Courses

Certificate II in EAL (Access)

Foundation Studies Department - SEE - VTG

Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate II in English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Access) is designed to teach pre-intermediate English language skills to adults from non-English speaking backgrounds.

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Government support

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 take advantage of its flexible entry and exit points.

Consolidate your English skills

This course will develop your communication skills using simple conversations in a range of contexts, such as problem solving, written letters, personal texts and simple verbal directions and information.

You will meet with our teachers, who will assess your abilities and design a program that suits your needs.
We aim to make it easier to deal with government departments, banking, shopping, and medical services.

You will 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 all campus libraries and independent learning services in addition personal one-to-one attention from passionate, experienced teachers.

Local Students

Code

22251VIC

Campuses

EPPING, PRESTON

Department

Foundation Studies
03 9269 8400

Duration

Full-time: 6 months

Part-time: 12 months
*note: course is six months to one year. Course duration may vary depending on your progress

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

Modes of Delivery

Classroom

Fees for 2017

Eligible:$625
Ineligible:$3250
Concession:$125
Materials:$40

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

Find out more on fees and charges

View 2016 Fees

Assessment Methods

There are no exams. Assessment is continuous and ongoing, focusing on the process of learning

Materials

You 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 Requirements

You must be a permanent resident of Australia. You will be interviewed before placement into the program

Pathways to further study

You can pathway into Certificate III in EAL (Access) or Certificate II in EAL (Employment) for further language training

Career Pathways

This is the beginning of further study and a smoother life in Australia

Enrolment Intake

  • Ongoing
  • February
  • July
  • Midyear

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.

Code Subjects Hours
VU21297 DEVELOP AND DOCUMENT A LEARNING PLAN AND PORTFOLIO WITH GUIDANCE 20
VU21446 USE BASIC DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY LANGUAGE AND SKILLS 50
VU21456 PARTICIPATE IN SIMPLE CONVERSATIONS AND TRANSACTIONS 80
VU21457 GIVE AND RESPOND TO SIMPLE VERBAL INFORMATION AND DIRECTIONS 80
VU21458 READ AND WRITE SIMPLE PERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS AND TRANSACTIONAL TEXTS 80
VU21471 INVESTIAGATE FEATURES OF THE AUSTRALIAN LEGAL SYSTEM 50
VU21484 READ AND WRITE SIMPLE TEXTS FOR EMPLOYMENT 80
VU21490 ORGANISE AND PARTICIPATE IN A PRACTICAL PLACEMENT 50

Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.