Welcome to Milestones

As you are planning your journey to shape your future, here is our introduction and what we stand for.

We have earned the trust and respect of our students — we have great people who are experts in their fields. They bring a strong service ethos to everything they do. They take pride and ownership in the work they do. Our team brings passion, pride and experience together.

 

At Milestones, we make a positive difference in people’s lives. We have earned a reputation for helping our students grow and achieve their goals. Our student services have actively helped our students in starting their life journeys in Australia away from their families and home.

 

At Milestones, we have a student first philosophy. We work with ensuring our students goals are achieved with the highest level of satisfaction. Our program designs and support services provide the premium educational experience.

 

We have education at our core. We have an extensive agent and partner network around the globe enabling us to reach out and promote the Australian education sector. We work with government bodies in promoting Australia as a destination and sustainable provider of education. We apply the very best international insights to our service offerings.

We offer learning with a human touch

We have earned the trust and respect of our students — we have great people who are experts in their fields. They bring a strong service ethos to everything they do. They take pride and ownership in the work they do. Our team brings passion, pride and experience together.

At Milestones, we make a positive difference in people’s lives. We have earned a reputation for helping our students grow and achieve their goals. Our student services have actively helped our students in starting their life journeys in Australia away from their families and home.

At Milestones, we have a student first philosophy. We work with ensuring our students goals are achieved with the highest level of satisfaction. Our program designs and support services provide the premium educational experience.

We have education at our core We have an extensive agent and partner network around the globe enabling us to reach out and promote the Australian education sector. We work with government bodies in promoting Australia as a destination and sustainable provider of education. We apply the very best international insights to our service offerings.

Why
Milestones?

Milestones is designed to provide you a premium educational experience

Milestones English Academy is an ELICOS centre offering language courses and Milestones International College provides vocational education and training. All of our programs, ELICOS and VET are CRICOS registered.

Milestones English Academy is an ELICOS centre offering language courses and Milestones International College provides vocational education and training. All of our programs, ELICOS and VET are CRICOS registered. We are proud of our quality management system that ensures the courses offered by Milestones provide quality outcomes that contribute to positive development. We do this by carefully designing our courses to meet the needs of the industry and our students.

 

We offer highly engaging, interactive, practical and friendly classes. We offer flexible study options with a range of time tables and at competitive fees. At Milestones, you can study with students from around the world and make new friends and memories that you will have for the rest of your life!

Milestones Melbourne CBD campus is located in the heart of Melbourne CBD and surrounded by excellent public transport options including free trams, buses and trains.

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Why
Melbourne?

There are so many reasons to love living in Melbourne

Melbourne has something for everyone, come and see for yourself! The city is vibrant and full of life with many amazing cafes, restaurants and bars on every corner. Melbourne is particularly well-known as Australia’s live music capital, with gigs happening across many different music venues and genres every night! Get lost in Melbourne’s graffiti streaked laneways filled with secret places to discover.

Enjoy sport? Melbourne is home to some of the world's most famous sporting events including the Australian Open and F1 Grand Prix. Not to mention it is the capital of the Australian Football League, with our MCG stadium able to seat 100,000 people! Melbourne has a rich multicultural atmosphere. You can enjoy Chinatown; filled with many places to try delicious dumplings! Or instead, try souvlaki in the Greek precinct. From the best Vietnamese Pho in Footscray to the perfect Italian pizza and gelato on Lygon street - Melbourne has fantastic tastes from all around the world.

Why
Milestones?

Milestones is designed to provide you a premium educational experience

Milestones English Academy is an ELICOS centre offering language courses and Milestones International College provides vocational education and training. All of our programs, ELICOS and VET are CRICOS registered.

We are proud of our quality management system that ensures the courses offered by Milestones provide quality outcomes that contribute to positive development. We do this by carefully designing our courses that meet the industry and learning needs.

We offer highly engaging, interactive, practical and friendly classes. We offer flexible study options with a range of timetables and at competitive fees. At Milestones, you can study with students from around the world and make new friends and memories that you will have for the rest of your life!

Milestones Melbourne CBD campus is located in the heart of Melbourne CBD and surrounded by excellent public transport options including free trams, buses and trains.

Why
Melbourne?

There are so many reasons to love living in Melbourne!

Melbourne has something for everyone, come and see for yourself! The city is vibrant and full of life with many amazing cafes, restaurants and bars on every corner. Melbourne is particularly well-known as Australia’s live music capital, with gigs happening across many different music venues and genres every night! Get lost in Melbourne’s graffiti streaked laneways filled with secret places to discover.

Enjoy sport? Melbourne is home to some of the world’s most famous sporting events including the Australian Open and F1 Grand Prix. Not to mention it is the capital of the Australian Football League, with our MCG stadium able to seat 100,000 people!

Melbourne has a rich multicultural atmosphere. You can enjoy Chinatown; filled with many places to try delicious dumplings! Or instead, try souvlaki in the Greek precinct. From the best Vietnamese Pho in Footscray to the perfect Italian pizza and gelato on Lygon street – Melbourne has fantastic tastes from all around the world.

 

#Multicultural, Welcoming Environment. #Creative, Exciting City Centre #Delicious Restaurants, Cafes and Bistros. #Museums, Theatres and Galleries. #Villages.Breakfast Spots, Rooftop Bars and Music Venues. #Experience Four Seasons Throughout the Year #Gateway to Natural Springs, Peninsulas, Spectacular Coastline and Alpine.

 

Milestones International College

We are proud of our quality management system that ensures the courses offered by Milestones provides real and quality outcomes that contribute to positive development.

We do this by carefully designing our courses that meet the current industry and learning needs. We offer highly engaging, interactive, practical and friendly classes.

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Courses >

Certificate 4 in Business

Course Description This course is suited to those working as administrators and project officers. In this role, individuals use well-developed skills and a broad knowledge base to apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems and analyse information from a variety of sources. They may provide leadership and guidance to others with some limited responsibility for the output of others.
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Diploma of Business

Course Description This qualification would apply to individuals with various job titles including executive officers, program consultants and program coordinators. Individuals in these roles may possess substantial experience in a range of settings but seek to further develop their skills across a wide range of business functions. Conversely, it may also apply to those with little or no vocational experience, but who possess sound theoretical business skills and knowledge that they would like to develop in order to create further educational and employment opportunities.
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Advanced Diploma of Business

Course Description This qualification reflects the role of individuals with significant experience in a senior administrative role who are seeking to develop expertise across a wider range of business functions. The qualification is suited to individuals who possess significant theoretical business skills and knowledge and wish to consolidate and build pathways to further educational or employment opportunities.
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Milestones English Academy

We are a boutique English Language provider located in the heart of Melbourne.

Whether you are learning English for your future career, your studies or just for fun, we have a program of study that will help you to achieve your goals and meet your needs.

Our aim at Milestones is to make your stay in Australia the experience of a lifetime.

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Courses >

General English

Course Description Our General English program at Milestones has been designed for students from beginner to advanced levels and aim to develop the students’ communications skills and build confidence in their English ability in a friendly and welcoming environment. English Entry Requirement: Beginner. Levels Offered: Beginner, Elementary, Pre-intermediate, Intermediate, Upper-intermediate, Pre-advanced, Advanced, High-advanced.
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Speaking & Pronunciation

Course Description This is a course designed for pre-intermediate to intermediate students who would like to further develop their speaking and pronunciation skills for effective communication. English Entry Requirement: Elementary. Levels Offered: Pre-intermediate.
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English for Tourism & Hospitality

Course Description This course has been designed for students with a preintermediate to an intermediate level of English who want to develop the skills, knowledge, competence and confidence to work in a variety of contexts in the hospitality, tourism or customer care area. English Entry Requirement: Pre-intermediate. Levels Offered: Intermediate.
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Business English

Course Description This course is designed for students with intermediate to upper-intermediate English skills who wish to develop their confidence and English competency in all skills in a business environment. English Entry Requirement: Intermediate. Levels Offered: Upper-intermediate.
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IELTS Preparation

Course Description The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) exam is required for university entry in most English-speaking countries. An IELTS score is also required if students want to immigrate to Australia or other English-speaking countries. Our EAP/ IELTS course will provide students with the study skills they will need at university or other higher education institutions in an English-speaking country.English Entry Requirement: Pre-intermediate. Levels Offered: Intermediate, Upper-intermediate, Advanced.
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FCE, First Cambridge Certificate

Course Description Our Cambridge FCE course will prepare students with all the skills and knowledge they need to take this internationally-recognized examination. We are one of the few English language providers to oer this course with flexible start dates. Flexi-Cambridge allows you to join the course on any Monday and to study for as many weeks as you want. English Entry Requirement: Upper-intermediate. Levels Offered: Pre-advanced.
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CAE, Cambridge Advanced Examination

Course Description This in-depth, high-level qualification shows that students have the language skills that employers and universities are looking for. Preparing for CAE helps learners develop the skills they need to make the most of studying, working and living in English speaking countries. English Entry Requirement: Pre-advanced. Levels Offered: Advanced.
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PET, Cambridge English: B1 Preliminary

Course Description Our PET courses prepare students for life in an Englishspeaking environment while, simultaneously, providing a challenging and varied learning experience. The course is offered at a Pre-Intermediate level and is a pathway to our FCE program.
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CPE, Cambridge English Certificate in C2 Proeficiency

Course Description The CPE course is aimed at post-advanced level (entry equivalent CEFR C2, Cambridge English scale 190+, CAE pass grade C, IELTS 7.5). The course focuses on assisting students improve their overall proficiency in English, as well as develop the ability to recognise and write in a variety of genres, develop listening skills and reading strategies while extending their ability to interact in English.
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Courses & Progression >

See here all courses and find the study program that best suits your goals.

Beginner

Be able to use limited vocabulary to communicate. Be able to write simple sentences, read simple texts and answer simple questions. Level: CEFR A1 IELTS 1.0-1.5 Cambridge 80-120 Duration: 10-12 weeks

Elementary

Be able to use limited vocabulary to communicate. Be able to write simple sentences, read simple texts and answer simple questions. Level: CEFR A1 IELTS 2.0-3.5 Cambridge 120-140 Duration: 10-12 weeks

Pre-intermediate

Be able to maintain spoken communication and understand the main points of clear speech on familiar, everyday topics. Be able to gain meaning from simple texts and write simple texts on familiar topics. Level: CEFR B1 IELTS 3.5-4.0 Cambridge 141-150 Duration: 10-12 weeks

Intermediate

Be able to interact with native speakers with a degree of fluency and spontaneity. Be able to understand the main points of conversations and to read a greater variety of texts and write simple texts on a range of topics. Level: CEFR B1+ IELTS 4.5-5.0 Cambridge 151-160 Duration: 10-12 weeks

Upper-intermediate

Be able to take an active part in informal discussion; commenting and clearly explaining their point of view. Be able to understand standard speech spoken at a normal rate and be able to read arcticles and reports. Level: CEFR B2 IELTS 5.5-6.0 Cambridge 161-170 Duration: 10-12 weeks

Pre-advanced

Be able to produce a broad range of language wich allows fluent, spontaneous and almost effortless communication. Be able to understand lectures and discussions on complex topics Level: CEFR B2+ IELTS 6.0-6.5 Cambridge 171-180 Duration: 10-12 weeks

Advanced

Be able to produce a broad range of language wich allows fluent, spontaneous and almost effortless communication. Be able to understand lectures and discussions on complex topics beyond their own field. Level: CEFR C1 IELTS 7.0-7.5 Cambridge 181-200 Duration: 10-12 weeks

High-advanced

Be able to produce a broad range of language wich allows fluent, spontaneous and almost effortless communication. Be able to understand lectures and discussions on complex topics beyond their own field. Level: CEFR C2 IELTS 8.0-9.0 Cambridge 200-210 Duration: 10-12 weeks

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Elementary

Pre- Intermediate

Intermediate

Upper- Intermediate

Pre-
Advanced

Advanced

High- Advanced

Writing
Reading
Listening
Speaking
Grammar
Vocabulary
Pronunciation

Be able to use limited vocabulary to communicate. Be able to write simple sentences, read simple texts and answer simple questions.

Writing
Reading
Listening
Speaking
Grammar
Vocabulary
Pronunciation

Be able to use limited vocabulary to communicate. Be able to write simple sentences, read simple texts and answer simple questions.

Writing
Reading
Listening
Speaking
Grammar
Vocabulary
Pronunciation

Be able to maintain spoken communication and understand the main points of clear speech on familiar, everyday topics. Be able to gain meaning from simple texts and write simple texts on familiar topics.

Writing
Reading
Listening
Speaking
Grammar
Vocabulary
Pronunciation

Be able to interact with native speakers with a degree of fluency and spontaneity. Be able to understand the main points of conversations and to read a greater variety of texts and write simple texts on a range of topics.

Writing
Reading
Listening
Speaking
Grammar
Vocabulary
Pronunciation

Be able to take an active part in informal discussion; commenting and clearly explaining their point of view. Be able to understand standard speech spoken at a normal rate and be able to read arcticles and reports.

Writing
Reading
Listening
Speaking
Grammar
Vocabulary
Pronunciation

Be able to produce a broad range of language wich allows fluent, spontaneous and almost effortless communication. Be able to understand lectures and discussions on complex topics beyond their own field.

Writing
Reading
Listening
Speaking
Grammar
Vocabulary
Pronunciation

Be able to produce a broad range of language wich allows fluent, spontaneous and almost effortless communication. Be able to understand lectures and discussions on complex topics beyond their own field.

Writing
Reading
Listening
Speaking
Grammar
Vocabulary
Pronunciation

Be able to produce a broad range of language wich allows fluent, spontaneous and almost effortless communication. Be able to understand lectures and discussions on complex topics beyond their own field.

Level:
CEFR A1
IELTS 1.0-1.5
Cambridge 80-120

Duration:
10-12 weeks

Level:
CEFR A1
IELTS 2.0-3.5
Cambridge 120-140

Duration:
10-12 weeks

Level:
CEFR B1
IELTS 3.5-4.0
Cambridge 141-150

Duration:
10-12 weeks

Level:
CEFR B1+
IELTS 4.5-5.0
Cambridge 151-160

Duration:
10-12 weeks

Level:
CEFR B2
IELTS 5.5-6.0
Cambridge 161-170

Duration:
10-12 weeks

Level:
CEFR B2+
IELTS 6.0-6.5
Cambridge 171-180

Duration:
10-12 weeks

Level:
CEFR C1
IELTS 7.0-7.5
Cambridge 181-200

Duration:
10-12 weeks

Level:
CEFR C2
IELTS 8.0-9.0
Cambridge 200-210

Duration:
10-12 weeks

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Elementary

Pre-Intermediate

Intermediate

Upper- Intermediate

Pre-
Advanced

Advanced

High- Advanced

Our Partners & Pathways

If you would like to further your studies after completing your courses at Milestones, we have a variety of options available to you.

Study Pathways

Check your eligibility to engage in a pathway provider study program. After successfully completing our GE Upper-Intermediate, IELTS/EAP or Cambridge courses and achieving the required scores, you may be eligible to study at some of the education providers outlined on this page without needing to complete an official entrance exam.

Partner Colleges & Universities

Our list of education providers is updated constantly as we are always looking to establish new pathways with recognized Colleges and Universities for the benefit of our students. If you would like to discuss your study plans in further detail please contact our Student Services team.

Organizations we have partership with >

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Kangan Institute is one of the state’s largest providers of apprenticeship and traineeship training and has strong relationships across a range of industries.

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Bendigo TAFE is a regional provider of vocational education, training and assessment services. The institute has been in operation in various guises since 1854.

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Crown College is a multi-award-winning leader in the provision of vocational and training delivering qualification in culinary, patisserie, hspitality and management.

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The National Academy of Hair & Beauty introduce you to the practical skills needed in the Hairdressing, Beauty, Makeup and Nail Technology industry and Business.

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Australian Learning Group has been provided award winning education for 30 years offering sports and health courses at the vocational level.

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ZOI is a high quality Early Chidlhood Education provider in Melbourne. Your future carrer begins its life here with us at ZOI Early Childhood Education.

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Outcome.Life is an internship placement provider giving international students in Australia the opportunity to gain meaningful employment.

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Our 2,000 students are mostly working engineering professionals and come from over 140 countries around the world, as well as international students wanting to undertake on-campus education

Student
Information

Milestones offers a range of support services to ensure your experience is enjoyable.

Welfare Services & Activities

“We understand that your first experience of living in a foreign country can be difficult, so we offer advice on many issues. Our friendly staff can help you with many challenges you might face when you first arrive in Australia.” (Milestones Team)

Milestones offers a range of options for you to choose. Most popular choices for accommodation include.

 

• Homestay
• Student Residence
• Shared Accommodation

 

All our accommodation services are vetted for quality including safety and comfort so you can be assured of a pleasant stay.

We understand that finding work in a new country can be challenging. Milestones offer a dedicated Job Club every week. The support provided includes:

 

• Resume writing
• Interview Skills
• Interview Preparation
• Common workplace issues
• Finding and using the right platforms to look for work
• Workplace laws in Australia

We understand that finding work in a new country can be challenging. Milestones offer a dedicated Job Club every week. The support provided includes:

 

• Resume writing
• Interview Skills
• Interview Preparation
• Common workplace issues
• Finding and using the right platforms to look for work
• Workplace laws in Australia

Milestones’ Language and Culture Immersion program has been designed for groups of students who are looking to improve their English skills while also having the opportunity to visit Melbourne and experience its cultural landmarks. Milestones offers a customised Language and Culture Immersion program tailored to the students age group, educational needs, and requests, including activities and excursions around Melbourne. To request a Language and Culture Immersion itinerary and quotation, please contact us directly.

There are a variety of events and activities organized by the Milestones team for all of our students to keep them entertained during, and after, study hours. Day trips to our famous beaches, visits to beautiful galleries and popular landmarks, sports events and more. At Milestones we want to make your journey an amazing and memorable experience.

At Milestones the students’ learning experience goes beyond the classroom. We provide a variety of extra curricular activities to encourage the right balance between studies and social activities. Our social activities calendar follows the best events in town and includes many whole school activities so students can mingle between the different classes.

 

• Interview Preparation
• Common workplace issues
• Finding and using the right platforms to look for work
• Workplace laws in Australia

Milestones Support

#hereforchange

Milestones Support Services is a Milestones initiative designed to inspire people to progress by providing premium services and guidance from the first step of their journey in Australia onwards.

Counselling Sessions

• Analyse the student’s
current situation and list their
aims / goals
• Advise and set a plan
through interactive feedback
sessions.

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Development Sessions

• Analyse and monitor
current action plan combined
with reflective sessions
• Advise on students’
performance and establish
strategies for next steps.

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Coaching Sessions

• Professional industry workshops
• Industry mentor scheme which partners students with alumn or professionals in their relevant field
• Bridging system and migration seminars.

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Future Networking Sessions

• Host Study Fairs with our pathway partners to provide information about future study possibilities
• Professional networking sessions to assist career development.

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How it Works

The program is specifically designed to help students plan for their future and will see them progress through various stages including counselling, development, coaching and further study sessions providing an opportunity for them to try out options and network with like-minded individuals.

While the student is experiencing and meeting new challenges during their journey, the My Milestones Program will align itself with the students’ needs and design strategies and guidance to enhance their journey under our campaign #HereforChange.

Success Stories

I used to work as a Civil Engineer back in Colombia and decided to come to Melbourne for career purposes. The iseas is to enhance my technical skills in English and be able to get involved in internaltional projects. English is the key factor to meet my career goals.

Juan Salcedo Colombia
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I am here to change my career and become a chef in Australia. The pathway course I am studying at Milestones provides me with a solid background and the English skills, so I can then join the Hospitality program at Crown College International. Milestones has been the platform for my new career.

Tipaporn Tanakitlestsakul Thailand
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I studied event management at university back in Spain. I came here to change paths and gain experience in different areas. Milestones is providing me with introductions and encouragement to start new networks. Milestones also helps me to not only learn English but add new points of view.

Karen Salinas Spain
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The courses are created based on current topics and situations, this means students work on interesting and engaging topics which are relevant in the real world. The courses serve as platforms for knowledge development, specially, for those planning to work in either business or equivalent areas.

Minseon Jeon Korea
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Are you Ready for Change?

Milestones English Academy is an ELICOS centre offering language courses and Milestones International College provides vocational education and training. All of our programs, ELICOS and VET are CRICOS registered.

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ABN 78 604 022 700

Milestones English Academy  CRICOS 03496B

Milestones International College TOID 45323 CRICOS 03877M

Address
Level 11/190 Queen St Melbourne, 3000, AU

Email: admissions@milestones.vic.edu.au

Phone: +61 1300 991 716

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