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GIT australia

I N T E R N AT I O N A L C O L L E G E

Prospectus

CRICOS Code 03002G

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Contents

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Course Overview

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Entry requirements

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Studying at GIT Australia

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Campus Facilities

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Our Courses

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ƒƒ Business and Management

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ƒƒ Accounting

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ƒƒ Information Technology

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ƒƒ Hospitality Management

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ƒƒ ELICOS and IELTS

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Student Support Services

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Important Information

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Student Visa Obligation

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Living in Melbourne

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Fees and Policies

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Short Courses

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Application Form

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Government Funding Courses


Welcome to GIT Australia

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Welcome to GIT Australia, one of the leading vocational education and training colleges in Australia renowned for quality and excellence. At GIT Australia, we care about our students and take pride in your achievements. You will receive quality training and industry experience when studying at our Institute. We will equip you with all the necessary skills to embark on your careers and you will be fully supported by dedicated and professional staff. Students graduating from GIT Australia will have the opportunity to either enter into relevant workforce or pursue further studies in universities to achieve their career goals. We are motivated by our fundamental objectives of providing quality education and training to students in an environment that enables them to be the best they can be. The purpose built training facilities, classrooms and our team of experienced staff and student facilities speak for themselves. At GIT Australia, we fully understand the challenges students may experience in their quest to achieve their dream career, while living in an environment completely different from their home country. We therefore seek to support our students not just by providing academic support but also by looking after their personal welfare and wellbeing. Welcome to our Institute and to our special attention to detail. Welcome also to a multicultural experience and the diversity of opportunities that await you.

Chandra Yonzon Chief Executive Office

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As Director of Studies at GIT Australia, I would like to thank you for considering us as your pathway to quality education. GIT Australia is a modern, flexible institution with a strong focus on internationalization, student equity and success. Our Institute has an experienced, dedicated and caring team of teachers and support staff from a wide range of backgrounds. They have extensive knowledge of students from many cultures and will assist you to settle into study and life in Australia. GIT Australia benefits from a vast diversity set in a multi-cultural local community. This diversity helps to make us an exciting, stimulating and vibrant place to study, and for social activities. We prefer to not offer a large range of courses but rather concentrate on those where we have the experience and skills to teach our specialist courses really well. With smaller class sizes, extra contact hours when required, and a high standard of student support, our students have the very best opportunities for success, and our graduates do have success! When you choose a GIT Australia program of study, you will be following many other students who have graduated from the Institute and have applied their new-found knowledge to achieve success in their chosen careers or continue with higher education studies. When you come to GIT Australia we ensure that your trust in us is valued and respected and I look forward to welcoming you to the Gurkhas community and encourage you to make our Institute the first step to achieving your goals.

Dr Susan Jones Director of Studies

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Course Overview GIT Australia offers the following accredited and nationally recognised qualifications: cricos code Qualifications

Course Duration

Tuition Fees*

(inc holidays)

Govt Funding Availability#

Business and Management

072251G

BSB30107

Certificate III in Business

26 weeks

AU$4,000 ü

072252F

BSB40207

Certificate IV in Business

26 weeks

AU$4,000

072254D

BSB50207

Diploma of Business

26 weeks

AU$4,000

072255C

BSB51107

Diploma of Management

26 weeks

AU$4,000

072256B

BSB60207 Advanced Diploma of Business

26 weeks

AU$4,000

072246D FNS30304 Certificate III in Financial Services (Accounts Clerk)

26 weeks

AU$4,000

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072248B FNS40604 Certificate IV in Financial Services (Accounting)

44 weeks

AU$7,000

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Diploma of Accounting

62 weeks

AU$10,000

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Certificate II in Information Technology

26 weeks

AU$3,950

064664G ICA50705

Diploma of Information Technology

78 weeks

AU$11,250

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072244F ICA50405

Diploma of Information Technology

75 weeks

AU$12,000

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Accounting

072250G

FNS50204

Information Technology

064663J

ICA20105

(Software Development)

(Networking)

Hospitality Management

067969M

SIT30707

Certificate III in Hospitality

28 weeks

AU$4,500

067971F SIT30807

Certificate III in Hospitality

58 weeks

AU$8,000

SIT40307

Certificate IV in Hospitality

52 weeks

AU$9,500

067972E SIT40407

Certificate IV in Hospitality

76 weeks

AU$12,000

067973D

SIT50307

Diploma of Hospitality

97 weeks

AU$16,000

067974C

SIT60307

Advanced Diploma of Hospitality

108 weeks

AU$19,000

067970G

(Commercial Cookery)

(Commercial Cookery)

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English Program (ELICOS) cricos code

Qualifications

Study Duration

Tuition Fees*

072500F

General English Program

48 weeks

AU$250 /week

072504B

English for Academic Purposes I (EAP I)

10 weeks

AU$280 /week

072505A

English for Academic Purposes 2 (EAP 2)

10 weeks

AU$280 /week

* Please note: the total course tuition fees above, quoted in Australian dollars, are valid for 2011 only and are subject to change. Please visit our website for current course fees or to download a prospectus. Excludes course material, ingredients, workbooks/textbooks and/or equipment fees. Please refer to individual course page for details. # Domestic Students may be eligible for Government Funding for these courses. Please ask us for more information.

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Entry Requirements Age Requirement All international students must be at least 18 years of age or above at the time of the course commencement to study at GIT Australia.

English Language Requirements To be eligible for admission to GIT Australia courses, international students must have proficiency in English. For all qualification levels students must have achieved an IELTS score of 5.5 or higher, or have completed an ELICOS program. If an applicant cannot produce evidence of a satisfactory IELTS score, and there are doubts that their English language skills are insufficient to cope in an academic environment, the applicant will be required to sit an IELTS test or to enrol in an English course (ELICOS) for an appropriate duration until the applicant achieves the required IELTS score.

Academic Requirements International student must meet a minimum academic requirement to get admission to GIT Australia courses. Please refer to individual courses (page 11-28) for specific requirements for each course. Level of Study

Academic Level

Certificate II

Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 10 or higher

Certificate III

Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 10 or higher

Certificate IV

Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 11 or higher

Diploma

Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 12* or Certificate IV or higher

Advanced Diploma

Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 12* or Diploma

* some courses may have perquisite of Certificate IV. Please refer to course details.

Language, Literacy & Numeracy Requirements Qualification level

Reading

Writing

Maths

Oral Communication

Certificate II, III & IV

Read and interpret texts that have several ideas, which are non-routine, but simple.

Produce and sequence several paragraphs to make meaning.

Use operations, Participate in oral % and fractions to exchanges where solve problems listener/speaker is required to vary and/ or understand concepts which are simple, but non-routine.

Diploma, Advanced Diploma

Read and understand texts with some complex ideas and nonroutine vocabulary

Write texts which convey ideas beyond everyday concepts

Use a range of algebraic formulae and calculating tools to solve work based problems

Participate in oral exchanges that require control of non-routine language and structures.

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Studying at GIT Australia

Course delivery A number of approaches to course delivery are used by Institute staff. Course delivery approaches may include: teacher led classroom delivery, workshops, practicals, seminars, tutorials and supervised study. During class time students will be expected to participate by answering questions, giving opinions, demonstrating tasks, working with others in groups, making presentations and role playing situations.

Course assessment A number of approaches to course assessment are used by Institute staff. Assessment approaches may be

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undertaken by observation of performance in class, practical demonstrations, workshops or laboratories, case studies, projects, assignments, presentations, role plays, written tests and exams, work-based assessment. Students will be notified in advance of the time and form of an assessment. Students will be given an opportunity for at least one reassessment for any competencies not achieved on the first attempt. Reassessment fees may apply for subsequent attempts and for some practical hospitality units. Please refer to our assessment policy for full details available on our website www.gurkhas.vic.edu.au .


Studying at GIT Australia Credit transfer Students who have completed identical units from their course at other institutions will be given recognition/ credit on presentation of a verified transcript, Award or Statement of Attainment. Application for credit transfer must be lodged in writing. Application form is available on our website www.gurkhas.vic.edu.au .

Work-based assessment Work-based assessment, also referred to as practical placement, is a compulsory requirement for completing hospitality qualifications at GIT Australia. Work-based assessment involves students working in a commercial enterprise to demonstrate their hospitality skills and to complete assessment requirements. GIT Australia will arrange practical placement at a commercial enterprise where students will be working. The number of hours required to work is determined by the course requirement.

For students completing the hospitality course as Workbased Training, Traineeship or Apprenticeship, assessment will be conducted at their workplace throughout the duration of course by GIT Australia staff. Whilst working in the commercial enterprise students will be supervised by their staff and by GIT Australia staff. They will be required to maintain a log book that records their experience and maintain their attendance at both the commercial enterprise and GIT Australia. Students will be paid a minimum of $5 per day and will be covered by WorkCover insurance for the time they spend on work-based assessment.

It has been 9 months since I have been studying at GIT Australia. At a time, when many private colleges were closing down, I chose to study at GIT Australia because it is a stable Registered Training Organisation. The staff at GIT Australia are very friendly and also expert in teaching. The facilities I use often at Gurkhas is the student Computer Labs, where I work on my assignments. The living environment in Melbourne is good and people actually are quite friendly. As far as the Job Scenario goes, there are a lot of Chinese businessmen here in Melbourne who own businesses, getting a job for me was not difficult at all especially when I was trained at Gurkhas. At the moment, I am skilled and have gained enough experience to work both “Front of the house” and “Back of the House”, I am working at both positions. I am happy with my decision that I chose to study at GIT Australia.

- Charlie from China Diploma of Hospitality

The log books that students maintain whilst on workbased training form an essential part of the assessment requirements to complete their qualifications. Student’s logbooks will be monitored regularly whilst they undertake work-based assessment. In situations where a student’s log book does not indicate completion of the required experience in the workplace the assessment requirements will not be completed and students will be directed to undertake additional work-based experience to meet the assessment requirements. Work-based assessment applies to the following qualifications and units: Qualifications SIT30707 SIT40307 SIT40807 SIT40407

Certificate III in Hospitality Certificate IV in Hospitality Certificate III in Hospitality (Commercial Cookery) Certificate IV in Hospitality (Commercial Cookery)

Key Units SITHIND003A Provide & coordinate hospitality service SITCCC027A Prepare Cook & Serve Food for Service SITCCC028A Prepare, cook and serve food for menus

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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Students who believe they already have some of the competencies in the course may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). An essential requirement of RPL is that you can prove that you currently have the required competencies. Application must be made using the RPL application form that will be made available during formal enrolment.

Change of Institution or Course The Australaian Student Visa Regulation National Code 2007 restricts the capacity of students to transfer to other providers prior to completing six months of their principal course. GIT Australia will not allow students to transfer to another provider within six months of the commencement of their principal course of study in circumstances where the transfer would be detrimental to the study plan as detailed in their application. Students wishing to apply for a letter of release will need to complete the Application for Letter of Release, available from the Institute. There is no cost attached to applying for a letter of release; however students will need to contact DIAC to seek advice on whether a new visa is required. All applications will be assessed on the basis of the Institute’s Policy, Conditions of Enrolment, the Fee Payment and Refund Policy, the study plan and declaration submitted by the student in their application. Documented evidence supporting circumstances/reasons for seeking a release letter must be included with this application.

Deferred or Suspended Studies

compassionate or compelling circumstances. Students wishing to defer the commencement of studies or suspend their studies must apply to do so in writing to the Institute. Reasons for suspending your enrolment are limited to extenuating circumstances such as: • Personal illness (eg. you are going into hospital) • Bereavement (death to an immediate member of family) • Serious illness to an immediate member of family If you know that you will not be attending classes during the study period you should contact the Institute and arrange an appointment to discuss your circumstances. Subsequent to your meeting and after providing documented evidence supporting circumstances/reasons for seeking suspension or cancellation of enrolment you will be required to complete and submit an Application for Suspension or Cancellation of Enrolment form. The Institute may decide to suspend or cancel a student’s enrolment on its own initiate as a response to misbehaviour by the student. Deferral of commencement, suspension of enrolment and cancellation of enrolment has to be reported to DIAC by the Institute and this may affect the status of a student visa.

Qualifications to be issued Students completing all assessment requirements for a qualification will be awarded a certificate corresponding to the completed course. Students completing assessment requirements for part of a qualification will be awarded a Statement of Attainment for completed competencies. Completion of courses does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (e.g. licensing, professional registration etc.) may apply to some occupations and locations.

(including Leave of absence for any length greater than 5 days)

Students may initiate a request to defer commencement of studies or suspend their studies on the grounds of

Pathway to University Graduates of GIT Australia may seek credits to relevant degree programs in Australian Universities. GIT Australia is proud to have developed excellent relationships and course articulation with CQUniversity and Edith Cowan University. The Diploma and Advanced Diploma at GIT Australia can lead to different Bachelor degrees at Australian Universities, with up to 1.5 years credit.

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Diploma & Advanced Diploma Programs at GIT Australia

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Campus Facilities Campus Location

Student Resources Centre

GIT Australia is conveniently located in the heart of Melbourne Central Business District at 28-32 Elizabeth St, Melbourne VIC 3000. The campus is situated just a short distance away from the Flinders Street train station and Elizabeth Street tram terminal. The campus is spread across 7 floors of the 8 storey building. All floors can be accessed via lifts or staircase.

The resource centre is equipped with selections of textbooks, tapes and videos, magazines and periodicals, newspapers and student photocopy facilities. This resource centre is maintained and updated regularly with appropriate material. The Student Resource Centre is located at Level 8 is also used to find information on social activities, rooms available to rent / share, and other general information related to international students living in Australia.

Training Kitchen The purpose built fully operational training kitchen is located on Level 1 of the campus building.

Classrooms

Student Computer Room Student computer rooms are located on Level 5. Students are required to book a computer to use this facility.

All classrooms are air-conditioned and are furnished with appropriate classroom furniture and equipment for effective learning to take place. Class rooms are located on Level 4, Level 5 and Level 6.

Student Administration and Student Support The student administration is located on Level 2. Student administration will be your first point of contact when your have any queries. Students can also access student support services from level 2.

Student Lounge and Cafe The Institute provides a student lounge and a cafe area which is a comfortable area within the building for students to relax, meet others, and converse in English.

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Our Courses

School of Business

School of Hospitality

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Certificate III in Business Certificate IV in Business Diploma of Business Diploma of Management Advanced Diploma of Business

School of accounting • Certificate III in Financial Services (Accounts Clerk) • Certificate IV in Financial Services (Accounting) • Diploma of Accounting School of Information technology • • •

Certificate II in Information Technology Diploma of Information Technology (Networking) Diploma of Information Technology (Software Development)

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Certificate III in Hospitality (Commercial Cookery) Certificate IV in Hospitality (Commercial Cookery) Certificate III in Hospitality Certificate IV in Hospitality Diploma of Hospitality Advanced Diploma of Hospitality

School of English • General English • English for Academic Purposes


business and management Certificate III in Business

Qualification Recognition

National Code: BSB30107

Course Structure

CRICOS Code: 072251G

Course Duration Intake Dates Course Tuition Fee Workbook/ Textbook Fees

26 Weeks (inc holidays) Feb, Apr, July, Oct A$4,000 A$200

Course Description The course provides students with knowledge, understanding and employability skills required to guide their actions and perform their duties within a business workplace. A wide range of theories, methods and practical skills are delivered in this course. The relevant information will provide greater understanding when undertaking case studies, discussions and assessments to various work environments, which will prepare the student’s employment in a business environment. The course encourages students gain understanding of the appropriate business work practices required to competently undertake their roles and responsibilities.

Career Opportunities Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include Customer Service Advisor, Data Entry Operator, General Clerk, Payroll Officer, Typist, Word Processing Operator.

Entry Requirement • International students must be18 years of age or older • IELTS 5.5 or higher, or completion of an ELICOS program • Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 10 or higher

This qualification is based on the principles, guidelines and standards set by the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF) and has national recognition.

Students will need to complete the following units of competency to attain the qualification.

Core Units Unit Code

Unit Name

BSBOHS201A

Participate in OHS processes

Elective Units Unit Code

Unit Name

BSBCUS301A

Deliver and monitor a service to customers BSBINM301A Organise workplace information BSBCMM301A Process customer complaints BSBWOR301A Organise personal work priorities and development BSBFIA301A Maintain financial records BSBADM311A Maintain business resources BSBDIV301A Work effectively with diversity BSBINN301A Promote innovation in a team environment BSBPRO301A Recommend products and services BSBITU201A Produce simple word processed documents BSBWRT301A Write simple documents Domestic Students may be eligible for Government Funding for this course. Please ask us for more details.

Delivery Approach Delivery is in a classroom and a simulated workplace environment. The course is delivered for a minimum of 20 hours per week throughout the duration of the course and may include evening and weekend timetables.

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Certificate IV in Business National Code: BSB40207

CRICOS Code: 072252F

Course Duration Intake Dates Course Tuition Fee Workbook/ Textbook Fees

26 weeks (inc holidays) Feb, Apr, July, Oct A$4,000 A$200

Entry Requirement • International students must be18 years of age or older • IELTS 5.5 or higher, or completion of an ELICOS program • Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 11 or higher

Delivery Approach Delivery is in a classroom and a simulated workplace environment. The course is delivered for a minimum of 20 hours per week throughout the duration of the course and may include evening and weekend timetables.

Qualification Recognition Course Description This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use well-developed skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of contexts. They apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. The course encourages students gain understanding of the appropriate business work practices required to competently undertake their roles and responsibilities. They may provide leadership and guidance to others with some limited responsibility for the output of others.

Career Opportunities Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include Accounts Clerk, Clerk, Customer Service Advisor, E-business Practitioner, Legal/Medical Receptionist, Office Administration Assistant, Student Services Officer and Word Processing Operator.

This qualification is based on the principles, guidelines and standards set by the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF) and has national recognition.

Course Structure Students will need to complete Ten (10) units of competency, consisting of the following units:

Core Units Unit Code BSBOHS407A BSBADM405B BSBMKG414A BSBPMG510A BSBITU302A BSBMGT402A BSBMKG413A BSBRSK401A

Unit Name Monitor a safe workplace Organise meetings Undertake marketing activities Manage projects Create electronic presentations Implement operational plan Promote products and services Identify Risk and Apply Risk Management Processes BSBCMM401A Make a presentation BSBCUS401A Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies Domestic Students may be eligible for Government Funding for this course. Please ask us for more details.

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Diploma of Business

Diploma of Management

National Code: BSB50207

National Code: BSB51107

CRICOS Code: 072254D

Course Duration Intake Dates Course Tuition Fee Workbook/ Textbook Fees

26 weeks (inc holidays) Feb, Apr, July, Oct A$4,000 A$200

CRICOS Code: 072255C

Course Duration Intake Dates Course Tuition Fee Workbook/ Textbook Fees

26 weeks (inc holidays) Feb, Apr, July, Oct A$4,000 A$200

Course Description

Course Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals with substantial experience in a range of settings and who are seeking to further develop their skills across a wide range of business functions. This qualification is also suited to the needs of individuals with little or no vocational experience, but who possess sound theoretical business skills and knowledge that they would like to further develop in order to create additional educational and employment opportunities.

This qualification reflects the role of individuals engaged to manage the work of others or to add value to, or review management practices. Their role may be in any industry or organisational setting. The role involves having considerable experience in a respective industry or vocational area, along with an informed perspective of the specific work requirements with their managerial approaches. The BSB51107 Diploma of Management requires a sound theoretical knowledge base and managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate own work and/or the work of a team.

Career Opportunities Possible job roles relevant to this qualification include: Executive Officer, Program Consultant, Program Coordinator and Administrator.

Entry Requirement • International students must be18 years of age or older • IELTS 5.5 or higher, or completion of an ELICOS program • Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Certificate IV in Business or relevant qualification

Delivery Approach

Career Opportunities Possible job roles relevant to this qualification include Manager, Supervisor and Team Leader or middle management in business environment.

Entry Requirement • International students must be18 years of age or older • IELTS 5.5 or higher, or completion of an ELICOS program • Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Certificate IV in Business or relevant qualification

Delivery is in a classroom and a simulated workplace environment. The course is delivered for a minimum of 20 hours per week throughout the duration of the course and may include evening and weekend timetables.

Qualification Recognition This qualification is based on the principles, guidelines and standards set by the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF) and has national recognition.

Course Structure Students will need to complete Eight (8) units of competency, consisting of the following units:

Core Units Unit Code BSBHRM501A BSBHRM506A BSBADM503B BSBADM502B BSBRSK501A BSBADV509A BSBMKG501B BSBMKG502B

Unit Name Manage human resources services Manage recruitment selection and induction processes Plan and manage conferences Manage meetings Manage Risk Create mass print media advertisements Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities Establish and adjust the marketing mix

Domestic Students may be eligible for Government Funding for this course. Please ask us for more details.

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Delivery Approach Delivery is in a classroom and a simulated workplace environment. The course is delivered for a minimum of 20 hours per week throughout the duration of the course and may include evening and weekend timetables.

Qualification Recognition This qualification is based on the principles, guidelines and standards set by the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF) and has national recognition.

Course Structure Students will need to complete Eight (8) units of competency, consisting of the following units: Unit Code BSBCUS501A BSBMGT515A BSBRSK501A BSBOHS509A BSBPMG510A BSBHRM402A BSBSUS501A BSBADM405B

Unit Name Manage quality customer service Manage operational plan Manage risk Ensure a safe workplace Manage projects Recruit, select and induct staff Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability Organise meetings

Domestic Students may be eligible for Government Funding for this course. Please ask us for more details.

Advanced Diploma of Business National Code: BSB60207

CRICOS Code: 072256B

Course Duration Intake Dates Course Tuition Fee Workbook/ Textbook Fees

26 weeks (inc holidays) Feb, Apr, July, Oct A$4,000 $200

Course Description This qualification reflects the role of individuals with significant expertise in either specialised or broad areas of skills and knowledge and who are seeking to develop expertise across a range of business functions. This qualification is also suited to the needs of individuals who possess significant theoretical business skills and knowledge that they would like to further develop in order to create additional educational or employment opportunities.

Career Opportunities Possible job roles relevant to this qualification include Manager, Senior Administrator and Senior Executive.

Entry Requirement • International students must be18 years of age or older • IELTS 5.5 or higher, or completion of an ELICOS program • Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Diploma or relevant qualification

Delivery Approach Delivery is in a classroom and a simulated workplace environment. The course is delivered for a minimum of 20 hours per week throughout the duration of the course and may include evening and weekend timetables.

Qualification Recognition This qualification is based on the principles, guidelines and standards set by the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF) and has national recognition.

Course Structure Students will need to complete Eight (8) units of competency, consisting of the following units: Unit Code BSBHRM602A BSBINN601A BSBMGT615A BSBMKG603B BSBMKG608A BSBMKG609A BSBFIM601A BSBADV602B

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Unit Name Manage human resources strategic planning Manage organisational change Contribute to organisation development Manage the marketing process Develop organisational marketing objectives Develop a marketing plan Manage finances Develop an advertising campaign


Accounting Certificate III in Financial Services

(Accounts Clerical) National Code: FNS30304

CRICOS Code: 072246D

Course Duration Intake Dates Course Tuition Fee Workbook/ Textbook Fees

26 Weeks (inc holidays) Feb, Apr, July, Oct A$4,000 A$200

Course Description This course is designed to reflect the role of entry-level employees who perform routine duties such as, accounts payable/accounts receivable, payroll, cashier, preparation of trial balance, bookkeeping, EFT/e-business , purchases and sales, manual and computerised systems and preparation of financial reports.

Career Opportunities Possible job roles include accounts assistant, cashier, and bookkeeper.

Entry Requirement • International students must be18 years of age or older • IELTS 5.5 or higher, or completion of an ELICOS program • Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 10 or higher

Delivery Approach Delivery is in a classroom and a simulated workplace environment. The course is delivered for a minimum of 20 hours per week throughout the duration of the course and may include evening and weekend timetables.

Qualification Recognition This qualification is based on the principles, guidelines and standards set by the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF) and has national recognition.

Course Structure Students will need to complete Thirteen (13) units of competency, consisting of the following units:

Industry Core Units Unit Code FNSICGEN301B FNSICGEN302B FNSICGEN304B FNSICIND301B

Sectoral Core Units Unit Code FNSICACC304B FNSICACC306B FNSICGEN305B BSBCMN308A BSBADM408A

Unit Name Prepare and bank receipts Process journal entries Maintain daily financial/business records Maintain financial records Prepare financial reports

Elective Units Unit Code FNSACCT407B FNSICIND401B FNSICACC301B FNSICACC307B

Domestic Students may be eligible for Government Funding for this course. Please ask us for more details.

Unit Name Communicate in the workplace Use technology in the workplace Apply health and safety practices in the workplace Work in the financial services industry

Unit Name Set up and operate a computerised accounting system Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry Administer accounts payable Reconcile and monitor accounts receivable

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Certificate IV in Financial Services (Accounting) National Code: FNS40604

CRICOS Code: 072248B

Course Duration Intake Dates Course Tuition Fee Workbook/ Textbook Fees

44 weeks (inc holidays) Feb, Apr, July, Oct A$7,000 A$400

Course Description This qualification is designed to reflect the role of employees who perform duties such as completing Business Activity Statements (BAS) and other office taxes, operational reporting, production of basic management reports, producing basic job costing reports, preparing budgets, supervising the operation of computer based systems, classifying, recording and reporting of accounting information, maintaining inventory records, managing a small office and making decisions in a legal context.

Career Opportunities Possible job roles include accounts officer cashier, and bookkeeper.

Entry Requirement • International students must be18 years of age or older • IELTS 5.5 or higher, or completion of an ELICOS program • Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 11 or higher

Delivery Approach Delivery is in a classroom and a simulated workplace environment. The course is delivered for a minimum of 20 hours per week throughout the duration of the course and may include evening and weekend timetables.

Qualification Recognition This qualification is based on the principles, guidelines and standards set by the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF) and has national recognition.

Course Structure Students will need to complete the following units of competency to attain the qualification.

Industry Core Units Unit Code Unit Name FNSICGEN301B Communicate in the workplace FNSICGEN302B Use technology in the workplace FNSICGEN304B Apply health and safety practices in the workplace FNSICIND401B Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry

Sectoral Core Units Unit Code FNSACCT401B FNSACCT402B FNSACCT403B FNSACCT404B FNSACCT405B

Unit Name Process business tax requirements Produce job costing information Prepare operational budgets Make decisions within a legal context Prepare financial statements

Elective Units Unit Code Unit Name FNSACCT406B Maintain asset and inventory records FNSACCT407B Set up and operate a computerised accounting system FNSICACC301B Administer accounts payable FNSICACC307B Reconcile and monitor accounts receivable Domestic Students may be eligible for Government Funding for this course. Please ask us for more details.

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Diploma of Accounting

Course Structure

National Code: FNS50204

Unit Code FNSICACC304B FNSICACC306B FNSACCT407B

CRICOS Code: 072250G

Course Duration Intake Dates Course Tuition Fees Equipment & Textbook Fees

62 weeks (inc holidays) Feb, Apr, July, Oct A$10,000 A$600

Course Description The purpose of this course is to equip students with the knowledge in understanding business financial and accounting practice to gain employment in the business financial and accounting industry. The course provides relevant information, case studies, discussions and assessments to enable them to apply their skills in a range of workplace environments.

Career Opportunities Possible job roles include accounts supervisor, assistant accountant, senior financial clerks and office managers who requires an understanding of financial service sector.

Entry Requirement • International students must be18 years of age or older • IELTS 5.5 or higher, or completion of an ELICOS program • Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 12 or Certificate IV or higher

Delivery Approach Delivery is in a classroom and a simulated workplace environment. The course is delivered for a minimum of 20 hours per week throughout the duration of the course and may include evening and weekend timetables.

Qualification Recognition This qualification is based on the principles, guidelines and standards set by the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF) and has national recognition.

Students will need to complete the following units of competency to attain the qualification.

Pre-requisites

BSBCMN308A BSBADM408A

Unit Name Prepare and bank receipts Process journal entries Set up and operate a computerised accounting system Maintain financial records Prepare financial reports

Industry Core Units Unit Code FNSICGEN301B FNSICGEN302B FNSICGEN304B FNSICIND401B

Unit Name Communicate in the workplace Use technology in the workplace Apply health and safety practices in the workplace Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry

Sectoral Core Units Unit Code FNSACCT502B FNSACCT503B FNSACCT504B FNSACCT506B FNSACCT507B

Unit Name Prepare income tax returns Manage budgets and forecasts Prepare financial reports for a reporting entity Implement and maintain internal control procedures Provide management accounting information

Elective Units Unit Code BSBHRM402A BSBSUS501A BSBADM405B

Unit Name Recruit, select and induct staff Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability Organise meetings

Domestic Students may be eligible for Government Funding for this course. Please ask us for more details.

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Information technology Certificate II in Information Technology

Delivery Approach

National Code: ICA20105

This qualification is based on the principles, guidelines and standards set by the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF) and has national recognition.

CRICOS Code: 064663J

Course Duration Intake Dates Course Tuition Fee Workbook/ Textbook Fees

26 Weeks (inc holidays) Feb, Apr, July, Oct A$3,900 A$300

Course Description This course provides a foundation in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) with competency in working effectively in an IT environment, with intermediate skills development in word processing, spreadsheet operations and using databases - especially the Microsoft Office programs. The course will develop skills and knowledge in relation to workplace safety procedures and provide an introduction to multimedia applications and general proficiency in hardware. Certificate II level proficiencies are a prerequisite for entry to Diploma of Information Technology (Software Development).

Career Opportunities The qualification provides a foundation in general computing and employment skills that enable participation in an information technology environment in any industry. In its own right, such a qualification could equip an individual to undertake roles such as office assistant or to work in records management at a junior level. It will also provide pathways for higher studies in Information Technology.

Entry Requirement • International students must be18 years of age or older • IELTS 5.5 or higher, or completion of an ELICOS program • Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 10 or higher

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Delivery is in the classroom, computer labs and a simulated workplace environment. Delivery is a minimum of 20 hours per week throughout the duration of the course and may include evening and weekend timetables.

Qualification Recognition

Course Structure Students will need to complete the following core units of competency to attain the qualification.

Core Units Unit Code BSBCMN106A ICAU1128B ICAU2005B ICAU2231B ICAU2006B ICAD2012B ICAU2013B ICAW2001B ICAW2002B

Unit Name Follow workplace safety procedures Operate a personal computer Operate computer hardware Use computer operating system Operate computing packages Design organizational documents using computing packages Integrate commercial computing packages Work effectively in an IT environment Communicate in the workplace


Diploma of Information Technology

(Software Development) National Code: ICA50705

CRICOS Code: 064664G

Course Duration

78 Weeks (inc holidays)

Intake Dates

Feb, Apr, July, Oct

Course Tuition Fee

A$11,250

Workbook/ Textbook Fees

A$1000

Course Description This course provides the skills and knowledge for students to be competent in programming and software development. It covers all aspects necessary for such a career including programming, graphical user interfaces, object oriented programming, database programming, database design and systems analysis.

Career Opportunities This course is designed for employment as Software Design Engineer, Software Developer, Software Programmer, Applications Specialist, and Software Development Engineer; it will also provide pathways for higher studies in Information Technology for students wishing to study further.

Entry Requirement • International students must be18 years of age or older • IELTS 5.5 or higher, or completion of an ELICOS program • Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 12 or Certificate IV or higher • Completion of Certificate II in IT or prerequisite units

Delivery Approach Delivery is in the classroom, computer labs and a simulated workplace environment. Delivery is a minimum of 20 hours per week throughout the duration of the course and may include evening and weekend timetables.

Qualification Recognition This qualification is based on the principles, guidelines and standards set by the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF) and has national recognition.

Pre-requisite This qualification has a prerequisite of Certificate II in Information Technology or equivalent. Alternatively, applicants must demonstrate competency in the following 9 pre-requisite units, prior to enrolment: Unit Code

Unit Name

BSBCMN106A ICAU1128B ICAU2005B ICAU2231B ICAU2006B ICAD2012B

Follow workplace safety procedures Operate a personal computer Operate computer hardware Use computer operating system Operate computing packages Design organizational documents using computing packages Integrate commercial computing packages Work effectively in an IT environment Communicate in the workplace

ICAU2013B ICAW2001B ICAW2002B

Core Units Unit Code

Unit Name

BSBPM505A ICAA5056B

Manage project quality Prepare disaster recovery and contingency plans Translate business needs into technical requirements Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills Manage complex projects Apply advanced object-oriented language skills* Apply advanced programming skills in another language Ensure privacy for users Perform integration test

ICAA5158B ICAB5223B PSPPM502B ICAB5226B ICAB5227B ICAS5202B ICAT5079B

Elective Units Unit Code

Unit Name

ICAB5068B

Build using rapid application development Apply introductory object-oriented language skills Apply intermediate programming skills in another language Maintain custom software Establish and maintain client user liaison Perform systems test Determine and apply appropriate development methodologies Apply introductory programming skills in another language Automate processes Create dynamic web pages Integrate database with a website Run standard diagnostic tests

ICAB4219B ICAB4229B ICAB5230B ICAS5102B ICAT5081B ICAA4233B ICAB4222B ICAB4225B ICAB5165B ICAB5180B ICAT3025B

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Diploma of Information Technology (Networking) National Code: ICA50405

CRICOS Code: 072244F

Course Duration Intake Dates Course Tuition Fee Workbook/ Textbook Fees

78 Weeks (inc holidays) Feb, Apr, July, Oct A$12,000 A$1,000

Course Description This course provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in high-level network management and engineering. Areas of study include network security, internet working, SQL database management, Linux, Microsoft and Novell operating systems.

Career Opportunities Employment as Configuration Specialist, E-Security Analyst/Manager, Intranet Engineer, Network Engineer, Senior Java Developer, Solutions Architect, and Systems Engineer. It will also provide pathway for higher education in Information Technology.

Entry Requirement • International students must be18 years of age or older • IELTS 5.5 or higher, or completion of an ELICOS program • Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 12 or Certificate IV or higher • Completion of prerequisite units from Cert II

Delivery Approach Delivery is in a classroom, computer labs and a simulated workplace environment. The course is delivered for a minimum of 20 hours per week throughout the duration of the course and may include evening and weekend timetables.

Qualification Recognition This qualification is based on the principles, guidelines and standards set by the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF) and has national recognition.

Pre-requisite This qualification has a prerequisite of Certificate II in Information Technology or equivalent. Alternatively, applicants must demonstrate competency in the following 9 pre-requisite units, prior to enrolment: Unit Code

Unit Name

BSBCMN106A ICAU1128B ICAU2005B ICAU2231B ICAU2006B ICAD2012B

Follow workplace safety procedures Operate a personal computer Operate computer hardware Use computer operating system Operate computing packages Design organizational documents using computing packages Integrate commercial computing packages Work effectively in an IT environment Communicate in the workplace

ICAU2013B ICAW2001B ICAW2002B

Core Units Unit Code BSBPM505A ICAA5045B ICAA5056B ICAA5158B ICAI5098B ICAI5100B ICAS5202B PSPPM502B

Elective Units Unit Code ICAA4041B ICAA4233B ICAA5140B ICAA5144B ICAB5068B ICAB5160B ICAD4217B ICAI2015B ICAI3020B ICAI3101B ICAI4029B ICAI4097B ICAI5173B ICAI5174B ICAI5176B ICAS3024B ICAS3032B ICAS3120B ICAS5102B

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Unit Name Manage project quality Produce network architecture design Prepare disaster recovery and contingency plans Translate business needs into technical requirements Install and manage complex networks Build an internet infrastructure Ensure privacy for users Manage complex projects Unit Name Determine and confirm client business expectations and needs Determine and apply appropriate development methodologies Design a server Determine best-fit topology for a local network Build using rapid application development Build and configure a server Create technical documentation Install software applications Install and optimise operating system software Install and manage network protocols Install network hardware to a network Install and configure a network Install and configure a single-segment local area network switch Install high-end switches in multiswitched local area networks Install and configure router Provide basic system administration Provide network systems administration Configure and administer a network operating system Establish and maintain client user liaison


Hospitality Management Certificate III in Hospitality (Commercial Cookery) National Code: SIT30807

CRICOS Code: 067971F

Course Duration: Intake Dates: Course Tuition Fee: Workbook/ Textbook Fees:

58 weeks (inc holidays) Feb, Apr, July, Oct A$8,000 A$400

(please see page 39 for equipment & ingredients fees)

Course Description This course provides students with the knowledge of food preparation, presentation and other skills necessary to become a proficient, qualified Commercial Cook. The course includes planning, preparing, presenting and serving food in a commercial kitchen environment. A wide range of cooking theories, methods and practical skills are delivered in this course. The course includes knowledge and skills of maintaining high hygiene and safety standards in food preparation and the kitchen environment.

This course is designed to give an individual competence and confidence in planning, preparing and presenting food in a catering or restaurant type environment. With the successful completion of this course students would have necessary skills to be competitive in the work force in the role of a professional cook.

Career Opportunities This course is designed for employment as a chef/cook in hotels, restaurants, resorts, catering companies and/ or to continue higher studies in commercial cookery at Certificate IV or Diploma levels.

Entry Requirement • International students must be18 years of age or older • IELTS 5.5 or higher, or completion of an ELICOS program • Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 10 or higher

Delivery Approach Delivery is in the classroom, a fully operational training kitchen, a simulated workplace environment and in the workplace (Work Placement). Delivery is a minimum of 20 hours per week throughout the duration of the course and may include evening and weekend timetables. Students undertaking the course as part of a workplace based traineeship will have industry focused workplace training programs tailored to meet their work schedules and needs.

Qualification Recognition This qualification is based on the principles, guidelines and standards set by the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF) and has national recognition and international validity.

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“

Studying at Gurkhas has been a very rewarding experience. I was referred to GIT Australia by a local resident. The teachers were very informative and well experienced to teach me the skills that I needed to acquire. I made quite a number of friends while I was studying at Gurkhas. The location of the campus was perfect, as I did not have any problems coming to the campus, it is extremely well connected by public transport, as it is located in the heart of the city. At Gurkhas, I learnt all the necessary skills required to work effectively in the kitchen. As a result, I worked at various locations as a chef including the scenic Docklands – waterfront. At the moment, I am working at Darwin, Finding a job was never difficult for me. I have the experience as well as the certificate. My one year of training at Gurkhas has helped find a full time job as a chef.

- Sun from Korea Certificate III in Hospitality (Commercial Cookery)

Course Structure Students will need to complete 29 units of competency to attain the qualification. This includes 26 Core units and 3 Elective units.

Core Units Unit Code SITXCOM001A SITXCOM002A SITXOHS001A SITXOHS002A SITHIND001A HLTFA301B SITHCCC001A SITHCCC002A SITHCCC003A SITHCCC004A SITHCCC005A SITHCCC027A SITHCCC006A SITHCCC008A SITHCCC009A SITHCCC010A SITHCCC011A SITHCCC012A SITHCCC013A SITHCCC014A SITXFSA001A SITHCCC029A SITHCCC016A SITXCOM003A SITXHRM001A SITHCCC028A

Unit Name Work with colleagues and customers Work in a socially diverse environment Follow Health, Safety and Security Procedures Follow workplace hygiene procedures Develop and update hospitality industry Knowledge Apply first aid Organise and prepare food Present Food Receive and store kitchen supplies Clean and maintain kitchen premises Use basic methods of cookery Prepare, cook and serve food for service Prepare appetizers and salads Prepare stocks, sauces and soups Prepare vegetables, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes Select, prepare and cook poultry Select, prepare and cook seafood Select, prepare and cook meat Prepare hot and cold desserts Prepare pastries, cakes and yeast goods Implement Food Safety Procedures Prepare foods according to dietary and cultural needs Develop cost-effective menus Deal with Conflict situations Coach others in job skills Prepare, cook and serve food for menus

Elective Units Unit Code SITHCCC021A SITHCCC015A SITHCCC025A

Unit Name Handle and serve cheese Plan, prepare and display buffet Monitor catering revenue and costs

Domestic Students may be eligible for Government Funding for this course. Please ask us for more details.

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Certificate IV in Hospitality (Commercial Cookery) National Code: SIT40407

CRICOS Code: 067972E

Course Duration Intake Dates Course Tuition Fee Workbook/ Textbook Fees

76 weeks (inc holidays) Feb, Apr, July, Oct A$12,000 A$550

(please see page 39 for equipment & ingredients fees)

Course Description This course aims to provide training and skill development in kitchen operations and effective management and equips the student for the role of a qualified cook. Students will learn a broad range of culinary skills designed for working successfully in commercial kitchens of restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, cafes, coffee shops and catering operations. The areas covered in this course develop an understanding of the various business streams within the Hospitality Industry, working in a team, communication and interpersonal skills, marketing and selling skills, business operational skills, menu and wage costing.

Career Opportunities This course is designed to provide students with the effective kitchen management skills that enable them to successfully supervise a catering operation.

Entry Requirement • International students must be18 years of age or older • IELTS 5.5 or higher, or completion of an ELICOS program • Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 11 or higher

Delivery Approach Delivery is in the classroom, a fully operational training kitchen, a simulated workplace environment and in the workplace (Work Placement). Delivery is a minimum of 20 hours per week throughout the duration of the course and may include evening and weekend timetables. Students undertaking the course as part of a workplace based traineeship will have industry focused workplace training programs tailored to meet their work schedules and needs.

Qualification Recognition This qualification is based on the principles, guidelines and standards set by the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF) and has national recognition and international validity.

Course Structure Students will need to complete 39 units of competency to attain the qualification. This includes 34 Core units and 5 Elective units.

Core Units Unit Code Unit Name SITXCOM001A Work with colleagues & customers SITXCOM002A Work in a Socially Diverse Environment SITXCOM003A Deal with Conflict situations SITXOHS001A Follow health, safety and security procedures SITXOHS002A Follow workplace hygiene procedures SITXOHS004A Implement and monitor workplace health, safety and security practices HLTFA301B Apply first aid SITHCCC001A Organise and prepare food SITHCCC002A Present Food SITHCCC003A Receive and store kitchen supplies SITHCCC004A Clean and maintain kitchen premises SITHCCC005A Use basic methods of cookery SITHCCC027A Prepare, cook and serve food for service SITHCCC006A Prepare appetizers and salads SITHCCC008A Prepare stocks, sauces and soups SITHCCC009A Prepare vegetables, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes SITHCCC010A Select, prepare and cook poultry SITHCCC011A Select, prepare and cook seafood SITHCCC012A Select, prepare and cook meat SITHCCC013A Prepare hot and cold desserts SITHCCC014A Prepare pastries, cakes and yeast goods SITHCCC015A Plan, prepare and display buffet SITHCCC016A Develop cost-effective menus SITHCCC025A Monitor catering revenue and costs SITHCCC026A Establish and maintain quality control of food SITHCCC028A Prepare, cook and serve food for menus SITHCCC029A Prepare foods according to dietary and cultural needs SITXFIN003A Interpret financial information SITXFSA001A Implement food safety procedures SITXFSA002A Develop and implement a food safety program SITXHRM001A Coach others in job skills SITXHRM005A Lead and manage people SITXINV002A Control and order stock SITXMGT001A Monitor work operations

Elective Units Unit Code SITXCCS002A SITXHRM003A SITXINV001A SITHCCC021A SITXMPR005A

Unit Name Provide quality customer service Roster Staff Receive and store stock Handle and serve cheese Develop and manage marketing strategies

Domestic Students may be eligible for Government Funding for this course. Please ask us for more details.

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Certificate III in Hospitality National Code: SIT30707 CRICOS Code: 067969M

Qualification Recognition This qualification is based on the principles, guidelines and standards set by the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF) and has national recognition and international validity.

Course Structure Course Duration Intake Dates Course Tuition Fee Workbook/ Textbook Fees

28 weeks (inc holidays) Feb, Apr, July, Oct A$4,500 A$250

Course Description This certificate provides the skills and knowledge needed for an individual to work in many commercial hospitality settings such as restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, cafes, coffee shops and catering operations. Students will be trained to have responsiblity for others and to provide technical advice and support a team.

Career Opportunities This course is designed for employment as kitchen assistants and supervisors, bar attendants, waiters, wine waiters, front of house assistants, assisting and supervising in restaurant and catering operations.

Entry Requirement • International students must be18 years of age or older • IELTS 5.5 or higher, or completion of an ELICOS program • Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 10 or higher

Delivery Approach Delivery is in the classroom, a fully operational training kitchen, a simulated workplace environment and in the workplace (Work Placement). Delivery is a minimum of 20 hours per week throughout the duration of the course and may include evening and weekend timetables. Students undertaking the course as part of a workplace based traineeship will have industry focused workplace training programs tailored to meet their work schedules and needs.

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Students will need to complete 16 units of competency to attain the qualification. This includes 8 Core units and 8 Elective units. Students may choose electives units other than the ones listed below.

Core Units Unit Code SITHIND001A SITXCCS002A SITXCOM001A SITXCOM002A SITXHRM001A SITXOHS001A SITXOHS002A SITHIND003A

Unit Name Develop and update hospitality industry knowledge Provide quality customer service Work with colleagues and customers Work in a socially diverse environment Coach other in job skills Follow health, safety and security procedures Follow workplace hygiene procedures Provide and coordinate hospitality service

Elective Units Unit Code SITXCOM003A SITHFAB009A SITXFIN003A SITHFAB011A SITHCCC001A SITHCCC002A SITHCCC003A SITHCCC004A

Unit Name Deal with conflict situations Provide responsible service of Alcohol Interpret financial information Develop and update food and beverage knowledge Organise and prepare food Present Food Receive and store kitchen supplies Clean and maintain kitchen premises

Domestic Students may be eligible for Government Funding for this course. Please ask us for more details.


Certificate IV in Hospitality National Code: SIT40307

CRICOS Code: 067970G

Course Duration Intake Dates Course Tuition Fee Workbook/ Textbook Fees

52 weeks (inc holidays) Feb, Apr, July, Oct A$9,500 A$400

Course Description

This certificate builds on the Certificate 3 skills and knowledge to move in to areas of skilled operations, team leading or supervision in various hospitality settings such as restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, cafe’s coffees shops and catering operations.

Career Opportunities This course is designed to provide employment in areas such as kitchen supervisor, front desk or reception supervision, food and beverage supervisor, bar supervisor, supervision of catering operations, hospitality business operations or to continue higher studies in Commercial Cookery or lead to further studies at diploma and then degree level.

Entry Requirement • International students must be 18 years of age or older • IELTS 5.5 or higher, or completion of an ELICOS program • Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 11 or higher

Delivery Approach Delivery is in the classroom, a fully operational training kitchen, a simulated workplace environment and in the workplace (Work Placement). Delivery is a minimum of 20 hours per week throughout the duration of the course and may include evening and weekend timetables. Students undertaking the course as part of a workplace based traineeship will have industry focused workplace training programs tailored to meet their work schedules and needs.

Course Structure Students will need to complete 26 units of competency to attain the qualification. This includes 14 Core units and 12 Elective units. Students may choose elective units other than the ones listed below.

Core Units Unit Code SITHIND003A SITXCCS002A SITXCOM001A SITXCOM002A SITXCOM003A SITXFIN003A SITXHRM001A SITXHRM005A SITXINV001A SITXINV002A SITXMGT001A SITXOHS001A SITXOHS002A SITXOHS004A

Unit Name Provide and coordinate hospitality service Provide quality customer service Work with colleagues and customers Work in a socially diverse environment Deal with conflict situations Interpret financial information Coach other in job skills Lead and manage people Receive and store stock Control and order stock Monitor work operations Follow health, safety and security procedures Follow workplace hygiene procedures Implement and monitor workplace health, safety and security procedures

Elective Units Unit Code SITHCCC001A SITHCCC002A SITHCCC003A SITHCCC004A SITHFAB003A SITHFAB004A SITHFAB009A SITHFAB011A SITHFAB012A SITHFSA001A SITXGLC001A SITXHRM003A

Unit Name Organise and prepare food Present Food Receive and store kitchen supplies Clean and maintain kitchen premises Serve food and beverage to customers Provide food and beverage service Provide responsible service of Alcohol Develop and update food and beverage knowledge Prepare and serve espresso coffee Implement food safety procedures Develop and update legal knowledge for business compliance Roster staff

Domestic Students may be eligible for Government Funding for this course. Pleace ask us for more details.

Qualification Recognition This qualification is based on the principles, guidelines and standards set by the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF) and has national recognition and international validity.

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Diploma of Hospitality

Qualification Recognition

National Code: SIT50307

Course Structure

CRICOS Code: 067973D

Course Duration Intake Dates Course Tuition Fee Workbook/ Textbook Fees

97 (inc holidays) Feb, Apr, July, Oct A$16,000 A$700

(please see page 39 for equipment & ingredients fees)

Course Description This program will provide you with a flexible career pathway to develop supervision and management skills associated with quality assurance and best practice in a range of hospitality areas such as: hospitality budgeting, workplace diversity, legal knowledge for business, rostering staff, and hospitality service and quality. This course aims to develop a broad awareness and understanding of the hospitality industry. The skills and competencies attained reflect the level of Kitchen Manager.

Career Opportunities This course is designed for employment in kitchen or hospitality management as a Kitchen Manager or Chef or further study to a degree level.

Entry Requirement • International students must be18 years of age or older • IELTS 5.5 or higher, or completion of an ELICOS program • Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 12 or Certificate IV or higher

Delivery Approach Delivery is in the classroom, a fully operational training kitchen, a simulated workplace environment and in the workplace (Work Placement). Delivery is a minimum of 20 hours per week throughout the duration of the course and may include evening and weekend timetables. Students undertaking the course as part of a workplace based traineeship will have industry focused workplace training programs tailored to meet their work schedules and needs.

This qualification is based on the principles, guidelines and standards set by the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF) and has national recognition.

Students will need to complete the following 39 units of competency to attain the qualification. This includes 23 Core units and 16 Elective units.

Core Units Unit Code SITXCCS002A SITXCCS003A SITXCOM001A SITXCOM002A

Unit Name Provide quality customer service Manage quality customer service Work with colleagues and customers Work in a socially diverse environment SITXCOM003A Deal with Conflict situations SITXFIN003A Interpret financial information SITXFIN004A Manage finances within a budget SITXFIN005A Prepare and monitor budgets SITXGLC001A Develop and update legal knowledge required for business compliance SITXHRM001A Coach others in job skills SITXHRM003A Roster Staff SITXHRM005A Lead and manage people SITXHRM007A Manage workplace diversity SITXINV001A Receive and store stock SITXINV002A Control and order stock SITXMGT001A Monitor work operations SITXMGT002A Develop and implement operational plans SITXMGT006A Establish and conduct business relationships SITXOHS001A Follow health, safety and security procedures SITXOHS002A Follow workplace hygiene procedures SITXOHS004A Implement and monitor workplace health, safety and security practices SITXOHS005A Establish and maintain an OHS system SITHIND003A Provide and coordinate hospitality service

Elective Units Unit Code SITHCCC001A SITHCCC002A SITHCCC003A SITHCCC004A SITHFAB003A SITHFAB004A SITHFAB009A SITHFAB011A SITHFAB012A SITHFSA001A SITHCCC016A SITHCCC025A SITXMPR005A SITXMGT003A SITXMPR001A SITXMGT004A

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Unit Name Organise and prepare food Present Food Receive and store kitchen supplies Clean and maintain kitchen premises Serve food and beverage to customers Provide food and beverage service Provide responsible service of Alcohol Develop and update food and beverage knowledge Prepare and serve expresso coffee Implement food safety procedures Develop cost-effective menus Monitor catering revenue and costs Develop and manage marketing strategies Manage projects Coordinate production of brochures and marketing materials Develop and implement a business plan

Domestic Students may be eligible for Government Funding for this course. Pleace ask us for more details.


Advanced Diploma of Hospitality National Code: SIT60307 CRICOS Code: 067974C

Course Duration Intake Dates Course Tuition Fee Workbook/ Textbook Fees

108 Weeks (inc holidays) Feb, Apr, July, Oct A$19,000 A$850

(please see page 39 for equipment & ingredients fees)

Course Description This program will provide you with a flexible career pathway to develop supervision and management skills associated with quality assurance and best practice in a range of hospitality areas, such as: hospitality budgeting, workplace diversity, legal knowledge for business, rostering staff, and hospitality service and quality. This course aims to develop a broad awareness and understanding of the hospitality industry. The skills and competencies attained reflect the level of Kitchen Manager or Chef.

Career Opportunities This course is designed for employment in kitchen or hospitality management as a Kitchen Manager or Chef or further study to a degree level.

Entry Requirement • International students must be18 years of age or older • IELTS 5.5 or higher, or completion of an ELICOS program • Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 12 or Diploma

Delivery Approach Delivery is in the classroom, a fully operational training kitchen, a simulated workplace environment and in the workplace (Work Placement). Delivery is a minimum of 20 hours per week throughout the duration of the course and may include evening and weekend timetables. Students undertaking the course as part of a workplace based traineeship will have industry focused workplace training programs tailored to meet their work schedules and needs.

Qualification Recognition This qualification is based on the principles, guidelines and standards set by the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF) and has national recognition and international validity.

Course Structure Students will need to complete 47 units of competency to attain the qualification. This includes 29 Core units and 18 Elective units.

Core Units Unit Code SITXCCS002A SITXCCS003A SITXCOM001A SITXCOM002A

Unit Name Provide quality customer service Manage quality customer service Work with colleagues and customers Work in a socially diverse environment SITXCOM003A Deal with Conflict situations SITXFIN003A Interpret financial information SITXFIN004A Manage finances within a budget SITXFIN005A Prepare and monitor budgets SITXFIN007A Manage physical Assets SITXFIN008A Manage financial operations SITXGLC001A Develop and update legal knowledge required for business compliance SITXHRM001A Coach others in job skills SITXHRM002A Recruit, select and induct staff SITXHRM003A Roster Staff SITXHRM005A Lead and manage people SITXHRM006A Monitor staff performance SITXHRM007A Manage workplace diversity SITXINV001A Receive and store stock SITXINV002A Control and order stock SITXMGT001A Monitor work operations SITXMGT002A Develop and implement operational plans SITXMGT004A Develop and implement a business plan SITXMGT006A Establish and conduct business relationships SITXMPR005A Develop and manage marketing strategies SITXOHS001A Follow health, safety and security procedures SITXOHS002A Follow workplace hygiene procedures SITXOHS004A Implement and monitor workplace health, safety and security practices SITXOHS005A Establish and maintain an OHS system SITHCCC028A Prepare, cook and serve food for menus

Elective Units Unit Code SITHCCC001A SITHCCC002A SITHCCC003A SITHCCC004A SITHCCC005A SITHCCC006A SITHCCC008A SITHCCC009A SITHCCC010A SITHCCC011A SITHCCC012A SITHCCC013A SITHCCC014A SITHCCC015A SITHCCC016A SITHCCC025A SITHCCC026A SITHCCC029A

Unit Name Organise and prepare food Present Food Receive and store kitchen supplies Clean and maintain kitchen premises Use basic methods of cookery Prepare appetizers and salads Prepare stocks, sauces and soups Prepare vegetables, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes Select, prepare and cook poultry Select, prepare and cook seafood Select, prepare and cook meat Prepare hot and cold desserts Prepare pastries, cakes and yeast goods Plan, prepare and display buffet Develop cost-effective menus Monitor catering revenue and costs Establish and maintain quality control of food Prepare foods according to dietary and cultural needs

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English Program (ELICOS) General English Program

English for Academic Purposes

CRICOS Code

072500F

Level

Elementary to Upper-Intermediate

Study Duration

upto 48 weeks subject to placement test

Tuition Fee

A$250 per week

The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) course at GIT Australia is a 20 week program designed for international students. The course is divided into two levels EAP1 and EAP 2 which cater for varying levels of English language proficiency. The EAP course aims to provide the linguistic skills required to successfully engage in a range of vocational courses. Students study for a total 25 hours per week (20 hours in class in face-to-face mode and 5 hours of supervised self study per week).

Course Textbook Fees A$75 (per level)

Course Description The General English course is designed for international students and focused primarily on developing their language skills required to successfully engage in a range of tertiary courses. General English is delivered at 4 levels which form a continuous program which cater for varying levels of English language proficiency. The length of each level is 12 weeks. Students study for 25 hours per week (20 hours in class in face-to-face mode and 5 hours of supervised self study per week).

English for Academic Purposes 1 (EAP1) CRICOS Code

072504B

Level

Intermediate

Study Duration

10 weeks (250 hours)

Tuition Fee

A$280 per week

Course Textbook Fees A$150 Entry Requirement IELTS score of 4.5 or as assessed by entry tests.

General English levels are: Level

Study Duration

Course Hours

Level 1 Elementary

12 weeks

300

Level 2 Pre-Intermediate

12 weeks

300

Level 3 Intermediate

12 weeks

300

Level 4 Upper-Intermediate

12 weeks

300

English for Academic Purposes 2 (EAP2)

Entry Requirement No specific pre-requisites to enter General English are specified however it is expected that most students have had some experience of learning English in their home country. All students are given a placement test consisting of speaking, listening, reading and writing components. Students are placed in an appropriate level/class based on the results of these tests and an interview with an training staff member.

CRICOS Code

072505A

Level

Upper Intermediate

Study Duration

10 weeks (250 hours)

Tuition Fee

A$280 per week

Course Textbook Fees A$150 Entry Requirement

IELTS score of 5.0 or as assessed by entry tests.

English Language Pathway at GIT Australia General English

English for academic purposes

Placement Test IELTS Score 4.5

IELTS Score 5.0

EAP 1 (Intermediate)

EAP 2 (Upper-intermediate)

Elementary Pre-intermediate Intermediate Upper-intermediate

Entry into GIT Australia Courses/ Higher Education

For information on learning outcomes, delivery approach and assessment, please visit our website www.gurkhas.vic.edu.au .

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Students Support Services All staff at GIT Australia are available to provide general advice and assistance with matters such as studying, assessment, accommodation, English language problems and counselling. Students requiring special or intensive assistance must contact a Training Manager or Student Support Officers who may refer them to external support services if required. Student Administration and the Student Support Office is located on Level 2 and Level 7 of the campus. Student Support Officer details will be provided during the orientation program.

Orientation

Accommodation Assistance

Orientation is conducted prior to the commencement of the course. Its purpose is to fully inform new students of most aspects of life at the Institute and to provide an introduction to studying, Melbourne’s costs of living, transportation, facilities, banking and accommodation. In addition Institute staff will be introduced, a tour of the Institute and the local area will take place and an opportunity to ask questions will be given.

GIT Australia does not have its own accommodation facilities. However, relevant information on arranging student accommodation will be provided in the student handbook and also at the orientation program. Refer to living in Melbourne section of this prospectus for more details.

Arrival Assistance An airport pick-up service is available to arriving students, upon request. This is usually undertaken as part of a meet and greet service, and usually requires at least one week’s notice to the Institute by email to study@gurkhas.vic. edu.au, prior to the student’s arrival.

Helpful Contacts • Fire, ambulance and police emergency: Ring 000 for Fire, Police or Ambulance in any life-threatening emergency. For a mobile phone, ring 112 • Hospitals and Medical Issues: The Alfred: 9076 2000 Ph Austin Hospital: 9496 5000 Royal Children’s Hospital: (03) 9345 5522 Royal Women’s Hospital: (03) 9344 2000 St Vincent’s Hospital: (03) 9288 2211 Refer to Yellow Pages directory or visit website: www.yellowpages.com.au for services near you • Translating and Interpreting Service: Phone 131 450 • Life Line 24 hour Counselling Services: Phone 131 114 • Solicitors/ Lawyer: The Institute Of Arbitrators & Mediators Australia Level 1/ 190 Queen St Melbourne Ph: (03) 9607 6908 Victoria Legal Aid www.legalaid.vic.gov.au • Study in Australia: www.studyinaustralia.gov.au/Sia/en/Home.htm • Youth Central: www.youthcentral.vic.gov.au

Other Support Services The following support services are free and ensure that help can always be accessed. They are able to provide you with referrals to help you deal with the issue you are facing. • Lifeline: 13 11 14 (24 hour counselling service) • Mensline Australia: 1300 78 99 78 • Kids Help Line: 1800 55 1800 (24 hour counselling service) • Griefline (Telephone Counselling Service): 03 9596 7799 (12 noon - 3 am) • Direct Line (Drug and alcohol service): 03 9416 1818 or 1800 136 385 • Crisis Help: 1800 627 727 • Women’s Domestic Violence Crisis: 1800 015 188 • The Gambling Help Line: 1800 060 757

Places of Worship The following are websites where you will find the place of worship either in the central business district or nearest to your home: • Churches: www.australianchurches.net • Mosques: www.afic.com.au • Temples Australia www.hindunet.com.au/australia temples.html • Other places of worship www.vicnet.net.au/community/religion/ spiritualism

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Important Information Working in Australia Australian Immigration laws allow students to work for a limited number of hours whilst studying on a student visa in Australia. Students can currently work 20 hours per week during the Institute study time and full-time during breaks. However, work is not always easy to find and under no circumstances can students rely on income earned in Australia to pay tuition fees. Students are not permitted to work if it interferes with their study.

Fee refund if Visa is refusal by the Australian Government Where a prospective student is refused an initial student visa by the Australian Government a full refund of course fees will be made. In order to receive the refund students will have to provide to the Institute authenticated evidence of the student visa refusal.

Provider default on delivery of qualification In the unlikely event that the Institute is unable to deliver your course in full, you will be offered a refund of all the course money you have paid to date. The refund will be paid to you within 14 days of the day on which the course ceased being provided. Alternatively, you may be offered enrolment in an alternative course by the Institute at no extra cost to you. You have the right to choose whether you would prefer a full refund of course fees, or to accept a place in another course. If you choose placement in another course, we will ask you to sign a document to indicate that you accept the placement. If the Institute is unable to provide a refund or place you in an alternative course our Tuition Assurance Scheme (TAS) provided by ACPET will place you in a suitable alternative course at no extra cost to you. Finally, if ACPET cannot place you in a suitable alternative course, the ESOS Assurance Fund Manager will attempt to place you in a suitable alternative course or, if this is not possible, you will be eligible for a refund as calculated by the Assurance Fund Manager. Please refer to our refund policy for full refund details.

Student complaints and appeals procedure The Institute has a complaints and appeals policy and procedures to provide students with a fair and equitable process for resolving any disputes or complaints they may have. The complaints and appeals procedure includes a requirement that an independent mediator will be appointed for a fee payable by students and the Institute if the student is dissatisfied with the resolution proposed by the Institute. The independent mediator will be provided by ACPET phone (+613) 9416 1355. Students have 10 working days to lodge an appeal with ACPET. The Institute’s complaints and appeals procedure can be obtained from Student Administration or viewed on our website.

Student under aged of 18 All students studying at GIT Australia must be at least 18 years of age at the time of arrival in Australia or else provide evidence that they will turn 18 when they arrive in Australia. Prospective students applying for a course, who are under 18 years or age at the time of application, must have their application signed by their parents or legal guardian in order for their application to be considered.

School-aged dependents There are requirements for compulsory school attendance for dependants of international students. In Victoria it is compulsory for children to attend school until the age of 16. The choice of schools includes public schools, private schools and religious schools. People over the age of 16 can continue to attend school until they have completed year 12. Dependants of persons holding a student visa may be required to pay full fees in any school, Institute or University that they enrol in whilst in Australia.

ESOS Framework The Australian Government wants overseas students to have a safe, enjoyable and rewarding place to study. Australia’s laws promote quality education and consumer protection for overseas students. These laws are known as the ESOS framework and they include the Education Services for Overseas (ESOS) Act 2000 and the National Code 2007. GIT Australia is governed by the ESOS framework and is committed to fulfil its obligations under the act. For full description of ESOS Framework please refer to our website: http://www.gurkhas.vic.edu.au/ESOSframework.pdf

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Relevant legislation

Use of Personal Information

A range of legislation is applicable to all staff and students of GIT Australia. Information on relevant legislation can be found at the following websites.

Information is collected during your enrolment in order to meet the Institute obligations under the ESOS Act and the National Code 2007; to ensure student compliance with the conditions of their visas and their obligations under Australian immigration laws generally. The authority to collect this information is contained in the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000, the Education Services for Overseas Students Regulations 2001 and the National Code of Practice for Registration Authorities and Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2007.

• Occupational Health & Safety http://www.business.channel.vic.gov.au/ • Equal opportunity http://www.eoc.vic.gov.au/ • RTO & CRICOS registration http://www.vrqa.vic.gov.au/ • Educational services for overseas students http://aei.dest.gov.au/aei/esos/default.htm • Department of Immigration and Citizenship http://www.immi.gov.au/students/index.htm • Education and Training reform Act http://www.dms.dpc.vic.gov.au/ It is the responsibility of all Institute staff to ensure the requirements of relevant legislation are met at all times. Please refer to the websites indicated, or contact the Institute if you require further information. There maybe additional, course-specific, legislation that is relevant. Information about this legislation will be provided during the course.

Information collected about you during your enrolment can be provided, in certain circumstances, to the Australian Government and designated authorities and, if relevant, the Tuition Assurance Scheme and the ESOS Assurance Fund Manager. In other instances, information collected during your enrolment can be disclosed without your consent where authorised or required by law. It is a requirement of the Australian Quality Training Framework that students can access personal information held by the Institute and may request corrections to information that is incorrect or out of date. Apply in writing to the Student Administration Manager if you wish to view your own records.

Access and equity policy The Institute Code of Practice includes an Access and Equity policy. This document is available on request. It is the responsibility of all Institute staff to ensure the requirements of the Access and Equity policy are met at all times. It is available on our website www.gurkhas.vic.edu.au .

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Student Visa Obligations Overseas Student Health Cover

Full Time Study

Overseas student health cover (OSHC) is a health insurance that provides cover on the costs for medical and hospital care which international students may need while in Australia. OSHC will also pay for most prescription drugs and emergency ambulance transport. In general, the OSHC entitles you to free hospital cover and 85% of standard doctor’s fees.

Australian law requires international students to study at, what is considered, a full time study load. A full-time study load is normally a minimum of 20 hours per week for at least 40 weeks each calendar year or continuous 12-month period.

The OSHC premium cover must be paid before a student visa is issued – usually at the same time as the tuition fees, and must be maintained for the duration of the course. The cost of OSHC will be indicated on your offer letter. OSHC is also charged on a pro-rata basis for shorter courses. The Institute can provide and arrange this for you. Once OSHC payment has been made, you should receive your OSHC membership card within 4 weeks of enrolling at the Institute. You can find out more about OSHC at www.gurkhas.vic.edu.au .

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Attendance International students are required to meet an attendance requirement. If the student’s attendance drops below 80% over any 2-week period GIT Australia is required to review their involvement, provide counselling, implement an intervention strategy and, if poor attendance persists, report the student to DIAC. The report to DIAC will lead to the cancellation of your student visa. If the student’s attendance falls below the 80% attendance requirement and there is unsatisfactory academic progress they will be reported to DIAC which will lead to the cancellation of their visa.


Academic Progress If students do not have satisfactory academic progress they will be reported to DIAC which will lead to cancellation of your visa. Unsatisfactory academic progress is defined as failing more than 50% of units in any two consecutive study periods. A failure in more than 50% of units in one study period will trigger a review of academic progress by the Institute and the implementation of an intervention strategy. Failing a unit means being assessed as ‘Not Yet Competent (NYC)’ for a completed unit. In order to have the best chance of maintaining satisfactory progress you must: • Attend all theory and practical classes and pay attention to the work and activities undertaken in class; • Study the theory and practice the skills that are taught in class; • Ensure that you are present for all assessment activities scheduled by the teachers; • Make an appointment with the Student Contact Officer if you are having any difficulties with your studies. In addition to the above minimum requirement the Institute will implement counselling procedures and an intervention strategy when your teachers think you may be in danger of not meeting the requirements. Counselling and intervention may be triggered by any of the following events: • Failing key units in a study period; • Failing two or more core units in any study period.

Change of Address Upon arriving in Australia you are required to advise the Institute of your residential address and telephone number and of any subsequent changes to your residential address. It is extremely important that under Section 20 of the Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) Act, the Institute is obliged to serve a notice at your last known address if you breach a student visa condition relating to attendance or academic performance. The Institute may also send warning notices to you which are aimed at helping prevent breaches of your visa conditions. It is your responsibility and in your own interests to ensure that you always update your address details at the Institute to ensure you receive important information about your course, fees and possible breaches of your student visa. Additional information on student visa issues is available on the DIAC web site at www.immi.gov.au.

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Living in Melbourne

Melbourne Melbourne is the capital city of the State of Victoria. It is situated on the Yarra River and around Port Phillip Bay with its beautiful beaches and water sports facilities. It is a beautiful spacious city with all the parks, gardens, sporting venues and scenic places that Australian space and natural resources allow. Melbourne is a truly multicultural city. There are now people from over 140 nations living harmoniously together. This broad ethnic mix has brought many benefits to the city including a wide range of cuisines and over 2,300 elegant restaurants, bistros and cafes. Melbourne is considered to be the shopping capital of

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Australia and offers some of Australia’s biggest shopping complexes as well as sophisticated, exclusive boutiques and a host of lively and popular markets. Melbourne has an excellent public transport system with trams, trains and buses providing an extensive network throughout the city and suburbs. The population is approximately 4 million. Melbourne is a sprawling city with suburbs extending up to 50km from the centre of the city. The city centre is on the banks of the Yarra River, 5km from Port Phillip Bay. The city and surrounding suburbs are well serviced by a public transport network of buses, trains and trams.


Living in Melbourne Climate Melbourne enjoys a temperate climate with four distinct seasons in the year - spring, summer, winter and autumn. Below is a guide to the average daily temperatures. Spring Summer Autumn Winter

September - November December to February March to May June to August

12-22 degrees 28-32 degrees 12 - 20 degrees 10 - 15 degrees

Melbourne does not have a specific wet season - it can rain at any time of the year. Festivals • International Comedy Festival • International Festival of the Arts • Chinese New Year Parade • Moomba Festival. International sporting events • Spring Racing Carnival (Melbourne Cup) • Australian Open (Grand Slam tennis) • Grand Prix Motor Racing • World Series and Test cricket • Bells Beach Surf Classic

Multiculturalism More than 100 ethnic groups are represented in Australia, making Australia one of the most culturally diverse countries in the world. Australia’s dynamic multiculturalism can be attributed to its unique combination of Indigenous cultures, early European settlement and immigration from all parts of the world. Australians value the wealth of cultural diversity and social sophistication that international students bring to our campuses and our communities. We take great care in looking after international students and helping them to adjust to the Australian way of life. International students also gain great benefits from their education in Australia and make lifelong friendships.

Language Although English is the official language, a host of other languages are spoken in Australia. As one of the most culturally diverse countries in the world many Australians are naturally fluent in other languages. More than 2.4 million Australians speak a language other than English at home. Within the education and training system about 15 per cent of those of working age studying for an educational qualification have English as a second language. More than 800,000 Australians speak a European Union language, apart from English, in the home. Another 800,000 Australians speak an Asian language in the home. In Australia not only is there the opportunity to improve

your English through specialist study in an English-speaking environment but all sectors of Australian education and training provide tuition in many other languages as well. English as it is spoken in Australia is very easily understood by nearly all people from other English-speaking nations. While there are some minor differences in accent between the cities and country areas the difference is much less than you will find in America, Britain and Canada where French is also spoken. As you improve your English in Australia you will learn some of our slang, and have much fun explaining the meanings to your friends and relatives at home.

Religion Australia is predominantly a Christian country however; all religions are represented in our multicultural society. Australians respect the freedom of people to practice their choice of religion. Churches, mosques, temples and synagogues are located in most major cities. Some universities have their own spiritual groups on campus.

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Healthcare

Transport

Australia has a very good health care system. All Australians pay a Medicare levy (additional tax) to fund the public health system and ensure everyone gets access to public system doctors, hospitals and other health care services. People who pay extra into a private health insurance fund receive certain privileges when they use private health care services. As well as the usual services available in just about any Australian suburb or town, most Australian institutions also provide special health care services and advice for students.

With one of the highest standards of living in the world, Australia offers modern transport systems. Australia has an extensive public transport system that includes trains, buses, tramways, ferries, two major national airlines and a number of regional airlines. Metropolitan areas are divided into zones and your ticket type and cost depends on which zone you are going to travel in and for how long. Tickets can be bought at train stations, on buses and trams and at newsagencies.

International students studying in Australia are required to have Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the duration of their student visa.

Food Australia has a fantastic variety of food. Our top quality meat, fish, fruits and vegetables are exported to markets all around the globe. There is a large range of fruit and vegetables available at Australian produce markets. You should have no difficulty in finding the foods that you are used to at home. You can sample almost every type of cuisine available throughout the world in our many restaurants. There are elegant restaurants or typical Aussie pubs. Ethnic restaurants offer cuisines from all around the world. Good food at reasonable prices can be found at bistros or cafes. And for those who like takeaway, most of the major global fast food chains are well represented. The adventurous can try some of our ‘bush tucker’.

Electricity The electrical current in Australia is 240/250 volts AC, 50 cycles. The Australian three pin plug is extremely safe. Adaptors are usually required for most foreign appliances. A transformer may be required if you bring an appliance from overseas that operates on a different voltage.

Tourist students may drive in Australia on a valid overseas drivers licence but if the document is not in the English language the visitor must carry a translation with the permit. An international driving licence is not sufficient by itself. Metered taxicabs operate in all major cities and towns. You will find taxi ranks at transport terminals, main hotels or shopping centres or you can hail taxis in the street. A light and sign on the roof indicates if a cab is vacant. There is a minimum charge on hiring and then a charge per kilometre travelled. Taxi drivers do not have to be tipped. Visit www.metlinkmelbourne.com.au for details.

Telephones Australia has a modern telecommunications system with mobile and internet access generally available at low cost. Public telephones are available at all Post Offices, shopping centres and are often situated on street corners. Public pay phones accept a variety of coins and Phonecards. Phonecards are pre-paid for use in public pay phones and can be bought at a large number of retail outlets in denominations of $A5, $A10, $A20 and $A50. Credit phones take most major credit cards such as American Express, Visa, Mastercard and Diners and can be found at international and domestic airports, central city locations and hotels. Mobile phones are very popular and can be purchased from a number of retailers.

Sports and recreation Australians are very keen on sport and outdoor activities and have gained a worldwide reputation, both as individuals and as teams. Australia has more than 120 national sporting organisations and thousands of state, regional and club bodies. It is estimated that 6.5 million people, about a third of the population, are registered sports participants. While there are over 120 sporting organisations, Australians also take part in bushwalking, fishing, boating and water sports.

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Entertainment

Credit cards

The campus is in the proximity of various social, sporting and other outdoor activities and venues. They are also centrally located for students to experience the sophistication of our cities and excitement of our entertainment facilities. There are plenty of opportunities for international students to have an enjoyable time with friends.

Credit cards are widely accepted around Australia. The most commonly accepted credit cards are Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Diners

Travel During semester breaks, you may like to venture beyond the Melbourne to experience more of Australia’s spectacular natural environment and great physical beauty such as: national parks including The Great Barrier Reef, Kakadu, Uluru and the Tasmanian Wilderness.

Budgeting You should work out a budget covering accommodation, food, transport, clothing and entertainment. Childcare, if applicable, should also be taken into account. The average international student in Australia spends about $320 per week on accommodation, food, clothing, entertainment, transport, international and domestic travel, telephone and incidental costs. School students in Australia typically spend a little less - about $265 a week - on accommodation and food, entertainment, transport and associated items. While this is a realistic guide, it is important to remember that individual circumstances will vary by location, course and lifestyle.

Money and banks Australian currency is the only legal tender in Australia. When you first arrive, money from other countries can be changed at the exchange facilities located at international airports, banks and major hotels. Travellers cheques are easier to use if already in Australian dollars, however, banks will cash travellers cheques in virtually any currency. Major hotels and some shops, depending on individual store policy, will cash travellers cheques. It is a good idea to set up an Australian bank account. You will need to provide your visa and evidence of residency. Banking services in Australia are extremely competitive. All major banks have a branch in cities and regional centres. Most shopping centres have Automatic Teller Machines (ATM) facilities. These machines can be used for deposits and, in many instances, withdrawals 24 hours a day. Many department stores, supermarkets and specialist shops have electronic transfer terminals (EFTPOS) where cash withdrawals can also be made in addition to purchasing goods. More information on banking is available at http://studyinaustralia.gov.au/Sia/ en/LivingInAustralia/MoneyMatters Normal bank trading hours Monday to Thursday 9.30 am – 4.00 pm Friday 9.30 am – 5.00 pm Some banks are open Saturday mornings

Currency Australia uses a dollars and cents system of decimal currency with 100 cents in a dollar. The bank notes in use are $5, $10, $20, $50 and $100. Coins used are the silver coloured 5 cent, 10 cent, 20 cent and 50 cent and the gold coloured $1 and $2 coins.

Tipping Tipping is not the general custom in Australia and service charges are not added to accounts by hotels and restaurants. In better-class restaurants, it is usual to tip food and drink waiters up to 10 per cent of the bill for good service. Porters have set charges at railway terminals, but not at hotels. However, at any time, tipping is a matter of individual choice.

Accommodation The following types of accommodation are available for International students:Accommodation Type

Indicative cost

1. Full Board (Home stay)

A$150.00 - A$170.00

2. Student house

A$80.00 - A$100.00

3. Half Board

A$ 70.00 - A$ 100.00 (plus expenses)

4. Leasing a House/Flat

A$200.00 - A$300.00 (unfurnished)

Some useful internet sites for housing are: http://www.s-h-a.com.au http://www.find-studentaccommodation.com http://www.youthcentral.vic.gov.au/ Housing+%26+Accommodation/ http://studyinaustralia.gov.au/Sia/en/StudyCosts/ Accommodation Some rental accommodation websites: www.realestate.com.aiu www.domain.com.au

Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) International students are required by the Government to join a private health insurance scheme. The OSHC premium cover must be paid before a student visa is issued. You will need to pay the OSHC premium at the same time as the tuition fees. In general, the OSHC entitles you to free hospital cover and 85% of standard doctor’s fees. Indicative annual premiums for OSHC for 2011 are A$429 for single coverage and A$858 for family coverage. OSHC is also charged on a pro-rata basis for shorter courses. GIT Australia can provide and arrange this for you.

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Study Methods In Australia, much emphasis is placed upon private (individual) study along the lines of assignments, on research and learning to analyse data and present arguments about subject matter, and on being willing to defend one’s argument. All these involve heavy use of libraries, intensive note taking in lectures, and active participation in the learning process (as opposed to passive listening and rote learning). To be a successful student in Australia, you will need to adapt to these methods of learning, but most education institutions in Australia are very willing to help as they offer counselling services and assistance to develop effective study skills. Many lecturers in Australia have vast experience teaching overseas students, they understand the difficulties in getting used to different study methods and they will be patient in helping you to develop new skills.

Cost of Living Melbourne is a reasonably priced city providing good quality affordable living and abundant accommodation. Students will need a minimum of A$18,000 per year (excluding tuition) to cover living expenses. According to the Government website - www..studyinaustralia.gov.au, Australia is a sophisticated, friendly and affordable country which enjoys one of the highest standards of living in the world. The average international student in Australia spends about $360 per week on accommodation, food, clothing, entertainment, transport, international and domestic travel and other incidental costs The cost of living depends a lot on the kind of accommodation a student chooses. A married student with dependents will need approximately an additional A$4,000 per year for each dependent. Below is a price table of typical daily items. This is only a guide. Remember that you can shop around for items such as clothing and shoes to find a cheaper source. Food

Personal Effects/Services

Milk 1 litre $1.80

Shoes 1 pair $70.00

Bread 1 loaf $2.50

Jeans 1 pair $80.00

Apples 1 kg $4.00

Toothpaste 140g $2.50

Potatoes 1 kg $1.00

Shampoo 500ml $3.00

Eggs 1 dozen $4.00

Hairdresser $20.00 to $40.00

Cereal 1kg $3.00

T-shirt $20.00

Rice 1 kg $2.00

Public transport $7.00 for a daily ticket (zone 1)

Some useful supermarket websites: http://www.woolworths.com.au/ http://www.coles.com.au/ http://www.aldi.com.au/

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Fees and Policies Fees & Charges Tuition Fee

Please refer to individual course detail pages

Enrolment Fee

$150

Textbooks & Workbooks

A$75 – A$1000 (depending on the chosen courses)

Overseas Bank Transfer Fee

$30

Unit Resit (Supplementary Test) Fee

$100 per unit (free for the first resit attempt)

Repeat Unit Fee

$300 per unit

Equipment & Uniform Fee (for commercial cookery)

$400

Ingredients Fee (for commercial cookery)

$800

RPL Fee

$100 per unit

Refund Fee

$200

Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) 2011

$429 per annum (single)

Airport Pickup Fee (optional)

$100

Accommodation Placement Fee (optional)

$100

Homestay for student (optional)

Depends on specific arrangements

Estimated living cost

$18,000 p.a

Fees Payment Policy

funds to cover their studies in Australia. As such, financial hardship is not considered grounds for appeal.

Payment of Tuition Fees

f. Tuition fees do not include living expenses and text books and equipment fees. Students are required to pay for their own textbooks, uniforms and equipment. Refer to the individual course entry for information about these additional charges. For students in Hospitality programs, a fee may be charged to students for reassessments.

a. Tuition fees must be paid in advance for one semester, or for a year, unless a payment arrangement is made with the Institute. b. Tuition fees are payable to GIT Australia by a bank draft or telegraphic transfer (or other approved payment options) in Australian dollars made payable to GIT Australia. c. Semester/term fees are payable before the commencement of the term or semester each year. A late penalty fee of $200 may be levied on students who pay their fees after the due date specified on the invoices. d. Students who do not pay their fees by the due date and fail to do so in a timely manner will not be issued with a timetable or be able to access classes until fees are paid. The inability to attend classes may result in students having to repeat missed work and/units at additional costs. e. Continued unpaid fees will result in the automatic cancellation of a student’s enrolment at the end of any appeals process. International students are required to demonstrate to the Australian Government sufficient

g. When students have to repeat a subject, a repeat of unit fee is payable. h. Students who enrol in additional courses will be required to pay a separate course tuition fee. i. The tuition fee charged to the student will remain the same provided the student remains enrolled in the same course. If the student changes course a new tuition fee will apply. j. The Institute does not accept liability for any fees paid to an agent or third party in relation to an application for enrolment. k. The Institute reserves the rights to engage any third party to recover any outstanding fees payable to the Institute.

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Fees Refund Policy Definitions Course Tuition Fee: The tuition fee (or a course fee) is a compulsory academic fee payable by the students for enrolled Courses offered by the Institute. Course Material Fee: A fee charged for the cost of providing course materials such as: ingredients, textbooks, equipment, study guides and resource materials that retained by the student as his/her personal property (except ingredients in hospitality cookery courses). Fees Refund: For the purpose of this policy, Fee Refund means any fee applicable with the enrolment into the courses offered by the Institute excluding any Course Materials Fees that are non refundable. Administration Fee: The Administration Fee is a nonrefundable fee that may be charged to students for providing services to the students such as refund fee. Withdrawal from the course: Withdrawal refers to student’s deferral, suspension or cancellation of enrolment in courses offered by the Institute

Refunds policy All refund requests are conditional on the following: a. The Institute must have had received funds in order for any refunds to be made available (i.e. cheques are cleared, telegraphic transfers have been received); b. Any debts to the Institute must be paid in full or the outstanding amounts will be deducted from the refund.

The Australian Government refuses visa a. If the student visa application or visa renewal is refused by the Australian Government, a full refund of course fees will be made. In order to receive the refund students will have to provide authenticated evidence of the student visa refusal to the Institute. Withdrawal from the course a. Where written notice of withdrawal is received by the Institute 20 working days (4 weeks) before commencement of the course, the Institute will refund 80% of the fees for the current semester and 100% of all fees paid for future semesters less any refund fees. b. Where the Institute receives written notice of withdrawal less than 20 working days (4 weeks) before commencement of the course, students will receive 70% for the current semester. However, 100% of all fees paid for future semesters less any refund fees will be refunded. c. Where the Institute receives written notice of withdrawal after the commencement of the course, students will receive no refund for the current semester. However, 100% of all fees paid for future semesters less any refund fees will be refunded. d. If the refunds application is approved, refunds will be made available within 20 working days (4 weeks) of written notification being received by the Institute.

Special Circumstances a. Where a student withdraws from the course and returns home before a course commences because

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of exceptional and extenuating circumstances of a compassionate nature, such as a death or severe illness in the immediate family, 100% of all tuition fees paid less any administration fees will be refunded.

No Refund a. No refund will be granted if an international student, currently in Australia, has their student visa cancelled by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) for a breach of visa conditions. b. No refund will be granted if an international student, currently in Australia, has their student visa extension application refused by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) for not meeting visa requirements. c. No refund will be granted if international student, currently in Australia, is suspended or excluded from GIT Australia due to misconduct. d. No refunds can be claimed for student Course Material fees, if charged by the Institute, after the commencement of the course.

Cancellation or Non-Delivery of the course In an unlikely event that the Institute is unable to deliver the course in full, the students will be offered a refund of all the course fees they have paid to date. The refund will be paid to within two weeks of the day on which the course ceased being provided. Alternatively, students may be offered enrolment in an alternative course by the Institute at no extra cost. Students have the right to choose whether they would prefer a full refund of course fees, or to accept a place in another course. If they choose placement in another course, we will ask students to sign a document to indicate that you accept the placement. If the Institute is unable to provide a refund or place students in an alternative course our Tuition Assurance Scheme (TAS) provided by ACPET will place them in a suitable alternative course at no extra cost. Finally, if ACPET cannot place students in a suitable alternative course, the ESOS Assurance Fund Manager will attempt to place them in a suitable alternative course or, if this is not possible, they will be eligible for a refund as calculated by the Fund Manager.

Refund Procedure All requests for a refund must be made in writing clearly stating the reason for the refund and must include supporting documentation including: a. letter from DIAC advising of a rejection of the student visa application or a refusal to extend a student visa; or b. proof of extenuating circumstances of a compassionate nature; or c. an unconditional offer letter from another institution along with a DIAC approved letter of release; or d. completed course withdrawal forms provided by the Institute. For an Institute default on the agreement, refunds will be made within 10 working days of the default date. For a student default on the agreement or withdrawal from the course, refunds will be made within 4 weeks


(20 working days) of written notification being received by the Institute

Student visa

Details of refunds provided must be maintained in individual student files.

GIT Australia will report all international students who do not have a current enrolment to the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC). Student visas may be terminated based on this information. If a visa extension is refused, students will be charged an administration fee.

Payment of Refunds

Student’s rights

If a request for a refund is approved, the refund, other than a transfer to another Australian institution, will only be made payable to the applicant by bank draft in Australian dollars to the student’s address registered with the Institute.

Any student who is refused a refund by GIT Australia may appeal within ten (10) working days in writing to the Student Administration Manger.

If a request for a refund is approved, the refund for an approved transfer to another Australian institution will only be made payable to the applicant’s receiving institution in Australian dollars. The fund will not be refunded to the student.

This agreement, and the availability of complaints and appeal processes, does not remove the right of the student to take action under Australia’s consumer protection laws.

The CEO or the designated Manager must approve student refunds.

The Institute’s appeal process does not circumscribe the student’s right to pursue other legal remedies.

Conditions of Enrolment 1. All applicants, before lodging an application, must read or refer to GIT Australia’s International Student Prospectus or our Website: www.gurkhas.vic.edu.au, which details information about the ESOS framework, course requirements, fees payments and refund policy, including an explanation of what occurs, if for some unforeseen reason, the course is not delivered. 2. All fees and charges must be paid in full prior to course commencement unless a “payment plan” is arranged with the Institute. Tuition fees may be altered without notice prior to the student’s enrolment. Once a student has completed enrolment, tuition fees will not be subject to change for the normal duration of the course. If a course length is extended by the student then any fee increases will be required to be paid for the extended component of the course. 3. Student tuition fees are safeguarded through the use of insurance and assurance schemes mandated by Australian Legislation. 4. The tuition fees do not include the living expenses, uniforms, equipments or text books. 5. Students are not eligible, without the Institute’s approval, to transfer to another registered provider until they have completed 6 months of their principal course of study. 6. Students must have and maintain a valid Overseas Student Health Cover while they are on a student visa. 7. Students must advise the Institute of their address and contact details and notify of any changes immediately as they occur. Failure to do this may means the students may not receive important information which may affect their course, their enrolment or their visa. 8. Students may initiate a request to defer commencement of studies or suspend their studies on the grounds of compassionate or compelling circumstances. Students wishing to defer the commencement of studies or suspend their studies must apply to do so in writing to the Institute. The Institute may decide to suspend or cancel a student’s enrolment on its own initiate as a response to misbehaviour by the student. Deferral

of commencement, suspension of enrolment and cancellation of enrolment has to be reported to DIAC by the institute and this may affect the status of a student visa. 9. All students must agree to be bound by the Institute’s policies and rules & regulations in force from time to time and to abide by the Student code of behaviour and their student visa obligations. 10. Continuation in the course is dependant upon satisfactory academic progress and attendance and the payment of the required tuition fees by the invoice date. Failure to do so will result in the Institute advising the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) to terminate student visa and any course results may be withheld. 11. Information is collected on this form and during your enrolment in order to meet our obligations under the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000, and the National Code 2007, and to ensure student compliance with the conditions of their visa and their obligations under Australian immigration laws generally. The authority to collect this information is contained in the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000, the Education Services for Overseas Students Regulations 2001 and the National Code of Practice for Registration Authorities and Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2007. Information collected about you on this form and during your enrolment will be provided, in certain circumstances, to the Australian Government and designated authorities and, if relevant, the Tuition Assurance Scheme and the ESOS Assurance Fund Manager. In other instances, information collected on this form or during your enrolment can be disclosed without your consent where the Institute is authorised or required by law to do so. You can access information collected from you on this form and during your enrolment by contacting Student Administration at the Institute. 12. This agreement, and the availability of complaints and appeals processes, does not remove the right of the students to take action under Australia’s consumer protection laws.

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short courses Stay ahead with our Short Courses GIT Australia offers the following Short Courses all year round. We have the capacity to tailor and schedule Short Courses on demand.

Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA)

Barista- Coffee Making

This course covers the legal requirements for liquor service staff with the knowledge and awareness necessary to responsibly serve alcohol in licensed premises. It focuses on the areas of identifying intoxicated customers, customer service with attention to refusal of service to patrons, compliance with legal issues and assisting customers to drink sensibly.

This nationally accredited course is designed to train hospitality professionals in making coffee to the highest international standards.

It is highly recommended that all staff working in venues that sell & serve alcoholic beverages undertake this course. After successful completion of the course you’ll receive a Certificate signed by the Directorate of Liquor Licensing Victoria Duration:

3.5 hours

Food Handler (Food Safety Level 1) This nationally accredited course has been designed for people involved in food preparation and provides basic hygiene principles for all food handlers and satisfies the requirements of Victoria’s food safety laws for food handlers. It covers basic food hygiene practices in order to prevent food poisoning and food spoilage. After successful completion of this course you will receive a Food Handlers Certificate and a Statement of Attainment for the unit SITXOHS002A Follow Workplace Hygiene Procedures. Duration: 3 hours Unit Covered Follow workplace hygiene procedures (SITXOHS002A)

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This course covers preparing a range of espresso coffees, preparing a range of coffees such cappuccino, café latte, macchiato etc, coffee presentation, texturing milk, preparing for service, maintaining of the espresso machine and more. After successful completion of this course you will receive a Statement of Attainment for the nationally accredited unit SITHFAB012A Prepare and serve expresso coffee Duration: 2 days (16 hours) Units Covered Prepare and serve expresso coffee (SITHFAB012A)


Food Safety Supervisor (Food Safety Level 1 & 2) This nationally accredited course is designed for people and businesses involved in food preparation and provides supervisors in hospitality businesses with the required certification for the role including basic hygiene principles for all food handlers. This course covers the principles of basic food safety and their implementation of food safety procedures in the workplace. This course covers correct storage temperatures, cleaning food preparation areas, Food Handling, Personal Hygiene for staff members, Pest Control and Waste Disposal. After successful completion of this course you will receive a Food Handlers Certificate and a Statement of Attainment for the units SITXOHS002A Follow workplace hygiene procedures and SITXFSA001A Implement food safety procedures Duration: 8 hours Unit Covered Follow workplace hygiene procedures (SITXOHS002A) Implement food safety procedures (SITXFSA001A)

Bartending This course has been designed for people looking to enter the hospitality industry that require basic skills training in Bar work or anyone interested in learning the skills to make Cocktails both non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages. On completion, participants would have the skills and knowledge to carry out bar operations in a range of hospitality enterprises such as hotels, restaurants and clubs. The course is designed to satisfy the legislative requirements in regard to the Responsible Service of Alcohol and Liquor Licensing Laws of Victoria. After successful completion of this course you will receive Statement of Attainment for the nationally accredited units.

3 days Course Duration: 3 days Units Covered SITHFAB001A SITHFAB010A SITHFAB015A SITHFAB009A SITXOHS002A

Clean and tidy bar areas Prepare non alcoholic beverage Prepare & Serve cocktails Provide responsible service of Alcohol Follow workplace hygiene procedures

5 days Course Duration: 5 days Units Covered SITHFAB001A SITHFAB010A SITHFAB015A SITHFAB009A SITXOHS002A SITXFSA001A

Clean and tidy bar areas Prepare non alcoholic beverage Prepare & Serve cocktails Provide responsible service of Alcohol Follow workplace hygiene procedures Implement food safety procedures

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How to enrol in Short Courses

Method of payment

You can enrol in GIT Australia short courses in person, online or by phone.

Enrolment can only be confirmed when full payment is received. Payment can be made by Cash, Credit card, Cheque and EFTPOS.

By phone or fax You can enrol over the phone by calling (03) 8639 9000. If you have a copy of the application form, you can fax it to (03) 8639 9001, quoting your credit card number.

By mail Fill in the short courses application form downloadable from our website or the short course brochure and send it to GIT Australia with the payment. Send application and fee to:

Short Courses GIT Australia GPO Box 5466 Melbourne VIC 3000

In Person Submit your application form with your payment at our Reception at least one day before the start of the course. We are located at Level 2, 28-32 Elizabeth Street Melbourne

Online Enrol up to one day before the course commences by completing an online application.

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Course cancellations Every attempt is made by GIT Australia to run all courses as advertised. However, a course may be cancelled if a minimum enrolment figure is not met or due to unforseen circumstances. Notification of cancellation and a rescheduled course date will be provided before the course is due to commence. A full refund will be provided of new dates are not suitable.

Refund Policy (short courses) Fee refunds will only be issued if a course withdrawal request is received at least five (5) working days prior to the date of course commencement. A 25% administration fee will be charged. No refunds will be issued for withdrawal requests received after this time. Students wishing to transfer to a future start date of the same course will be accepted if a request is received at least five (5) working days prior to the date of course commencement, and providing a suitable future course offering is available. No transfers apply once a course has commenced. Please allow a minimum of ten (10) working days for refunds to be processed. All refunds will be made directly to the payee, and will be mailed to the payee’s address as shown on the application form.


GIT

Agent Code/Stamp

australia

I N T E R N AT I O N A L C O L L E G E

Student Application Form

PleASe comPlete All SectionS in BlocK letteRS.

A

YoUR PeRSonAl DetAilS

Family Name: ___________________________________________________________

Address in Your Home country

Given Name (s): _________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________

(as stated in your passport)

/ / Date of Birth*: _________________ Country of Birth: ________________________ (dd/mm/yyyy)

Gender:

Male

Female

___________________________________________________________________________ Country: __________________________________________________________________

First Language: _________________________________________________________ Languages spoken at home: ___________________________________________ *Student must be at least 18 years of age at the time of arrival in Australia.

Telephone: ( Fax: (

) ___________________________ Mobile: ____________________

) _________________________ E-mail: _______________________________

Address in Australia (if known)

mailing Address in Australia (if different)

Street Address: __________________________________________________________

Street Address: ____________________________________________________________

Suburb: _________________________________________________________________

Suburb: ___________________________________________________________________

State: _______________________ Postcode: ______________ Country: Australia

State: _________________________ Postcode: ______________ Country: Australia

Telephone: (

Telephone: (

) ______________________________________________________

Mobile: ___________________________ Fax: (

) __________________________

E-mail: __________________________________________________________________

B

) ________________________________________________________

Mobile: ___________________________ Fax: (

) ____________________________

E-mail: ____________________________________________________________________

YoUR PASSPoRt AnD ViSA DetAilS

Passport number: ______________________________________________________

Are you currently in Australia:

/ / Expiry date: ___________________

If yes, state your visa type:

Yes

(dd/mm/yyyy)

Student, visa subclass: _______________

Country of citizenship: __________________________________________________

Other: Please specify: _______________

No

Spouse

Have applied for permanent residency in Australia:

c

Yes

Vistor

No

YoUR coURSe oF StUDY

Please list the course/s you are applying for to study at Gurkhas Institute. cRicoS code

D

name of the course

course Duration

commencement Date (eg: Oct 2011)

YoUR enGliSH lAnGUAGe PRoFiciencY

Please tell us which of the following applies to you. Attach relevant evidences/ documentation to support your selections. English is my first language. English was the language of instruction in my secondary/tertiary studies. I have completed a recognised English language test.

Name of the test: ___________________ Test Score: ________________ _ eg: IELTS, TOEFL

I intend to complete an ELICOS course in Australia. Other. Please specify: ___________________________ Please make sure you refer to the specific entry requirements that apply to the course you are applying for. These requirements are detailed in the student prospectus. All courses require proficiency in English to the level of IELTS 5.5

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e

YoUR cReDit tRAnSFeR AnD RecoGnition oF PRioR leARninG

Have you enrolled in a similar course elsewhere?

Yes

No

Have you been employed in the area covered by the course applied for?

Yes

No

If you’ve answered "Yes" to any of the questions above, you may be eligible for a Credit Transfer or Recognition of Prior Learning. Please contact Student Administration for further information.

F

YoUR eDUcAtion HiStoRY

Please provide details and documentation of your past education including the highest qualification reached or completed. Year Completed

G

Name of School/Institution

State/Country

Name of Qualification

Course Duration

YoUR emPloYment HiStoRY

Please provide details and documents of your relevant employment. Attach a separate page if necessary. Date Employed (eg Mar 07 – Feb 08)

H

Name & Country of Employer

Position

(eg Sheraton Pty Ltd, Australia)

Duties

YoUR ReASon FoR cHooSinG tHiS coURSe/S

Tell us the reason you want to study your chosen course

Career

Academic

Where did you hear about us?

Website

Agents/ Seminars

Personal

Other. Please specify: ________________

Advertisements

Friends

Other: ____________

My referring agent/ consultant is _________________________________________________________

i

YoUR ReQUeStS AnD PReFeRenceS

Do you want Gurkhas Institute to organise your accommodation? If yes, what type of accommodation do you need?

Homestay

Would you like Gurkhas Institute to provide you an airport pick-up?

Yes

No

Sharing with others Yes

Apartments, units and flats

No

Please indicate your preferred timetable choices for classes (This Time-table choice is not guaranteed. Gurkhas Institute will do their best to meet this request): Weekdays

n

Weekends

StUDent DeclARAtion

I confirm that I have read Gurkhas Institute’s current Student Prospectus or information our website (www.gurkhas.vic.edu.au) which details information about the ESOS framework, course requirements, fees payments and refund policy, including an explanation of what occurs, if for some unforeseen reason, the course is not delivered. I confirm that I am fully aware of the fees and refund policy and conditions of enrolment set out on this prospectus (also available from our website www.gurkhas.vic.edu.au) which I agree to abide by as a student at GIT Australia. I understand that my photo may be used in GIT Australia promotional material and consent for this to be done. I understand that this agreement, and the availability of complaints and appeals processes, does not remove the right of the students to take action under Australia’s consumer protection laws. I declare that all information provided in this application is complete and correct. I understand that failure to provide correct information or documentation in relation to this application may result in cancellation of my enrolment.

_______________________________ Signature of Student*

_______________________________ Signature of Parent or Legal guardian*

_______________________________ Date (dd/mm/yyyy)

*Note: This application and declaration must be signed by a parent or legal guardian if the student is under 18 years of age at the time of application. Student must be at least 18 years of age at the time of arrival in Australia.

Please return this completed Student Application Form to: Street Address: 28 -32 elizabeth Street, melbourne Vic 3000 Australia Postal Address: GPo Box 5466 melbourne Vic 3001 Phone: +61 3 8639 9000 Fax: +61 3 8639 9001 Email: apply@gurkhas.vic.edu.au Web: www.gurkhas.vic.edu.au

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office Use only Student File No. : ____________________________________ Offer Number : ______________________________________ Application assessed by : ____________________________

Gurkhas Institute of Technology Pty Ltd trading as GIT Australia. National Provider No. 22088 ABN 68 127 999 160 CRICOS Code 03002G


Up-skill with Gurkhas Institute & Government Funding Skills Growth for Victoria – The Workforce Development Program is an initiative funded through Securing Jobs For Your Future – Skills Victoria to address the skills needs of business and the training needs of the workforce. Gurkhas Institute (GIT Australia) can offer government funding courses to our eligible domestic students. Through this program it is possible for eligible students to complete courses at Gurkhas Institute (GIT Australia) as part of traineeship programs with their current employer using Victorian Government Funding. Employers may be eligible for additional Federal Government Incentives for training their staff. If there is a course you are interested in doing make sure you speak to Gurkhas Institute and your employer.

Take immediate advantage of funding for the following:

Traineeships: •

Certificate III in Hospitality SIT30707

Certificate IV in Hospitality SIT40307

Certificate III in Hospitality (Commerical Cookery) SIT40807

Certificate IV in Hospitality (Commerical Cookery) SIT40407

Diploma of Hospitality 067973D

Certificate III in Business BSB30107

Certificate IV in Business BSB40207

Diploma of Business BSB50207

Diploma of Management BSB51107

Certificate III in Financial Services (Accounts Clerk) 072246D

Certificate IV in Financial Services (Accounting) 072248B

Diploma of Accounting 072250G

Advantages to Employer The advantages to YOU as an Employer of working with Gurkhas Institute (GIT Australia): »» W e will assist in identifying staff eligible for training and incentives! »» P rovide both in-house and off the job training tailored to suit your business needs – no disruptions! »» Y our staff will have access to the highest quality of learning environments and training programmes at our state of the art, conveniently located CBD campus!

Eligibility Criteria »» Employee must be working a minimum of 13 hours per week »» Employee must be employed on a full-time or parttime basis »» Employee must be an Australian citizen or permanent Australian Resident »» Prior qualifications at Certificate III/IV level may affect funding if less than 7yrs old »» Diploma, Advanced Diploma and Degree qualifications will affect funding

Student who do not meet eligibility criteria should discuss other option with Gurkhas team. This training is delivered with Victorian State and Commonwealth Government Funding. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Call our consultant on: (03) 8639 9000 between 9am and 5pm Mon-Fri or email your enquiry to skills@gurkhas.vic.edu.au

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GIT australia

I N T E R N AT I O N A L C O L L E G E

Melbourne Campus: 28-32 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia Postal Address: GPO Box 5466, Melbourne, VIC 3001, Australia Phone: (+61 3) 8639 9000 | Facimile: (+61 3) 8639 9001 Email: study@gurkhas.vic.edu.au | Website: www.gurkhas.vic.edu.au Gurkhas Institute of Technology Pty Ltd trading as GIT Australia. National Provider No. 22088 ABN 68 127 999 160 CRICOS Code 03002G

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