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Strengthen your English language skills and communicate confidently with our ELICOS courses

At Chisholm we understand you may want to improve your English for a variety of reasons. Our interactive classes ensure that you quickly develop the skills and confidence necessary for communication for life and travel, professional communication and study at vocational or university levels.

The Chisholm International English Language Centre provides ELICOS English language courses to help you:
• improve your English language skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing
• develop an accurate understanding and use of grammar
• build your independent study skills in preparation for further study or employment
• gain knowledge of Australian culture, the education system and workplaces

Chisholm offers the following courses:
English for new learners: Elementary, Pre-Intermediate and Intermediate.
English for study and work: Upper Intermediate, Advanced and IELTS Preparation.

Find out more about studying English as an international student at Chisholm.

This course is delivered at our Dandenong location.

Please note that, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing requirements, to continue your learning journey, this program will be delivered remotely where possible.

Participants will be required to engage with learning material online and via video conferencing software rather than attend classes. Refer to our COVID-19 Online Service Standards for details of minimum technical requirements and support available. While it is expected that the course duration will remain unchanged, it may be necessary to extend the completion date if circumstances change. Chisholm will be monitoring the situation closely and inform of any changes if the duration of a course is extended.

If you have any queries on a course delivery please contact our student information centre on 1300 244 746 or

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Full Time, 10 weeks.
Start dates
Every Monday during term