Phoenix Academy

Introduction

Principal's Message

Welcome to Perth, Western Australia - the Gateway to Australia, a city with an enviable climate and a friendly, safe environment.

Phoenix Academy is a fully Australian owned and operated family business.

We are proud to share with you:

  • A beautiful and unique garden campus, 10 minutes from the CBD.
  • A best practice Institution offering quality world class tuition.
  • A location in one of the best lifestyle cities in the world.
  • Teaching and administration staff committed to achieving your goals.

Since our establishment in 1989 our motto has always been 'We Care'. We do indeed care very much that your needs and expectations are not only met but exceeded! I am always available to speak with students personally.

Robynne Walsh B.Ed M.Ed Principal and Director

The Phoenix Advantage

  • Beautiful garden campus.
  • International population.
  • Small class sizes.
  • Classrooms equipped with the latest teaching technologies.
  • Experienced and highly qualified teachers.
  • Excellent computing and Internet services plus on campus WiFi.
  • Online learning options.
  • Full range of examination courses.
  • Fliexible courses to suit all needs and levels.
  • Innovation and flexible curriculum.
  • Strong focus on Speaking Skills.
  • Full Orientation Program and Placement Test on arrival.
  • Work Experience/Internship Programs.
  • Adventure Travel Centre and services.
  • Recreation facilities within walking distance.
  • On campus Residence (Beatty Lodge)
  • The friendliest and best homestay families in Perth.
  • Internet based Phoenix English Proficiency Test (iPEPT)

In 25 years 36,000 students from more than 50 countries have been welcomed at the airport, settled into a loving homestay family or into the student residence and cared for in a quality language program.

These 36,000 students have always been in the sights of Robynne and Brian who with their team of loyal and dedicated staff have made it their mission to give every student the feeling that they are just as important as Megumi and Kaz were in 1989.

Marie Gorman, Manager of Student Services is a valued member of the company after 23 years, Kate Tarrant as a Senior Director is also marking her 23rd year. Ann Lyall the Demi Pair/Au Pair Manager has 21 years under her belt as does our Registrar, Jessica Gorman and Director of the Young Learners Program Margaret Stuart. Mark Belton our General Manager has achieved 15 years with the company as has our Academic Director, Lisa Barbagiovanni and Managers of our Teacher Training Division, Antony Atkinson and Daniela Multari.

The stability and security of the staff means that continuous improvement occurs and systems work well. Everyone has a sense of pride and achievement in being part of the Phoenix team.

Celebrations throughout the year included agent cocktail parties, student parties, 25th anniversary scholarships and acknowledgements for staff and students.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

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Courses

Academic English for High School Preparation

Campus Full time 2 - 48 weeks January 2017 Australia Perth

The Academic English for High School Preparation Program is run from the Academy’s Perth city campus in a peaceful garden setting, located only 10 minutes from the city centre. The city campus also includes Beatty Lodge (self-catering on-campus accommodation) should parents and families decide to visit from overseas. [+]

“The objective of the Phoenix Academic English for High School Preparation Program is to prepare students to enter secondary education in Australia.” Phoenix ACADEMY The Academic English for High School Preparation Program is run from the Academy’s Perth city campus in a peaceful garden setting, located only 10 minutes from the city centre. The city campus also includes Beatty Lodge (self-catering on-campus accommodation) should parents and families decide to visit from overseas. Students come from all over the world to study in the Academy’s Academic English for High School Preparation Program, and this nationality mix ensures a culturally sensitive and safe environment for young people. The experience: Intensive study of English Language - grammar and language functions “The objective of the Phoenix Academic English for High School Preparation Program is to prepare students to enter secondary education in Australia.” English language training in secondary school skill areas related to High School subjects Reading and Note Taking strategies and skills Essay Writing Skills Oral Communication and Listening Skills IT Studies, Media Studies , Drama Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills Australian History & Culture Study skills, research skills, speed reading, writing reports and assignments Small classes Full recreation program: A range of sporting/cultural excursions are organised by the school during class-time to facilitate students’ understanding of Australian society, and prepare them for integration into an Australian secondary school enviroment. THE CURRICULUM The course is designed to focus on the skills required for further study at an Australian high school. The four skills of writing, reading, speaking and listening are taught within the context of learning about Australian and Global systems and societies. English Language Requirements for Entry to High School: All high school students are expected to prove their current English level (eg Cambridge ‘O’ or ‘A’ Level; IELTS; TOEFL etc). Students unable to do so must complete the iPEPT (Internet based Phoenix English Proficiency Test) English Assessment which is available through this office or through selected Education Agents. If an English level is not provided to ETI then a mandatory thirty weeks of English will be recommended prior to entering formal studies at High School. All students having completed a pre-cursor English course (and Direct entry students) must meet mandatory English levels as per the table below. Student progress will vary depending on individual circumstances, eg. commencing language level; home environment; commitment to learning; age and cultural differences. The length of study: Students can study from between 2 and 48 weeks at Phoenix Academy. The length of their preparation course is determined by their level of English, as indicated in the table below. 2015 Tuition Fee: Phoenix Academy Tuition Fee A$395/wk (01 - 11 weeks) A$390/wk (12 - 23 weeks) A$385/wk (24 - 35 weeks) A$380/wk (36 - 48 weeks Enrolment fee A$225 Academic Service fee A$425 [-]

Academic English for University Preparation

Campus Full time 36 weeks January 2017 Australia Perth

The Phoenix Academy Academic English - University Preparation course is approved as meeting the English language requirements for direct entry (no IELTS necessary), to Western Australia’s Curtin, Murdoch and Edith Cowan Universities at both an undergraduate and postgraduate level. [+]

ACADEMIC ENGLISH – UNIVERSITY PREPARATION (EAP) The Phoenix Academy Academic English - University Preparation course is approved as meeting the English language requirements for direct entry (no IELTS necessary), to Western Australia’s Curtin, Murdoch and Edith Cowan Universities at both an undergraduate and postgraduate level. WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR? This course is designed for students who do not meet the English entry requirements for university at either undergraduate or postgraduate level. WHAT IS IT ABOUT? This course develops the Academic English and Study Skills necessary to succeed in study at a Tertiary level in Australia. Course components include: Academic reading and writing skills classes. Using technology to communicate in an academic context. Participation in tutorial discussions to develop collaborative learning skills. Conducting research for academic purposes. Oral presentations skills in an academic context Commencement dates Students may commence any Monday Hours per week 23 hrs/wk Course length 6 week modules/6 to 36 weeks Class size Average 14 Requirements CEFR B1+ ; IELTS 5.0 or equivalent Fees (2015) A$380 - A$395/wk Enrolment fee: A$225 Academic Service Fee A$425 [-]

Gap Year Program

Campus Part time 6 - 12 months January 2017 Australia Perth

Develop your Global Human Capital with a customised Australian <strong>Gap Year Program</strong> at Phoenix Academy. [+]

Develop your Global Human Capital with a customised Australian Gap Year Program at Phoenix Academy. GLOBAL BUSINESS SKILLS Global Business Skills focus on the soft skills necessary to succeed in today’s global business environment. CERTIFICATE IV IN BUSINESS (BSB40212) DIPLOMA OF BUSINESS - WORK READY (BSB50207) Cambridge First Certificate in English ENROLMENT FEE: $225 [-]

New Generation English

Campus Part time 2 - 48 weeks January 2017 Australia Perth

A serious English program where the learning is flexible and is designed to get you where you want to be and still leave you time to enjoy your life! [+]

New Generation English A serious English program where the learning is flexible and is designed to get you where you want to be and still leave you time to enjoy your life! Classes from Elementary level upwards – pathways to further studies available Optional Special Focus Classes Access to Online English Learning Resources Levels: Elementary (A1+) to Intermediate (B1) General English / IELTS Preparation Designed to prepare students for the IELTS General and Academic examinations, as well as improve General English skills. Focuses on exam tasks and strategies in the four exams and delivered as a rolling curriculum with each week being dedicated to one of the skills: Reading, Writing, Speaking & Listening and also Grammar analysis and Vocabulary enhancement. A choice of General or Academic Examination Achieve IELTS 6.0 for Post Study Work Visa Add on online learning IELTS Preparation component available 3 week exam skill focused cycle Levels: Intermediate (B1+) and above Tuition Fees 1 - 11 weeks A$225/wk 12 - 23 weeks A$220/wk 24 - 35 weeks A$215/wk 36 - 48 weeks A$210/wk Enrolment Fee A$125 [-]

Working Holiday Maker Program

Campus Part time 6 - 17 weeks January 2017 Australia Perth

A study and work program to help you make the most of your Working Holiday Visa and experience the ‘real’ Australia. [+]

A study and work program to help you make the most of your Working Holiday Visa and experience the ‘real’ Australia. Maximise your employment opportunities by enhancing your everyday and workplace communication skills Get a job in one of the strongest economies in the world today NEW GENERATION ENGLISH (EVENING CLASSES) A serious English program where the learning is flexible and is designed to get you where you want to be and still leave you time to enjoy your life! GENERAL ENGLISH (DAY CLASSES): Study a General English course and develop your global communication skills GLOBAL BUSINESS SKILLS Global Business Skills focus on the soft skills necessary to succeed in today’s global business environment. Join the global workforce Internationalise your outlook Become an expert communicator [-]

Diploma

Diploma of Business

Campus Full time 6 - 12 months January 2017 Australia Perth

<strong>The Phoenix Diploma of Business</strong> offers students a pathway to second year university. On successful completion of the Diploma of Business and meeting university minimum entry requirements, graduating students from the Diploma of Business are able to transfer to the relevant undergraduate degree program with a year of advanced standing at Curtin, Murdoch and Edith Cowan Universities. [+]

The Phoenix Diploma of Business offers students a pathway to second year university. On successful completion of the Diploma of Business and meeting university minimum entry requirements, graduating students from the Diploma of Business are able to transfer to the relevant undergraduate degree program with a year of advanced standing at Curtin, Murdoch and Edith Cowan Universities. The Diploma of Business (Direct Entry) incorporates the BSB40212 Certificate IV in Business. WHO IS THIS FOR? Year 11 & 12 graduates who would like to complete a Bachelor of Business or Commerce in a Western Australian university but who: may not have met university academic entry conditions may not have met university English language entry conditions would like the option to fast track their studies would prefer to study the first year of university in a smaller more supportive environment WHAT IS IT ABOUT? The Phoenix Diploma of Business - Direct Entry Program, provides students with a broad understanding of contemporary business practices in both the private & public sector. Students gain skills & knowledge in the essential soft skills required to succeed in today’s global business environment, whilst developing the academic study skills necessary to succeed in study at a tertiary level in Australia. Course Summary Commencement dates Jan 12 - Mar 27 / Apr 7 - Jun 19 / Jul 6 - Sep 18 / Sep 29 - Dec 11 / Jan 11 - Mar 24, 2016 Hours 20 hrs/wk average Course length 6, 9 or 12 months Class size Average 16 Requirements CEFR B2/IELTS 5.5 or equivalent + Yr 11 min Fees (2015) A$18000 6/9/12 mths (8 units) A$2250 Single unit Enrolment fee: A$225 [-]

Certificate

Foundation Studies

Campus Full time 6 - 12 months January 2017 Australia Perth

This program is designed for Australian and international students at pre-undergraduate level who need a bridge between previous academic studies and the academic requirements of Australian universities. The program is a Certificate IV course under the Australian Qualifications Framework. On successful completion of the program, students are eligible for direct entry to Murdoch University, Edith Cowan University, Curtin University & Monash University or other universities of choice at first year level. [+]

This program is designed for Australian and international students at pre-undergraduate level who need a bridge between previous academic studies and the academic requirements of Australian universities. The program is a Certificate IV course under the Australian Qualifications Framework. On successful completion of the program, students are eligible for direct entry to Murdoch University, Edith Cowan University, Curtin University & Monash University or other universities of choice at first year level. WHO IS THIS FOR? Year 11 & 12 graduates who would like to commence their studies at university into the first year of a Bachelor of Business or Commerce in a Western Australian university but who: have not met university academic entry conditions may not have met university English language entry conditions would like the option to fast track their studies Commencement dates Jan 12 - Mar 28 / Apr 7 - Jun 19 / Jul 6 - Sep 18 / Sep 29 - Dec 11 / Jan 11 (2016) Hours 20 hrs/wk average Course length 6, 9 or 12 months Class size Average 16 Fees Enrolment fee: A$220 or A$230 + A$9000 6 mths A$13500 9 mths A$18000 12 mths [-]

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