Admission

Note:

The above mentioned charges are for course tuition fees only, and do not include other applicable Administration / Service Charges. Please click here for a list of additional Administration / Service Charges.

"Currently AHIC is offering special price for individual courses. Please contact with college or speak with AHIC approved educational consultant for special price."

The following are the fee structure for "United states of america"
Filling Out Forms

International students applying from overseas* must fill out: Streamline Student Visa Framework (SSVF) Questionnaire and Australian Harbour International College Enrolment Form. SSVF Assessment Form and Statutory Declaration Form Statement of Purpose of studying at Australian Harbour International College must be forwarded to Australian Harbour International College Admission department together with the above filled out forms.

*Please contact Australian Harbour International College Marketing or Admission Department

Application Assessment

Once we receive your application we will assess whether you meet the English Language and academic entry requirements for your chosen programme.

Apply for a Student Visa

Once we receive your fee payment, we will issue you with a fee receipt to support your student visa application. 
Visit:  https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/getting-a-visa/visa-finder/study for visa requirements and processes.

Planning for Arrival

Plan to arrive at Australian Harbour International College in time to attend the International Student Orientation. Once you have booked your flights, organise your airport pick up and accommodation at least 10 working days before you arrive.

 

Australian Harbour International College Orientation Program

Student services staff will organise your orientation. On your first day at our college the team will welcome you, answer your questions and give you information about:

  • Your stay in Australia
  • Accommodation, finances and further study
  • Requirements to receive a qualification
  • Certificates issued on successful completion of the course
  • How your skills, knowledge and attitudes will be assessed
  • Recognition of prior learning or recognition of current competency
  • How you can appeal if you don’t agree with your assessment outcome
  • How you can complain if you are not satisfied with any part of the course
  • How you can get extra help with your learning
  • Course timetable and attendance
  • Course content
  • Emergency evacuation procedures
  • Your obligations as a student at our College including requirements for achieving satisfactory course progress
  • You must attend an orientation session and sign off on this activity
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Education

The Australian Harbour International College (AHIC) is honored with the diversity of our student
population and we aim to maximise the teaching and learning opportunities for every student. We
encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply for enrolment into our courses, and
offer assistance with enrolment applications and scholarship applications.

AHIC will provide an inclusive and welcoming environment and offer a quality and culturally appropriate
education for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We will endeavor to encourage and inspire
academic achievement, social and emotional development and provide cultural awareness training for
trainers of these students while validating the unique cultural identity of each Aboriginal and Torres
Strait Islander person.

We have a dedicated position of an Aboriginal Liaison and vocational trainer whose role is to encourage
and inspire academic achievement, of people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent. To
achieve this our Aboriginal Liaison and the College targets the following goals.

  • Improving educational access for Indigenous people wanting to enrol in a vocational course program,
  • Improving educational achievement of Indigenous students,
  • Developing links with Indigenous communities to increase their participation in program designand development,
  • Developing the knowledge and understanding of staff and students about Indigenous Australia,
  • Providing opportunities for all Indigenous students to explore their collective and individualcultural links.

AHIC gives focus to the Vocational Education and Training pathways available for Indigenous students
and assists students with scholarship applications for example

Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship. The Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship Scheme provides
financial help of up to $15,000 per year for Indigenous students to get a health qualification at a
university or TAFE (Certificate 4 or above). Accepted courses include allied health, dentistry/oral health,
medicine, midwifery and nursing.

NSW Health Enrolled Nurse Scholarships The NSW health scholarships include a position in the Diploma
of Nursing program and employment as an enrolled nurse in a NSW Health facility, following successful
completion of the diploma and standard recruitment and registration processes.
Criteria

  • You are an Australian citizen or permanent resident.
  • New Zealand citizens residing in Australia with a Special Category Visa are considered to bepermanent residents (evidence is required)
  • You reside in NSW
  • You meet the English language skill standard to gain registration as an EN in Australia, as specified by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA):
  • You have completed the NSW Higher School Certificate (or equivalent), or a Certificate III (AQF Level 3) qualification (or equivalent)
  • You are prepared to work within NSW Health as an EN on graduation, and to comply with NSW
  • Health employment and immunisation policies
  • You understand the EN role and are able to meet the physical demands

 

  •  You are prepared to undertake a National Criminal Record Check when you progress to enrolment
  • You are not currently enrolled in a Diploma of Nursing program
  •  You have not previously qualified as an EN or a Registered Nurse You have not previously received a NSW Health EN Scholarship
Mature Aged Students

We are committed to the recruitment of mature aged international and domestic students who have previous experience in the workforce and/or healthcare related work as they represent a valuable section of the workforce that are able to provide professional industry experience, expertise and knowledge.

The teaching approaches used in the course program are activity based and discussion-based instruction, which allows students with various levels of knowledge and work life experiences to engagein the learning, they are able to present their views, share their knowledge and experience and inspire other students in their ability to link the relevance of their learning outcomes for the profession they are working towards.

The general student support as required under the ESOS Act and National Code Standard 6 is covered in the Learner Support and feedback Policy. The specific support that can be offered by AHIC to students with diverse academic backgrounds includes:

• tutorial time outside of group classroom timetabled hours

• assistance and development of Academic Skills Support and Information Technology skills support arranged by Student services with one-on-one coaching.

• assistance with access to adaptive technology

• establishing a mature aged working group assisting each other in the learning journey of the course program work and suggesting their experience is well suited to take on a role in the student representative committee.

Mature aged students with a diverse range of academic work and life experiences are offered recognition of their academic experience through the following approaches:

 

  • Admissions Officer will advise a student on any offer for credit transfer for any Australian nationally recognised unit of competency that is listed as equivalent to a unit in the course program and request recognition assessments for qualifications from other RTOs that have the Dip of Nursing program accredited by the NMBA, as seen on the NMBA approved program of study list as per RPL and CT policy and procedures during enrolment. (Students who wish to enrol with a health science qualification obtained overseas are not eligible for RPL for the Diploma of Nursing course program)
  • Credit transfer may be awarded against a unit of competency contained in a qualification on producing an original or certified copy of a Record of Achievement or Statement of Attainment containing the same code or listed as equivalent on Trainging.gov.au. Students are advised at this stage of the impact any credit transfers may have on their course duration, course fees and student visa. NOTE - Regulatory requirements may prevent a Unit of Competency being awarded through a Credit Transfer process. Units of Competency that require skills demonstration, specific contextual knowledge or pertain to Professional Experience Placement may not be awarded or granted

Year - 2022

1st
Term
Start Date Jan 17
Mid Term Feb 21
End Date Mar 20
Duration 9 weeks
Holiday Start Mar 21
Holiday End Apr 17
Holiday Duration 4 weeks
Credential Release Apr 15
2nd
Term
Start Date Apr 18
Mid Term May 23
End Date Jun 19
Duration 9 weeks
Holiday Start Jun 20
Holiday End Jul 10
Holiday Duration 3 weeks
Credential Release Jul 15
3nd
Term
Start Date Jul 11
Mid Term Aug 15
End Date Sep 11
Duration 9 weeks
Holiday Start Sep 12
Holiday End Oct 09
Holiday Duration 4 weeks
Credential Release Oct 07
4th
Term
Start Date Oct 10
Mid Term Nov 14
End Date Dec 11
Duration 9 weeks
Holiday Start Dec 12
Holiday End Jan 15
Holiday Duration 5 weeks
Credential Release Jan 06

Year - 2023

1st
Term
Start Date Jan 16
Mid Term Feb 20
End Date Mar 19
Duration 9weeks
Holiday Start Mar 20
Holiday End Apr 16
Holiday Duration 4weeks
Credential Release Apr 14
2nd
Term
Start Date Apr 17
Mid Term May 22
End Date Jun 18
Duration 9weeks
Holiday Start Jun 19
Holiday End Jul 09
Holiday Duration 3weeks
Credential Release Jul 07
3nd
Term
Start Date Jul 10
Mid Term Aug 14
End Date Sep 10
Duration 9weeks
Holiday Start Sep 11
Holiday End Oct 08
Holiday Duration 4weeks
Credential Release Oct 06
4th
Term
Start Date Oct 09
Mid Term Nov 13
End Date Dec 10
Duration 9weeks
Holiday Start Dec 11
Holiday End Jan 14
Holiday Duration 5weeks
Credential Release Jan 05

Year - 2024

1st
Term
Start Date Jan 15
Mid Term Feb 19
End Date Mar 17
Duration 9weeks
Holiday Start Mar 18
Holiday End Apr 14
Holiday Duration 4weeks
Credential Release Apr 12
2nd
Term
Start Date Apr 15
Mid Term May 20
End Date Jun 16
Duration 9weeks
Holiday Start Jun 17
Holiday End Jul 07
Holiday Duration 3weeks
Credential Release Jul 05
3nd
Term
Start Date Jul 08
Mid Term Aug 12
End Date Sep 08
Duration 9weeks
Holiday Start Sep 09
Holiday End Oct 06
Holiday Duration 4weeks
Credential Release Oct 04
4th
Term
Start Date Oct 07
Mid Term Nov 11
End Date Dec 08
Duration 9weeks
Holiday Start Dec 09
Holiday End Jan 12
Holiday Duration 5weeks
Credential Release Jan 05
Registration Process

The registration process lasts for a maximum of 30 minutes, where the students are asked to fill-out forms and are registered officially in the Student Database Management System.

The registration process consists of the following:

·       Filling-out Student Declaration Form.

·       Registration for Unique Student Identifier (USI), if the student doesn’t have already.

·       Photo taken for Student ID card.

·       Timetable and Units of Competency allocation.

·       Computer and Learning Resource Management (LRM)/Moodle access.

Main Orientation

We assign a certain day for Main Orientation a week before the beginning of the Term. There is a total of 4 main term and 4 mid-term orientations every year. Students will receive an email about the details of the orientation event a week before the event.

During the orientation process, which lasts for about 2-3 hours, students are provided the following information:

·       Australian Harbour International College Policies and Procedures.

·       Australian Culture and Lifestyle.

·       Student Life and Academic Expectations.