This part-time evening course comprises three nationally recognised modules offered through our Foundation Studies Department. Successful completion of the modules will gain you credit towards the Certificate IV in English as an Additional Language (EAL). If your English language and literacy skills are at upper-intermediate to advanced level, you can develop them further. Learn skills that will help you in the workplace, study, training, and also in the community.
Learn skills that will help you in:
- the workplace
- study and training
- the community and Australian society
- self-expression and critical thinking
This course is offered two evenings per week over one year and will help you find employment in a particular industry or career path. Enrolments are accepted at any time throughout the year.
You will also learn particular skills and knowledge, including:
- listening, reading and writing
- Australian environment
- Australian Government and law
- education in Australia
- current affairs
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
You can seek RPL where your work or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. Academic Credit is granted on a case-by-case basis, according to our Academic Credit policy and associated procedures. Applications for Academic Credit will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic academics and where appropriate, industry experts.
For any additional information on the Certificate IV in EAL (Access), please contact an Education and Careers Advisor (ECA) on 03 9269 8400, or send an email.
180 hours or two evening classes per week. Continuous enrolments are available to local students throughout the year.
Modes of DeliveryClassroom
FeesFind out more on fees and charges
Entrance RequirementsAll applicants are interviewed before placement in the program.
Assessment MethodsThere are no exams. Assessment is continuous and ongoing, focusing on the process of learning as well as the competency requirements of the modules of the EAL Framework. As part of the assessment, students develop a folio of work.
MaterialsStudents are required to provide their own pens and writing materials and are provided with worksheets for notes during class.
Career PathwaysThis course is designed to help improve employment opportunities. Contact the Vocational Pathways Department for more information on how to optimise your learning options.
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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|VU21475||GIVE AND RESPOND TO A WIDE RANGE OF ORAL PRESENTATIONS AND INSTRUCTIONS||80|
|VU21476||READ AND WRITE COMPLEX COMMUNICATIONS AND TRANSACTIONAL TEXTS||80|
Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.