Yorke’s Student Support Services are Exemplary

Since our inception, we have been delivering training to students globally. We understand the educational and cultural differences of individual students’ needs and cater to their needs to help them transition into our courses and asimilate to life in Australia.

  • Student Orientation Program
  • Student identification number and photo ID card
  • English Language Support System – a system to identify and help students with English language needs to meet course requirements.
  • Assistance for job placement within the industry
  • Career advice, including preparation of resumes and interview skills
  • Application for Course Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (R.P.L)
  • Pre arrival Services available upon request
  • Assistance with student accommodation

Studying at Yorke Institute

Yorke Institute provides a fair process for learning, by delivering quality and personalised learning experiences to all students. Class sizes are optimized for students to receive personalized attention from our qualified trainers and lecturers.

Teaching and Learning Strategies

Yorke Institute’s learning philosophy is based on assisting students to form broad conceptual understandings while gaining depth of knowledge, skills and attitudes that will benefit them in their chosen field.

This is achieved by focusing on learning outcomes for the students and implementing a range of different teaching methods to cater for different learning styles of individuals.

The teaching methods have been developed based on industry assessment standards. Industry specialists are engaged to visit the campus to consult on best practice within the industry.

Teaching strategies engage students as active students in the learning process using a range of assessment methods. These include oral responses to questions, observation of performance, portfolio of evidence, written responses to questions, assignments and case studies.

The learning environment is designed to support all students regardless of their cultural background, race or gender.
Classes are structured to allow dialogue between students and trainers, and among students, thus encouraging them to express understandings and views and receive feedback on them.

Student Support Team

Yorke Institute’s Student Support Team include the • RTO coordinator, who deals with academic issue and providing guidance and support ,monitors academic progress, implementation of intervention strategies and reassessments • Student Administration Officer who deals with general issue and can refer you to relevant qualified individuals depending on the nature of your enquiry.

All advice and matters dealt by Yorke Institute staff are treated as professional and confidential.If the staff member is unable to advice on certain matters, students will be referred to professional external services.


Language, Literacy and Numeracy Support

Language, Literacy and Numeracy expectations are based on the National Reporting System within the guidelines of DEEWR.

Students, who have been identified with any language and literacy needs, will be given further assistance. This assistance may include adapting the delivery and assessment methods to suit the needs of the students by providing a mentor, assistance through using a scribe, a fellow student to assist with assessment activities or a variation of the assessment method. (i.e.: verbal or demonstration rather than written).

Student Welfare

Yorke Institute takes the safety, health and welfare of its students very seriously. Support service is provided to all students to help students assimilate to life in Australia.

Counseling Services

An External Counseling service is available for students to contact. The issues that they cover may be related to health, stress and matters that may affect the welfare of a student.  This service may incur a fee. One of the counselling services located close to the campus are is theNorth Richmond Community Health Centre at 23 Lennox Street VIC 3121 Ph 03 9429 547703 9429 5477

Other Free Services available to Students

Personal / Social issues

Students have access to the Student Support Team through normal business hours of 9.00a.m till 9.00p.m. For contact outside of these hours, either email and the relevant staff person will respond within 24 hours of receiving the email or contact the Institute number on 03 8415 044403 8415 0444.  This call will be diverted to an Institute representative who will respond as soon as possible.

Should an emergency arise that needs immediate assistance, dial 000.

Medical and other professional issues

A list of medical professionals/other services within access from the Institute’s location.

Support Services

Social Programs

Social events will be organised to allow all students enrolled with Yorke Institute to mingle and socialise. These events may range from cultural and sightseeing events, to dinners, excursions, competitions and sporting events. We encourage all students to participate in these programs as it’s one of the best way to mingle with your college friends, sightsee and learn on the go! Check out news and events in this website and our noticeboards for more information on upcoming events.

Legal Issues

Yorke Institute is able to refer students to appropriate legal practitioners for legal advice pertaining to personal matters at no cost. However, for reference to solicitors in specific areas please contact the Law Institute on 9607 9311.

Education Services to Overseas Students Act 2000

We recommend that students read the ESOS Framework and the Australian Government’s explanation of how the Education Services to Overseas Students Act 2000 works:

Local Amenities and Facilities

In the local surrounds of the Yorke Institute are numerous amenities and facilities for your convenience.


Richmond Campus

Train, Tram & Bus

Yorke Institute is located next to the North Richmond train station and trams run regularly into the Central Business District from Victoria Street.  (Trams 24, 109).  Buses also run from Victoria Street.


Parking is limited to two hours in most parking located around the campus.

Restaurants & Cafes

A wide selection of restaurants and cafes are located within walking distance of the campus in Elizabeth Street and Victoria Street to the South. Some of the popular fast food chains include Hungry Jacks and McDonalds.

Local Banks

Commonwealth Bank – 124 Victoria Street
Westpac Bank –  263 Victoria Street
Bank of Queensland – 283 Victoria Street.


Yarra Primary School, Richmond West Primary School, St Kevin’s College, Melbourne High School


MyChemist, Chemist Warehouse and Pulse Chemist are some of the popular pharmacies located along Victoria Street


Coburg Campus

Train & Tram

Yorke Institute is located next to the Moreland train station and trams run regularly into the Moreland Road and Sydney Road.


Parking is limited to between one and five hours in most parking located around the campus.

Restaurants & Cafes

A wide selection of restaurants and cafes are located within walking distance of the campus in Sydney Road and Moreland Road.

Local Banks

Commonwealth Bank – 840 Sydney Rd
ANZ- 114-116 Sydney Rd


Moreland Primary School, St Paul’s Primary School,  Brunswick Secondary College, Coburg Senior High School


MyChemist, Chemist Warehouse are some of the popular pharmacies located along Moreland Road and Sydney Road