Can you speak some simple English, but need to work on your fluency? Improve your English with the Certificate II in EAL (Access).
Consolidate your English
This course is for people speak English is at a pre-intermediate level. This means you can already use simple, everyday English, but you still need to work on complicated sentences and vocabulary.
In this course, you will learn to communicate in a range of situations from problem solving to understanding directions. You will work with simple personal texts like letters. You will also learn how to communicate over the internet and email.
At the end of the Certificate II in EAL (Access), you will find it easier to take part in the community. You will be better prepared to speak English with government departments, banks, shops and doctors.
Learn with friendly teachers
At Melbourne Polytechnic, you will get personal attention. Our helpful teachers will talk to you about your skills and goals. They will make a learning program for you to suit your needs.
You can start this course at any time.
As a Melbourne Polytechnic student, you will access to libraries, computer labs and other student services.
Get ready for further study
At the end of this course, you can go on to study English at a higher level with the Certificate III in EAL.
Ongoing assessment. This course does not have exams.
This course is funded by the Victorian Government, Skills for Education and Employment (SEE), and Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP).
You can get financial support through Austudy/Abstudy and Centrelink/Department of Human Services for job seekers.
Note: Units of Study listed below are indicative only. The units you study may vary from those displayed according to your personal requirements.
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 Course Advisor
Modes of Delivery
Enquire now to find out if you are eligible for government funding and other forms of help paying for fees. 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.