University Preparation College

Introduction

Our History

UPC history goes back to early 2002 when a private college was established to provide coaching to Australian students.

By early 2004, a group of academics from the University of New South Wales, University of Sydney & University of Technology, Sydney conceived the idea of a high quality private education institute: UPC College was established. Founders of the College include Professors Brian Low, Tam Tran, Dr Thuy Mai-Viet, Mr Robert West, Mr Dang Le, Mr Hiep Phan and Mr Phuc Duong.

Why UPC

  • A chance to network with students from around the world.
  • Local students mix with international students. We run many courses for local students.
  • A pleasant and supportive environment which will enable you to obtain qualifications in minimum time.
  • Students of Childcare courses are eligible for Graduate Work Experience and Occupational Training Program (condition apply)
  • Accounting, Business, Management and Marketing graduates are eligible for Post-graduate Work Experience after completing their university studies
  • Our teachers and trainers are qualified and undergo regular updating of skills to keep up with new ideas and techniques.
  • Our campuses are well equipped with lecture rooms, modern computer labs, common student areas, well-equipped kitchens and private space to meet with your teachers and management.
  • The Childcare Faculty has playgroup facilities where students can interact with children and gain experience
  • Excursion trips are organised regularly.
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

Certificate

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Online & Campus Combined Full time 9 months February 2019 Australia Bankstown Surry Hills + 1 more

This qualification provides workers looking to work with children in a supervised or unsupervised capacity with an understanding of child-centred approaches, knowledge about learning and development, and using organisation policies, procedures and individual children’s profiles to plan activities and provide care to children, facilitating their leisure and play and enabling the children to achieve their physical and mental development. [+]

Overview

This qualification provides workers looking to work with children in a supervised or unsupervised capacity with an understanding of child-centred approaches, knowledge about learning and development, and using organisation policies, procedures and individual children’s profiles to plan activities and provide care to children, facilitating their leisure and play and enabling the children to achieve their physical and mental development.

Undertaking this qualification will prepare you for work in early childhood education settings that meet the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard.

This program includes 540 hours of face-to-face study of which 120 hours are practical.... [-]


Courses

English for Academic Purpose

Campus Full time 10 - 20 weeks Open Enrollment Australia Bankstown Surry Hills + 1 more

The course prepares you for all the likely language challenges you will experience in a tertiary setting. [+]

10/20 WEEKS (MAX. 6 MONTHS) – UPPER INTERMEDIATE TO ADVANCED

This course is available for both domestic and international students (CRICOS 076368F)

Overview

The course prepares you for all the likely language challenges you will experience in a tertiary setting. You will be guided by expert and supportive teachers facilitating you in gaining all the necessary skills of writing reports and essays in English, delivering presentations in English and understanding the expectations of an English-speaking college or university. Understanding the college, university, and TAFE culture in Australia is paramount to your success and study journey. Once you complete the English for Academic Purposes course successfully, you will be able to use English in a variety of academic contexts and take responsibility for your progress with minimal support from your teachers. This course can be packaged as part of our English for Higher Education Studies (EHES). It is expected that most students can complete each level of the course in 10 weeks. On completion of the course, you may not need to sit the IELTS or other tests to study with one of our articulation partners.... [-]


Diploma

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Online & Campus Combined Full time 18 months February 2019 Australia Bankstown Surry Hills + 1 more

This qualification will teach you the skills required to be responsible for designing and implementing curriculums that foster children’s learning and development. [+]

Overview

This qualification will teach you the skills required to be responsible for designing and implementing curriculums that foster children’s learning and development. In doing so you will work to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standards.

On completion, you may also be responsible for supervision of volunteers or other staff. During the course, you’ll learn about providing care for children. The course covers a range of units including developing cultural competencies; ensuring the health and safety of children; use appropriate learning framework to guide practice; analyzing information to inform learning and more.... [-]