Courses

Certificate III in EAL (Further Study)

22255VIC

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.

Course Outcomes

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

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.

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 Course Advisor

Modes of Delivery

Industry Placement, Simulation Laboratory, Classroom

Fees

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

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

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
  • 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
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.