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1:1 Coaching

1:1 Coaching is a series of private lessons based on your individual needs, level, goals and preferences.
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Key benefits

  1. Identify your strengths and areas for improvement.
  2. Negotiate a learning program based on your needs and learning preferences.
  3. Attend one-to-one lessons with an experienced and qualified teacher.
  4. Benefit from flexible lesson times.
  5. Achieve your professional and academic goals.

Entry requirements

You can be at any level of English language skill to take 1:1 Coaching.

Our Intensive Test Preparation (ITP) course is also available for students who wish to improve their English test results.

You will need the right visa for part-time study.

What will I learn?

  • Receive a thorough needs analysis assessment from an experienced teacher.
  • Experience a personalised program of study that focuses on your goals, such as IELTS test preparation, academic writing, presentation skills, pronunciation or English for business purposes.
  • Receive progress reports and specialist advice on points for further improvement.

How long will I need to study?

1-10 weeks.

  • The 5-hour package should be completed in a maximum of five weeks.
  • The 10-hour package should be completed in a maximum of 10 weeks.
  • Lessons are usually 1-2 hours in length.


Lessons are held at the Centre for English Teaching (CET), Level 5 Wentworth Building (G01).


A typical 1:1 Coaching program consists of a block of 1-10 lessons with an initial needs analysis, customised learning plan and end of course certificate upon completion.

The cost is $725 for five hours of tuition and $1400 for 10 hours of tuition. Lessons are usually 1-2 hours in length.

In order to ensure an optimal outcome from the coaching process, it is recommended that the 5-hour package be completed in a maximum of five weeks and the 10-hour package in a maximum of 10 weeks.

Contact us

Please contact for more details.

Important Fee Information

Terms and conditions

Please read the terms and conditions that apply to your offer, enrolment and course at CET: CET Terms and Conditions.

Credit card surcharges

Course payments made by credit card (Visa or Mastercard) will incur a surcharge of 1.53% of the total cost.

Overseas Health Cover (OSHC)

If you are intending to study under a student visa, you will need Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC). CET can arrange OSHC for you with Allianz as part of the application process. Simply indicate the type of insurance required (single/dual/family) on step 2 of the application form. You may also arrange your own cover from any of the government approved providers below:

For more information, please review the University of Sydney's Overseas Student Health Cover page.

  • How long will I need to study?

    1-10 weeks.

  • CRICOS code

    This course is not CRICOS registered and is not available for student visa applications.

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