Box Hill Institute - ELICOS

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Box Hill Institute is one of Victoria's largest training and education providers. Winner of the state government's 2012 Large Training Provider of the Year, Box Hill Institute has more than 40,000 students enrolled in Melbourne. Of these, 1,000 are international students from more than 50 countries. This mix of students adds to a unique learning environment that is popular with students, employers and industry alike.

About Us

Box Hill Institute is located in metropolitan Melbourne, only 13km east from the centre of Melbourne. It is close to public transport including trains, trams and buses. Box Hill Institute prides itself in offering students an exceptional experience of cultural diversity and the ability to share ideas and experiences with both teachers and peers. The Institute has state-of-the-art technology learning class rooms, extensive library resources, computer laboratories as well as real-world workplace training environments.

Box Hill Institute's courses ensure students gain the knowledge and skills that are nationally and internationally recognised, making them work-ready and equipped to apply their learning to the workplace which employers highly value. Our quality training combines theory with hands-on learning and practical activities and many courses include work placement where time is spent working in industry as part of the curriculum.

Our teachers are highly praised in student surveys and have extensive industry experience, with many having run their own businesses. These teachers provide students with the support they need to succeed at Box Hill.

Box Hill Institute offers students a range of study pathways to higher level qualifications including our bachelor degrees. We also have university partnerships with Australian Catholic University, Deakin University, Latrobe University and Monash University where you can gain credits towards your course.

Student Services

Box Hill Institute provides an extensive range of support to international students. Our International Student Support Team provides assistance with study skills, as well as general welfare support and counselling. We offer:

  • Free airport pick-up service
  • Free accommodation placement service
  • Free study support programs - ASSIST, CONNECT and HEADSTART
  • Free Welcome Festival - a comprehensive three day orientation program
  • Assistance with finding accommodation - home stay (part and full board) and hostel.


View all Box Hill Institute - ELICOS courses

The English Language Intensive Courses for International Students (ELICOS) are for students who want to further their studies in TAFE institutes and universities or to improve their English for business purposes or personal development. In this course you will develop your English language skills by listening, speaking, reading and writing in English. Classes use teaching materials which have been specially prepared for the English language classroom including language textbooks, CDs, computer software, newspapers, and videos. Only English is spoken in the classroom and the maximum class size is 18 students.

The tuition fee for our English Language Intensive Course for International Students (ELICOS) is great value at only AUD$310 per week.

Course Code: EA D05
CRICOS Code:044635A
Location: Elgar Campus, Melbourne City Campus (CAE)
Study Area: English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS)
Duration: 10 week blocks
Intake Dates: Approximately every 5 weeks throughout the year

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465 Elgar Road Box Hill 3128