Quality Assured

Australia has a wide range of educational institutions offering thousands of courses and students come from around the world to enrol in its Universities, Vocational Institutes, Schools and English Language Colleges. As such Australia has a high quality, innovative education system that produces skilled and confident graduates.

All educational institutions and courses must meet Australian Government standards and regulations. This means that you can rely on the quality of the education system in Australia and you can study at a level to best suit your academic and career needs:

  • Undergraduate and postgraduate degrees
  • Vocational and technical courses
  • English language programs
  • High School.

A ABC Australia oferece oportunidades de estudos em diversas áreas, de acordo com os seus objetivos. Temos parcerias com as mais renomadas instituições de ensino, que garante a qualidade dos serviços oferecidos para atender às suas necessidades.

You should consider 5 important questions to choose your course:

  1. 1) What sort of course would you like to do?
  2. 2) Is this course related to your previous studies or work experience?
  3. 3) What is the level of qualification are you looking for?
  4. 4) How long are you planning to study?
  5. 5) What do you expect from an educational institution?

As part of your visa application, you will need to show that you have the finances to cover your airfares, tuition and general living costs while studying in Australia which generally represents at least AUD$18,610 per annum per student. If you include any dependents on your visa application, you must show that you can also support their additional living costs during your stay.

Your student visa allows you to work in Australia for up to 40 hours fortnightly during the academic term and full-time during the vacation period. Permission to work is intended to provide an enriched cultural and social experience in Australia.

English language programs [ELICOS – English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students ]

From beginners to advanced levels

Australia offers a wide range of English language courses from beginner to advanced levels. Each course has a specific aim – whether it’s for education, travel or work purposes. Some examples of courses include:

  • General English – develops communication skills in a range of formal and informal situations; improves practical English skills for work or travel.
  • English for Academic Purposes (university or vocational study) – prepares you for tertiary studies including reading and writing skills for academic purposes, presentation skills and an introduction to research skills
  • English for High School Preparation – prepares students to enter an Australian secondary school
  • Exam Preparation Courses – help you prepare to sit specific English language exams such as IELTS, Cambridge or TOEFL
  • English for special purposes – improves your English language skills for specific careers or industries such as English for business, hospitality and tourism, health professionals, and computing and information technology
  • Study tours – provide the opportunity to undertake General English combined with sporting, tourist or cultural activities.

You can start an English language course at almost any time of the year. There are flexible commencement dates with fulltime courses ranging from 01 to 48 weeks. Students spend about 25 hours a week studying. The cost of courses varies according to the type of English course, location and college. Generally, tuition fees are between AUD$175 to AUD$350 per week.

Vocational and technical courses

A qualification from one of Australia’s vocational education and training institutes will boost your career goals. You will gain hands-on training, along with theoretical knowledge, ensuring you have the skills for today’s workplace.

The vocational and technical study can help progress into a University, to enter a profession or update your career skills.

To join a vocational course you must meet the following requirements:

  • Education - the minimum required level is High School (2nd school)
  • English - intermediate-advanced level, equivalent to IELTS 5.5 (average).

Some institutions offer leveling tests for acceptance of students who have English level but do not have a certificate.

The vocational courses (also known as technical ), provide certificate and diploma qualifications for students who seek to enter in the market. The programs are offered by public (TAFE - Technical and Further Education) and private colleges.

Vocational qualifications

By studying a vocational course, you can graduate with the following qualifications.

  • Certificate I – 4 to 6 months
  • Certificate II – 6 to 8 months
  • Certificate III –12 months
  • Certificate IV –12 to 18 months
  • Diploma – 18 to 24 months
  • Advanced Diploma – 2 to 3 years
  • Vocational Graduate Certificate
  • Vocational Graduate Diploma

Undergraduate and postgraduate programs

  • The undergraduate and postgraduate programs are offered by all reputable Australian universities, renowned for their teaching and research excellence. They offer a wide range of courses and research programs, attracting students from around the world.

    Australia has 39 universities with campuses in many locations all over the country. Australian universities are set up by law and monitored by government regulations, ensuring an excellent level of quality. The Australian Qualifications Framework guarantees that the same courses are of the same high standard in every university.

    To gain a student visa for an Australian university course, you must meet both academic requirements and English language requirements. Each course has its own specific entry requirements.

    Qualifications for Undergraduate Programs: Bachelor Degree
    Qualification for Postgraduate Programs: Postgraduate Certificate and Diploma, Master Degree, Master of Philosophy, Doctorate and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).

    To join a university course you must meet the following requirements:

  • Education - To do a Bachelors / Degrees, you must already have attended one year of Bachelor or Degree in an institution recognized by the University system in Australia. The reason is that in Australia, the High School has 1 year more, compared to other countries including Brazil. Another way would be to study 1 year of vocational/technical course in Australia or study in the Foundation Year in Australia (preparatory course for Universities). Some universities may consider your registration if you have completed high school, and as long as you have over 21 years and a relevant work experience in the area you wish to study.
  • Post-graduation/Specialization and Masters Courses is fundamental to have completed a higher education course in a University / Institution recognized by the University system in Australia. For the Masters courses, some areas require that you still have relevant work experience in the field of training.

  • English: It is required to have fluency in the language, which must be proven through certificates as IELTS or TOEFL. The proof for obtaining this Certificate may be made in Brazil or Australia. The minimum score required varies according to the University and the course chosen.

High School

  • Australian schools have been recognized as world leaders in development and academic progress, using technology in the learning environment and outdoor education as part of child development. The schools follow strict quality control to ensure that both the teachers and infrastructure are of a high standard.
  • The exploration of technological resources ensures that students are prepared for future studies anywhere in the world. Children attend school in Australia from the age of five. The Australian school system is divided into: Elementary and Secondary Education, adding a total of 12 years of studies. On the last year students are generally 17 or 18 years old, where they complete an exam registration for entry into universities or vocational institutions.