Enrolment

1.

FIND THE BEST COURSE OF STUDY FOR YOU

Research our Website and/or the International Student Brochure to find the course that meets your interests and needs. Make an enquiry to one of our approved Education Agents or Business Development Officers.

2.

SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION

Submit your completed Application to Study form, including certified copies of supporting documents to enroll@scei.edu.au or to the approved Education Agent. Education Agents will then submits your application to SCEI.

3.

RECEIVE LETTER OF OFFER

If when application is approved you will receive a Letter of Offer (Full or Conditional). Please read the conditions of your offer carefully before accepting.

4.

ACCEPT OFFER

If to accept the offer, please submit the completed Student Enrolment Agreement form including certified copies of supporting documents and evidence of the payment in Australian dollars (AUD) as per the letter of offer to the approved Education Agent or Business Development Officer.

5.

COE ISSUE

Student applies for VISA as per the Department of Immigration and the Border Protection (DIBP) process or the approved Education Agent assists the student with the VISA application.

6.

ATTEND ORIENTATION

During the compulsory orientation session you will receive vital information regarding your course of study, student expectations as well as meet our friendly personnel.

7.

MAKE TRAVEL AND ACCOMMODATION ARRANGEMENTS

Make temporary or long-term accommodation arrangements prior to arriving in Australia. Arrange transfer from the airport to your accommodation.

If assistance is required, please forward the request in writing to studentsupport@scei.edu.au

8.

ARRIVE IN AUSTRALIA

We recommend you arrive in Australia at least 2 weeks prior to commencement of the course to allow for sufficient time to adjust to life in Australia.

9.

ATTEND INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ORIENTATION

During the compulsory orientation session, you will receive vital information regarding your course of study, student expectations as well as meet our friendly personnel.

1.

FIND THE BEST PROGRAM FOR YOU

Research our Website and/or the International Student Brochure to find the course that meets your interests and needs. Make an enquiry to one of our approved Education Agents or Business Development Officers.

2.

SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION

Submit the following forms to enroll@scei.edu.au or a Business Development Officer. -Completed Application to study form -Eligibility Criteria Checklist (Melbourne only) or -Skills for all Form (Adelaide only) -And Certified copies of supporting documents

3.

LANGUAGE, LITERACY AND NUMERACY ASSESSMENT

You will be asked to sit the Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) indicator test by SCEI administration staff.

4.

RECIEVE LETTER OF OFFER

When your application is approved, you will receive a Letter of Offer. Please read the conditions of your offer before acceptance. We recommend you visit the below section concering relevant policies and procedures, student services and student handbook information.

5.

ACCEPT OFFER

To accept the offer, please submit the Student Enrolment Agreement form and relevant state nominated declaration plus certified copies of documents. Pay the relevant administration fee and gap fees (if applicable) as per the enrolment contract.

6.

ATTEND ORIENTATION

During the compulsory orientation session you will receive vital information regarding your course of study, student expectations as well as meet our friendly personnel.

DOMESTIC FUNDING

Skills First

From January 2017, Victoria’s training and TAFE system will be overhauled. A new approach to training will be implemented, setting a high benchmark for training quality, and supporting those qualifications are most likely to lead to employment.

Skills First is a Victorian Government scheme that helps people access vocational education and training. If you are eligible, the government will contribute to the cost of your training (VET).

Under Skills First, TAFEs and dual sector universities will be at the center of the training system, setting quality benchmarks, fostering the skills students need to be job-ready, and driving productivity improvements across Victoria.

Through Skills First the Government will ensure industry has a clearer voice in which courses are funded. Students will get real training that leads to real jobs and public money will be properly spent. For more information, relating to funding and funding eligibility please click on the link below.

Funding & Eligibility

VET STUDENT LOANS

The VET Student Loans program is an Australian Government loan program that helps eligible students enrolled in approved courses at diploma level or above, at approved course providers pay their tuition fees. The loan has income-contingent repayment arrangements, which means you only need to make repayments if you are earning above the minimum repayment threshold. You can make voluntary repayments at any time.

Southern Cross Education Institute is an approved VET Student Loans provider. If you are an eligible student, the Department of Education and Training (the department) may approve your VET Student Loan for an approved course. The department will pay your loan directly to Southern Cross Education Institute. You will be responsible for any gap amount in the tuition fees, which are not covered by the loan. You will owe a debt to the Australian Government for the loan, which will be managed by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO).

ARE YOU ELIGIBLE?

To receive a VET Student Loan, you must:

  1. Be an eligible student: To be an eligible student, you must meet ALL of these criteria.
    • You are an Australian citizen
      • Or a qualifying New Zealand citizen
      • Or a permanent humanitarian visa holder, who is usually resident in Australia.
    • Your FEE-HELP balance (the amount of your FEE-HELP limit you have left) is more than $0.
    • You are enrolled with SCEI in an approved course and have enrolled in accordance with the application requirements.
    • You are studying the approved course primarily at a campus in Australia.
    • You have been assessed by your SCEI as academically suited to undertake the approved course on the basis of either:
      • Providing your Australian Year 12 Certificate;
      • Or Providing evidence of successful completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework Certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction was English)
      • Or Displaying competence at Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy through an approved Language, Literacy and Numeracy test.
      • In addition, your approved course provider must reasonably believe you show competence in completing the course.
    • You meet the Tax File Number (TFN)
    • You have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) or are otherwise exempt.
    • You have given the required documents to your approved course provider and submitted the loan application form by the first census day no less than two business days after enrolling.
  2. Be studying an approved course, your course must:
    • Specified on the VET Student Loans (Courses and Loan Caps) Determination 2016 (the courses and loan caps determination), and
      • For state-government subsidies students, lead to qualification of diploma, advanced diploma, graduate certificate or graduate diploma in the Australian Qualifications Framework, and
      • For Full-Fee paying/Fee for Service student, lead to a qualification of diploma, advanced diploma, graduate certificate or graduate diploma in Australian Qualifications Framework
    • Be provided by an approved course provider, and
    • Be delivered by an approved course provider or an entity registered with TEQSA or approved by the Department to deliver the course.
  3. Be studying with an approved course provider (SCEI)
  4. Apply to the government using the approved form, and
  5. Confirm your engagement and progression to continue to access the loan throughout your course.

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, visit the given link: https://www.education.gov.au/information-vet-student-loansstudents

1.

FIND THE BEST PROGRAM FOR YOU

Research our Website and/or the International Student Brochure to find the course that meets your interests and needs. Make an enquiry to one of our approved Education Agents or Business Development Officers.

2.

SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION

Submit the completed Application to Study form as well as certified copies of supporting documents to enroll@scei.edu.au or Business Development Officer.

3.

LANGUAGE, LITERACY AND NUMERACY ASSESSMENT

You will be asked to sit the Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) indicator test by SCEI administration staff.

4.

RECIEVE LETTER OF OFFER

If your application is successful you will receive a Letter of Offer. Please read the conditions of your offer before acceptance.

We recommend you visit the SCEI website for relevant policies and procedures, student services and student handbook information.

5.

ACCEPT OFFER

If you accept the offer, please submit the Student Enrolment Agreement form and relevant state nominated declaration plus certified copies of documents. Pay the relevant administration fee and gap fees (if applicable) as per the enrolment contract.

6.

ATTEND ORIENTATION

During the compulsory orientation session you will receive vital information regarding your course of study, student expectations as well as meet our friendly personnel.

FEES & PAYMENTS

Payment options vary and will be discussed with the applicant at enrolment. SCEI accepts Credit Card and Direct Debit. For students who have applied for and are eligible for a Government subsidy, payment is only required for course materials and other incidentals. Payment can be made in person or over the phone via credit or debit card at our Accounts Department +61 3 9020 3066.

International students will have the opportunity to discuss payment plans on enrolment.

POLICIES,
PROCEDURES & FORMS

PP01 Marketing and Promotional Material Policy and Procedure
PP02 Assessing Student’s Qualifications, Experience and English Proficiency Policy and Procedure
PP03 Student Fees and Charges Policy and Procedure
PP04 Enrolment Process Policy and Procedure
PP05 Refund Policy and Procedure
PP06 Education Agent Engagement and Management Policy and Procedure
PP07 Younger Students Policy
PP08 Critical Incident Policy and Procedure
PP09 Student Support Services Policy and Procedure
PP10 Transfer of students between providers policy and procedure
PP11 Complaints and Appeals Policy and Procedure
PP13 MONITORING INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ACADEMIC PROGRESS POLICY AND PROCEDURE
PP14 International Student Attendance Recording, Monitoring and Reporting Policy and Procedure
PP15 Course Credit Policy and Procedure
PP16 Deferring, Suspending, Withdrawing or Cancelling a Students Enrolment Policy and Procedure
PP27 ACCESS AND EQUITY
PP38 Transition Policy and Procedure
PP52 Occupational Health and Safety Policy and Procedure
PP71 Bullying and Harassment Policy
PP73 Reasonable Adjustment Policy
PP77 Assessment Policy and Procedure
PP79 Student Rules Policy
PP80 RPL Policy and Procedure
PP83 Nursing Student Registration with Professional Boards Policy
PP86 Language, Literacy and Numeracy Policy and Procedure
PP91 Library Borrrowing Policy and Procedure
PP95 Examination Policy and Procedure
PP96 Academic Misconduct Policy and Procedure
PP97 Academic Appeals Policy and Procedure
PP98 First Aid Policy and Procedure
PP99 Student Misconduct Policy and Procedure