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Ira Savitri, University College London (Australia)/Alison and Steve Caddick (Ipswich)

Alison and Steve Caddick were very excited about their plan to move their family to Australia from the United Kingdom.

But not all went to plan!
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Student Visas

Student Visas are temporary visas designed to allow overseas students to study in Australia for a specified period of time.

The Student Visa class that is appropriate for intending students depends on the nature of the study program that an overseas student proposes to undertake.
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Murraylands / Riverland Region

The region’s diverse multi-cultural community includes people from India, the Philippines, China, the U.K., Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Bhutan and the Sudan. Most have been attracted to this region through Australia’s Skilled Migration program.

The major areas of employment in the region include;
Agriculture 19.2%
Health Care & Social Assistance 12.7%
Manufacturing 9.6%
Retail 9%
Education & Training 7.4%
Construction 5.7%

Currently, there is a demand for skilled workers in a range of industries including intensive animal production, horticulture and manufacturing as well as opportunities in the provision of professional services.
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English Language Intensive Course

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The English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) program has been designed for international students who require English language training before commencing formal studies in Australia. The ELICOS definition means that programs are open to everyone, including people who are in Australia on a tourist or visitor visa and people who do not want to do any further study after their English classes are over. However, restrictions may apply in these cases. Students undertaking ELICOS programs may come to Australia with plans to undertake further studies, with English language as the stepping stone to another course or as a standalone program.

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The General English (GE) courses are designed for International students (ie student visa holders) and holders of other temporary visas who wish to improve their English for a variety of purposes. The courses aim to develop the students’ general English skills and prepare them to be successful in interacting with native speakers and teachers in Australia.

The Course will provide an introduction to studying in Australia; speaking, pronunciation and oral presentations; listening and discussion; reading and writing skills; extension studies: eg pronunciation, grammar extension, preparation for IELTS

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The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses are designed for upper intermediate level International students who are planning to do further study in a TAFE South Australia Award course, and provide the student with the necessary academic English skills required for this purpose. The course also aims to prepare students to be successful in interacting with native speakers and teachers in TAFE Award courses

The Course will provide an introduction  to studying in Australia at tertiary level; Academic Writing and Reading Skills; Speaking, Pronunciation and Oral Presentations; Tutorial-style group discussions; Listening, note-taking skills and auditing award course lectures

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The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses are designed for upper intermediate level International students who are planning to do further study in a TAFE South Australia Award course, and provide the student with the necessary academic English skills required for this purpose. The course also aims to prepare students to be successful in interacting with native speakers and teachers in TAFE Award courses.

The course will provide an introduction to studying in Australia at tertiary level; academic writing and reading skills; speaking, pronunciation and oral presentations; tutorial-style group discussions; listening, note-taking skills and auditing award course lectures.

Advanced IELTS Preparation

The course will provide extended reading and writing skills; extended pronunciation skills; develop extended listening skills; build topic vocabulary; develop complex grammar skills; develop language skills through media; speak and listen to complex texts; read and write complex texts; prepare for further study; demonstrate an understanding of sustainable practice

For more information for ELICOS courses visit their course website: here

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Community Service

Employment forecasts indicate above average employment prospects in this occupation. An increase in a range of social problems, such as a growing number of homeless people, marriage breakdowns, increasing numbers of people with financial difficulties, unemployment and literacy problems, all indicate an ongoing need for community services. However, despite growth in this occupation, there are large numbers in training and competition for available places can be intense. Employment prospects also depend on the level of government funding allocated to community organisations.

Community service course will cover the following: implement community development strategies, develop, facilitate and monitor all aspects of case management, develop, implement and promote effective workplace communication, conduct complex assessment and referral, work within a structured counselling framework, work intensively with clients, ...

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