Bourke St Campus




(Elementary to Upper-Intermediate)

General English is an ideal way to learn to use English effectively in an everyday environment. Sacred Heart International College offers 4 levels of General English with all levels carefully designed to cover the macro-skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing as well as grammar and pronunciation practice.

Students find they progress in a fast and enjoyable manner. Lessons are of the highest quality which makes them both interesting and productive.

  • For course packages or re-enrolment, the registration fee is payable only once.
  • These fees are indicative and are subject to change at the time of enrolment.

Career Opportunities

This course provides students with the opportunity to master the language skills for working and living in Australia. Students get the opportunity to learn English in Melbourne at an English language school with a reputation for practical activities, applied learning and outstanding results.

Entry Requirements

  • 18 years or over
  • Basic computer skills
  • Meet all Student Visa requirements
Entry to the course is determined by: All these students will undertake an entry placement test to determine their correct ELICOS course level. Similarly, at the conclusion of this course they will undertake the Sacred Heart International College English Diagnostic test designed especially to determine a students’ required English proficiency and readiness to undertake a VET course.

Pre-requisite Requirements

There are no pre-requisite requirements for individual units of competency.

Course Fees

Enrolment Fees$250 (non-refundable)
Material Fees$1,500
Tuition Fees$13,000
Fees include all material costs and learning resources.

Course Delivery

50 weeks of total course duration (44 weeks classroom delivery + maximum 6 weeks of holidays)

Individual levels consists of following weeks:

Elementary12 weeks
Pre-Intermediate12 weeks
Intermediate10 weeks
Upper-Intermediate10 weeks

Assessment Methods

Learners will be tested on arrival so that they can be placed in class suitable for their English proficiency level. During the course a number of assessment methods are used, including:
  • In-class participation
  •  Homework tasks
  • Formal and informal class tests
  • Participation in group activities
Students receive continuous feedback from their teachers about the progress.

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