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Study Tours

The Study Tour program aims to build students’ confidence in communicating in English in a natural setting using a variety of interesting activities including role-plays, discussions and debates. Modules of study include Australiana, Cultural Comparisons and Functional English. The course content is tailored to meet the needs of the learner cohort.


Course Structure

The Study Tour program is designed for groups of all ages and all levels of English proficiency that intend on studying in Australia for a short time on a non-student visa. Study Tourscater to the needs of specific groups and integrate language skills and Australian cultural information. Programs can focus on developing general communicative English skills or can be more specialised and tailored for particular areas of interest such as:

  •         English for Kindergarten teachers
  •         English for Nurses
  •         English and Golf
  •         English and Sightseeing
  •         English and First Aid
  •         English and Business
  •         English and Scuba Diving

 Study Tours include sightseeing and touring famous places including the Opera House and Harbour Bridge and various other sites of interest.

 Course Objectives

  • To build confidence in communicating in English.
  • To develop and practise all macro skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking).
  • To learn functional grammar, lexis and register based around themes from the group itinerary.
  • To improve communicative skills with a focus on the development of vocabulary related to the group itinerary.
  • To learn more about Australian culture and customs.
  • To enable learners to feel comfortable studying in a global context.

Sample Timetable

  • Morning Classes: 9:00 - 1:15 p.m
  • Optional Classes: 2:15 - 3:15 p.m
  • Evening Classes: 4:30 – 8:30 p.m


Homework and class tests are set regularly and learners complete an exit examination.

Extra-Curricular Activities

Programs include major tourist attractions and other places of interest relevant to the needs of the learners and group itinerary. This may include the Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Blue Mountains, Bondi beach and activities such as shopping and barbecues. School-aged groups can include an Australian school visit in their program, if requested.

Entry Requirements

  •  Non-student visa holders only
  •  Minimum age of entry is 9 years
  •  A guardian and accommodation inspection is required for under 18 learners in homestay accommodation

APC is a NEAS Quality Endorsed College.

Course Quick Facts

Course Length

Tourist Visa: 1 to 8 weeks

Start Dates

Study Tours may commence any Monday unless Monday is a public holiday; in this case the course commences on Tuesday.


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