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How to Enrol

If you haven’t studied Japanese before, you are considered an ‘absolute beginner’. If you have studied Japanese previously, please see the information for New Students.

Applications for our 2019 Starter Course will open at the end of November.

To enrol in our 10 Week Taster Course for term 4, follow the steps below.

1. Application

Please submit an online application form (see below).

You can find more information on our 10 Week Taster Course here.

Notes:

  • The 10 Week Taster Course does not require JPF membership to join the course. To learn more about JPF membership, please visit our website here.

2. Payment 

You will receive an invoice via email. Please follow the payment instructions in the email.

3. Confirmation 

You will receive an email confirming your enrolment.

J-Course Application Form for 10 Week Taster Course
(Mr, Mrs, Ms, etc.)
Please note that a separate application must be submitted for each person.
You can include how long you have studied, any institutions you studied at, which textbook you have used, etc.

If you have studied Japanese previously, please follow the steps below to enrol in our course.

1. Application for the waiting list

Submit an online application for the course you would like to join through our “Marugoto” Self-Level Checker and you will be added to the waiting list until we confirm that a place has become available to you.

Not sure which course to apply for? Use our “Marugoto” Self-Level Checker! You can find information on our courses on the course overview page. If you have not studied Japanese before, you are not required to take the test. Please see enrolment information for absolute beginners.

Note:

  • To apply for the Advanced Course and Upper Advanced Course (JF Standard B2 level), please email the J-Course team directly, and include information on your Japanese language level. Your level check test will be organised as soon as possible.
  • To enrol in our standard language courses, you will need to become a Member of The Japan Foundation, Sydney which is a fee of $25 for a 12-months and includes other benefits. You will only need to provide a membership number when your place has been confirmed.

2. Level check test 

Once your place for the course you applied for has been confirmed, we will arrange an in person level check test which consists of a written test and a mini-interview to determine which course suits you best.

Note: Applicants for the 10 Week Taster Course and Term 1 of the Starter Course are NOT required to take the test.

3. Enrolment and Payment 

Once your course to enrol has been determined after the level check test, we will send you a course fee invoice via email. Please follow payment instructions in the email. (Payment is also possible at the reception after the level check test interview.)

Note: Your Japan Foundation, Sydney membership number will be required at the payment.

4. Confirmation 

You will receive an email confirming your enrolment.

Enrolment for the Next Term

1. Application

You will receive an email from the J-Course team at the beginning of Week 8 of each term. You must submit this online application by Thursday of Week 9. Your seat for the class you are enrolled in will be secured until this date. After this deadline, your place may be offered to the next wait-listed applicant.

Note:

  • A course fee of $350 will apply for the following term.
  • This schedule applies from Term 2 to Term 4. Term 1 will follow a different schedule which current students will receive via email.

2. Payment

You will receive an email from the J-Course team regarding payment details and method after Thursday of Week 9. Please pay the term fees by Saturday of Week 10.

3. Confirmation 

You will receive an email confirming your payment and enrolment after Tuesday of Week 11.

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