Courses

Certificate III in EAL (Access)

22253VIC

The Certificate III in English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Access) teaches intermediate English language skills to adults from non-English speaking backgrounds.

Consolidate your English skills

This course builds on the Certificate II in EAL (Access) by extending your language skills to help you take on further study or a job.

This course will develop your communication skills using simple everyday conversations. You will the language skills you need for problem solving, directions and communicating important information. You will also study written letters and personal texts.

This course will help you with everyday activities like banking, shopping, going to the doctor and dealing with government services.

Our teacher will create a learning program that suits your needs and goals.

As a Melbourne Polytechnic student, you can use our libraries, computer labs and other student services.

Industry connections

You will hear guest speakers, and may participate in excursions to relevant destinations.

Local Students

Code

22253VIC

Campuses

COLLINGWOOD, EPPING, GREENSBOROUGH, PRESTON, BROADMEADOWS, PRAHRAN

Department

Foundation Studies
03 9269 8400

Duration

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

Part-time: available
Course duration may vary depending on your progress. Please contact the department directly to enrol part-time

Class Schedule: *

Mon - AM and PM
Tue - 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 Course Advisor

Modes of Delivery

Classroom

Fees

Find out more on fees and charges

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 will be interviewed before placement into the program

Pathways to further study

You can pathway into further language study, in the Certificate III in EAL (Employment), Certificate III in EAL (Further Study), or Certificate IV EAL

Career Pathways

You will be able to further your studies and increase your employability

Enrolment Intake

  • Ongoing
  • April
  • July

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
VU21061 RESPOND TO AN ADVERTISED JOB 20
VU21323 DEVELOP AND DOCUMENT A LEARNING PLAN AND PORTFOLIO 20
VU21465 ENGAGE IN CASUAL CONVERSATIONS AND STRAIGHTFORWARD TRANSACTIONS 80
VU21467 READ AND WRITE STRAIGHTFORWARD COMMUNICATIONS AND TRANSACTIONAL TEXTS 80
VU21469 READ AND WRITE STRAIGHTFORWARD DESCRIPTIVE AND NARRATIVE TEXTS 80
VU21488 PARTICIPATE IN A RANGE OF STRAIGHTFORWARD INTERACTIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT 80
VU21489 READ AND WRITE STRAIGHTFORWARD TEXTS FOR EMPLOYMENT 80
VU21490 ORGANISE AND PARTICIPATE IN A PRACTICAL PLACEMENT 50

Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.