Preston, Epping, Greensborough, Prahran, Collingwood
available full time / available part time
available full time / available part time
Ongoing, January, April, July, Midyear
The Certificate I in EAL (Access) is for people who speak limited English. English language skills are very important for success in study and employment in Australia.
We will teach you the basics of English. At the end of this course, it will be easier for you to study in English. It will also be easier to speak English with government departments, banks, shops and doctors. If you need to improve your English to study in Australia, this course is for you.
When you start the course, our experienced teachers will talk with you about your skills, needs and goals. They will make a personal learning plan for you to help improve your English. You will learn how to give and receive instructions, talk about different topics and send emails. This course also teaches you about Australian culture. As a Melbourne Polytechnic student, you can use our libraries, computer labs, and other student services. This course is funded by the Australian Government through the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) and Skills for Education and Employment (SEE), as well as the Victorian Government for eligible learners.
Completing this course will give you the English skills to help your life in Australia. When you finish this course, you can move into the Certificate II in EAL to continue to improve your English.
"It means future to me now. All I was doing before this was working in small jobs, or jobs that aren't going to get me far in life, so studying is a huge deal to me. It got me where I am now.... And it actually, studying gave me a path to go somewhere in my life."
Please contact the Foundation Studies Department directly if you would to study part-time
Observation, Written task, Oral task, Group work
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact us for the latest student contact hours information.
|VU22592||Give and respond to short, simple spoken instructions and information||Core||80|
|VU22591||Participate in short simple exchanges||Core||80|
|VU22600||Identify and access basic legal information||Core||50|
|VU22595||Read and write short, simple descriptive and narrative texts||Core||80|
|VU22599||Identify settlement options||Core||50|
|VU22596||Use basic digital technology language and skills||Core||50|
|VU22593||Read and write short simple messages and forms||Core||80|
|VU22590||Plan language learning with support||Core||30|
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After initial deposit, international students are able to pay tuition fees in installments, four times per year.
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We're really excited for you to join the Melbourne Polytechnic community and we look forward to supporting you on your education journey.
The first step to enrolling is completing the application short form. You'll then receive a link to complete a few more personal details.
It is a mandatory government requirement for all prospective students to complete an online literacy and numeracy assessment. Once you are ready to enrol, you will be invited to attend of our Skills and Job Centres, or come to campus to complete your enrolment in person.
For certificate-level courses, you can pay by weekly or fortnightly direct debit using our Tuition Payment Plan. Read more about TPPs here.
If you need assistance with your application and the next steps, you can contact one of our Education and Course Advisors on 03 9269 8400 or follow a step-by-step guide to enrolling for vocational education local students.
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