Over the last few years, we have seen numbers of lives set free and set on fire with a purpose to bring heaven here on earth. The heart of Planetshakers College is to empower generations with the truth of God’s word to go out into all nations and see hearts and lives set free and see the expansion of God’s unshakable Kingdom. So with that in mind, we are excited to be able to invite International students from all over the world to apply and be a part of Planetshakers College.


We believe that as you set aside this year for God and watch him do the miraculous in your life, you too will be empowered and equipped to revolutionise your nation for Jesus.





What you need prior to applying:

  •  Download an application form for College
  •  Colour Passport Photo of Yourself
  •  Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) Insurance Premium. For more information about OSHC, visit Medibank Private.
  •  Application Fee
  •  Copy of Police Check from your own nation.
  •  Certified copy of passport or birth certificate (certified means that an official authority has signed the copy to say it is "a true copy of the original")

What you need once in Australia:

  •  Copy of Australia Police Check (you will need to apply once you enter Australia at Orientation)
  •  Working with Children's Check (you will need to go to a Post Office to organise your WWCC, once you arrive in Australia)





There are specific entry requirements which must be met. Please see below:
  •  Must have been a committed Christian for at least
12 months.
  •  Must have completed a basic New Christian course conducted by their local church.
  •  Must be presently involved in the life of a local church and demonstrate levels of mature discipleship.
  •  Must have current involvement in a local church and approval of their Pastor for this application.
  •  Must have evidence of English proficiency if English is their second language.
  •  Involvement in ministry in the local church (reference from church leadership will be sought)
  •  Other Categories: Mature age, special entry, articulation from other AQF programs
  •  If applicable, for overseas students, the International English Language Testing System requirement for this award is 5.5
  •  Completed High School Certificate or equivalent level of study.
  •  Please note that overseas students must maintain a full-time enrolment (6 subjects per semester) at all times.
  •  Application procedure is outlined in information pack and enquiry letter.




Public Transport is an available option to take to all of our campuses. Purchasing a Myki Pass will enable you to use the buses, trains and trams located in and around the city. For more information on Melbourne’s public transport system please see



Moving to Melbourne and away from home can sometimes be overwhelming. Planetshakers College does not offer accommodation; however, where possible, Planetshakers College is happy to assist those who are seeking accommodation. Most students tend to find housing together, so please let us know if you are looking for a place to live and we can point you in the right direction.



It is the student’s responsibility to find part time employment whilst completing College, however our staff at Planetshakers College are more than happy to assist you wherever possible. There are three free working days available for part time employment and we encourage students to find employment to help fund living expenses.


COE Number

COE stands for Confirmation of Enrolment. To obtain a student visa you will need a Confirmation of Enrolment (COE) from the college. You will first need to be accepted by the College and then pay the minimum fees. We will then issue you with a COE in your Acceptance Letter which you will need to apply online for your Student Visa.



If you are not an Australian citizen or holder of an Australian Permanent Resident Visa and you need to obtain a student visa in order to begin studying the Diploma in Leadership at Planetshakers College.


To obtain this visa, please follow the steps & instructions on You have to apply to be a student at Planetshakers College & be accepted before you can apply for your Student Visa. You can apply online for your Student Visa.


Medical and travel Insurance

All international students are required to pay for health cover (Overseas Student Health Cover – OSHC) as a part of visa requirements. Health insurance is important while you are overseas. We suggest Medibank Private as the company to provide you with Health insurance.


This insurance pays benefits towards Medical Practitioners (including specialists) who treat you in the event that you require a visit to the hospital, doctors office, or should you require home care, surgery, or any pathology service such as blood tests and X rays. The following website is where you will find further information & also apply for health cover online at



To gain entry into Planetshakers College you must be able to demonstrate that you have sufficient English skills to complete our courses. If English is your second language you are required to take an English competency test.


At Planetshakers College we accept the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) and request students to undertake the test for General Training. To find out more about the assessment and where you can arrange to have it done please visit the International English Language Testing System web site at


International English Language Testing System assessment results or equivalent evidence of English proficiency must be completed and supplied to Planetshakers College (certified) before overseas students from non-English speaking backgrounds will be accepted.



CRICOS Provider Code: Partner college delivers and assesses nationally recognised training in partnership with Alphacrucis College (AC). AC is a Registered Training Organisation and the national training college for the Australian Christian Churches. All qualifications are issued by AC.
RTO Provider Code: 90525
CRICOS Provider Code: 00958A



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