If you are moving to Australia and want a wholesome environment to understand the culture and improving on your skills and feel at home the same time, then AU Pair is by far the best option available to you. Working as AU Pair in Australia is a great way to discover the Australian style of living and improving your English skills as well.
As an AU Pair, you get to live with an Australian family, help them in their daily chores thus indulging yourself in the culture of the country, helping to take care of their kids and learn English at the same time. AU Pair or commonly known as Demi Pair is a perfect way to live in Australia and more and more families are opting for this program. Families are looking for some help in their households and also want to have such people that can lead to a rich cultural exchange.
Eligibility for AU Pair in Australia
You are eligible to live in Australia in an AU Pair/ Demi Pair arrangement if:
- If you want to live in Australia and learn about the Australian culture and you are 18 years old
- You are at least 18 years old on your arrival in Australia
- You have a pre-intermediate level English knowledge
- You want to enroll in an English course
Duration of AU Pair/ Demi Pair
The duration of an AU Pair/ Demi Pair arrangement is a minimum of 3 months i.e. 12 weeks. However, there is a possibility of extension after this as well.
Under this arrangement, you get the accommodation with an Australian household. You get a single room and meal for 3 times a day. Depending upon the program you choose, the work at home ranges from 15 to 20 hours a week. This again depends upon a program.