Education Agent Training Course

The Education Agent Traning Course (EATC) is a free, online, industry-recommended course that provides education agents with information about the Australian education system and Australia as a study destination. The course material is also a resource to help agents remain aware of changes and developments in international education.

Australian Education International (AEI) and the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) provided support in the development of the EATC.

Education agents can become Qualified Education Agent Counsellors (QEACs) and be listed in the QEAC database. Becoming a qualified counsellor helps demonstrate your professionalism to prospective students, their parents and educational institutions.

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Education agents can become Qualified Education Agent Counsellors (QEACs) and be listed in the database. To become QEACs, agents will have to complete the Certification Exam of the Education Agent Training Course.

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Course Material

The Education Agent training course covers four areas relevant to education counsellors specialising in Australia as an education destination: Australia, the AQF and Career Trends; Legislation and Regulations Working Effectively in International Education; and Professional Standards and Ethics.

Up-to-date Information

The EATC is continuously updated with information about international education in Australia. It is is an excellent resource and training tool both for individuals wishing to enter the international education industry as agents or existing agents simply looking updated information about the industry.

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