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Level 8, 277 William Street Melbourne 3000 VIC AUSTRALIA



Danford College  

Level 8, 277 William Street Melbourne 3000 VIC AUSTRALIA

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Term Structure

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Welcome Message

Since 2007, Danford College has provided high quality education to students from around the world.

Since opening our new campus on William Street in Melbourne’s CBD, we expanded our facilities and have grown to a capacity of 801 students. In our high-tech, modern classrooms, Danford College offers nationally recognised qualifications in a wealth of professional disciplines.

We’re proud of the high quality of our education: our experienced and qualified staff, and our promise to help every student get the best out of their education.
We believe this commitment to excellence is what sets us apart.

Pathways to your future career, as well as further tertiary study, are also within reach. Danford’s partnership with Melbourne Polytechnic ensures completing a qualification with us can contribute to credit transfer into a Bachelor degree.

We look forward to welcoming you to our diverse and friendly campus soon.

Our Vision

Our Values

Danford College is committed to excellence in education. As a Registered Training Organisation and a CRICOS Provider, we are committed to creating greater educational value in our community. We are proud of our diverse staff and student body, and provide support and unique learning opportunities for students from around the world.

Our Mission
Danford College seeks the highest quality of education and greater educational links with industry. We work hard to continually improve our services, facilities and educational offerings. With qualified trainers and world-class facilities, we work to attract smart, passionate students from around the world and help further their careers through education. A Danford College education is a pathway. We support students looking to advance their professional skills and knowledge, further their career, or progress to higher education.

Our Motto
Believe, Achieve, Grow.
At Danford College, our high standards are our strength. Our motto supports our belief that for every student, what you believe, you can achieve. When you realise your capabilities and put them into action, the faster you will grow.

6 reasons to choose Danford

While we help you gain your Certificate, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, or Post Graduate, a Danford College qualification is much more than that. We help you progress your career through excellence in education, and support you throughout your stay in Melbourne

We understand
We want you to get the best out of your chosen course and your time in Melbourne. Our trainers create an open and understanding environment for you to learn in the classroom. Our in-house counsellor is on hand when you need, and our lively student community keeps you connected with social activities and outings.

Smaller class size
While Danford’s course offerings are broad, each class has the capacity for only 26 students. This ensures the sort of one-to-one, tailored education you need to learn, thrive, and excel.

A clear pathway to higher education
If you decide to progress your education through to tertiary study, Danford College’s partnerships help you succeed. The courses you complete at Danford College provide a pathway at Melbourne Polytechnic for credits in Bachelor Degrees in Accounting, Business, IT and Hospitality Management.

World-class facilities and location
At Danford, you’ll find out what it’s like to live in one of the most student-friendly, fun, and cultural cities in the world. With highly qualified staff and new, high-tech facilities in Melbourne’s CBD, you have everything you need to complete (and enjoy) your qualification.

We’re a global village
We’re proud of the mix of languages spoken in our student lounge, and the dozens of nationalities represented at Danford College. This multicultural staff and student base ensures a dynamic and supportive college culture.

Study term
For Certificates III, IV and Advanced Diploma levels and Post Graduate, each term is 10 weeks long. Total terms in each year will depend on the level and length of each course. For some Diploma Levels, there are two 10-weeks and one 12-week terms, as outlined in the course details.

A beautiful place to study

With a view over Melbourne’s city skyline, Danford’s light-filled and airy campus inspires learning and endeavour.

Our new campus includes seven bright, spacious classrooms appointed with the latest educational technology.

Our four computer labs are equipped with brand new computers connected to high-speed internet, plus audio-visual equipment. Our IT support regularly updates our software to keep you focused on your studies and stay current to your industry.

The Danford College campus is heated and air-conditioned, with free wifi for students.

See you at the lounge?
Students love meeting up in our comfortable lounge. It’s a hub for meetings and chat, quiet reading, calls with friends and family overseas, or just a
moment to pause between classes.

Our lounge has kitchen facilities, microwaves, a refrigerator, and a water dispenser, and is set up with spacious couches to relax out of study hours.

Our students also use the lounge computers to keep in touch with their loved ones.

Our students come from

Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Denmark, Ecuador, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Reunion Island, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, United Kingdom, United States Of America, Venezuela, Vietnam.



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How to Apply


Entry requirements

A. Age requirement
To study at Danford College, all international students must be at least 18 years of age or above when the course starts.

B. Academic requirements

VOCATIONAL COURSES: All international students must meet a minimum academic requirement to gain admission to Danford College. Danford College requires the successful completion of studies equivalent to Australian Year 12 education as the minimum level of entry into our courses.

POST GRADUATE PROGRAMS: Have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification in any fields of study (Both onshore or Offshore qualification); or have completed a Bachelor degree in any fields of study (Both onshore or Offshore qualification)

In some cases, if you do not meet the college academic entry level requirements, you may apply as a mature age student. A mature age student is considered to be over 18 years old, who has been out of fulltime education for at least one year. You should also be able to provide documentary evidence of any work experience undertaken since leaving school that is related to your chosen course. Entry as a mature age student is also dependent upon having a satisfactory level of English language proficiency.

C. English requirements
International students must provide evidence of English language proficiency to Danford College. Students must have a minimum score of an internationally recognised English test. Acceptable English language test scores: (message us)

POST GRADUATE PROGRAMS: For most Graduate Diploma courses students are required to have a minimum IELTS (International English Language Testing Service) score of 6.0 overall with no band/sub score under 5.5 or equivalent English language tests accepted by the Department of Immigration.
Other English language proficiencies accepted by Danford College:
  1. Evidence that, within the two years before applying for the student visa, you completed (in Australia and in the English language) either the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or a substantial component of a course leading to a qualification from the Australian Qualifications Framework at the Certificate IV or higher level, while you held a student visa.
  2. Evidence you have completed at least five years’ study in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland.
  3. You are a citizen and hold a passport from UK, USA, Canada, NZ or Republic of Ireland.
  4. For students from Low Risk Level countries, successful completion of the Danford Language, Literacy and Numeracy Test.


Contact & Location

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Level 8, 277 William Street Melbourne 3000 VIC AUSTRALIA