Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate III in English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Further Study) is designed to teach Academic English language skills to adults from non-English speaking backgrounds.
Melbourne Polytechnic is an approved Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) provider. This course is an Austudy/Abstudy and Centrelink/Department of Human Services approved course for job seekers.
Students can start the course at any time and it offers flexible entry and exit points.
Focus on your communication
You will receive an individually tailored program and learning plan. The course teaches all necessary English skills for communicating essential information, with a specific focus on study skills.
Learn intermediate English skills to go on to further study
This course will develop your communication skills for academic pursuit. This includes study and research skills, presentation skills, academic writing and critical analysis of oral and written texts.
All Melbourne Polytechnic students have access to our libraries and independent learning services, in addition to passionate and experienced teachers who are there to help you learn.
Pathways to Further Study
Melbourne Polytechnic encourages students to continually improve their English by assessing skills and knowledge and offering a pathway to higher learning.
Ask us about pathways to further vocational training or high education from this qualification.
Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate III in EAL (Further Study) will increase your options for study a Vocational Certificate or Diploma and then move into a Degree program.
Assessment is ongoing, focusing on the process of learning as well as the competency requirements of the EAL Framework, as well as workplace competency your work experience. As part of the assessment, you will develop a folio of work. An accredited assessor will assess training package modules.
Work placement/Study placement
Work placement/study placement is organised by teachers with Melbourne Polytechnic’s employer network or you can find your own work placement. This is supported by follow-up paperwork outlining the rights and responsibilities of the employer/place of study, purpose of placement, Induction checklist, safety checklist, confirmation letter and insurance cover. Your teacher will visit you in the workplace/place of study and a report is completed at the end of the placement by the workplace supervisor.
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 Career Advisor
Modes of DeliveryIndustry Placement, Simulation Laboratory, Classroom
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
MaterialsStudents are required to provide their own pens and writing materials and will be provided with worksheets during class. Students 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 studyPathway options into a range of courses exist following successful completion this qualification.
Career PathwaysOnce you have your Certificate III you can continue your English language training to assist towards your goal of gaining employment or further mainstream study
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.
|VU21323||DEVELOP AND DOCUMENT A LEARNING PLAN AND PORTFOLIO||20|
|VU21473||INVESTIAGE AUSTRALIAN ART AND CULTURE||50|
|VU21499||GIVE STRAIGHFORWARD ORAL PRESENTATIONS FOR FURTHER STUDY||80|
|VU21500||PARTICIPATE IN A RANGE OF STRAIGHTFORWARD INTERACTIONS FOR FURTHER STUDY||70|
|VU21501||REAND AND WRITE STRAIGHTFORWARD TEXTS FOR RESEARCH PURPOSES||80|
|VU21502||Analyse and produce straightforward texts relevant to further study||80|
|VU21503||LISTEN AND TAKE NOTES FOR RESEARCH||45|
|VU21504||USE LANGUAGE LEARNING STRATEGIES AND STUDY SKILLS||45|
Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.