The holidays vary depending on the education provider. Generally speaking, students can expect to have roughly 10 – 15 weeks of holiday per year.
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Can I include my partner and children on my student visa?
Yes, it is possible to add your partner to your student visa as a dependent, providing you meet the de facto requirement. More info on that here. Children can also be included as dependents
What visa do I need to study a trade in Australia?
The most common visa for international students studying trades in Australia is the Subclass 500 – Student Visa
Will these qualifications be recognised in my home country?
These qualifications are part of the Australian Qualification Framework. Most countries specifically European or North American countries accept qualifications issued by Australia. So yes, generally speaking, the qualifications will be accepted and allow you to work...
How many days a week will I be studying a trade course in Australia?
Timetables vary depending on the trade and education provider, however most courses are 15-20 hours per week, over 2-3 days.
How much does it cost to study a trade in Australia?
Prices vary depending on the course, however the average price per year is between $7,000 - $14,000.
Can studying a trade in Australia lead to permanent residency?
Studying the right trade or vocational course can significantly increase your chances of obtaining an Australian work visa
Are trade workers in high demand in Australia?
Yes, there are many trades that are in high demand in Australia. There are a number of trades on Australia Medium and Long Term Skills Shortage List (MLTSSL)
What is vocational placement?
Vocational Placement is a requirement for most trade courses, and students generally undertake 360 hours throughout the duration of their course. A student is placed in a real-life work site and receives practical training and experience on site. This video we made...
How long does it take to complete a trade qualification?
Trade qualifications generally take 24 months to complete in Australia.
Where can I study a trade?
International students can study trades in every state in Australia. There are courses available in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Perth, Adelaide, Darwin, Bundaberg and many more locations
How much is the course deposit?
The deposit payment varies from education providers. Generally speaking, students can expect to pay anywhere between $1000 - $7000 AUD for their deposit.
Do I need to pay for the course in full?
All of the courses are available on payment plans, so you'll pay for your tuition every month, term or semester.
Can I work while studying a trade?
On a student visa you'll be permitted to work 40 hours per fortnight during class times. During any holiday periods there's no restrictions on how many hours you can work. If your partner is a dependent on your visa, they'll be able to work 40 hours per fortnight at...
Can I do a trade apprenticeship in Australia?
International students can’t do apprenticeships in Australia. Instead, they can study a vocational course to become qualified in a trade. The course combines workshop and vocational learning. Check this page for more info.