Melbourne Polytechnic's Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) Certificate I in Spoken and Written English is designed for newly-arrived migrants and refugees to develop basic English reading and writing skills to prepare for life in Australia. The course provides you with an understanding of Australian culture, teaches valuable skills for employment, and is customised to meet your individual learning needs.
Melbourne Polytechnic offers excellent service
Eligible AMEP clients can access up to 510 hours of free English language tuition within the first 5 years of arrival.
Our experienced English language teachers will assess your English language skills and customise a learning program suitable for your needs with a focus on settlement and work. Employability skills and ICT skills are integrated into the curriculum.
Other services include:
- access to free e-learning resources
- free educational counselling service
- fee free translation of overseas documents
- flexible study options
- free childcare for students with pre-school aged children 6 months – 5years
- library facilities
- computer and language labs
- prayer room and foot wash facilities
- sports and recreational facilities
Required for successful completion
Seven modules in total, including one compulsory module and six elective modules. In all Melbourne Polytechnic courses, our teachers will help you learn by covering subjects that will be most useful to you outside the classroom.
Topics cover living in Australia and gaining an understanding of the way of life.
This course is a pathway to Certificate II in Spoken and Written English, including Settlement Language Pathways to Employment/Training Level II.
The employment outcomes post course vary. You may obtain work after the course as a result of your improved English languages skills and confidence.
CampusesCOLLINGWOOD, EPPING, PRESTON, BROADMEADOWS
6 months - 1 year. Course duration will vary depending on the progress of the student
Day and evening programs. Please contact the department directly if you are interested in studying part-time
Class Schedule: *
Mon - AM and PM
Tue - AM and PM
Wed - AM and PM
Thu - AM and PM
Fri - AM and PM
**Classes run across these days and times. Detailed timetable information is available from an Education and Career Advisor
FeesFind out more on fees and charges
Entrance RequirementsYou must be a permanent resident of Australia and to be eligible for Commonwealth Government assistance, have registered with the AMEP within six months of arrival in Australia, or within six months of receiving permanent resident status. Victorian Training Guarantee places are also available for eligible learners
Assessment MethodsVarious forms of assessment may be used including teacher observation, completion of written work, written/verbal responses to texts, and participation in class/group activities
MaterialsYou are required to provide your own pens and writing materials and will be provided with worksheets during class. You will also have access to a range of facilities and services to assist with individual learning and wellbeing while at Melbourne Polytechnic
Pathways to further studyThis course is a pathway to Certificate II in Spoken and Written English, including Settlement Language Pathways to Employment/Training Level II
Career PathwaysThe Adult Migrant English Program prepares you to apply for work or to go on and apply for further study or training
Units Of Study
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.
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Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.