The 22485VIC Certificate II in English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Access) will enable you to expand your skills and knowledge of the English language in a variety of areas, such as;• Everyday conversation
• Job application
• Health and medical information
• Transport options
This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to effectively communicate with English speakers in everyday environments. Students will be given the opportunity to role-play and practice their acquired English skills in a friendly and diverse classroom environment.
• Delivered face-to-face, at two days per week at 6 hours per day for 31 weeks;
• Real life applications (6 hours per week);
• Research and project work at 2 hours per week.*Please note that the above hours are the minimum hours required for a student to complete. Hours will vary per individual learning plan in order to address learning/skills gaps and for extra support where needed.
• Applicants will be required to undertake an English assessment in two parts;
• Informal interview – to assess spoken English language skills;
• Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) written test – to assess written English language skills; and
• Minimum entry score of ACSF level 1.
Students who have previously completed a Nationally Accredited course may be eligible to receive credit towards the course.
RPL is offered to any Learner who can provide evidence of competency for the units offered within this Certificate II English as an Additional Language course. During the enrolment process a potential Learner may discuss any prior evidence before commencing training to determine if they are eligible for RPL. An additional fee for this service will be discussed with you upon application.
Upon completion of Certificate II EAL (Access) students have the option to complete further study by enrolling in 22486VIC Certificate III English as an Additional Language ( Access) or 22491VIC Certificate III English as an Additional Language (Further Study) depending on their future career and learning paths.
• Fully equipped classroom (including projector, whiteboard, internet access, tea and coffee faculties);
• Learner and facilitator guides;
• Lesson plans;
• Relevant policies, procedures, legislative and regulatory materials;
• Free Wi-Fi access;
• Guest speakers;
• PowerPoint presentations;
• Assessment handouts;
• Access to the local Council library;
• Educational posters located around the classroom for student reference;
• Library or access to learning resources;
• Student mentoring, if requested or required, to help her/him to meet competency and learning requirements;
• Encouragement of establishing study support groups; and
• Senior student buddy mentoring.
Assistance is provided for people with disability including wheelchair access, access to welfare services, large learning spaces.