English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS)

Box Hill Institute, TAFE VIC

This program will allow students to develop their English language skills by listening, speaking, reading and writing in English. Language skills are developed using communicative and integrated techniques. Specific skills such as grammar and vocabulary are contextualised, and lead to authentic language practice. Classes use teaching materials which have been specially prepared for the English language classroom, and wherever possible authentic materials. These include language textbooks, CDs, computer software, newspapers, and videos.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education


Classes run in 10 week blocks with intakes approximately every 5 weeks throughout the year. Students study in class for 20 hours per week. Unlimited time in the Independent Learning Centre between 9am and 4pm.

Subjects you can Study:

English for overseas students.

Study Pathways:

Inbound International students wishing to enter Box Hill Institute courses at both Certificate and Diploma level need to study at either upper-intermediate or advanced level and be assessed as meeting the English language requirements for vocational study.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 02411J

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For more than 90 years, Box Hill Institute has provided collaborative and creative approaches to education and training.

Box Hill Institute's focus is on delivering employment focused courses and work ready graduates that are equipped with the skills required to succeed.

Box Hill Institute is one the largest providers in Victoria with more than 16,000 enrolments each year. The Institute delivers around 720 courses across 523 qualifications - including many delivered internationally and within industry - covering a range of short courses, certificates, diplomas, associate degrees and degrees, graduate certificates and master programs. Pathway options with partner universities are also available.

Box Hill Institute has three campuses located in Victoria which includes Box Hill, Melbourne City and Lilydale.

All campuses are within a few minutes' walk to shops, cafes, restaurants and public transport. Box Hill Central is the local public transport hub and is serviced by regular trains, trams and buses.

International students are an important part of the vibrant, diverse community. Students from more than 50 countries have studied at Box Hill Institute, side by side with local and other international students. Box Hill Institute was awarded International Vocational Training Provider of the Year 2015, the Award reinforcing the Institute's international education provider standing.

Fee help and payment plans are available for eligible students.

RTO: 4687

Provider CRICOS: 02411J

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