CCM International Students

We welcome students from all over the world to our campuses in beautiful Sydney and Melbourne.

CCM International Students

This is your chance to gain world recognised qualifications in Complementary Medicine and Expressive Arts whilst studying in one of the best countries. CCM currently offers the following courses for international students:


About Australia

Australia is a great country to live and study in, from our stunning scenery, rich heritage and diverse culture, Australia is truly unique and full of inspiration.

There are many websites that are full of information about our fantastic country, such as


The official Australian Government site for international students wishing to study in Australia is This website provides international students with all the information they need to live and study in Australia, you can search for courses, institutions, watch stories from other international students, and learn about Australian education.

International Education Agent List

Entry Requirements

Although there are no course-specific entry requirements to study this qualification, CCM does ensure that all students who wish to study with us are also suitable.

To determine suitability and ensure all enrolled students can successfully complete the course, CCM assesses a potential student’s Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills, computer literacy and suitability to the course they wish to enrol in.


To establish Language Literacy and Numeracy skills, CCM requires students to provide evidence in the form of:

  • a Certificate III or higher qualification; or
  • an Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) assessment result of Level 3 or above; or
  • a Higher School Certificate (HSC), or equivalent, with 50% or more, in both Math and English.

For international student’s there is an additional requirement of English proficiency equivalent to IELTS test score of 6.0 or above.

Computer Literacy

As all courses offered by CCM incorporate use of CCM’s online learning platform, whether it be in accessing course materials or submitting course work for assessment, CCM requires all students to have:

  • access to a computer for the duration of the course;
  • access to the internet as required; and
  • computer literacy skills at Level 3 of the ACSF.
Course Suitability

As part of the enrolment process, each student is also interviewed to ascertain their individual interests in undertaking the course, to ensure it is suitable for both their personal and career aspirations. Dependent on the outcome of the discussion, Course Advisors are able to suggest the most appropriate course, location and mode of delivery for the individual student.

International Student Information

Immigration Information

To study in Australia you will need to ensure you have the correct Visa. For details on organising your student visa and other immigration information we recommend you visit the official Australian Government website


Please contact to complete the enrolment process, do not enrol online unless you have a student visa and a USI.

Once your application has been received and we have assessed your suitability, we will send you a Contract for Study, which includes terms and conditions of enrolment and study with CCM.

When you complete and return this form, we will provide you with a Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE), which can then be used to help you apply for your student Visa with the Australian Government.

ESOS legislative framework

The Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000, or ESOS Act, establishes legislative requirements and standards for the quality assurance of education and training institutions offering courses to international students who are in Australia on a student visa. ESOS also provides tuition fee protection for international students. For more information download this ESOS Student Fact Sheet or visit ESOS Legislative Framework.


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Do I need to be fluent in English?

Yes. Individuals considering enrolling with CCM must be fluent in English to IELTS* 6.0 level, or equivalent as per the table provided below, and must provide evidence to reflect this. If a person does not meet the English language skills requirement, prior to application, they must undertake the relevant training and provide proof of proficiency before CCM can process their enrolment.

Comparison Chart for English Language Tests

Test Type Study Table
IELTS 4.0 4.5 5.0 5.5 6.0 6.5 7.0 7.5 8.0 8.5 9.0
TOEFL iBT 31 32 35 46 60 79 94 102 110 115 118
PTE Academic 29 30 36 42 50 58 65 73 79 83 86
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) 32 36 41 47 52 58 67 74 80 87 93
OET Pass Pass Pass Pass Pass Pass Pass Pass Pass Pass Pass
TOEFL PBT 433 450 500 527 550 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Can I work whilst studying in Australia?

International students must check their individual Visa to ensure they adhere to their particular Visa conditions, which includes the capacity to work in Australia.

Can I defer my studies if I have special circumstances?

If you wish to defer your studies you will need to submit a formal request to the college. CCM can defer or temporarily suspend the enrolment of a student on the grounds of compassionate or compelling circumstances.

What resources do I need for study?

You will need to have the use of a computer and access to the internet for the entire duration of your study with CCM

What are the career outcomes?

Complementary Health – Studying our Complementary Health courses will give you a powerful range of tools to understand both the mind and the body, helping you to learn about your own inner balance, as well as being able to nurture the balance of others. Our unique courses provide the skills and knowledge to develop a career that is both rewarding and flexible.

These unique programs provide you with the opportunity to work in a richly rewarding career in a rapidly growing area of medicine. Our CCM graduates very often go on to build their own practices, many doing so around the commitments of their family life, while others use their expertise within specific areas such as fertility enhancement, learning difficulties, recovery from traumatic events, depression, pain and improving performance. Others have chosen to work within existing practices, alongside traditional medical practitioners, in integrative clinics.

You’ll learn a great deal about yourself and your place in the world around you, while gaining a unique blend of skills. You can play a leading role in helping people feel self-empowered in regards to their health and emotional wellbeing.

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