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English Language Interview Days

Before you begin an English language course, you will need to have a short meeting with an assessor to help place you in the correct level course.

Meeting dates for 2018 Summer sessions are:

Tue 23 January 10am – 3:30pm
Thu 25 January 10am – 3:30pm

Please call 9687 2072 to book an appointment. All meetings will be held at 410 Church St (Ross St Entrance), Level 1, North Parramatta. Location information can be found here.

You may be eligible to enrol into English courses with subsidised fee if you meet any of the following criteria:

  • Migrants/refugees who are unemployed or underemployed (Bridging Visas A, B, C, & D holders are eligible)
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
  • People with disability
  • Long term unemployed
  • Low income people receiving Commonwealth welfare and their dependents

For subsidised training, you must be -

  • An Australian citizen, permanent resident or humanitarian visa holder, or New Zealand citizen
  • Aged 15 years or older
  • Not at school
  • Living or working in NSW

Depending on the eligibility criteria, you will need to bring the following documentary evidence on the interview day:

Migrants/refugees who are on bridging visas

If you are an applicable benefit recipient or the dependent of the recipient of an Applicable Benefit, you will need to provide evidence of -

  • current Commonwealth benefits card
  • letter from the Department of Human Services (Centrelink) confirming receipt of an applicable benefit
  • evidence that a benefit provider accepts the Student as a dependent child/spouse/partner of a recipient of an Applicable Benefit
  • current Department of Human Services (Centrelink) Income Statement; or

If you are not an applicable benefit recipient or the dependent of an applicable benefit recipient, you must provide alternative to verify financial hardship, which includes:

  • a referral letter from a relevant community organization; or
  • statutory declaration claiming hardship

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
Student is identified as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander through descent, self-identification and community acceptance. Student to provide a declaration of their Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander status and provide documentary evidence if required.

People with disability
If you are receiving Disability Support Pension, or you are the dependent of the recipient of a Disability Support Pension, you will need to provide evidence of this:

  • letter from the Department of Human Services (Centrelink) confirming receipt of the Disability Support Pension, or
  • current Disability Pensioner Concession Card, or
  • current Department of Human Services (Centrelink) income statement

If the student, or the person with the disability that the Student is a dependent of, does not receive Disability Support Pension alternative evidence must be supplied in the form of a written statement/letter from an appropriate specialist/support professional such as:

  • a medical practitioner
  • an appropriate government agency
  • TAFE NSW Teacher/Consultant for students with a disability
  • school counsellor
  • special education coordinator, Centrelink, Disability Service Provider, Job Capacity Assessor, or
  • a specialist allied health professional (including rehabilitation counsellor, psychologist, speech pathologist, occupational therapist)

Long term unemployed

If you are unemployed for 52 weeks or longer, you will need to provide the following evidence:

  • Commonwealth benefits card
  • letter from the Department of Human Services (Centrelink) confirming receipt of a Commonwealth benefit or allowance, or
  • current Department of Human Services (Centrelink) Income Statement

Low income people receiving Commonwealth welfare and their dependents

You will need to provide the following evidence:

  • current Commonwealth benefits card
  • letter from the Department of Human Services (Centrelink) confirming receipt of an Applicable Benefit
  • evidence that a benefit provider accepts the Student as a dependent child/spouse/partner of a recipient of an Applicable Benefit; or
  • current Department of Human Services (Centrelink) Income Statement
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