ELSIS | Sydney English language Center

Sydney/Melbourne/Brisbane

English for Academic Purpose (EAP)


CRICOS CODE 058166K
MINIMUM ENROLMENT 6 weeks
COURSE DURATION 24 weeks
COURSE HOURS 20 hours per week
LEVELS 2 Levels – Upper Intermediate and Advanced
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Upper Intermediate level and above

The EAP Course focuses on helping students to develop the necessary skills for academic study in mainstream courses at colleges and universities in Australia.

  • The EAP 1 Course is aimed at preparing students to meet the English language requirements necessary to enter VET (Vocational Education and Training) courses.  On completion of the EAP 1 Course, students will need to have attained grades consistent with a minimum 5.5 IELTS score to continue their studies.
  • The EAP 2 Course is aimed at preparing students to meet the English language requirements necessary to enter college or university courses. On completion of the EAP 2 Course, students will need to have attained grades consistent with a minimum 6.0 IELTS score to continue their studies.

What do you learn in EAP?

  • How to read and understand academic texts
  • How to operate in a university or college culture
  • How to write essays and submit reports to a standard expected by a university or college in an English-speaking country
  • How to reference texts correctly and how not to plagiarise
  • How to give a successful presentation and how to conduct a follow-up discussion
  • How to deal with high-level tasks at college or university level with confidence