Additional Information for International Student Admissions

  • Schedule of Fees and Charges
  • Training Australia First is a Registered Training Organisation and operates in accordance with applicable legislation CRICOS, ESOS Act, and the SRTO 2015. Training Australia First is entitled to charge fees for services provided to students undertaking a course of study. These fees are for items such as course materials, administrative support, student services and training and assessment services. We review our fees schedule regularly and endeavour to keep the cost of training down.

    When and how do I pay?

    Fees are payable according to the letter of offer and written agreement, provided to you by Training Australia First. Your enrolment is not confirmed if the payments have not been received by the college. Payment methods include Visa, MasterCard, cash, or cheque.

    Training Programs Fee
    AUR30616 – Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology $10,000
    AUR31116 – Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical
    Technology
    $10,000
    AUR40216 – Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis $4,500
    AUR50116 – Diploma of Automotive Management $6,500

    Note. The fees for RPL are the same as the fee listed above for completing the listed course. Students are not required to pay more than $1500 in prepaid fees for a course.

    Additional Fees and Charges Fee
    Reassessment You have one opportunity for reassessment at no extra cost to you. If you have been assessed NYC after the reassessment, you must pay for a second
    opportunity for reassessment.
    $200
    Certificates or Statement of Attainment You are entitled, at no additional cost, to a formal statement of attainment on withdrawal, cancellation or transfer, prior to completing the qualification, provided you have paid in full the tuition fees for the
    unit, or units, of competency to be shown on your statement of attainment.
    You are entitled to a testamur after successfully completing the course at no additional cost, provided you have paid in full the tuition fees for the
    course.
    There is an Administration Fee for the reissue of any statement of attainment or testamur and/or other formal documentation reissued or reprinted by
    TAF.
    $150
    Late payment of fees If the fees are not paid according to the agreed payment plan within 7 days of the due date, TAF may charge late processing fees. $100
  • IELTS Requirement
  • IELTS Equivalent to 5.5 as Accepted by Training Australia First Min. overall band score of 5.5 IELTS or overall band score of 5.0 IELTS plus  10 to 20 weeks ELICOS

    Qualification Certificate III, IV and Diploma
    IELTS (Academic) overall 5.5
    No individual band below 5.0
    TOEFL paper based 550
    Test of Written English 4.0
    TOEFL computer based 213
    Essay Rating 4.0
    TOEFL Internet based 80
    Writing 18
    CEF B2
    CELS (all skills) Pass
    ISLPRS (all skills) 2+
    FCE (Cambridge) Yes
    CAE (Cambridge) Yes
    CPE (Cambridge) Yes
    Upper Intermediate (English for Academic Purposes) certificate from recognised English language centre Yes
    Advanced English (English for Academic Purposes) certificate from recognised English language centre Yes
    Senior Secondary Certificate of Education completed in Australia Yes
    Certificate IV or higher completed in Australia Yes
    Tertiary studies in medium of English Yes
    Evidence of at least 5 years of studies in an English speaking country (Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Canada, United States of America, South Africa, Republic of Ireland) Yes
    English is the first language Yes
    IELTS (Academic) overall No individual band below 5.5 5.0
    TOEFL paper based Test of Written English 550 4.0
    TOEFL computer based Essay Rating 213 4.0
    TOEFL Internet based Writing 80 18
    CEF B2
    CELS (all skills) Pass
    PTE 43-50
  • Year 12 Equivalent
  • Country Equivalent studies to Australian Year 12
    Australia Year 12
    Brunei GCE “A” Levels
    Canada Senior High School Graduation Diploma
    China Successful completion of the first year of a bachelor degree at university
    Denmark Student ereksamen
    Fiji University of the South Pacific Foundation Year or successful completion of the first year of a bachelor degree at university or New Zealand bursaries
    France International or French Baccalaureate
    Germany Abitur
    Hong Kong Hong Kong “A” Levels
    India All India Senior School Certificate; Indian School Certificate awarded by the Indian Council of School Examinations; Indian Higher Secondary School Certificates from the State Boards of Gujarat, Maharastra, West Bengal and Karnataka for two years from the date of the test to the program commencement date
    Indonesia Successful completion of the first year of a bachelor degree at university
    International Baccalaureate Completed diploma
    Japan Successful completion of the first year of a bachelor degree at university
    Malaysia Malaysian STPM or Malaysian Independent Chinese Secondary Schools (MICSS)
    Norway Vitnemal
    Pakistan Intermediate/Higher Secondary School Certificate
    Philippines Successful completion of the first year of a bachelor degree at university
    Republic of Korea Successful completion of the first year of a bachelor degree at university or two years study at an approved junior college
    Singapore GCE “A” Levels
    Sri Lanka Sri-Lankan “A” Levels
    Sweden Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Slutbetyg)
    Taiwan Successful completion of the first year of a bachelor degree at university or two years study at an approved junior college
    Thailand Successful completion of the first year of a bachelor degree at university
    UK GCE “A” Levels
    Vietnam Completion of Bang Tu Tai with 8.5 or above and successful completion of one semester of undergraduate studies at university
  • Overseas Student Health Cover
  • It is your visa requirement to have a health cover for the duration of your stay in Australia on a student visa. There are various providers that offer this to you.

    Some of the links are:

    OSHC Australia

    Allianz Assitance

    NIB

    BUPA