Long term Australia programmes at English Language Company (ELC), Sydney

From 5690.- AUD
approx 3246.- GBP
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The school

Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Exams
Cambridge (FCE, CAE, CPE), IELTS, Premium Course
School size
L
Accommodation
Host family, Residence, Student house
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
18 years
Average age
23 years
Nationality mix
Switzerland, South Korea, Japan, etc..
ratings
1 authentic opinion

The study centre is located in the heart of the city centre, only a few minutes' walk from the shops, cinema complexes, restaurants and cafés of Darling Harbour, the main train station as well as the central bus station and the main tourist attractions. ELC offers a teaching method that is based on active learning. The school has 22 very well-equipped classrooms, an internet/multimedia centre with free Wi-Fi, a student kitchen and lounge, a job placement agency and travel agency to help organise all sorts of trips, either during or after your studies. Our partner school distinguishes itself by this excellent advice and information service, not only for academic issues but also for everything regarding life in Sydney (jobs, work placement, private accommodation) and the numerous opportunities that Australia has to offer.

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Included in the price

  • Level and needs assessment
  • Welcome activity
  • Use of study centre
  • Job Club
  • End-of-course report and certificate
  • Activity programme

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Intensive course + 6 weeks internship

Elementary to Advanced, 8 - 48 week(s)
8 week(s) - From AUD 5690.-
(about GBP 3246.-)
Lessons
25 of 60 minutes
(15 general + 5 Specialist course + 5 options)
Course duration
8 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
18 years
Schedule
08:30-12:00 + 13:00-15:15

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Student house, double or triple room, no meals
8
5690
8460
8236
12
7290
11320
10984
16
8770
14060
13612
24
11680
19490
18818
All prices are in AUD.   AUD 1 ≈ GBP 0.6   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
28.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 25.04 / 10.06 / 05.08 / 07.10.2019
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 01.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Cambridge course (FCE) + 6 weeks internship

Intermediate to Advanced, 11 / 12 week(s)
11 week(s) - From AUD 7110.-
(about GBP 4056.-)
Lessons
25 of 60 minutes
(20 FCE + 5 options)
Course duration
11 / 12 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
18 years
Schedule
09:15-14:30 + 15:00-16:15

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Student house, double or triple room, no meals
11
7110
10825
10517
12
7530
11560
11224
All prices are in AUD.   AUD 1 ≈ GBP 0.6   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates 11 wk
07.01 / 25.03.2019
Starting dates 12 wk
09.09.2019
Bank holidays
28.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 25.04 / 10.06 / 05.08 / 07.10.2019
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 01.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Cambridge course (CAE) + 6 weeks internship

Upper intermediate to Advanced, 11 week(s)
11 week(s) - From AUD 7110.-
(about GBP 4056.-)
Lessons
25 of 60 minutes
(20 CAE + 5 options)
Course duration
11 week(s)
Levels
Upper intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
18 years
Schedule
09:30-14:30 + 15:00-16:15

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Student house, double or triple room, no meals
11
7110
10825
10517
All prices are in AUD.   AUD 1 ≈ GBP 0.6   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates 11 wk
07.01.2019
Bank holidays
28.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 25.04 / 10.06 / 05.08 / 07.10.2019
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 01.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Cambridge course (CAE) + 6 weeks internship

Upper intermediate to Advanced, 11 / 12 week(s)
11 week(s) - From AUD 7110.-
(about GBP 4056.-)
Lessons
25 of 60 minutes
(20 CAE + 5 options)
Course duration
11 / 12 week(s)
+ 1 Extra week(s) of accommodation (Exams)
Levels
Upper intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
18 years
Schedule
09:30-14:30 + 15:00-16:15

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Student house, double or triple room, no meals
11+1
7110
11140
10804
12+1
7530
11875
11511
All prices are in AUD.   AUD 1 ≈ GBP 0.6   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates 11 wk
25.03.2019
Starting dates 12 wk
09.09.2019
Bank holidays
28.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 25.04 / 10.06 / 05.08 / 07.10.2019
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 01.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Cambridge course (CPE) + 6 weeks internship

Upper intermediate to Advanced, 9 / 11 week(s)
9 week(s) - From AUD 6270.-
(about GBP 3576.-)
Lessons
25 of 60 minutes
(20 CPE + 5 options)
Course duration
9 / 11 week(s)
Levels
Upper intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
18 years
Schedule
09:30-14:30 + 15:00-16:15

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Student house, double or triple room, no meals
9
6270
9355
9103
11
7110
10825
10517
All prices are in AUD.   AUD 1 ≈ GBP 0.6   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates 9 wk
07.01.2019
Starting dates 11 wk
09.09.2019
Bank holidays
28.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 25.04 / 10.06 / 05.08 / 07.10.2019
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 01.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

IELTS course + 6 weeks internship

Intermediate to Advanced, 8 - 30 week(s)
8 week(s) - From AUD 5770.-
(about GBP 3291.-)
Lessons
25 of 60 minutes
(15 general + 5 IELTS + 5 options)
Course duration
8 - 30 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
18 years
Schedule
08:30-12:30 + 13:00-15:15

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Student house, double or triple room, no meals
8
5690
8460
8236
12
7290
11320
10984
16
8770
14060
13612
24
11680
19490
18818
All prices are in AUD.   AUD 1 ≈ GBP 0.6   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
28.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 25.04 / 10.06 / 05.08 / 07.10.2019
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 01.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Premium Course IELTS + 6 weeks internship

Intermediate to Advanced, 8 - 20 week(s)
8 week(s) - From AUD 8170.-
(about GBP 4660.-)
Lessons
25 of 60 minutes
(15 general + 5 IELTS + 5 one-to-one)
Course duration
8 - 20 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
18 years
Schedule
08:30-12:30 + 13:00-15:15

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Student house, double or triple room, no meals
8
8170
10940
10716
12
11010
15040
14704
16
13890
19180
18732
All prices are in AUD.   AUD 1 ≈ GBP 0.6   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
28.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 25.04 / 10.06 / 05.08 / 07.10.2019
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 01.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Options/Extras

FCE Cambridge exam fee 350 AUD
CAE Cambridge exam fee 350 AUD
CPE Cambridge exam fee 370 AUD
Internship placement fee (1-6 additional weeks) 100 AUD
Internship placement fee (7-14 additional weeks) 500 AUD
Internship placement fee (15+ additional weeks) 850 AUD
Insurance during work placement (per additional week) 20 AUD
Compulsory OSHC health insurance/student visa (per month) (approximately) 52 AUD
Accommodation deposit (Studyhouse, Link2)
Your credit card details will be required as a damage deposit for the accommodation.
Residence deposit (to be paid on site by credit card) (ELC) 500 AUD
Supplement (Studyhouse & Link2, Less than 4 weeks ) 50 AUD
Accommodation (during work placement per week)
Host family, single room, half board
315 AUD
Accommodation (during work placement per week)
Student house, double or triple room, no meals
287 AUD
Accommodation (during work placement per week)
Residence, single room, no meals
465 AUD
Extra night with host family 50 AUD
Additional night compulsory if arrival on saturday (FCE 23.03, 30.11.2019 / CPE : 09.03, 23.11.2019)
Christmas with the host family 110 AUD
Wireless Internet in the family (per week) (to be paid on-site) 10 AUD
Airport transfer (on arrival) 160 AUD
Administrative fee 785 AUD

Other accommodation options

Student house, single room, no meals (Studyhouse)
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom, ELC)
Student house, single room, no meals (Link2)
Student house, double or triple room, no meals (Link2)

Course info

ELC Sydney offers internship programmes in various fields, according to the candidate’s profile.

The candidates must fulfil the following requirements in order to carry out an internship in Australia:

  • Studies in the chosen area, completed at the latest 12 months prior to the beginning of the internship (graduation certificate required)
  • Age: 18 to 30 years
  • Be eligible for a Working Holiday Visa* or a special program internship visa
  • Résumé and cover letter in English
  • Application file must be sent at the same time as the enrolment form
  • Achieve a B2 level of English or above by the end of the course (8 weeks minimum). If B2 is not achieved, student must enrol in more weeks of class)
  • Copy of a bank statement showing the equivalent of $2,100 or higher.

WHV available for the citizens of the following countries: Belgium, Canada, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong (SAR), Ireland, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Malta, Norway, Sweden, Taiwan and the United Kingdom

The internships represent the opportunity to add a professional and cultural dimension to your language study stay in a targeted sector of activity. The internship is carried out following a minimum of 8 weeks of an intensive course of general English. The participants need to have acquired sound language skills (level 6 - B2 - required, see table).

The internships take place over a duration of between 6 and a maximum of 24 weeks. Most of the placements do not go beyond 12 weeks. They are proposed here in the form of packages including various course + internship options according to the duration, objectives and language level of each student. The accommodation is only included during the academic part. For the accommodation during the internship, see options and supplements.

Depending on each student’s level of education, work experience, desired placement length and visa options, various program options are available and the prices may change accordingly.

100% authentic opinions

These students attended a course in this school through ESL – Language studies abroad and their evaluation has been checked. Students' opinions don't necessarily correspond to those of ESL – Language studies abroad, but reflect the individual experience of those participants. This is meant to provide you with further information about this school.

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21 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
16 weeks, September 2014 – January 2015
Value for money (4 / 5)
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Host family
Living with a host family is a great way of immersing yourself in the Australian way of life during your stay in Sydney. You will stay in a single room with half board provided and will be around 30-55 minutes away from the school.

Studyhouse student house
The ELC language school proposes staying in one of its student houses, which have been renovated and are equipped to offer you a maximum of comfort. They have an excellent location, as they are all close to each other and only a 10 minutes' walk away from the school, just on the opposite side of Darling Harbour, in the centre of Sydney. You will stay in a single, double or triple room, and will share the modern facilities with your housemates, including the equipped kitchen, the two bathrooms, a lounge with a flat-screen TV and computer, the WiFi connection available throughout the building and you will have a magnetic card for accessing the residence. Availability is limited and therefore, it is recommended to book in advance.

ELC residence (minimum stay: 10 weeks)
The very comfortable apartments offered to international students are located in a modern building in the centre of Sydney, 10 minutes’ walk from the language school building. Close to public transport, shops and restaurants, you will be staying in a single room in an apartment that you will share with 5 other students. The apartments are air-conditioned and include a large well-equipped kitchen. The 24h/24 reception desk, large social area, outdoor BBQ area, games area and TV lounge will allow you to get to know the other tenants quickly. Wi-Fi access is available in the common areas. There is a weekly housekeeping service and you will be able to use the coin-operated laundry facilities. The building also includes a bike storage room.

Link2 student house (minimum 2 weeks)
Consisting of modern houses, this accommodation is located in the heart of Sydney, a 10-minute walk from the school. In an international atmosphere, you will be close to plenty of different attractions. You will stay in a single bedroom and share the bathroom with maximum 4 other students; if you travel with a friend, you can share a twin room. For more comfort, each room offers free Wi-Fi and air-conditioning. Bed linen and towels are at your disposal, as well as a shared kitchen, a paying laundry and a student lounge with TV.

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