ELICOS – English Language Intensive Courses

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Course Overview

This is for students wishing to improve their basic English Skills. They may come for a holiday to improve their English skills for future job prospects and opportunities with employment. Many use General English as a pathway to IELTS or English for Academic Purposes (EAP).

These English courses are designed for all levels. General English is a fun, interactive class which prepares you to use English in the real world. At St Basil’s RTO, you will be communicating with English speakers to improve the way you understand the English language proficiency for employment, higher education or travel purposes. Classes are available at three levels graded from Beginners to Advanced, with each cycle continuing for 10 weeks

Course Levels

General English is offered at three levels. (General English Level 1 – Level 3)

Beginner LevelCricos Code 09852G
Intermediate Level Cricos Code 098583F
Advanced Level Cricos Code 098584E

What will you will learn

  • Reading skills
  • Writing skills
  • Listening skills
  • Speaking skills
  • Grammar skills
  • Vocabulary skills
  • English pronunciation skills


STUDY PATHWAYS | General English will offer you 3 options:


General English + VET Course for Certificate IV or Diploma ⇒ Employment outcome


General English + English for Academic Purposes (EAP) ⇒ Study at University


General English + IELTS Preparation Test ⇒ Employment outcome

International Students

International students applying for a student visa are advised to check with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP).
Separate English requirements may apply to your student visa application

Entry Requirements

You must be 18 years of age or older to commence the course. Completed Elementary English language level or above. Student, Working Holiday or Tourist visa  You will be required to undergo an initial pre-training assessment to have your language ability assessed to determine which course level you are best suited to prior to enrolment.

Intake dates for 2021:

Intake 1:February
Intake 2:April
Intake 3:July
Intake 4:October

Course Duration

10 weeks per course level – Up to 50 weeks Full-time | 20 hours per week

Delivery Mode

Face-to-face classroom based

Course Outcome

Students are awarded a certificate upon completion, showing their English level


International Prices:
ELICOSEnglish: Beginner – Intermediate – Advanced10 weeks each course$6,750.00 Full fee paying$2,250.00 for 10 weeks
Domestic Prices:
ELICOSEnglish: Beginner – Intermediate – Advanced10 weeks each course$6,750.00 Full fee paying$2,250.00 for 10 weeks

Course Features

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  • Skill level All level
  • Language English
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  • Assessments Yes