The Certificate III in English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Further Study) teaches Academic English skills to adults from non-English speaking backgrounds.
Our experienced teachers will create a learning plan for you based on your skills and goals. The course will teach you all the English skills you need to communicate well, with a focus on improving study skills.
Students can start the course at any time. There are flexible entry and exit points.
Learn intermediate English skills to go on to further study
In this course, you will learn study and research skills, presentation skills, academic writing and critical analysis of oral and written texts.
As a Melbourne Polytechnic student, you will have access to our libraries, computer labs and other student services.
Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate III in EAL (Further Study) will increase your options for study. You can go on to study a Certificate or Diploma and then move into a Degree program.
Assessment is ongoing. It focuses on the learning process and the competency requirements of the EAL Framework. You will also be assessed when you do work experience. At the end of the course, you will exit with a folio of work. An accredited assessor will assess training package modules.
Work placement/Study placement
Our teachers can help you find work/study placement with Melbourne Polytechnic’s employer network. You can also find your own work placement. Your work placement will be supported by 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. At the end of the placement, your workplace supervisor will complete a performance report.
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.