Academic Calendar

You can apply any time throughout the year for the next intake start date – or a future start date if you are planning ahead. We offer six main intakes per year.

Cert III, Cert IV, Diplomas and Adv. Diplomas

January Intake Study Period – 6 weeks

Break – 2 weeks

24 Jan – 4 Mar

7 Mar – 18 Mar

March Intake Study Period – 6 weeks

Break – 2 weeks

21 Mar – 29 Apr

2 May – 13 May

May Intake Study Period – 6 weeks

Break – 2 weeks

16 May – 24 Jun

27 Jun – 8 Jul

July Intake Study Period – 6 weeks

Break – 2 weeks

11 Jul – 19 Aug

22 Aug – 2 Sep

September Intake Study Period – 6 weeks

Break – 2 weeks

5 Sep – 14 Oct

17 Oct – 28 Oct

November Intake Study Period – 6 weeks

Break – 2 weeks

31 Oct – 9 Dec

12 Dec- 20 Jan 2023

 

Public Holidays

NSW- 03 January, 26 January, 15 April, 18 April, 25 April, 13 June, 01 August, 03 October, 26 December

VIC – 03 January, 26 January, 14 March, 15 April, 18 April, 25 April, 13 June, 30 September, 01 November, 26 December

QLD- 03 January, 26 January, 15 April, 18 April, 25 April, 02 May, 26 August, 03 October, 26 December

NT- 03 January, 26 January, 15 April, 18 April, 25 April, 02 May, 13 June, 01 August, 26 December

SA- 3 January, 26 January, 14 March, 15 April, 18 April, 25 April,  13 June , 3 October, 26 December,  27 December

ihBC works with rolling intakes. Students can start their qualification at the beginning of any term. Students may take holidays only during the designated break periods.

Cert III, Cert IV, Diplomas and Adv. Diplomas

January Intake Study Period – 6 weeks

Break – 2 weeks

23 Jan – 3 Mar

6 Mar – 17 Mar

March Intake Study Period – 6 weeks

Break – 2 weeks

20 Mar – 28 Apr

1 May – 12 May

May Intake Study Period – 6 weeks

Break – 2 weeks

15 May – 23 Jun

26 Jun – 7 Jul

July Intake Study Period – 6 weeks

Break – 2 weeks

10 Jul – 18 Aug

21 Aug – 1 Sep

Sep Intake Study Period – 6 weeks

Break – 2 weeks

4 Sep – 13 Oct

16 Oct – 27 Oct

Nov Intake Study Period – 6 weeks

Break – 2 weeks

30 Oct – 8 Dec

9 Dec- 19 Jan 2024

Public Holidays

NSW – 02 January, 26 January, 07 April, 10 April, 25 April, 12 June, 07 August, 02 October, 25 December, 26 December

VIC- 02 January, 26 January, 13 March, 07 April, 10 April, 25 April, 12 June, 29 September, 07 November, 25 December, 26 December

QLD – 02 January, 26 January, 07 April, 10 April, 25 April, 01 May, 02 October, 25 December, 26 December

NT- 02 January, 26 January, 07 April, 10 April, 25 April, 01 May, 12 June, 07 August, 25 December,26 December

SA- 2 January,  26 January, 13 March,  7 April,  10 April, 25 April, 12 June, 2 October, 25 December, 26 December

ihBC works with rolling intakes. Students can start their qualification at the beginning of any term. Students may take holidays only during the designated break periods.

Cert III, Cert IV, Diplomas and Adv. Diplomas

January Intake Study Period – 6 weeks

Break – 2 weeks

22 Jan – 1 Mar

4 Mar – 15 Mar

March Intake Study Period – 6 weeks

Break – 2 weeks

18 Mar – 26 Apr

30 Apr  – 10 May

May Intake Study Period – 6 weeks

Break – 2 weeks

13 May – 21 Jun

24 Jun – 5 Jul

July Intake Study Period – 6 weeks

Break – 2 weeks

8 Jul – 16 Aug

19 Aug – 30 Aug

September Intake Study Period – 6 weeks

Break – 2 weeks

2 Sep – 11 Oct

14 Oct – 25 Oct

November Intake Study Period – 6 weeks

Break – 2 weeks

28 Oct – 6 Dec

9 Dec- 20 Jan 2025

Public Holidays

NSW – 01 January, 26 January, 29 March, 01 April, 25 April, 10 June, 05 August, 07 October, 25 December, 26 December

VIC -01 January, 26 January, 11 March, 29 March, 01 April, 25 April, 10 June, 27 September, 05 November, 25 December, 26 December

QLD – 01 January, 26 January, 29 March, 01 April, 26 April, 06 May, 07 October, 24 December, 25 December, 26 December

NT- 01 January, 26 January, 29 March, 01 April, 25 April,  06 May, 10 June, 05 August, 25 December, 26 December

ihBC works with rolling intakes. Students can start their qualification at the beginning of any term. Students may take holidays only during the designated break periods.

 Cert III, Cert IV, Diplomas and Adv. Diplomas

January Intake Study Period – 6 weeks

Break – 2 weeks

20 Jan – 28 Feb

3 Mar – 14 Mar

March Intake Study Period – 6 weeks

Break – 2 weeks

17 Mar – 25 Apr

28 Apr  – 9 May

May Intake Study Period – 6 weeks

Break – 2 weeks

12 May – 20 Jun

23 Jun – 4 Jul

July Intake Study Period – 6 weeks

Break – 2 weeks

7 Jul – 15 Aug

18 Aug – 29 Aug

September Intake Study Period – 6 weeks

Break – 2 weeks

1 Sep – 10 Oct

13 Oct – 24 Oct

November Intake Study Period – 6 weeks

Break – 2 weeks

27 Oct – 5 Dec

8 Dec- 16 Jan 2026

Public Holidays

NSW- 01 January, 27 January, 18 April, 21 April, 25 April, 09 June, 06 October, 25 December, 26 December

VIC- 01 January, 27 January, 10 March, 18 April, 21 April, 25 April, 09 June, 26 September, 4 November, 25 December, 26 December

QLD- 01 January, 27 January, 18 April, 21 April, 25 April, 05 May, 13 August, 06 October, 24 December, 25 December, 26 December

NT- 01 January, 27 January, 05 May, 18 April, 21 April, 25 April, 09 June, 04 July, 11 July, 18 July, 25 July, 04 August, 15 August, 24 December, 25 December, 26 December, 31 December

ihBC works with rolling intakes. Students can start their qualification at the beginning of any term. Students may take holidays only during the designated break periods.

Cert III, Cert IV, Diplomas and Adv. Diplomas

January Intake Study Period – 6 weeks

Break – 2 weeks

19 Jan –27 Feb

2 Mar – 13 Mar

March Intake Study Period – 6 weeks

Break – 2 weeks

16 Mar – 24 Apr

27 Apr  – 8 May

May Intake Study Period – 6 weeks

Break – 2 weeks

11 May –19 Jun

22 Jun – 3 Jul

July Intake Study Period – 6 weeks

Break – 2 weeks

6 Jul – 14 Aug

17 Aug – 28 Aug

September Intake Study Period – 6 weeks

Break – 2 weeks

31 Aug – 9 Oct

12 Oct – 23 Oct

November Intake Study Period – 6 weeks

Break – 2 weeks

26 Oct – 4 Dec

7 Dec- 15 Jan 2026

Public Holidays

NSW – 01 January, 26 January, 03 April, 06 April, 25 April, 08 June, 05 October, 25 December, 26 December, 28 December

VIC- 01 January, 26 January, 09 March, 03 April, 06 April, 25 April, 08 June, 02 October, 03 November, 25 December, 26 December, 28 December

QLD- 01 January, 26 January, 03 April, 06 April, 25 April, 04 May, 12 August, 05 October, 24 December, 25 December, 26 December, 28 December

NT- 01 January, 26 January, 03 April, 06 April, 25 April, 04 May, 08 June, 03 July, 10 July, 17 July, 24 July, 03 August, 21 August, 24 December, 25 December, 26 December, 28 December, 31 December

ihBC works with rolling intakes. Students can start their qualification at the beginning of any term. Students may take holidays only during the designated break periods.