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About this course
Have you recently migrated to Australia? If the language barrier is holding you back, consider enrolling in this relaxed and friendly course.
Improve your reading, writing, numeracy, speaking, listening, pronunciation and grammar in a welcoming environment. Not only will this course make it easier for you to find work and make friends, you’ll also be given support and advice about building your new life in Australia.
Our Certificate II in EAL (Access) focuses on the development of English language speaking, listening, reading and writing skills directly related to immediate personal and social needs together with electives selected to develop relevant social, settlement and numeracy skills and knowledge. The purpose of this qualification is preparation for participation in further English language study or vocational training which may include English language support or employment.
You’ll meet new people, learn about local services and explore your further study options and career opportunities and learn more about Australian customs, money, education, health, transport, leisure, law and community and employment.
Taught on-campus for 12 months, our teachers will be there to support you every step of the way as you learn the basics of English. You will also receive support from our migrant community members as well.
When you finish this course, you will be able to apply for further study and improve on your English skills. You may be eligible to study in 22640VIC Certificate III in EAL. Each of these courses will give you further English skills and improve your confidence. We will be here to help you with all of your options when you’re ready.
Contact us today to find out if this course is right for you. We’ll help you understand the costs and requirements of this preliminary course.
At completion of the Certificate II in EAL (Access) , students can enrol in Certificate III EAL At the completion of Certificate III in English as Another Language (or earlier) students can apply for further study in any chosen area. For example, Aged Care. Or apply directly for jobs in their chosen field.
Opportunities for Further Study
22640VIC Certificate III in EAL
EAL provides underpinning English language and numeracy skills that can be applied to entry into vocational and/or further study pathways.
Skills or Knowledge gained
Student Facing Field
English language skills and knowledge: reading, writing, numeracy, speaking and listening, pronunciation and grammar. Knowledge of Australian culture.
Are there specified requirements for entry into the course/qualification?: Yes
Mandatory entry requirements:
Entry to each EAL Course in / qualification must be determined
according to the following criteria:
• a participant’s current English language skills. (The Listening
and Speaking and Reading and Writing units in the
Framework will provide the basis for initial assessment
processes and placement of participants at the appropriate
• a participant’s prior formal education experience, both
overseas and in Australia
• any prior EAL learning
• a participant’s learning and pathway needs including
employability skills, literacies (digital and other literacies),
and further educational and vocational training needs
Minimum Industry Requirement
Will this course/qualification or a constituent unit provide a pathway to an industry licence or regulated outcome: No
Qualifications and Recognition - 2024
Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate II in EAL (Access).
Work Placement - 2024
Does this course require placement?: No
Further Information - 2024
|Fees and charges
|Government subsidised concession
|Full-fee paying student
|Maximum full course tuition fee* (GST exempt)
|Materials fee* (GST exempt)
The assessment for each course varies. It may include knowledge questions, practical skills tasks, projects, research work, on the job assessment, etc. Your assessor or educator will provide specific information on the requirements for your course.
You can expect that:
- assessment methods are clear
- assessment tasks are relevant and meet the requirements of your course
- assessor or educator demonstrate fairness and lack of bias when assessing your work
- educators will provide open and honest feedback about assessment tasks.