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Certificate III in EAL (Access)

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22486VIC Certificate III in EAL (Access) teaches intermediate English to adults from a non-English speaking background. English language skills are very important for success in study and employment in Australia.

Key details

Degree Type
Certificate
Duration
6 months full-time, 24 months part-time
Course Code
22486VIC
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct

About this course

Take your English to the next level

22486VIC Certificate III in EAL (Access) teaches intermediate English to adults from a non-English speaking background. English language skills are very important for success in study and employment in Australia. You will build on the skills you learned in the 22485VIC Certificate II in EAL (Access) to improve your study and job opportunities, with a focus on the skills you need for problem solving, directions and communicating important information.

Learn English for real life situations

Your English teacher will work with you to create a learning plan that suits your skills, needs and goals. 22486VIC Certificate III in EAL (Access) students will hear guest speakers. You may participate in excursions to put your skills into real life practice. You will study written letters, instructions, transactions and personal texts to improve comprehension and grammar. This course will help you with everyday activities like banking, shopping, going to the doctor and dealing with government services. As a Melbourne Polytechnic student, you can use our libraries, computer labs, and other student services. Depending on your eligibility, you may receive funding from the Victorian Government or the Australian Government through Skills for Education and Employment (SEE), and Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP).

Prepare yourself for further study

Completing this course should give you the English skills to help further your studies and increase your employability. When you finish this course, you can move into the 22492VIC Certificate IV in EAL (Further Study) to continue to improve your English, or directly into a vocational course of study.

Entry requirements

22485VIC Certificate II in EAL

Study locations

Collingwood

Prahran

Greensborough

Preston

Epping

Career pathways

You will be able to further your studies and increase your employability

Credit for prior study or work

You can seek Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where your work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL is individually assessed based on evidence submitted by the student to the teaching department. Applications for RPL will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic trainers, academics and where appropriate, industry experts.