Time Academy is an ELICOS (English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students) College in Sydney, Australia. It is privately owned Registered Training Organisation that has been approved for AQF qualifications in Childcare, Leadership & Management and English Certificate IV that it does not currently deliver. The school has a capacity for 354 students and is currently operating at or near this capacity but with predominantly General English students. General English students pay lower tuition and the profit margin is not sustainable. Times Academy has a beautiful new campus with excellent facilities. Times Academy has 10 open and spacious classrooms with ample natural light and a fresh bright vibe. There is a well equipped computer laboratory and high speed wifi throughout the campus.
Times Academy: VISION
To be the Premier provider of English Language and Vocational studies in Australia.
Times Academy: MISSION
To provide comprehensive student development opportunities and quality teaching and learning.
School Preparation Programs
The Times Academy English for High School Preparation (ages 12-18) and English for Primary School Preparation (ages 7-12) are purpose-designed courses to prepare young people for success in the Australian School system. Students learn the key learning areas, values and character development and the language skills required for successful academic entry and progression in Australian schools.
IELTS Test Preparation
This program is designed to provide students who are intending to sit for the IELTS examination with a demanding program of study. The program is designed to equip students with the strategies they need to realise their full potential and attain their desired IELTS score. The IELTS course achieve the following outcomes:
English for Academic Purposes
The Times Academy’s English for Academic Purposes (EAP) course is designed to prepare international students for study at the tertiary level in Australian institutions. It aims to equip students with a firm foundation in academic English and a set of study skills which will support them as they undertake university/tertiary courses.
Each of the three levels of EAP courses is 12 weeks in duration. Upon completion of Times Academy’s EAP course, students will be able to read and understand authentic academic texts, write reports and different essay types, understand lectures and presentations, participate in tutorials and group discussions, prepare and give presentations, possess effective study skills in note-taking, critical thinking and independent research skills among others.
Early Childhood Education and Care
This program is due to open in January 2018 and reflects on the role of workers in a range of Early childhood education settings. These qualifications are nationally recognised qualifications and provide employment opportunities as early childhood educators, family day care educators, preschool assistants or in-home child educators.