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.
You will hear guest speakers, and may participate in excursions to relevant destinations.
CampusesCOLLINGWOOD, EPPING, GREENSBOROUGH, PRESTON, BROADMEADOWS, PRAHRAN
*note: course is six months to one year. Course duration may vary depending on your progress
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 DeliveryClassroom
FeesFind out more on fees and charges
Assessment MethodsThere are no exams. Assessment is continuous and ongoing, focusing on the process of learning
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 RequirementsYou will be interviewed before placement into the program
Pathways to further studyYou can pathway into further language study, in the Certificate III in EAL (Employment), Certificate III in EAL (Further Study), or Certificate IV EAL
Career PathwaysYou will be able to further your studies and increase your employability
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.
|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.