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Terms and conditions of admission (Effective 1st December 2017)

Before you start the admissions process take note of the following:

1. You will need a digital copy of your passport

2. You will need a digital passport size photo

3. You will need a digital copy of your previous test results if available.

4. A Valid Credit Card or Australia Bank Account (We accept VISA, MasterCard and BPAY payments only)

5. All admissions will be subject to a mandatory diagnostic test

All course fees are paid at the time of admission. Students will be charged the course fee, admissions fee and a 2.25% credit card processing fee.


All course fees are paid at the time of enrolment. Students will be charged the course fee, admissions fee and a 2.25% credit card processing fee.

GST & Education courses:

Any course delivered by The Matt Christie Institute of Australia (including short courses) will be subject to GST unless they are specifically defined under the GST Act as a GST-free education course.

Our courses are GST Inclusive.

* Fee includes 10% GST. Prices are subject to change without prior notice.

In Summary:

Courses delivered in Australia (Classroom Setting)

Attract 10% GST

Online Courses (Australia)

Attract 10% GST

Courses delivered Abroad (Classroom Setting)

GST Exempt

Online courses (Abroad)

GST Exempt


Coming to Australia from abroad to study a short course at MCIOA:

Courses for candidates from abroad can only study short term courses with MCIOA on the Visitor Visa and further information can be obtained from . The Visitor Visa (Subclass) states you must not study for more than three months while in Australia.

Please note:

We don't issue Confirmation of Enrolments (COE'S) for people intending to study our courses for student visa applications or extensions of visas. If you intend to study a course in Australia on a student visa please visit Please note we are not a registered CRICOS provider for international students in Australia or those intending to come to Australia on a student visa. 

Course admissions:

  1. Course admissions will not be accepted after the course closing date, as advertised on our website
  2. All courses close 4 weeks prior to the start date of each course.
  3. It’s a student responsibility to check email and other communication platforms as the institute will not be held responsible for whether or not you check it on a regular basis. Good practice is to check at least once day.
  4. 2 weeks prior to the course start date you will be sent your time table, course location along with the stationery requirements.

Deferral of Course to a future course date:

If you are enrolled to attend a course but then find you are not able to attend for any reason, you can defer the course start date before the closing date. A fee  will be payable.

Withdrawing from a course:

  • You may only withdraw from the course prior to the closing date and a withdrawal fee and processing fee will be payable. The course admissions fee will not be refunded or portions of the completed course.
  • Withdrawing from a course after the closing date is not permitted or allowed.
  • Some circumstances students are able to withdraw for compassionate reasons only and will be charged a withdrawal fee and a processing fee. Students are also charged portions of the course completed and the admissions fee is non refundable.
  • All course materials and modules must be returned. 

Change of venue or timetable: 

Timetable and venues are not negotiable by students and are subject to change prior to the course start date. Venue changes will be within a 25km radius of the original venue stated and we don't refund course fees because of a venue change. We set the timetables for students and if you are absent for any day the course fees will not be refunded.

Cancellation of the course by The Matt Christie Institute of Australia:

  1. In the event that a course is cancelled beyond control of the institute, students will be notified immediately through one or more of the following: SMS, phone call, email, Viber, Line, whatapp or email
  2. If course numbers aren’t met a full refund of course fees only will be refunded to all applicants or an online course option will be provided.
  3. In the event that student numbers aren’t met the institute will endeavour to notify students approximately 3 weeks prior to the course start date. Please note that sometimes things happen beyond our control.
  4. When a course is cancelled the student will be offered an online course to the full value or a full refund of the course fees.

The Matt Christie Institute of Australia student rules:

  1. All students must arrive to class on time
  2. The use of mobile phones in class is strictly prohibited
  3. The use of listening devices in class such as iPods, iPads & other electronic devices are strictly prohibited
  4. Speaking in any language other than English in class is strictly prohibited
  5. Bullying of any nature of other students or faculty is strictly prohibited
  6. Any form of gossiping is strictly prohibited
  7. Respect the property of the Institute and other students
  8. Always provide your own stationery
  9. Speaking while other students are speaking is strictly prohibited, everyone has the right to speak when it is there time
  10. Speaking while the teacher is speaking is also strictly prohibited
  11. Come to class with a "can do attitude"

The Matt Christie Institute of Australia copyright:

Materials used by The Matt Christie Institute of Australia have a copyright clause, if any student or anyone associated with a student is found to be reproducing, photocopying, displaying them on the internet, distributing them in any way or giving them to third parties will face the court of law. This is a criminal offence that will be dealt with by the appropriate government authority.

Student stationery requirements:

All students must bring the following stationery items to class each day.

Students who fail to bring the required stationery will not be able to participate in class.

  • 1 x Blue Pen   
  • 1x Black Pen  
  • 1x Red Pen  
  • 1x Yellow highlighter 
  • 2x 2B pencils 
  • 1 Eraser
  • 1x Dictionary 

Other Associated Fees: 

Withdrawn Fee $499AUD 

Processing Fee $200AUD 

When a student withdraws from the course all training modules and other resources must be returned to the institute.