The language of instruction at the Australia Institute of Business & Technology is English. International students must demonstrate a suitable level of English language proficiency before being admitted into a course. This can be done by obtaining one of the results shown under “English Competency Level Required” for the relevant level of study. International Students who do not meet the English language requirements for the course they wish to study may undertake English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) according to the “English Learning Matrix”.
English Competency Level Required
|Qualifications||IELTS or equivalent||English|
|Graduate Diploma||6.5 +||Adv. Level|
|Adv. Diploma||6 - 6.4||Upper Intermediate|
|Diploma||5.5 - 5.9||Intermediate|
|Cert IV||5 - 5.4||Pre Intermediate|
|Cert III||4.5 - 4.9||Lower Intermediate|
|Cert II||< 4.5||-|
English Learning Matrix
|Qualifications||IELTS Level or equivalent|
|< 4.9||5 - 5.4||5.5 - 6||6 - 6.4|
|Weeks of ELICOS required|
*Example: If a student has an IELTS level of 5.5 and wishes to study an advanced diploma level course, they will need to complete 20 weeks of ELICOS with AIBT.