Courses

Certificate III in EAL (Access)

22486VIC

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.

Assessment

Ongoing assessment. This course does not have exams.

Government Support

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 to those displayed.

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Local Students

Code

22486VIC

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
Tue - AM and PM
Thu - AM and PM
Fri - AM

*Classes run across these days and times. Detailed timetable information is available from an Education and Course Advisor

Modes of Delivery

Classroom

Fees

Eligible:$805
Ineligible:$3885
Concession:$161

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

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 IV in EAL (Further Study), or you may be eligible to apply directly into a Vocational course.

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
VU22384 DEVELOP AND DOCUMENT A LEARNING PLAN AND PORTFOLIO 20
VU22606 ACCESS THE INTERNET AND EMAIL TO DEVELOP LANGUAGE 50
VU22609 EXPLORE CURRENT ISSUES 80
VU22610 ENGAGE IN CASUAL CONVERSATIONS AND STRAIGHTFORWARD SPOKEN TRANSACTIONS 80
VU22611 GIVE AND RESPOND TO A RANGE OF STRAIGHTFORWARD INFORMATION AND INSTRUCTIONS 80
VU22612 READ AND WRITE STRAIGHTFORWARD COMMUNICATIONS AND TRANSACTIONAL TEXTS 80
VU22614 READ AND WRITE STRAIGHTFORWARD DESCRIPTIVE AND NARRATIVE TEXTS 80
VU22618 INVESTIGATE AUSTRALIAN ART AND CULTURE 50

Skills Recognition

You can seek Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where your work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL is individually assessed based on evidence submitted by the student to the teaching department. Applications for RPL will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic trainers, academics and where appropriate, industry experts.

Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.

This qualification aligns with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 3.