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Saturday24 February 2018

22250VIC Certificate I in EAL (Access)


Purpose of the Course
22250VIC Certificate I in EAL (Access) enables you to :

  • develop English language speaking, listening, reading and writing skills directly related to immediate personal and social needs
  • develop relevant social, settlement and numeracy skills and knowledge.
  • prepare for participation in further English language study or vocational training

On successful completion of this course the student would gain the qualification of  22250VIC Certificate I in EAL (Access)

Learning Outcomes of the Course
At the end of the course you will be able to: 

  • identify, develop and review a language learning plan with a support person
  • identify current language learning skills and planning future language skills development with an appropriate support person
  • use a limited range of reading strategies to create meaning from short simple texts
  • construct short simple texts with support
  • use learning/communication technology to communicate in English
  • participate in short simple verbal transactions and exchanges in English
  • locate, read and interpret specific information in short simple texts
  • write short simple texts with support
  • apply digital literacy skills

Target Group
The specific target groups of EAA for this qualification are domestic and/or international students wishing to undertake an EAL qualification. International students have to study a full time program but domestic students may choose to study full time or to undertake a part time program.

Modes of Delivery
Classroom based: face-to-face training includes:

  • Practice exercises that reinforce the required interpersonal skills for individual and group work.
  • Context related training activities in the classroom involving individuals, pairs and small group activities
  • Learner resource workbooks to support training, independent reading and research projects.
  • If students are currently working they are able -although not required- to make use of their own workplace experiences and workplace documents in responding to activities.
  • Within the assessment of the units, learners are required to participate in simulated activities that closely reflect workplace processes and unexpected or contingency related activities


Assessment methods have to be flexible, valid, reliable and fair. Assessment of units requires evidence of satisfactory performance for each element of competency and its performance criteria through a variety of tasks depending on the criteria specified. Assessment of modules requires evidence of satisfactory performance for each learning outcome and its assessment criteria through a variety of tasks depending on the criteria specified.

Course Length
This course will be delivered over a 24 week period of full time study (including course delivery, assessment, public holidays and break)

Eligibility requirements - International students
Entry Requirements
Participants may enrol in a qualification at the level appropriate to their needs and skills. Outcomes in the 22250VIC Certificate I in EAL (Access) are designed for learners with little or no formal education. Entry points for the courses would normally be determined by an assessment of a student’s skills. Normally EAA will use the Listening and Speaking and Reading and Writing competencies within the Framework to guide placement / initial assessment processes in order to place learners in the level appropriate to their proficiency in English language.

Age requirements
For international students EAA has a requirement that all students must be over 18 years of age at the commencement of course.

Fee - International Students
Tuition Fee:                   $5,000

Admission Fee:             $250

Overseas student Health cover (OSHC)/year (These prices are determined by the Insurance Provider and may be subject to change)

Single                             $408
Family                            $3501

Note: As per ESOS Act, a Student can pay full fees of the above course before the start of the course, if they wish to do so, but they are not required to pay more than 50 per cent up front course fee. We can also provide a more flexible payment plan to students to suite their individual circumstances

Eligibility requirements - Domestic students
English Language
The applicant must have sufficient proficiency in English to be able to work successfully in a highly communicative environment.

Fee - Domestic full fee paying students
Tuition Fee:                        $5,000

Application Fee:                 $250

Skill Recognition/Credit Transfers
Students may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) by providing evidence that they have the required skills and knowledge in the specific areas of competency through work /industry experience and/or completed eligible assessments in an equivalent or higher qualification.

Appropriate credit transfer may be granted to eligible students against each unit of competency on evidence to successful completion of the same unit in an equivalent or higher nationally endorsed qualification.

Students with credit transfers will finish the course in a shorter duration and are advised to consult appropriate authorities/bodies for applicable criteria if they are planning further study or stay in Australia.

Educational Pathways
At EAA, students who complete the 22250VIC Certificate I in EAL (Access) may proceed to study the Certificate II in EAL (Access)

Learning Outcomes of the Units As You Progress Through the Course

To be eligible for the award of the 22250VIC Certificate I in EAL (Access) learners need to successfully complete a total of following 8 units and meet the specified learner outcomes:


Unit Code & Title Learner Outcomes

VU21454 Plan language learning with support

Proficiency in:

  • Outlining personal language learning needs
  • Developing a language learning plan
  • Monitoring and updating a language learning plan

VU21451 Participate in short simple exchanges

Proficiency in:

  • Exchanging greetings and personal information
  • Making and responding to simple requests or inquiries

VU21449 Read and write short simple messages and forms

Proficiency in:

  • Reading short simple written messages for immediate everyday purposes
  • Writing short simple messages for immediate personal and social purposes
  • Reading short simple forms for immediate personal and social purposes
  • Completing short simple forms for immediate personal and social purposes

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

Proficiency in:

  • Responding to short, simple everyday verbal instructions or directions
  • Giving short, simple everyday verbal instructions or directions
  • Following simple oral texts
  • Giving simple information

VU21448 Read and write short, simple informational and instructional texts

Proficiency in:

  • Following short simple written directions or instructions
  • Writing short simple instructional texts for immediate personal and social purposes
  • Reading short, simple informational texts
  • Writing short simple informational texts

BSBCMM101 Apply basic communication skills

Proficiency in:

Identifying workplace communication procedures

Communicating in the workplace

Drafting written information

BSBITU101 Operate a personal computer

Proficiency in:

  • Starting computer, system information and features
  • Navigating and manipulating desktop environment
  • Organising files using basic directory and folder structures
  • Printing information
  • Shutting down computer

BSBITU102 Develop keyboard skills

Proficiency in:

  • Using safe work practices
  • Identifying and developing keyboard skills
  • Checking accuracy

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