Once you have received a letter of offer from the college, take the letter to the Australian Embassy, high commission or consulate in the country in which you live and apply for a student visa to attend the course. Find your nearest Australian government representative.
If a maritime shipping company is sponsoring your study in Australia, they may want to make the visa, travel and accommodation arrangements for you. In this case, discuss your proposed requirements with them before proceeding to make any arrangements yourself.
We advises applicants to carefully read all documentation relating to Australian visa requirements published by the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection prior to application for a student visa.
We are not able to influence a decision made by that department not to issue a visa. You should also be aware that possession of an Australian seafarer qualification is no guarantee of employment within the Australian maritime industry.