The purpose of this qualification is preparation for participation in further English language study or vocational training
We offer English as an Additional Language courses using Victoria Government funding, Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) funding or Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) funding. 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 has flexible entry and exit points.
Certificate I in EAL (Access) will improve your language skills and teach you about Australian culture.
Meet with our teachers, who will assess your abilities and design a program that suits your needs. We aim to make it easier to understand how to deal with government departments, banking, shopping and medical services.
Develop communication skills using short, basic spoken instructions and information and basic computing skills, including the use of the internet and email.
Melbourne Polytechnic students have access to libraries and independent learning services, in addition to personal attention and passionate tuition from experienced teachers.
Successful completion will lead to entry into the Certificate II in EAL.
Ongoing assessment, no exams
Note: Units of Study listed below are indicative only and may vary from those displayed according to the requirements of the course and student.
CampusesCOLLINGWOOD, EPPING, GREENSBOROUGH, PRESTON, BROADMEADOWS, PRAHRAN
Depending on the level students come into the course with, the Certificate I in EAL (Access) may take 6 – 12 months
Please contact the Foundation Studies Department directly if you would to study part-time
Class Schedule: *
Mon - AM and PM
Tue - AM and PM
Wed - AM and PM
Thu - AM and PM
Fri - AM and PM
Sat - AM and PM
*Classes run across these days and times. Detailed timetable information is available from an Education and Career Advisor
Modes of DeliveryClassroom
The student tuition fees as published are correct at time of publication and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. All enrolments excluding RPL/RCC and Higher Education incur an Amenities fee with a maximum cap of $250
Assessment MethodsObservation, Written task, Oral task, Group work
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
Entrance RequirementsEach student is assessed by interview to determine the most appropriate class to enrol into.
Pathways to further studyFollowing course completion, students may progress to the next level of EAL study. At the conclusion of Certificate III, student may apply for entry into a vocational course of study.
Career PathwaysThis is the beginning of further study and a smoother life in Australia
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.
|VU20940||RECOGNISE AND USE BASIC MATHEMATICAL SYMBOLS AND PROCESSES||20|
|VU21443||IDENTIFY SETTLEMENT OPTIONS||50|
|VU21445||LOCATE HEALTH AND MEDICAL INFORMATION||50|
|VU21446||USE BASIC DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY LANGUAGE AND SKILLS||50|
|VU21448||READ AND WRITE SHORT, SIMPLE INFORMATIONAL AND INSTRUCTIONAL TEXTS||80|
|VU21449||READ AND WRITE SHORT SIMPLE MESSAGES AND FORMS||80|
|VU21450||GIVE AND RESPOND TO SHORT, SIMPLE VERBAL INSTRUCTIONS AND INFORMATION||80|
|VU21451||PARTICIPATE IN SHORT SIMPLE EXCHANGES||80|
|VU21454||PLAN LANGUAGE LEARNING WITH SUPPORT||30|
Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.