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Edith Cowan College

How to accept your offer

Congratulations on receiving an offer to study at Edith Cowan College (ECC)!

To accept your offer and to find out about commencing classes complete the following steps:

STEP 1: Understanding your Letter of Offer

Your Letter of Offer outlines the:

  • ECC course(s)/ECU course that has been offered

  • duration of the course(s)

  • commencement date(s)

  • tuition fee(s)

  • condition(s) of the offer (examples of conditions of the offer may include providing official or certified copies of academic transcripts, evidence or English proficiency eg IELTS. Prior to or at the time of accepting your offer, you must provide evidence that you have met all conditions. If you do not provide this evidence, you will not be eligible to proceed with your enrolment or student visa application.

STEP 2: Accepting your Offer and Payment of fees

In order to accept the offer of place it is necessary to complete all sections in your Letter of Offer and pay the fees due, as indicated in the Letter of Offer. This will include tuition fees plus the Overseas Student Health Cover charge (applicable to international students).
Payment of the amount due should be made in Australian dollars.


1. BPAY (via phone or internet banking)

Make your payment via BPAY from your cheque or savings account.
ECC BPAY Biller Code is: 979286
BPAY reference number: check your offer letter or Provisional Invoice

2. Payment for resurning students 

Payment van be made via out Student Portal


Students (Australian Citizens and Permanent humanitarian visa holders) may be eligible for FEE-HELP, a government loan scheme. FEE-HELP may assist students to pay all or part of their tuition fees. Students who are eligible for FEE-HELP will receive a 'Request for FEE-HELP Assistance' form which will be provided on request prior to commencement of studies. Please note that FEE-HELP is only available for Diploma programs. For more detailed information please refer to Study Assist.

STEP 3: Receive Confirmation from ECC

On receipt of the fees, your place at ECC will be confirmed. For international students, an electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (e_CoE) will be issued. You will require this document to apply for your student visa.
NOTE: Under 18 students must have a Care Giver/Guardian in place before the Confirmation of Enrolment can be issued for visa purposes. Australian law regards students under the age of 18 as minors and there is a special visa requirement regarding their welfare. Students under the age of 18 must be placed in the care of a guardian while studying in Australia. Parents can nominate a guardian or arrangements can be made with Guardianship Services recommended by ECC.

STEP 4: Visa (for International students)

The main requirements to lodge an application are:

  • By ECC through a Letter of Offer

  • An electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCoE) from ECC (and ECU if you have a packaged offer) after the respective fees (Tuition, Overseas Student Health Cover etc.) are paid

  • Health check-up as required by regulation

  • Proof of academic and English levels as required

  • Proof of financial support as required.

Note 1: Residents of certain countries might need to obtain a 'Pre-Visa Assessment' (PVA) from the Australian Diplomatic Mission before transmitting the fees. This may take 4 to 6 weeks.

Note 2: Sufficient time for the issue of a student visa (usually around 6 weeks) should be allowed before the commencement of the course. This time frame may vary from country to country.

STEP 5: Attend Orientation and Enrolment and commence study

Congratulations, you are just about ready to start your ECC course. Your first day at ECC will begin at Orientation and Enrolment day. It is compulsory for all students to attend Orientation and Enrolment. For information about the program go to Orientation and Enrolment.