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ELICOS Entry Requirements

  • All our programs require you to be 17 years of age or older. 
  • If you are under 18 years of age please see our Policies and Procedures for younger students.

Accepted English tests for entry

You are required to prove your English level for entry into our English courses.  Accepted tests for entry include:

  • IELTS
  • TOEFL
  • PTE
  • CAE
  • PVT – if you are onshore a time can arranged to come in take this test prior to commencing your English program

Please see the English Policy for test and equivalent score conversions.

General English Course

  • IELTS score of 4.0 on the academic module, or
  • An equivalent score in another accepted test

Academic English 1 (AE1)

  • IELTS score of 5*4.5 on the academic module, or
  • An equivalent score in another accepted test

Academic English 2 (AE2)

  • IELTS score of *5.0 on the academic module, or
  • An equivalent score in another accepted test

Academic English 3 (AE3)

  • IELTS score of *5.5 on the academic module, or
  • An equivalent score in another accepted test

Academic English 4 (AE4)

  • IELTS score of *6.0 on the academic module, or
  • An equivalent score in another accepted test

*This is the overall score. If you have sub-bands that are lower than 0.5 than the overall score, you may be required to enter a lower level course to commence.