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Study + Internship Program in Healthcare (for Working Holiday Visa Holders only)


This study and work program combines a General English course, an Assistant in Nursing course (Cert. III in Individual Support) and paid health care job placements / internships. The college will arrange the work placement for you for free. 


This package is designed to give Working Holiday Visa holders a complete experience of studying and working in Australia.


Program Period

  • 16 weeks of study

  • 36 weeks of work placement (2 employers to satisfy Working Holiday Visa requirements)


Entry Requirements

  • Online placement test (will be conducted before enrolment)

  • Min English level of IELTS 4.5

  • Nursing license (can be from your home country, e.g. "Krankenschwester", "Krankenpfleger" for German candidates)

  • More than 6 months work experience in the healthcare or aged care sector

  • Must be eligible for the Working Holiday Visa >>Eligibility Requirements Working Holiday Visa

  • Positive attitude and excellent workplace ethics​

Program Structure


Week 1- 16

Certificate III in Individual Support

Sat 9:00am – 4:00pm

General English

Mon 2:30pm – 8:00pm
Tue 2:30pm – 8:00pm
Wed 2:30pm – 8:00pm
Thu 2:30pm – 8:00pm (optional)

Unpaid Work Placement in Nursing Homes

Thu mornings


Week 17 – 52

Paid Job / Work Placement in Health Care Facilities including Nursing Homes and Home & Community Care Organisations

Work conditions:

  • Part Time: more than $19/ph + Superannuation

  • Casual: more than $23/ph + Superannuation

  • Rostered work hours

You will receive:

  • Workers’ compensation insurance

  • Protective clothing

General English Course

The college is located in North Sydney 3km from the CBD. It offers fun and interactive small group lessons. You will learn how to develop your English CV following Australian standards. You will role play job interviews during your classes to prepare you for the job search. 


All teachers are TESOL qualified and experienced in teaching English. Some teachers are former IELTS examiners, so you can expect to improve your English skills quickly. Practical communication skills in English are naturally acquired while making friends through classes and activities with multinational students. Extracurricular activities such as excursions will help you to quickly integrate into the Australian culture, practise your English, increase your confidence, make new friends and crate lifelong memories.

General English Course

Certificate III in Individual Support - Course Units


  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care

  • Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

  • Recognise healthy body systems

  • Meet personal support needs

  • Work with diverse people

  • Support independence and wellbeing

  • Work legally and ethically

  • Communicate and work in health or community services

  • Provide individualised support

  • Support relationships with carers and families

  • Facilitate the empowerment of older people

  • Provide home and community support services

  • Provide support to people with dementia

Program Duration: 1 year 

Program Fees

  • $6,600 course fees

  • $200 college application fee

  • $300 material fees


Location: North Sydney

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