22258VIC | CERTIFICATE IV IN EAL (FURTHER STUDY)

Description:

To be eligible for the award of the Certificate IV in EAL (Further Study) learners must successfully complete a total of 9 units comprising:

·       8 Core Units

·       1 General Elective

Certificate IV in EAL (Further Study) outcomes are designed for those who require consolidation of advanced level English speaking and listening, reading, writing, literacy skills including digital literacy skills, and study skills in English prior to accessing a range of further study pathways including higher education. Participants include those who have already completed or partially completed further or higher education, those who wish to upgrade their qualifications and those wishing to enter higher level qualifications for the first time. The purpose of this course is to develop communication and research skills and knowledge at a complex level together with knowledge of the Australian education system. Outcomes are designed to support those who will use their existing skills and knowledge in their language in the workplace, for example as interpreters and providing bilingual support, to gain access to further training to support employment.


Course Information:

Core Units

 

VU21353: Research pathways and produce a learning plan and portfolio

Mode of AssessmentTest 1 – oral questioning to assess knowledge of the purpose of learning plans and potential barriers to the achievement of leaning goals. Test 2 – design portfolio to present written evidence of how identified learning goals have been met.

 

VU21508: Give complex presentations for further study

Mode of AssessmentTest 1 – prepare and give an extended oral presentation on a research topic supported by notes and visual aids. Test 2 – design portfolio documenting evidence of planning and preparation for the presentation subject to questioning to confirm linguistic, socio-linguistic and cultural knowledge used in the complex presentation.

 

VU21509: Analyse and participate in complex spoken discourse for further study

 

Mode of AssessmentTest 1 – prepare and participate in a sustained informal interaction with a group using a range of spoken discourse and paralinguistic strategies. Test 2 – prepare and argue a case of a specific problem or issue using appropriate vocabulary and expressions.

 

VU21510: Take notes from complex aural texts for further study

Mode of AssessmentTest 1 – read and analyse the topic, purpose, genre, register style, tone and audience of a complex text. Test 2 – write notes and review a complex text using strategies to record information.

 

VU21511: Read and write complex texts for research purposes

Mode of AssessmentTest 1 – read and take notes from a complex written text identifying text layout, structure, expressions and information suited to the purpose. Test 2 – write an extended written text based on research and reference resources used in the research-based texts according to specified referencing convention.

 

VU21512: Read and write complex texts for further study

Mode of AssessmentTest 1 – critically read and analyse a complex text listing main points and implied meanings. Test 2 – plan and write a text using genre and conventions appropriate to context and purpose and referencing conventions.

 

VU21513: Use critical reading and writing skills for further study

Mode of AssessmentTest 1 – analyse a complex diagram and outline the purpose, design and conventions, draw conclusions relevant to its purpose. Test 2 – critically analyse a formal instructional text as to its importance and appropriateness of the requirement expressed.

VU21514: Use language analysis skills to review own text

Mode of AssessmentTest 1 – analyse language and language use in relation to a written text and describe the language terminology. Test 2 – apply knowledge of language and language use to a spoken text and determine purpose and context and range of method.

 

Elective Unit

VU20763: Participate in collaborative learning

Mode of AssessmentTest 1 – plan a group work participation to discuss learning styles and preferences and establish group work protocol. Test 2 – conduct a group work activity to carry out individual tasks according to plan and a protocol for feedback.

Note: Units offered will be selected by the college and based on identified training and industry needs as per guidelines stated in training package as outlined in EAL Framework.


Admission Information

Applicants must be 16 years or older. Education level requirements: ISLPR 2+/3 or Cert II or III in GEA or CSWE IV. Applicants will sit for a pre-course Language, Literacy & Numeracy Assessment Test and an interview to determine appropriate course placement.

National Students

(Australian Permanent Residents and New Zealand Citizens): Must complete a Language, Literacy & Numeracy Assessment to be assessed by the Language Studies Department.


 Qualification Rules

To achieve a Certificate IV in English as an additional language (EAL), learners must have successfully completed the required units. Certificate IV in EAL is an award accredited under the Australian Quality Training Framework. However, at the completion of individual Units i.e. less than the nine required Units, learner’s achievement will be recognised through a Statement of Attainment.

 

Campus: Melbourne
CRICOS Code: 084631G
Intakes: Fortnightly
Mode: (international & domestic students): Full-time only (Approximately 21 hours per week – 3 days a week, 7 hours per day). Classroom: face-to-face
Duration: 23 weeks*
Tuition Fee: $6,900.00
Enrolment Fee: $250.00 (includes Dictionary, Grammar Book and Study Material)

 

22255VIC | CERTIFICATE III IN EAL (FURTHER STUDY)

Description:

To be eligible for the award of the Certificate III in EAL (Further Study) learners must successfully complete a total of 9 units comprising:

·       7 core unit

·       2 General Electives

Certificate III (Further Study) outcomes focus on the consolidation of English in speaking, listening, reading, writing and study skills to participate in a range of Australian further study contexts. Outcomes include literacy skills including digital literacy skills, cultural and critical knowledge and skills together with knowledge and skills to access further education pathways. Participants may pathway to vocational or other education or to further English language courses.


Course Information:

 

Core Units

VU21323: Develop and document a learning plan and portfolio

 

Mode of AssessmentTest 1 – oral questioning to assess knowledge of the purpose and strategies to achieve leaning goals. Test 2 – design portfolio to present written evidence of how identified learning goals have been met.

 

VU21499: Give straightforward oral presentations for further study

 

Mode of AssessmentTest 1 – give a presentation to a formal group, prepare notes, aids and support used in both preparation and presentation. Test 2 – show written evidence of research, planning and preparation for the presentation.

 

VU21500: Participate in a range of straightforward interactions for further study

Mode of AssessmentTest 1 – prepare and participate in an informal group discussion Test 2 – respond to verbal questioning to confirm linguistic, sociolinguistic and cultural knowledge and feedback.

VU21501: Read and write texts for research purposes

 

Mode of AssessmentTest 1 – write a straightforward text based on research and reference resources used in research based text. Test 2 – read text and write an analysis of responses to reading the text including verbal questioning to confirm linguistic, sociolinguistic and cultural knowledge

VU21502: Analyse and produce straightforward texts relevant to further study

 

Mode of AssessmentTest 1 – examine and compose a range of texts based on reading for research. Test 2 – write a review of written texts including verbal questioning to confirm linguistic, sociolinguistic and cultural knowledge

VU21503: Listen and take notes for research

Mode of AssessmentTest 1 – assess and take notes from a spoken or audio text identifying purpose, cultural references and audience. Test 2 – analyse the use of notes including verbal questioning to confirm linguistic, sociolinguistic and cultural knowledge

 

VU21504: Use language learning strategies and study skills

Mode of AssessmentTest 1– discuss and list key grammatical terms to describe language structure and use. Test 2 – design a portfolio of language analysis as applied to a study task and confirm linguistic knowledge used for language learning strategies.

 

Electives

VU21473: Investigate Australian art and culture

Mode of AssessmentTest 1 – give an oral presentation to demonstrate understanding of Australian art, culture and Australian English. Test 2 – give an oral presentation including written notes of the features of an Australian film “The Mango Tree” and verbal questioning to confirm linguistic, sociolinguistic and cultural knowledge

VU21470: Investigate issues in the Australian environment

Mode of AssessmentTest 1 – give an oral presentation to demonstrate knowledge of Australia’s physical features and climate. Test 2 – present a written research report on a key environmental issue and its impact on the community.

 

Note: Units offered will be selected by the college and based on identified training and industry needs as per guidelines stated in training package as outlined in EAL Framework.


Admission Information

Applicants must be 16 years or older. Applicants must be 16 years or older. Education level requirements: ISLPR 2 or Cert. I in GEA or CSWE III. Applicants will sit for a pre-course Language, Literacy & Numeracy Assessment Test and an interview to determine appropriate course placement.

National Students

(Australian Permanent Residents and New Zealand Citizens): Must complete a Language, Literacy & Numeracy Assessment to be assessed by the Language Studies Department.


Qualification Rules

To achieve a Certificate III in English as an additional language, learners must have successfully completed the required Units. Certificate III in EAL is an award accredited under the Australian Quality Training Framework. However, at the completion of individual Units, i.e. less than the nine required Units, learner’s achievement will be recognised through a Statement of Attainment.

 

 

Campus: Melbourne
CRICOS Course Code: 084630G
Intakes: Fortnightly
Mode: (international & domestic students): Full-time only (Approximately 21 hours per week – 3 days a week, 7 hours per day). Classroom: face-to-face
Duration: 23 weeks*
Tuition Fee: $6,900.00

22251VIC | CERTIFICATE II IN EAL (ACCESS)

Description:

To be eligible for the award of the Certificate II in EAL (Access) learners must successfully complete a total of 8 units comprising:

1 Core unit

1 Speaking and Listening unit

1 Reading and Writing unit

2 Language Skills elective units, which can be selected from Speaking and Listening and/or Reading and                       Writing units,

3 General Electives

Certificate II (Access) outcomes focus on the development of English language speaking, listening, reading and writing skills together with electives selected to develop relevant knowledge and skills for simple everyday communication and community participation and to enable participants to move into further English language education or vocational training or a combination of both, or employment.


Course Information:

Core Unit

VU21297: Develop and document a learning plan and portfolio with guidance

Mode of AssessmentTest 1 – oral questioning to assess purpose of a learning plan. Test 2 – written questioning to assess a learning plan

Speaking and Listening

VU21456: Participate in simple conversations and transactions

Mode of AssessmentTest 1 – participate in a simple conversation. Test 2 – make requests and respond in short everyday transactions

Reading and Writing

VU21459: Read and write simple instructional and informational texts

Mode of AssessmentTest 1 – follow and write a direction. Test 2 – read and write a simple information text.

 

Language Skills

VU21457: Give and respond to simple verbal information and directions

Mode of AssessmentTest 1 – convey simple spoken information on a personal topic. Test 2 – follow and give everyday verbal instructions.

VU21458: Read and write simple personal communications and transactional texts

Mode of AssessmentTest 1 – read simple personal communication. Test 2 – written simple personal communications.

 

General Electives

VU21461: Access the Internet and email to develop language

Mode of AssessmentTest 1 – access a range of information on the Internet. Test 2 – write a simple email message.

VU21462: Explore community options

VU21462: Explore community options

Mode of AssessmentTest 1 – investigate community services in the local area. Test 2 – investigate recreation options in the local area.

VU21464: Examine current issues

Mode of Assessment: Test 1 – locate and discuss current issues in text. Test 2 – write simple text on investigation of a current issue

Note: Units offered will be selected by the college and based on identified training and industry needs as per guidelines stated in training package as outlined in EAL Framework.


Admission Information
Applicants must be 16 years or older. Education level requirements: ISLPR 1+ or Cert. I in GEA (Introductory) or CSWE III. Applicants will sit for a pre-course Language, Literacy & Numeracy Assessment Test and an interview to determine appropriate course placement.Students that have completed Certificate I in EAL (Access) at ACAH will receive 3 units credit, therefore a fee reduction and duration reduction will apply.National Students(Australian Permanent Residents and New Zealand Citizens): Must complete a Language, Literacy & Numeracy Assessment to be assessed by the Language Studies Department. Qualification Rules

To achieve a Certificate II in English as an additional language, learners must have successfully completed the required Units. Certificate II in EAL is an award accredited under the Australian Quality Training Framework. However, at the completion of individual Units, i.e. less than the eight required Units, learner’s achievement will be recognised through a Statement of Attainment

 

Campus: Melbourne
CRICOS Course Code: 084629A
Intakes:  Fortnightly
Mode: (international & Domestic students):   Full-time only (Approximately 21 hours per week – 3 days a week, 7 hours per day). Classroom: face-to-face
Duration: 23 weeks
Tuition Fee: $6,900.00
Enrolment Fee:

22250VIC | CERTIFICATE I IN EAL (ACCESS)

Description:

To be eligible for the award of the Certificate I in EAL (Access) learners must successfully complete a total of 8 units comprising:

1 Core unit

1 Speaking and Listening unit

1 Reading and Writing unit

2 Language Skills elective units – Speaking and Listening and Reading and Writing

3 General Electives

Certificate I (Access) outcomes focus 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.


Course Information:

 

Core Unit

VU21454: Plan language learning with support

Mode of AssessmentTest 1 – discussion of language learning needs. Test 2 – design and compile portfolio of work samples of learning needs

Speaking and Listening

VU21451: Participate in short simple exchanges

Mode of AssessmentTest 1 – role-play to exchange personal information. Test 2 – role-play to exchange transactional information and respond to requests.

 

Reading and Writing 

 

VU21448: Read and write short, simple information and instructional texts

Mode of Assessment: Test 1 – verbal questioning to establish understanding of written instructions. Test 2 – verbal questioning to exchange information.

 

Language Skills

VU21450: Give and respond to short, simple verbal instructions and information

Mode of Assessment: Test 1 – role-play to establish understanding of instructions. Test 2 – role-play to establish understanding of directions and follow simple oral text.

VU21449: Read and write short simple messages and forms

Mode of AssessmentTest 1 – read short simple written message for everyday purpose. Test 2 – write short simple message for personal and social purposes.

 

General Electives

VU21445: Locate health and medical information

Mode of AssessmentTest 1 – participate in a simple conversation for health conditions. Test 2 – read information on common household medicines.

VU21444: Identify Australian leisure activities

Mode of AssessmentTest 1 – identify features of leisure activities in Australia. Test 2 – describe an example of Australian leisure activity.

VU21442: identify and access basic legal information

Mode of AssessmentTest 1 – Access information on a personally relevant legal issue. Test 2 – access key legal services in the local community.

Note: Units offered will be selected by the college and based on identified training and industry needs as per guidelines stated in training package as outlined in EAL Framework.

 

Admission Information

Applicants must be 16 years or older. Education level requirements: ISLPR 1 or Cert. in Initial GEA or CSWE II. Applicants will sit for a pre-course Language, Literacy & Numeracy Assessment Test and an interview to determine appropriate course placement.

National Students

(Australian Permanent Residents and New Zealand Citizens): Must complete a Language, Literacy & Numeracy Assessment to be assessed by the Language Studies Department.

 

Qualification Rules

To achieve a Certificate I in English as an additional language, learners must have successfully completed the required Units. Certificate I in EAL is an award accredited under the Australian Quality Training Framework. However, at the completion of individual Units, i.e. less than the eight required Units, learner’s achievement will be recognised through a Statement of Attainment.

Intakes: Fortnightly
Campus: Melbourne
CRICOS Provider No: 02494A
CRICOS Code: 084628B
Mode: (international & domestic students) Full-time only  (Approximately 21 hours per week – 3 days a week, 7 hours per day). Classroom: face-to-face
Duration: 26 weeks incl. 3 weeks holiday
Tuition Fee: $6,900.00
Enrolment Fee: $250.00 (includes a Dictionary, Grammar Book and Study Material)