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Course Commencement Dates and Term Dates

All programs available at Academia are timetabled to commence their scheduled classes on dates listed below. Classes are scheduled for full-time study at a minimum of three (3) days per week. Dates below list the commencement dates for Academia's Vocational (Certificate to Advanced Diploma) nationally accredited Programs.

Orientation will be conducted for all new Students one week prior to commencement date and is compulsory for all students to attend. Please ensure you arrive at 9:00am for a 9.30am start. Timetables, books, uniforms and other materials will be handed out to students on this day. A full induction program will apply for this day.

INTAKE ORIENTATION DATES
Certificate to Advanced Diploma Courses

Note: English classes commence every Monday throughout the year except public Holidays

ORIENTATION DATES 2017

Melbourne Campus

Brisbane campus

Monday, 30 January 2017

Monday, 30 January 2017

Monday, 24 April 2017

Monday, 24 April 2017

Monday, 17 July 2017

Monday, 17 July 2017

Monday, 9 October 2017

Monday, 9 October 2017

ORIENTATION DATES 2018

Melbourne Campus

Brisbane campus

Monday, 29 January 2018

Monday, 29 January 2018

Monday, 23 April 2018

Monday, 23 April 2018

Monday, 16 July 2018

Monday, 16 July 2018

Monday, 8 October 2018

Monday, 8 October 2018

Australian Public Holidays in Melbourne and Brisbane

Melbourne

Holiday

2017

New Years Day

Sunday 1 January and Monday 2 January (additional day)

Australia Day

Thursday 26 January

Labour Day

Monday 13 March

Good Friday

Friday 14 April

The Saturday before Easter Sunday

Saturday 15 April

Easter Sunday

Sunday 16 April

Easter Monday

Monday 17 April

ANZAC Day

2Tuesday 5 April

Queen's Birthday

Monday 12 June

Friday before the AFL Grand Final

Date TBC

Melbourne Cup Day (Melb. Metro area only)

Tuesday 7 November

Christmas Day

Monday 25 December

Boxing Day

Tuesday 26 December

Brisbane

Holiday

2017

2018

New Year's Day

Sunday 1 January

Monday 2 January3

Monday 1 January

Australia Day

Thursday 26 January

Friday 26 January

Good Friday

Friday 14 April

Friday 30 March

The day after Good Friday

Saturday 15 April

Saturday 31 March

Easter Sunday

Sunday 16 April5

Sunday 1 April5

Easter Monday

Monday 17 April

Monday 2 April

Anzac Day

Tuesday 25 April

Wednesday 25 April

Labour Day

Monday 1 May4

Monday 7 May4

Royal Queensland Show (Brisbane area only)1

Wednesday 16 August

Wednesday 15 August

Queen's Birthday

Monday 2 October4

Monday 1 October4

Christmas Day

Monday 25 December

Tuesday 25 December

Boxing Day

Tuesday 26 December

Wednesday 26 December

  1. The Royal National Agricultural (RNA) Show Day (Brisbane only) is held on the Wednesday during the RNA Show period. The RNA Show commences on the first Friday in August, unless the first Friday is prior to 5 August, then it commences on the second Friday of August.
  2. On Tuesday, 30 October 2012, amendments to the Holidays Act 1983 were passed by Parliament prescribing that from 2013, the Birthday of the Sovereign (Queen’s Birthday) public holiday is to be observed on the second Monday in June and the Labour Day public holiday is to be observed on the first Monday in October.
  3. From Christmas Day 2011, the Holidays Act 1983 provides for an extra public holiday to be added when Christmas Day, Boxing Day or New Year’s Day falls on a weekend.
  4. On 13 October 2015 amendments to the Holidays Act 1983 were passed by Parliament prescribing that from 2016, Labour Day public holiday is to be observed on the first Monday in May and the Birthday of the Sovereign (Queen’s Birthday) public holiday is to be observed on the first Monday in October.
  5. On 1 December 2016 an amendment to the Holidays Act 1983 was passed by Parliament prescribing that from 2017, Easter Sunday be appointed as a public holiday.

Term Dates - for Vocational (VET) courses only

TERM - 2017

Schedule

TERM 1

Monday, 6 February 2017

Saturday, 15 April 2017

TERM BREAK

Monday, 17 April 2017

Saturday, 29 April 2017

TERM 2

Monday, 1 May 2017

Saturday, 8 July 2017

TERM BREAK

Monday, 10 July 2017

Saturday, 22 July 2017

TERM 3

Monday, 24 July 2017

Saturday, 30 September 2017

TERM BREAK

Monday, 2 October 2017

Saturday, 14 October 2017

TERM 4

Monday, 16 October 2017

Saturday, 23 December 2017

TERM - 2018

Schedule

TERM 1

Monday, 5 February 2018

Saturday, 14 April 2018

TERM BREAK

Monday, 16 April 2018

Saturday, 28 April 2018

TERM 2

Tuesday, 30 April 2018

Saturday, 7 July 2018

TERM BREAK

Monday, 9 July 2018

Saturday, 21 July 2018

TERM 3

Monday, 23 July 2018

Saturday, 29 September 2018

TERM BREAK

Monday, 1 October 2018

Saturday, 13 October 2018

TERM 4

Monday, 15 October 2018

Saturday, 22 December 2018