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Understanding the application process

This page will give you the information you need to help you prepare for your application to Pacific training Group, and to make the most of your time with us as a student.

How to Apply:
Before you get started its important that you’ve read our International Student Handbook and all the information on our website. You’ll also want to learn about the Australian student visa program including your eligibility status and how to apply, at
Step 1Submit your completed Application for Admission form to [email protected] with a copy of your passport,
academic qualifications and evidence of your English language proficiency.
Step 2Pacific Training Group will assess your application and issue you with a Letter of Offer/Student Agreement.
Step 3Read and sign the Letter of Offer/Student Agreement and return to Pacific Training Group.
Step 4Make payment by bank transfer and send a copy of your payment receipt to Pacific Training Group.
Visa, Mastercard and EFTPOS payments are also accepted.
Step 5You are now ready to apply for your student visa through our expert Migration agent partner. Once approved, Pacific Training Group will then issue you your COE. To assist you with your application, Pacific Training Group has a global network of agents which recruit students on its behalf. Contact us for agents.
Entry Requirements:
Minimum 18 years
• Passport
Completion of at least 11 years of formal schooling

General entry: Successful completion of the following in Australia or overseas:

• A year 11 school leaving certificate
• A vocational certificate
• A college or university degree or other evidence of higher education studies

Alternative entry: Students who do not meet the above requirement may gain entry via an admission interview with the Academic Director (or delegate) to demonstrate that they have an aptitude for regimented training in their nominated course of study.

An upper-intermediate level of English or higher

English Test: Test results must be no more than two years old. This must be provided unless exempted for visa application purposes with the Department of Home Affairs.

• An IELTS certificate showing a score of 5.5 or higher
• A TOFEL certificate showing a paper-based score of 527 or an internet-based score of 46 or higher
• A Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English with a score of 162 or higher
• A Pearson Test of English (Academic) certificate showing a score of 42 or higher


English education:
•    Enrolment in a principal course of study that is a registered school course, a standalone English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS), a course registered to be delivered in a language other than English, or a registered post-graduate research course; or
•    An upper intermediate certificate from an accredited English language school; or
•    Completion of at least 5 years’ study in English in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland; or
•    In the past two years, completion of either the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or a substantial component of a course leading to a qualification from the Australian Qualifications Framework at the Certificate IV or higher level, in Australia and in the English language while holding a student visa.


PTG Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Assessment: Students who do not have formal evidence of their English proficiency will undertake an PTG LLN Assessment, which is conducted during enrolment assessment.


Laptop computer to access the online learning platform
Students need to supply their own laptop to participate in training and assessment in class and online.
The laptop needs to be 5 years old or newer, and be equipped with the following minimum requirements:
•    Screen Resolution: 800×600.
•    Operating Systems: Windows 8.1; Mac OSX 10.6; or Linux – chromeOS
•    Computer Speed and Processor: 1GB of RAM and 2GHz processor
•    Screen Readers: PC: JAWS (latest version for Internet Explorer); PC: NVDA (latest version for Firefox); or Macintosh: VoiceOver (latest version for Safari)
•    Software: Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Students need to be aware that they need access to the internet to conduct any online learning outside of campus. Internet Speed needs to be a minimum of 512kbps.
Enrolment Information:
Enrolment InformationThis document outlines course options and packages, intake dates, fees and timetables for Pacific Training Group’s range of courses in both Sydney and the Gold Coast
Application formThis form collects the information needed to support your application to Pacific Training Group. This form can be completed by you, or, with your written permission, by your Agent
pre-enrolment information
This page details information that it is important to understand before you begin the enrolment process, covering the Education for Overseas Students Act, the Genuine Temporary Entrant requirements for international students, your Unique Student Identifier, Pacific Training Group’s assessment methods, information on deferring or suspending a course, and information on credit transfer and recognition of prior learning.