An individually tailored program for you, Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate III in English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Further Study) is designed to teach intermediate English language skills to adults from non-English speaking backgrounds
Melbourne Polytechnic is an approved Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) provider. This course is an Austudy/Abstudy and Centrelink/Department of Human Services approved course for job seekers.
Students can start the course at any time and it offers flexible entry and exit points.
Focus on your communicationYou will receive an individually tailored program and learning plan. THe course teaches all necessary English skills for communicating essential information, with a specific focus on study skills.
Learn intermediate English skills to go on to further study
This course will develop your communication skills and teach you to engage in casual conversation, give and respond to straightforward instructions, and read and write assignments, plus a range of informational and instructional texts.
All Melbourne Polytechnic students have access to our libraries and independent learning services, in addition to passionate experienced teachers who are there to help you learn.
Pathways for learning English
Melbourne Polytechnic allows students to continually improve their English by assessing skills and knowledge and offering a pathway to higher learning.
Ask us about pathways to further vocational training or higher education from this qualification.
Note: Units of Study listed below are indicative only and may vary from those displayed according to the requirements of the course and student.
Work placement/Study placement
Work placement/study placement is organised by teachers with Melbourne Polytechnic’s employer network or you can find your own work placement. This is supported by follow-up paperwork outlining the rights and responsibilities of the employer/place of study, purpose of placement, Induction checklist, safety checklist, confirmation letter and insurance cover. Your teacher will visit you in the workplace/place of study and a report is completed at the end of the placement by the workplace superviser.
Class Schedule: *
Mon - AM and PM
Tue - AM and PM
Wed - AM and PM
Thu - AM and PM
*Classes run across these days and times. Detailed timetable information is available from an Education and Career Advisor
Modes of DeliveryClassroom
FeesFind out more on fees and charges
Entrance RequirementsAll applicants are interviewed before placement in the program
Assessment MethodsWork placement/Study placement Work placement/study placement is organised by teachers with Melbourne Polytechnic's employer network or you can find your own work placement. This is supported by follow-up paperwork outlining the rights and responsibilities of the employer/place of study, purpose of placement, Induction checklist, safety checklist, confirmation letter and insurance cover. Your teacher will visit you in the workplace/place of study and a report is completed at the end of the placement by the workplace superviser.
MaterialsStudents are required to provide their own pens and writing materials and will be provided with worksheets during class. Students also have access to a range of facilities and services to assist with individual learning and wellbeing while at Melbourne Polytechnic.
Pathways to further studyIt is advised that you complete an English certificate at level IV before going on to mainstream study
Career PathwaysOnce you have your Certificate III you can continue your English language training to assist towards your goal of gaining employment or further mainstream study
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.
|BSBITU201A||PRODUCE SIMPLE WORD PROCESSED DOCUMENTS||30|
|VU21323||DEVELOP AND DOCUMENT A LEARNING PLAN AND PORTFOLIO||20|
|VU21472||INVESTIGATE FEATURES OF THE EDUCATION SYSTEM IN AUSTRALIA||50|
|VU21473||INVESTIAGE AUSTRALIAN ART AND CULTURE||50|
|VU21490||ORGANISE AND PARTICIPATE IN A PRACTICAL PLACEMENT||50|
|VU21499||GIVE STRAIGHFORWARD ORAL PRESENTATIONS FOR FURTHER STUDY||80|
|VU21500||PARTICIPATE IN A RANGE OF STRAIGHTFORWARD INTERACTIONS FOR FURTHER STUDY||70|
|VU21501||REAND AND WRITE STRAIGHTFORWARD TEXTS FOR RESEARCH PURPOSES||80|
|VU21502||ANALYSE AND PRODUCE STRAIGHTFORWARD TEXTS RELEVANT TO FURTHER STUDY||80|
|VU21503||LISTEN AND TAKE NOTES FOR RESEARCH||45|
|VU21504||USE LANGUAGE LEARNING STRATEGIES AND STUDY SKILLS||45|
Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.