Courses

Certificate III in EAL (Further Study)

22255VIC

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.

Course Outcomes

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

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.

Local Students

Code

22255VIC

Campuses

EPPING, PRESTON

Department

Foundation Studies
03 9269 8400

Duration

Full-time: available
6-12 months

Part-time: available


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 Delivery

Industry Placement, Simulation Laboratory, Classroom

Fees

Eligible:$855
Ineligible:$4161
Concession:$171

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

Observation, Written task, Oral task, Group work

Materials

Students 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 Requirements

Each student is assessed by interview to determine the most appropriate class to enrol into.

Pathways to further study

Pathway options into a range of courses exist following successful completion this qualification.

Career Pathways

Once you have your Certificate III you can continue your English language training to assist towards your goal of gaining employment or further mainstream study

Enrolment Intake

  • Ongoing
  • January
  • February
  • 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
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.