Courses

Certificate IV in EAL (Further Study)

An individually tailored program for you, Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate IV in English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Further Study) is designed to teach upper-intermediate English language skills to adults from non-English speaking backgrounds.

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Focus on your communication

You will receive an individually tailored program and learning plan. The course covers English skills necessary for communicating the essential information, with a specific focus on study skills.

Learn upper-intermediate English skills to go on with further study

This course will develop your communication skills and teach you to engage in casual conversation, give and respond to straightforward instructions, read and write assignments plus a range of informational and instructional texts.

You will have access to our libraries and independent learning services, in addition to passionate, experienced teachers who are there to help you learn.

Pathways for learning English

Melbourne Polytechnic allows 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 higher education from this qualification.

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.

Note: Units of Study listed below are indicative only and may vary from those displayed according to the requirements of the course and student.

Work placement/Study placement

Work placement/study placement is organised by your teachers with our employer network, or you are welcome to 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 superviser.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You can seek RPL where your work or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. Academic Credit is granted on a case-by-case basis, according to our Academic Credit policy and associated procedures. Applications for Academic Credit will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic academics and where appropriate, industry experts.

Contact

For any additional information on the Certificate IV in EAL (Further Study), please contact an Education and Careers Advisor (ECA), on 03 9269 8400, or send an email.

Local Students

Code

22258VIC

Campuses

EPPING

Department

Foundation Studies
03 9269 8400

Duration

Full-time: 6 months

Part-time: 12 months


Class Schedule: *

Mon - AM and PM
Tue - AM and PM
Wed - AM and PM
Thu - AM and PM

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

Modes of Delivery

Classroom

Fees for 2017

Eligible:$600
Ineligible:$3000
Concession:$120
Materials:$40

The student tuition fees as published are correct at time of publication and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

Find out more on fees and charges

View 2016 Fees

Assessment Methods

There are no exams. Assessment is continuous and ongoing, focusing on the process of learning as well as the competency requirements of the modules of the English as an Additional Language (EAL) Framework. As part of the assessment, you will develop a folio of work

Materials

Students are required to provide their own pen and writing materials. They are provided with worksheets during class, and also have access to a range of facilities and services to assist with their learning and wellbeing while at Melbourne Polytechnic.

Entrance Requirements

You will be interviewed before placement in the program. Enrolments are accepted throughout the year

Pathways to further study

You will be able to apply for vocational education and training (VET) courses and tertiary education

Career Pathways

You may go onto further study within vocational training or employment, or seek employment in a place similar to your work placement

Enrolment Intake

  • Ongoing
  • February
  • July
  • Midyear

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
VU21353 RESEARCH PATHWAYS AND PRODUCE A LEARNING PLAN AND PORTFOLIO 20
VU21508 GIVE COMPLEX PRESENTATIONS FOR FURTHER STUDY 80
VU21509 Analyse and participate in complex spoken discourse for further study 60
VU21510 TAKE NOTES FROM COMPLEX AURAL TEXTS FOR FURTHER STUDY 50
VU21511 READ AND WRITE COMPLEX TEXTS FOR RESEARCH PURPOSES 80
VU21512 READ AND WRITE COMPLEX TEXTS FOR FURTHER STUDY 80
VU21513 USE CRITICAL READING AND WRITING SKILLS FOR FURTHER STUDY 40
VU21514 USE LANGUAGE ANALYSIS SKILLS TO REVIEW OWN TEXTS 40

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Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.