Nationally Recognised Training

Add a 12 week BROWNS Demi Pair experience to your English language program.

Duration: 12 weeks Demi Pair program (minimum 10 weeks English course at BROWNS)

Start Dates: Any point during your studies at BROWNS


  • Minimum pre-intermediate level of English
  • Demi Pair Application Form
  • 2 x forms of official Identification which include your photo (your passport copy + one other form)
  • Completed Blue Card Application form available at www.bluecard.qld.gov.au
  • Completed Resume/CV with a minimum of 4 pictures of me with children and family and friends.
  • Why Demi Pair?

    • Experience the wonderful Australian way-of-life
    • Opportunity to improve your English skills
    • Help busy families with housekeeping and/or child minding
    • Save the expense of accommodation and living costs


    • As a Demi pair you will work as a part-time, live-in housekeeper while attending English lessons at BROWNS during the day
    • Your host family will provide you with 12 weeks accommodation in a private room, 3 meals per day, and free time on weekends.
    • You will be required to work 20 hours per week, Monday to Friday.
    • Our Demi Pair Manager will give you an orientation on arrival, telephone contact every week and support whenever necessary.
    • Program includes Airport pick-up and an Australian blue-card application.
    • Your application must be made at least 10 weeks prior to commencement at BROWNS and may be approved following a Skype interview.


    Sample English course timetable

    Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    7.00 – 9.00 Morning duties
    8.50 – 9.50 CORE class
    CORE class CORE class CORE class CORE class
    10.00 – 11.00 CORE class
    Revision test
    11.10 – 12.10 Accelerate Accelerate Accelerate Accelerate Accelerate
    13.10 – 14.10 CORE class
    Test answers
    Vocabulary & Reading
    Listening & Speaking
    14.20 – 15.20 Active8
    Functional Usage
    19.00 – 21.00 Evening duties

    Download the English + Demi Pair program guide


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