PAX Institute Of Education, Melbourne, Victoria

    Melbourne, VictoriaLocation
    InstituteSchool type
    Estd 2009established year

    PAX Institute of Education Ranking, Application Process, Cost & Expenses

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    PAX Institute of Education is a vocational school, located in Melbourne, Australia. It was founded in 2009 and offers vocational programs for all kinds of students, trainees, job starters, apprentices and anyone who wants to upgrade his skills in a particular field.

    It has Private Registered Training Organization (RTO) affiliation and has accreditation and certification from the Australian Qualification Framework. The medium of education is English and college gives admission to international students only if they have passed the English proficiency examination TOEFL (50+score), IELTS (Band 5.5+score) successfully.

    The College is located in Melbourne, Australia, a dynamic city well known for its educational and professional training environments. The living cost is also low, as compared to other parts of Australia.

    Why Choose PAX Institute of Education?

    The institute is widely recognized for its quality of education and specialization in Hospitality, Management, Commercial Cookery and Hospitality, Business and Accounting. The college uses English as an Additional Language.


    • The institute holds rank 1 institute for vocational training in the Melbourne city.
    • It ranks 11 in the Vocational College Campus Ranking America.

    Key Features 

    • It provides a high level of customer service, academic excellence, and flexibility in education.
    • Class sizes are limited so, personalized tuition and attention can be achieved.
    • Student Services Officer is appointed for the assistance and guidance of students.
    • Additional LLN support is provided to students.

    Know what students say about PAX Institute of Education

    PAX graduate Ms. Rosalba says that PAX is one of the most prestigious institutions that not only provides dynamic courses but also hands-on skill training in the field also, that prepares the student for practical work experience beforehand.

    Statistical Highlights

    Type of University Private
    No. of Faculty 50
    Student-faculty ratio 30:1
    Annual Acceptance Rate 90%
    In-State Tuition fee 10,000 AUD
    Out-of-State Tuition fee 12,250 AUD
    No. of Undergraduate seats 1000
    No. of Postgraduate seats 400
    Percentage of International Students 40%
    Basic tuition fee, undergraduate American Students 8,880 AUD
    Basic tuition fee, undergraduate International students 9,100 AUD
    Vocational College Campus in America Ranking  11
    Application fee 30 AUD
    Test Score Accepted TOFEL and IELTS

    PAX Institute of Education Campus

    The university is located in the dynamic city of Melbourne, which is well known for its safe and friendly environment, moderate cost of living, friendly citizens and quality infrastructure including housing, health, and education services.

    The college provides both on-campus and campus facilities. The rent is very low as compared to the other parts of the country. The campus is a vibrant place to study with greenery all around, well equipped with all modern technologies.

    There are many clubs and committees on the campus that are very active throughout the year. The student can apply for residence soon after taking admission in the college. Students are monitored throughout their studies. Trainers and assessors take care of the training and assessment and students.

    PAX Institute of Education Housing Facilities/ Residence

    • The college provides an on-campus residence facility in its Melbourne Campus.
    • There are several accommodation options available for students:
    • Homestays cost 235 to 325 AUD per week and include all meals. The amount differs depending on whether you share or live alone.
    • The facilities include a club, lounge, study areas, gaming /media center, recreation, wellness center, furnished rooms, internet, utilities, and private bedrooms.
    • Monthly rent ranges from around 1,000 AUD per month, per student, depending on room type.
    • students can apply for housing at the application process after their enrollment by visiting the campus and applying through the online rental service portal of the college.

    PAX Institute of Education Programs, Faculties, and Divisions

    The university offers a total of 40 vocational and certificate courses.

    The college provides admission in the fields of Hospitality, Management, Commercial Cookery, Business, and Accounting. The college uses English as an Additional Language.

    The college provides undergraduate degrees, associated degrees, and certificate programs in various vocational courses. The college also offers a variety of language programs such as English, Spanish, French and Portuguese. It also gives the facility of a variety of online language courses.

    The most popular vocational courses offered are Business, Communications, Education, Engineering and Technology, Health Sciences and Nursing, Hospitality, Information Technology, Agricultural Technology, Science, Mathematics and Social Sciences.

    Schools in PAX Institute of Education:

    • School of Business
    • School of Cookery and Hospitality
    • School of Leadership and Management
    • School of Language
    • School of Nursing

    All you need to know about the Application Process

    The university offers admission in undergraduate, certificate and associate degree programs in vocational training.


    • Pre-enrolment information
    • Applicant bona fide status;
    • Minimum Year 12 academic qualification (or overseas equivalent) is generally required for Diploma courses or if less, demonstrated competence in the chosen field;
    • Minimum Year 11 academic qualification is generally required for Certificate courses;
    • Applicants must complete the PAX LLN test.
    • Evidence of English language proficiency;
    • TOEFL/IELTS test score for international applicants.
    • TOEFL: IBT- Overall score of 95-100
    • IELTS: 5.5

    How, When and Where to Apply

    Where to Apply: PAX Institute of Education Application portal (online)

    Application Sessions: Fall, spring and summer and the institution often displays vacancy of its seats on its official website and conducts regular intake of students in its various courses.

    Application Portal


    Application Dates:

    Term Application Deadline
    Fall 2019 August 19, 2019
    Spring 2020 November 18, 2019
    Summer 2020 May 20, 2020

    Application Fee:

    Application fee for domestic students: 24 AUD

    Application fee for international students: 30 AUD

    What after you get admission?

    Application for residence is given at the time of enrolment. Once the student fills out the application and gets admission then they receive a letter of offer and acceptance. They have to return the signed to the department with the initial deposit to receive your COE (electronic confirmation of enrolment) and then with help of this the student gets its college id card and access to other facilities.

    PAX Institute of Education Cost and Expenses

    Vocational Program Tuition Fee 9,500 AUD/year
    Certificate Program Tuition Fee 7,900 AUD/year
    Incidental Fee 1,000 AUD/year
    Residential Fee 9,000 AUD*/semester

    *The amount varies according to the choice of accommodation and services.

    PAX Institute of Education Scholarship and Financial Aids

    PAX Institute offers a variety of options through which the prospective students may seek financial help and support their education and stay. The available options are discussed in brief here:


    State and territory governments provide several scholarships including the Vocational Training Scholarship, State Government Scholarship to the students of PAX, which facilitates them to fully cover tuition fee and meet financial expenses


    If a student is unable to pay for their tuition and fees then, in that case, the federal, state and territory governments provide financial aids and incentives for the students pursuing vocational education and training students in the college as a fellowship. This helps them gain the skills required to secure sustainable employment and to maintain a good academics score for rewarding.

    Other aids

    The college authority provides Student Loan from the Australian Government to help the students pay their tuition fees. After the study, the student can refund the initial amount plus indexation.

    Work while you study

    The work program is designed for students with financial need. The students are employed in one of the college's campuses and they are paid according to the job provided to them which is sufficient to help them meet their expenses and financial needs. The student can be employed as a helper, primary trainer, supporter, lab caretaker, etc.

    Working Hours: 22/week

    Minimum wage: up to the amount of financial need

    How to Apply: Visit the college campus and fill out the work-study form at the student welfare help center.

    Salary: varies with the working hours and type of work assigned.

    On-Campus/ Co-op Programs

    International students can work part-time as a trainer, lab caretaker, note maker, stenographer, etc based on their needs and they are paid accordingly. This helps students to meet their financial expenses and helps them build a feeling of independence.


    For off-campus, international students must have work approval visa by the Australian government. Also, the student should inform about his/her work with employer id and details.

    PAX Institute of Education Alumni Network

    The college runs its alumni network through its alumni association at PAX which creates lifelong personal and professional growth of both alumni and students of the college. The alumni are given advantages of expanding their professional network through the college platform. Alumni also mentor the graduating students.

    The famous Alumni of the College are Phattharaphon, Jorge Gomez, Oscar Roa, and Ritika Chawla.

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    PAX Institute of Education Overview

    Insitution type
    Application Cost
    Average Cost of Attendance
    $4,800 / Year

    Admission & dates

    Test Scores For International Applicants

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    Attendance Cost


    attendance cost

    The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

    Tuition fees
    Undergraduate Programs
    $4,800 / Year
    Off Campus
    $343 / Year
    $686 / Year
    Pax Institute of Education Level 16, 190 Queen Street Melbourne Victoria 3000

    Nearby This Campus

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    Bus Station

    Little Bourke St0.05 km
    Bourke St0.06 km
    Bourke St0.07 km
    Lonsdale St0.07 km
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    Essendon Airport10.86 km
    Melbourne Airport18.74 km
    Moorabbin Airport21.86 km
    Avalon Airport49.85 km
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    *All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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