Melbourne Polytechnic's Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English provides newly-arrived migrants and refugees the opportunity to learn the very basics of the English Language and will assist in settling in to life in Australia. The course is designed to help advance into further levels of English language education or training, and is customised to meet individual learning needs
An individually tailored program for every student
Melbourne Polytechnic has a unique English program with specialised teachers whose expertise is in working to respond to the needs of individual students.
This course is also available to young adults through Young Adult Migrant Education Courses (YAMEC) and in general adult classes.
With Melbourne Polytechnic’s Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English, you will learn Beginner English skills to communicate essential information required for daily activities.
Industry connections and resources
Further develop your abilities in speaking and writing English so you can move on to work or study. As a Melbourne Polytechnic student you will have access to our libraries, independent learning services including computer and language labs, as well as to vocational counselling, library facilities and sport and recreation facilities.
Our passionate, experienced teachers are there to help you learn and work with you one-on-one in order to reach your education goals and to advise on future pathways. You will also have your own learning program to meet your needs.
Melbourne Polytechnic is approved for Skills for Education and Employment (SEE), AMEP, YAMEC, Fee for Service and Victorian Government funding. This course is an Austudy/Abstudy and Centrelink/Department of Human Services approved course for job seekers.
With Melbourne Polytechnic’s Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English (AMEP), you will have the opportunity to improve your English for work and study in Australia.
Graduation from this course requires successful completion of 7 modules: 2 compulsory modules plus 5 elective modules.
Students can start the course at any time and have flexible entry and exit points.
CampusesEPPING, PRESTON, BROADMEADOWS
*note: course is six months to one year. Coure duration may vary, depending on your progress
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 RequirementsApplicants must be permanent residents of Australia and have registered with AMEP within three months of arrival in Australia, or within three months of receiving permanent resident status
Assessment MethodsVarious forms of assessment may be used including teacher observation, completion of written work, completion of written/verbal responses to texts, and participation in class/group activities.
MaterialsYou will need to bring 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 studyStudents who achieve a certificate in the Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English are able to move to Certificate I in Spoken and Written English to continue their English language and study skills training
Career PathwaysFurther study will assist towards your goals of work, further education or vocational 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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|SWEEXC009A||ENGAGING IN SHORT EXCHANGES||75|
|SWELRN001A||PRELIMINARY LEARNING STRATEGIES||50|
|SWELTR003A||RECOGNISING AND WRITING LETTERS||75|
|SWENUM004A||RECOGNISING AND WRITING NUMBERS||75|
|SWEPRN008A||GIVING PERSONAL INFORMATION||75|
|SWESYM005A||RECOGNISING COMMON VISUAL SYMBOLS AND SIGNS||75|
|SWETIM007A||UNDERSTANDING TIME AND MONEY||75|
|SWEWRD006A||WRITING WORDS AND SIMPLE SENTENCES||75|
Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.