IKON Institute of Australia

  1. About the IKON Institute of Australia

 

IKON’s educational philosophy is grounded in functional and evidence-based humanism, whilst validating and utilising the wisdom and experience of global intellectual and spiritual traditions.  We value both standing wisdom and embrace emerging technologies and techniques.

IKON Institute aims to create a difference through learning, and for its’ graduates to continually develop their own potential. Students’ development of skills, knowledge and therapeutic practice will contribute to the creation of an international community of people and practitioners committed to social change, community building and individual healing.

To our IKON Students, we wish you all the very best with your learning journey and applaud you for being someone who is committed to helping others.

 

Campus locations:

South Australia:           Level 3, 127 Rundle Mall, Adelaide

Queensland:               16 Brookes Street, Bowen Hills

Victoria:                       Level 7, 341 Queen Street, Melbourne

Western Australia:      425A Albany Highway, Victoria Park

New South Wales:      Mullumbimby Civic Hall, 55 Dalley St, Mullumbimby

Tasmania:                   176 New Town Rd, New Town

 

Open Days:

We love sharing our passion and assisting you in gaining the knowledge to make a confident decision about embarking on a rewarding career – where YOU can truly make a difference in your life and the lives of others!

http://ikoninstitute.edu.au/attend-the-ikon-open-day/

 

Important Dates:

Applications are now open, and applications will be considered on a first-come basis up until November 30.

 

Contact Details:

Phone IKON on: 1300 000 933

Use live chat on this website

Email your questions to: info@ikoninstitute.com.au

 

  1. Admissions criteria
  2. Applicants with higher education study

Students 21 years and over at time of application with:

  • relevant experience in counselling, or a job involving self-directed application of

knowledge, the exercise of independent judgement and decision-making; or

  • other skills deemed appropriate by the Head of Faculty; and
  • Interview for suitability conducted by senior academic staff.

 

Students who don’t meet the above entry criteria may be admitted upon special approval by the

Head of Faculty, it they can demonstrate their ability to successfully meet the course requirements.

Any such cases must be reported to the Academic Board.

 

  1. Applicants with vocational education and training (VET) study
  • relevant experience in counselling, or a job involving self-directed application of

knowledge, the exercise of independent judgement and decision-making; or

  • other skills deemed appropriate by the Head of Faculty; and
  • Interview for suitability conducted by senior academic staff.

 

Students who don’t meet the above entry criteria may be admitted upon special approval by the

Head of Faculty, it they can demonstrate their ability to successfully meet the course requirements.

Any such cases must be reported to the Academic Board.

 

  1. Applicants with recent secondary education (within the past two years)

Australian Year 12 students

  • ATAR of at least 65; and
  • Interview for suitability conducted by senior academic staff.

 

Students who don’t meet the above entry criteria may be admitted upon special approval by the

Head of Faculty, it they can demonstrate their ability to successfully meet the course requirements.

Any such cases must be reported to the Academic Board.

 

  1. Applicants with work and life experience

Students 21 years and over at time of application with:

  • relevant experience in counselling, or a job involving self-directed application of

knowledge, the exercise of independent judgement and decision-making; or

  • other skills deemed appropriate by the Head of Faculty; and
  • Interview for suitability conducted by senior academic staff.

 

Students who don’t meet the above entry criteria may be admitted upon special approval by the

Head of Faculty, it they can demonstrate their ability to successfully meet the course requirements.

Any such cases must be reported to the Academic Board.

 

 

  1. Additional information

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Students who don’t meet the above entry criteria may be admitted upon special approval by the

Head of Faculty, it they can demonstrate their ability to successfully meet the course requirements.

Any such cases must be reported to the Academic Board.

 

Domestic applicants with overseas qualifications

Students 21 years and over at time of application with:

  • relevant experience in counselling, or a job involving self-directed application of

knowledge, the exercise of independent judgement and decision-making; or

  • other skills deemed appropriate by the Head of Faculty; and
  • Interview for suitability conducted by senior academic staff.

 

Students who don’t meet the above entry criteria may be admitted upon special approval by the

Head of Faculty, it they can demonstrate their ability to successfully meet the course requirements.

Any such cases must be reported to the Academic Board.

 

English language proficiency

An acceptable English test score using one of the English Language Tests as approved by IKON.

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) overall result of 6.0; or
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) overall 50; or
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) 550 overall 4.5 TWE; or
  • Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) result of 52.
  • Interview for suitability conducted by senior academic staff.

 

  1. How to apply

Your completed application will include;

  • Application for Enrolment Form
  • Terms and conditions of Enrolment
  • Agreement to Pay Fees form
  • Confidential Questionnaire

 

You will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Please click here for information on how to create your USI.

 

Full details on applying to study with IKON, and the online application form can be found on the following page:

http://ikoninstitute.edu.au/students/how-to-apply/

 

 

  1. Enrolment

After we receive your completed application and have approved your enrolment, the Education Support Officer will send you an email confirming receipt of your successful application.

Once the minimum numbers have been met, you will receive a confirmation of enrolment and be provided with a;

  • Confirmation of Enrolment
  • Course Timetable

 

 

  1. Financial assistance

Austudy/Abstudy

Please apply directly to Centrelink for information on eligibility.

For more information visit: www.centrelink.gov.au

IKON’s Centrelink reference number is 5P241

 

FEE-HELP

Students studying a degree with IKON Institute may be eligible to access FEE-HELP

For more information visit: http://studyassist.gov.au/sites/studyassist/helppayingmyfees/fee-help

 

  1. Student profile

The table below gives an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students at IKON Institute. It provides data on students that commenced undergraduate study and passed the census date in 2017, including those admitted through all offer rounds, across all Australian campuses, and international students studying in Australia.

 

 

Applicant background

Full year intake 2017
Number of students Percentage of all students
(A) Past higher education study   8 6%
(B) Past vocational education and training (VET) study  69 51%
(C) Recent secondary education

·       Admitted solely on the basis of ATAR

·       Admitted where both ATAR and additional criteria were considered

·       Admitted on basis of other criteria only

 

N/A

46

 

0

 

N/A

35%

 

0%

Work and life experience  10 7%
International students    0 0%
All students 133 100%

 

 

  1. Where to get further information

TEQSA national register

http://www.teqsa.gov.au/national-register

 

QILT website

https://www.qilt.edu.au

 

Student Admissions policy

http://ikoninstitute.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/AC001-Student-Selection-and-Admission-Policy-and-Procedure-V3.0.pdf

 

Grievance process link

http://ikoninstitute.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/S002-Student-Grievance-and-Appeals-Policy-and-Procedure.pdf