Cambridge English C1 Advanced

Cambridge English C1 Advanced

Get recognised as an advanced-level English student and progress your skills for work and study in Australia…

A Cambridge English C1 Advanced qualification is recognised as proof of high-level achievement in learning English by many employers, Higher Education Institutions and government departments around the world. This course is designed to help students prepare for the C1 Advanced exam and to develop their English language skills to make the most of studying, working and living in English-speaking countries.

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Cambridge English C1 Advanced will help students to prepare for the Cambridge English examinations. This course is designed for students who would like to improve their English skills with the aim of studying further in an English-speaking University or College or those who want to apply for a job in Australia. Cambridge English C1 Advanced is accepted by the Australian Department of Home Affairs.  Cambridge English C1 Advanced is ideal for you if…

  • You want help to pass the Cambridge English C1 Advanced examination
  • You want to learn about the Cambridge English C1 Advanced examination (time, order, format)
  • You want to study further in Australia
  • You have upper-intermediate level English language skills or you have passed the B2 First Exam


  • You want to get a better job in Australia
  • You want to study at a university
  • You want to improve your English reading, writing, text analysis and vocabulary
  • You have an overall IELTS 6.5 or equivalent


  • This is a qualification that shows you have the English-language skills needed by employers in Australia and all around the world
  • Australian Government registered English school
  • 99% of the worlds top 100 universities recognise the Cambridge C1 Advanced course for university study
  • Student visa registered course
  • 2 x beautiful campuses
  • Small classes
  • Lots of Support
  • Qualified and experienced teachers
  • Academic reading and writing
  • Pathway option to university-level course
  • The Cambridge English C1 Advanced qualification has no expiry date, unlike an IELTS, which expires in 2 years

Current Students


IELTS 6.5 (equivalent) required on entry



CRICOS Code*107225E
Course Structure20 x hours of classes + 10 hours of study or group work per week
Duration10 weeks
StartJanuary, February, March, April, May, July, August, September, October
Fees$525 per week
English Language Proficiency RequirementsOverall IELTS 6.5
LocationsSydney CBD | Northern Beaches

*The Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) Code indicates a registered program offered to international students studying in Australia on student visas.


a) Reading and Use of English (Grammar & Vocabulary)

b) Writing

c) Listening

d) Speaking

e) Exam strategies

Learning outcomes for this subject are assessed using a range of assessment tasks as described in the table below.

No.Assessment TaskWeightingAssessment DueSubject learning outcomes to be assessed
1Mid-term Exam50%Week 3, 4 & 5a, b, c, d, e
2Final Exam50%Week 8, 9 & 10a, b, c, d, e

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Course Timetable

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Northern Beaches CampusMonday to ThursdayDay Classes: 9am to 2:45pm
City CampusMonday to ThursdayDay Classes: 9:00am to 2:45pm

Evening Classes: 3:30pm to 9:15pm

Flexible Timetable

We understand that life’s demands can be unpredictable. That’s why we offer a flexible timetable that empowers you to take control of your learning journey. Whether you’re a working professional seeking career advancement or a student managing a busy schedule, our adaptable timetable ensures that you can achieve your academic goals without compromise.

Day and Night Classes

We recognize that everyone has unique preferences when it comes to learning hours. That’s why we provide both daytime and evening classes. Our daytime sessions offer a traditional classroom experience, fostering collaboration and engagement during regular business hours. For those who thrive during the twilight hours, our night classes provide the same exceptional education at times that suit your after-work routine.

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