ELICOS Courses

Kangan Institute’s English classes will help you develop your language and academic skills. We have students from various countries, meaning you can develop your English and make friends with students from all over the world.

Our English classes consists of approximately 15 students on average. This small class size allows students to study with close contact to teachers for any enquiries. All of our teachers are qualified, experienced, friendly, dedicated and available to help whenever students need assistance.


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Students study for 20 hours of timetabled classes each week, in the morning, depending on their level.


Sample Timetable

Sample ELICOS Timetable
Elective/extra classes will run after English classes for an hour.


Elective Classes

Each week students are offered optional elective classes which focus on language skills such as reading, listening, writing and pronunciation, as well as conversation classes. These classes are free to all students at Kangan Institute and a great way to improve particular aspects of your English.


Course structure

You can enter Kangan Institute’s English language courses at any level.

To enrol in our English courses, you will need to sit for any approved English Language Test and with a minimum achievement of 3.0. These include:

  • Kangan Institute Password Test
  • Pearson Test of English or equivalent


Assessment and Placement

Students are tested for proficiency during orientation and placed in class according to their English language level. Our class sizes vary from 10 to 18 students.


Class Assessment and Progression

Assessment includes class activities, assignments, presentations and tests. Students generally spend 10 weeks at each level. For example, a student who enters the programme with an IELTS score of 4.5 would generally require 20 weeks of ELICOS to reach the equivalent of IELTS 5.5.

Students who complete upper intermediate, advanced levels or EAP receive direct entry into courses at Kangan Institute. Please refer to course options here.



Our Teachers

All classes are taught by highly experienced teachers with specialist qualifications in teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL). The IELTS teachers have a deep understanding of the IELTS requirements and are experienced in exam preparation.



Come and have a taste of our classes for free. You can join our real-time classes either on a Tuesday or Thursday between 8.30am-10.30am.

To book your free trial class please email international@kangan.edu.au.


Also, we do NOT require an IELTS certificate to determine your English Level. Sit for the Kangan English Placement Test at our English Language Centre for FREE at your convenience between Monday and Friday between 8.30am and 3.00pm.


To book your free English Placement Test please email international@kangan.edu.au.