The purpose of this qualification is to teach pre-intermediate English language skills to adults from non-English speaking backgrounds.
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.
Consolidate your English
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.
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 III 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 II in EAL (Access) may take 6 – 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
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 annual 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.
|VU21297||DEVELOP AND DOCUMENT A LEARNING PLAN AND PORTFOLIO WITH GUIDANCE||20|
|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|
|VU21461||Access the internet and email to develop language||50|
|VU21464||EXAMINE CURRENT ISSUES||55|
|VU21484||READ AND WRITE SIMPLE TEXTS FOR EMPLOYMENT||80|
|VU21486||PREPARE TO WORK EFFECTIVELY IN AN AUSTRALIAN WORKPLACE||50|
Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.