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English Language Pathways

No matter where you are in the world, you can start your journey to an Australian Diploma and beyond with our English Language Pathways. English proficiency is a requirement for studying in Australia. If you want to study with us, then come and take advantage of these English programs that can get you on your way!

We are proud to be partnered with Sunshine Coast International College, an experienced English language college that provides quality education. SCIC offers a wide range of English courses, from beginner to advanced levels. All the classes are run by experienced teachers who can help you fulfil your academic goals.


General English

This 10 week intermediate General English course is taught on Campus at Pacific Training Group. It is designed to help develop your listening, speaking, reading and writing skills for basic everyday use through strengthening grammar skills and learning new vocabulary, genre study and conversation practice. The course content focuses on different themes, grammar structure, and pronunciation.

Students that do not meet the English requirements but wish to study a qualification with us can Enrol in this General English Course alongside their PTG Qualification. Simply add this course as a package when applying for your Certificate, Diploma or Advanced Diploma course with Pacific Training Group.


General English

The General English course will help you to become a more versatile and confident speaker with skills that are perfect for everyday use. You’ll strengthen your grammar knowledge, learn new vocabulary words while practicing speech exercises in different themes such as pronunciation or genre study!


  • PTG011 Beginner – 10 weeks
  • PTG012 Elementary – 14 weeks
  • PTG013 Pre-intermediate – 14 weeks
  • PTG014 Intermediate – 14 weeks
  • PTG015 Upper-intermediate – 14 weeks
  • PTG016 Advanced – 14 week

Cambridge English C1 Advanced (CAE)

The C1 Advanced exam is widely recognised by universities, employers, and governments around the world as proof of your advanced level of English proficiency.

This 12 week course will help you develop your English proficiency and familiarise you with test procedures and requirements.

  • Learn relevant vocabulary and complex grammar structures to perform well in the Cambridge English Advanced Exam
  • Develop skills in the use of English, reading, writing, listening, and speaking. 

English for academic purpose with IELTS exam skills

This course has been designed to improve your capacity as a learner to use English in higher education contexts and help you prepare for the IELTS exam.

Each week, academic skill sets and IELTS exam skills are studied such as academic speaking, academic writing, academic reading, listening, study skills, grammar, and vocabulary extension.


  • EAP1 – 10 weeks
  • EAP2 – 10 weeks

IELTS Target 6&7

The IELTS or International English Language Testing System is a standardised English language proficiency test used to assess the English language competency of non-native English speakers. It is the commonly used test to satisfy the language requirements for immigration into Australia.

This 20 week course has been designed to prepare students that are already at Upper-intermediate or Advanced levels for the General Training or Academic IELTS exam, to achieve an overall IELTS result of 6.0 to 7.0 respectively.

Two topics per week (e.g. Psychology and Education)

  • Vocabulary and grammar structures
  • IELTS Exam Skills (General and Academic)

High School Preparation 

The High School Preparation course (HSP) has been designed to improve the capacity of the adolescent (16 to 18-year-old) learner to use the English language in both everyday and high school-specific contexts.

This course is taught over 50 weeks (10-12 weeks per level) and will:

  • Improve your macro skills, grammar, and vocabulary while studying interesting and informative topics.
  • Learn basic concepts and vocabulary for Australian high school Math, IT/Engineering, Cultural appreciation, and English – Public speaking and Academic Writing. 

English Study Pathway – Your Journey

  • Complete an LLN Test to determine your English Level.
  • SCIC will recommend the right English program for you
  • Complete the program and start your VET course with PTG
  • Complete an LLN Test to determine your English Level.
  • SCIC will recommend the right English program for you
  • Complete the program and start your VET course with PTG