Study options for International Students

    • Full-time, on-campus
    • Entry requirement for international students
      • IELTS overall score of 5.5 Academic or equivalent proof of English (Click HERE for more details)
      • Eligible for a student visa
      • Completion of High School

Student Life

Students attend classes on 2 days per week, alongside paid employment in hospitality and events establishments. Our academic year is split into three trimesters, which are parallel to those of universities, with each trimester lasting 14 weeks. You’ll learn from industry professionals in small class sizes, which lends to a personalised learning experience.

Academic Calendar 2019/2020

Intake Orientation Start Date Census Date Study Break End Date
Sep 2019 Sep 23 Sep 30 Oct 18 No Break Dec 20
Feb 2020 Jan 28 Feb 03 Feb 28 Apr 13 – Apr 19 May 15
Jun 2020 May 18 May 25 Jun 26 Jul 13 – Jul 19 Sep 04
Sep 2020 Sep 07 Sep 14 Oct 18 No Break Dec 18
Courses and Fees

Click on the individual course names for full course information. 

A complete listing of 2019 Course Duration and Fees for International Students can be found below. 

All fees are indicative only and may be subject to change.

International studentscan discuss payment plans with a course advidsor.

CRICOS Code SIT Code   Packaged Course Course Length Total Tuition Fee Intakes
Hospitality Management
090957A SIT40416 Certificate IV in Hospitality 1 year A$14,000 Feb, Jun, Sep
090990M SIT50316 Diploma of Hospitality Management 1 year A$9,900 Feb, Jun, Sep
091144G SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management 2 years A$20,160 Feb, Jun, Sep
091144G/091088M SIT60316/SIT60216 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management Advanced Diploma of Events Management 2 years A$21,600 Feb, Jun, Sep
Event Management
094296A SIT50316 Diploma of Event Management 1 year A$9,600 Feb, Jun, Sep
091088M SIT60216 Advanced Diploma of Event Management 2 years A$19,200 Feb, Jun,Sep
Commercial Cookery
094293D SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery 1 year A$16,200 Feb, Jul, Sep
0944294C SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery 1.5 years A$21,000 Feb, Jun, Sep
090990M/094293D SIT50416/SIT30816 Diploma of Hospitality Management Certificate III in Commercial Cookery 2 years A$24,000 Feb, Jun, Sep
090990M/094294C SIT50416/SIT40516 Diploma of Hospitality Management Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery Major 2 years A$26,700 Feb, Jun, Sep
091144G/094294C SIT60316/SIT40516 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery Major 2.5 years A$31,500 Feb, Jun, Sep

Administration Expenses and Costs
Enrolment Fee (non refundable) A$200
Amenities Fees A$200 per year
Course Resources A$200 per year
Hospitality and Event Management
RSA Certificate (Hospitality & Events Students) A$125
Uniform A$250
Commercial Cookery
First Aid Certificate (Commercial Cookery Students) A$125
Uniform and Kit A$415

Additional Fees and Costs
Re-Enrolment Fee $200
 RPL Application and Assessment A$300
RPL Qualification Fee A$2,000
Unit re-enrolment / Repeating a subject or a subject Cluster Refer to Individual subject prices
Printing on campus A$0.20 per page (Black and white)
Re-issue fee for each qualification or transcripts A$50
Replacement of Student ID or Name tag A$20
Scarf or Tie(replacement) A$45
Late fee penalty A$300
Registered Post A$40
Re-assessment of an Assessment task/test A$50
Late submission of an assessment after results have been issued A$50
Repeating practical session in commercial Kitchen A$200 for every missed session
Repeating a workplace assessment A$150
Re-issue of Offer Letter A$50
Permission of leave application (international students only) A$50
Course Cancellation (international students only) A$500
Special Consideration application & assesment fee A$50


The student visa requirements specify that you must maintain full-time enrolment (20hours of study in class per week) in the course, satisfactory academic progress within the expected duration on your Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE), and an 80% attendance record. If you fail to satisfy course requirements, your visa may be cancelled.

Changing education provider (transfer)

Upon student visa conditions, students who want to transfer from a Kenvale College course to another provider must have completed 6 months of the principal course. If students want to transfer prior to completion of the 6 months of the principal course, students will need to submit a course withdrawal form and with will be processed by our Compliance Department.

Withdrawals and Deferrals

Visit our How to Apply page for more information on withdrawals and deferrals.


Students who are enrolled need to comply with the following College refund policy and procedures:

International Student Refund Policy
International Student Refund Form

International Agents

If you’re an agency working with international students and wish to represent Kenvale College, please complete the Expression of Interest (EOI) Form and email it back to us at

Click here to download the Expression of Interest (EOI) Form

We very much value our relationships with our agent partners not only in helping our students find the right College and career path but also in helping us support them throughout their journey at Kenvale and beyond.

Kenvale College has agreements with the following Agencies.

English Proficiency

All applicants for study at Kenvale College are required to provide evidence of their English Language proficiency. All language test scores must be not more than 2 years old at the course commencement date. Eligible students who do not meet the English language requirements may apply to study an English course prior to the Kenvale Course.

Please view our quick guide for more information on our English language proficiency requirements: An Easy Guide to English Proficiency Requirement for Students.

Applying for a Student Visa

To study in Australia, you need to apply for a student visa in your country of origin after you’ve received your Confirmation of Enrolment. For more details on the type of visa and assessment level, visit Department of Home Affairs (DHA) website on as visa applications may take some time to process, applicants are advised to check their visa requirements at the time of application.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Kenvale College welcomes applicants who have prior educational experience and recognises qualifications from other tertiary level institutions. Course credit is exemption from enrolment in a particular subject as a result of previous study (Credit Transfer) or experience held (RPL). Please see the College’s Pathway Policy for more details. Click HERE for more information on applying for RPL.

Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)

Overseas Student Health Cover is compulsory for everyone holding a student visa. You will need to purchase OSHC for the proposed duration of your student visa and include this payment with your tuition fees when accepting an offer of study at Kenvale College. The following health covers are available:

  • Singles: covers only the valid student visa holder
  • Dual family: covers one valid student visa holder plus either one adult spouse or recognised de-facto partner or one or more dependent children
  • Multi- family: covers one student visa holder plus more than one dependant which can only include one adult spouse or recognised de-facto partner and one or more dependent children

Kenvale College currently has a partnership arrangement with Allianz Global Assistance and can arrange this on the behalf of students.

Living in Sydney

It is recommended that international students familiarise themselves with the International Student Handbook as well as the ESOS Act.  This legislation contains and details important information that ensures the quality of their education and protecting their rights in Australia.

Living in Sydney

Sydney is Australia’s largest city and is located on the sunny southeast coast of Australia. It’s also very multicultural with nearly 4 million people from 180 nations, speaking 140 different languages who call Sydney home. Sydney enjoys average maximum temperatures of around 27oC in summer and 15oC in winter. Winter nights can drop to less than 7oC, so you’ll need to rug up a little! Whatever you’re into – sightseeing, arts and entertainment, sport, shopping or eating out, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Visit to discover more.

Our location

Kenvale College is located in Randwick, a residential suburb of Sydney just 15 minutes drive from Sydney’s CBD. Kenvale is also walking distance from Coogee, one of Sydney’s most beautiful beaches. The area accommodates many students and a large multicultural population. Randwick is a major educational centre, playing host to the University of New South Wales and the Sydney Institute of Technology, Randwick Campus. For more details about relocating to Sydney, visit to discover more.

Living expenses

Starting from 1 February 2018, a single international student requires a minimum of $20,290 to cover living expenses for 12 months of study. In their visa application, students are required by the Department of Home Affairs to declare that they have enough money to pay for travel, tuition, and living expenses for the duration of their stay in Australia.

Students under the age of 18

International students under the age of 18 years must have appropriate accommodation arrangements while in Australia, i.e. living with parent/s, a legal custodian, a relative over 21 who has been nominated by their parent/s or guardian or other accommodation approved by the College.

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Our Courses

Hospitality Management

Create the warmest of welcomes

If you enjoy interacting with people and do not see yourself being tied to a desk, then a career in hospitality management might be just for you.

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Event Management

Put on an incredible show

Learn how to put an event together from start to finish with Kenvale’s hands-on event management courses.

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Commercial Cookery

Cook up a delicious storm

If your passion is cooking and you love to have people enjoy your creations, a career in commercial cookery is for you. The world always needs great chefs.

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Home Management

Turn houses into loving homes

The Diploma of Home Management empowers people through formal education and training to take control of their home.

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Anonymous, Winefest Guest 2015

I just wanted to express thanks and congratulations to all at Kenvale for the magnificent lunch provided on Thursday.

I have been to many hatted restaurants this year and can honestly say that they would have struggled to produce such fantastic dishes.

The lunch was a credit to your students and your staff.  It would be a privilege to enjoy another visit next year.

Best wishes to your graduating students for success in their career and to your staff to continue to guide students to reach such a high standard.

Anonymous public guest at Kenvale Restaurant 2015

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