How to Apply
Step 1: Complete the application form
Download the relevant application form or collect one from your education agent. Please ensure you complete all relevant sections, and the information is accurate.
Step 2: Produce certified documents
Attach certified copies of any certificates, academic transcripts or results notices that show you meet the entry requirements of your selected course.
Step 3: Submit your application
Submit your application form and any certified documents to Student Admissions at ECA via email.
You can do this the following ways:
- College emails:
email@example.com – ELSIS (ELICOS)
firstname.lastname@example.org/new-eca – ZBA and PYP
email@example.com/new-eca – Victoria University SYDNEY
firstname.lastname@example.org/new-eca – Asia Pacific International College (APIC)
email@example.com/new-eca – Australian Computer Society (ACS) and ECA College
Step 4: Receive an offer and acceptance agreement
Successful applicants will receive a letter of offer and acceptance that includes details of the course they have gained admission to, including the course fees. It will also outline all terms and conditions of enrolment and the refund policy. This document is an official contract so it should be read carefully.
The letter of acceptance should be signed by the student and returned to ECA by the above methods along with the first payment. Signing the letter of acceptance also indicates that the student has read and accepted all the attached terms and conditions.
Step 5: First payment of course fees
The letter of acceptance will include all the payment details. Your first payment should consist of minimum requested tuition fees, an application fee, and compulsory health insurance for the duration of your studies.
Methods of Payment:
Details of how to pay will be included in your offer letter.
Students may pay by Cash (onshore), Direct Deposit, Credit Card, EFTPOS, Telegraphic Transfer or Bank Cheque.
Step 6: Receive a confirmation of enrolment (CoE)
Upon receiving your signed letter of acceptance and your first payment, ECA will send you a Confirmation of Enrolment. You can then take your CoE to any Australian Embassy or Consulate and apply for a student visa, in some cases you may be able to apply online.
Step 7: Arrange your travel
Now you can book flights, accommodation and airport pickup.
Step 8: Arrive and enrol
Please ensure that we are aware of your arrival and check that your details are correctly recorded within our systems prior to commencement.