Academic English Preparation

What is Academic English Preparation (AEP)?

If you need extra help to reach the required level of English language for Taylors High School, you can join our Academic English Preparation (AEP) program. Your study in this program will include study skills for academic learning, a personal study plan, one-to-one attention and regular assessment. AEP will enable you to make fast, effective progress in speaking, writing, reading and listening in English. The program also includes:

When you successfully complete AEP you can progress to the High School program without taking an IELTS test.

Course structure

The Academic English Preparation program takes place on campus and includes 23 class hours per week. Terms run throughout the year for 10 weeks at a time. Students will be provided with development reports twice per term. 

Entry requirements

  • Academic: IELTS 4.0 overall with no band less than 2.5 
  • Age: Students must be at least 15

Term dates

AEP intakes are every five weeks. Terms run throughout the year for 10 weeks at a time.

Intakes in 2018

  Term starts  Term ends 
Intake 1 01/01/18 09/03/18
Intake 2 05/02/18 20/04/18
Intake 3 19/03/18 25/05/18
Intake 4 23/04/18 13/07/18
Intake 5 04/06/18 10/08/18
Intake 6 09/07/18 06/10/18
Intake 7 03/09/18 09/11/18
Intake 8 08/10/18 21/12/18
Intake 9 12/11/18 01/02/19


Academic English Preparation (AEP). CRICOS Course Code: 085947A.