburbs, you can find corner stores stocked with the essentials at a higher price for convenience, or local supermarkets which generally offer an IGA, Aldi, Coles or Woolworths supermarket along with fast food shops, dentists, doctors, bakeries and other specialty shops. Large supermarket chains also offer online delivered shopping.
Concessions for public transport is not available to international students.
Across the road from our Brisbane college campus, Westfield Garden City hosts a large bus exchange which connects southern suburbs with the City and surrounds on regular schedules. Train stations are located a five minute drive from the college where express trains run between the Gold Coast to the Brisbane City centre and surrounds.
Brisbane is a vibrant river city with many eateries and restaurants available in the city and surrounding suburbs. There are certain suburbs in Brisbane which celebrate particular cultures, for example Sunnybank is a mecca for Asian culture and cuisine while West End hosts a mixture of modern and authentic cultural foods. Brisbane also hosts international festivals for many cultures including Chinese New Year, Korea, India, Greece and many more.
The college has 15 dedicated car spaces for visitors and students.
There are many gymnasiums situated locally with the closest just a 20 metre walk from the college. Suncorp stadium is located 1 kilometre (.62 of a mile) from the college which hosts sporting events such as football and music concerts.
The college is located 45 minutes to northern Gold Coast beaches and 1 hour from Surfers Paradise beaches. We are also 30 minutes drive to Moreton Bay which is rich with tourist walks, vibrant restaurants and long bike tracks and public parks.
Other local attractions include:
The Sunshine coast is located 1.5 hours north of the college.
Brisbane City – Kangaroo Point Cliffs: Rock climbing
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