Central Institute of Technology, based in Perth, was the winner of the International Training Provider of the Year 2013, 2011 and 2010, and trains more than 1,300 international students annually.
Whether you’re looking to study for a career or to improve your English language skills, Central offers over 110 courses for international students in the following areas:
Education and training at Central is delivered across five campuses. These include
Mt Lawley and
Getting to Central
The main campus of Central is located close to the centre of the city of Perth. The other campus locations are located in inner-city suburbs.
All of the campus locations are a short walk from public transport, provided by
Transperth, including the bus and train. In Western Australia you will be eligible for a
student discount on all public transport.
There is a free
Central Area Transit (CAT) bus that operates within the Perth Central Business District (CBD), which provides frequent services around the city.
The CUT Mine
CUT Mine is the only training facility of its kind in Western Australia. It provides students with ‘real life’ experience in underground mining in a unique underground mine located in the heart of Perth.
Students are trained in mine safety, geology and face mapping techniques.
Resources Industry Precinct
Resources Industry Precinct, located on the East Perth campus, offers programmes including Surveying, Spatial Information Services and Drilling Operations.
Other programs located at this campus include Computer Systems Engineering, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Digital Media, Screen and Media, Animation, Building, Computer Systems Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Information Technology Networking, Environmental Monitoring and Technology and Laboratory studies.
It is located in East Perth close to cafes, shops, public transport and the free city CAT buses.
Students can showcase their work in Central’s purpose-built
Art Gallery. State of the art studios are available for courses including Fashion, Textile Design, Music, Jewellery, Graphic Design, Photography, Screen and Media.
Beauty Therapy Clinic
Students in their final semester of a Certificate IV Beauty Therapy course can gain experience working in the
Beauty Therapy Clinic to provide a range of beauty treatments to the public including waxing, tinting, manicures, pedicures, facial and body treatments under the guidance of qualified staff.
English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students
English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS).
Our English Language Centre is officially accredited by the
National English Language Training Accreditation Scheme (NEAS) and we are current members of
English Australia (EA), the peak professional body for all accredited ELICOS centres in Australia.
International Centre is dedicated to the personal, academic needs and well being of international students studying at Central.
International Centre staff offer friendly, specialised support and guidance for students from initial contact through to graduation to ensure that your experience at Central is an enjoyable and rewarding one.
Welcome from the Managing Director
“Welcome to Central, Western Australia’s oldest post-school institute.
With state of the art facilities and campuses located in the heart of Perth’s cultural district, its little wonder that nearly 30,000 people choose to study with us every year, including over 1,000 international students.
Our global outlook ensures you can apply the skills you acquire here around the world. I am confident that your time here will be enjoyable and rewarding”.
Neil Fernandes - Managing Director, Central Institute of Technology
International Student Video Tours
Central students and staff have joined forces to develop a range of welcome videos for international students planning to come to Perth and study at Central.
These videos showcase our courses, facilities and campuses. You will hear from international students studying our ELICOS and vocational education courses.
The videos will give you and your families a better feel and understanding of Central, its campus locations and the city of Perth before you get here.
Honour for Central Institute student from Mauritius
Christelle Collet from Mauritius, a Community Services student, was recently elected to chair The Council of International Students Australia (CISA) in Sydney.