Courses

Certificate II in EAL (Employment)

English for Hospitality - SEE - VTG

If you would like a career in hospitality, concentrating on the area of cookery, then Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate II in English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Employment) can provide you with the skills you need. The English language course incorporates seven hours per week of practical kitchen work, plus three hours per week of hospitality theory. Employment opportunities are excellent, and may lead to work in hotels or restaurants.

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Do you want to work in hospitality? Have you moved here from another country? Do you need to improve your English?

This course is a one year accredited English course offered in conjunction with the Certificate III in Commercial Cookery and is designed for people wanting a hospitality career in commercial cookery. Students may improve their reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. Tasks and activities will be based around the content covered in the Hospitality certificate.

Melbourne Polytechnic can give you the skills needed in your chosen career, plus the English language skills necessary to help you find employment.

You will gain English language skills in:

  • reading
  • writing
  • listening
  • speaking

You will also learn:

  • employability and living skills
  • knowledge of Australian society
  • knowledge of Australian hospitality environments
  • skills in hospitality and cookery

You will gain qualifications in English and hospitality, which may lead to work in hotels, restaurants, bistros, reception centres and resorts.

Melbourne Polytechnic’s combined qualifications

Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate II in EAL (Employment) – English for Hospitality stream combined with the Certificate III in Commercial Cookery will increase your employment options.

The department also offers other EAL streams of the Certificate II and III in EAL (Employment).

Contact

For further information on the Certificate II in EAL (Employment) – English for Hospitality, please contact an Education and Careers Advisor (ECA), on 03 9269 8400, or send an email.

Local Students

Code

22252VIC

Campuses

PRESTON

Department

Foundation Studies
03 9269 8400

Duration

Full-time: 1 year
937 hours

Class Schedule: *

Mon - AM and PM
Tue - AM and PM
Wed - AM and PM
Thu - 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

Find out more on fees and charges

Assessment Methods

Assessment is continuous and ongoing, focusing on the process of learning as well as the competency requirements of the modules of the EAL Framework, as well as competency in the workplace, during their work experience. As part of the assessment, students develop a folio of work. Training package modules will be assessed by an accredited assessor.

Materials

Students are required to provide their own pen and writing materials and they will be provided with worksheets during class. Students also have access to a range of facilities and services to assist with their learning and wellbeing while at Melbourne Polytechnic. Course participants are also expected to purchase a uniform and have a basic equipment kit.

Entrance Requirements

All applicants are interviewed before placement in the program.

Pathways to further study

Once you successfully complete this course you are eligible to enrol in the Certificate III in Hospitality or you can continue on to study the Certificate III and IV in EAL (Employment/Professional). If you successfully complete the Certificate II in Kitchen Operations, you can continue Hospitality studies with the Certificate III in Hospitality (Patisserie) or Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

Career Pathways

If you go onto complete the Certificate III in Commercial Cookery, you are well suited to finding work in the hospitality industry. Employment opportunities in the hospitality industry are excellent. Successful completion may lead to employment as a Cook Grade 2 in a variety of outlets that may include hospitals, nursing homes, hotels, motels, restaurants, bistros, reception centres and resorts

Enrolment Intake

  • February

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
VU21055 DEVELOP JOB INTERVIEW SKILLS 20
VU21297 DEVELOP AND DOCUMENT A LEARNING PLAN AND PORTFOLIO WITH GUIDANCE 20
VU21354 IMPLEMENT AND REVIEW A PROJECT 30
VU21468 READ AND WRITE STRAIGHTFORWARD INFORMATIONAL AND INSTRUCTIONAL TEXTS 80
VU21483 PARTICIPATE IN SIMPLE CONVERSATIONS AND TRANSACTIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT 80
VU21485 OBSERVE AND REPORT ON ACTIVITIES IN A WORKPLACE 50
VU21486 PREPARE TO WORK EFFECTIVELY IN AN AUSTRALIAN WORKPLACE 50

Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.