Preston, Epping, Greensborough, Prahran, Collingwood
available full time / available part time
available full time / available part time
Ongoing, January, April, Midyear
The Course in EAL teaches basic English to adults from non-English speaking backgrounds.. You will learn the basic English skills you need for everyday activities and your life in Australia. You can start the course at any time. If you are new to speaking English, this course is for you.
Melbourne Polytechnic teachers are experienced and friendly. They will talk to you and make a personal learning plan to help you learn. This will improve your reading, writing and spoken English. You will also learn more about life in Australia. At the end of the course, you will have the skills to use English while shopping, banking and dealing with government departments and doctors. 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 you need for life in Australia. Once you have finished this course, you can move into a Certificate I in EAL (Access) 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."
Mon - AM
Tue - AM and PM
Wed - AM and PM
Thu - AM and PM
Fri - AM and PM
Sat - AM
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.
|VU22585||Use beginning language learning strategies with support||Core||55|
|VU22584||Develop language learning objectives with support||Core||30|
|VU22356||Recognise and locate simple numerical information in short, simple highly familiar texts||Core||25|
|VU22355||Recognise shape and design in simple, highly familiar situations||Core||25|
|VU22352||Recognise numbers and money in simple, highly familiar situations||Core||25|
|VU22586||Communicate basic personal details and needs||Core||70|
|VU22589||Read and write short, basic factual texts||Core||70|
|VU22587||Give and respond to basic information and instructions||Core||70|
|VU22588||Read and write short basic messages and forms||Core||70|
Studying at Melbourne Polytechnic
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Our Student Life at Melbourne Polytechnic (SLAM) team run the fun stuff on campus: things like movie nights, bake sales, cook-offs, career expos, spring markets, and much more.Student Life at Melbourne Polytechnic
Melbourne Polytechnic has a large range of specialist training facilities in health and community, construction, hospitality, education and more.Specialist Training Facilities
One of the most common misconceptions about scholarships is that you have to be 'top in your class' to apply. Melbourne Polytechnic scholarships are awarded on a range of criteria such as merit, your area of study and personal circumstances.Scholarships
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Melbourne Polytechnic offers a range of payment options to help you pay your tuition fees, so you can get on with your studies.
Fees displayed are effective for new applications received on or after 1 November 2019. Tuition fees do not include textbooks, course materials or overseas student health insurance and visa fees.
After initial deposit, international students are able to pay tuition fees in installments, four times per year.
Attend an Info Session
Work Education students are required to complete and return an application form and attend an informal interview to find the best suited class and discuss any additional requirements that may be needed to support studies. All future students who have submitted an application will be contacted via email to schedule the interview between August and December.
Students will need to also organise a Unique Student Identifier (USI) if they don't have one which can be done online. Please bring this along to the interview session with any other documents and identification required which will be outlined to you in the email.
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