Bourke St Campus




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.  

Course Fees

Registration Fee$500 (non-refundable)
Material Fee$1,500
Tuition Fee$12,750
Fees include all material costs and learning resources. 

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/Admission Requirements 

    • Basic computer skills 
    • Meet all Student Visa requirements 
    • Entry to the course is determined by: In order to be placed in an appropriate ELICOS Course Level, students’ current language proficiency level will be assessed based on their IELTS score or its equivalent including the result of the College’s Placement Test by the administration staff and if necessary through consultation with the ELICOS Course Coordinator.


Individual levels consists of following weeks: Elementary                                                                                            12 WEEKS Pre-Intermediate                                                                                12 WEEKS Intermediate                                                                                         10 WEEKS Upper-Intermediate                                                                           10 WEEKS  

Age Requirements

SHIC requires that all students must be 18 years of age or above at the commencement of the course.   

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.  

Course Delivery

  • Classroom-based
  • Face-to-face
  • Work books
  • Practical activities.
  Note: Delivery method is Online via video conferencing with phone and email support during COVID-19.

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