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Saturday24 February 2018

22253VIC Certificate III in EAL (Access)


Purpose of the course
22253VIC Certificate III in EAL (Access) enables you to :

  • develop and document a learning plan and portfolio
  • use Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing skills to engage in casual conversation and straightforward spoken transactions
  • give and respond in detail to a range of straightforward instructions and verbal descriptions
  • read and write a range of straightforward formal and informal letters or emails and formatted texts


On successful completion of this course the student would gain the qualification of 22253VIC Certificate III in EAL (Access)

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.

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

  • develop and document and review a language learning plan in relation to identified goals, and evaluate progress in relation to goals
  • assemble and maintain a portfolio
  • participate in straightforward verbal transactions and exchanges in English
  • give and respond to straightforward instructions and information
  • select and apply reading strategies to interpret and analyse straightforward texts
  • write and complete straightforward texts with occasional support provided, if requested
  • use learning/ communication technology to communicate in English
  • plan, review and revise future English language skills development
  • write straightforward texts with support
  • apply digital literacy skills

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 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 26 week period of full time study
(including course delivery, assessment, public holidays and break).

Entry Requirements
Participants may enrol in a qualification at the level appropriate to their needs and skills. Outcomes in the 22253VIC Certificate III 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.

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

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 22253VIC Certificate III in EAL (Access) may proceed to study the Certificate IV in EAL (Access) and then proceed to a vocational course in Hospitality, Automotive Mechanical/ Electrical Technology or Business Management as part of qualification package, or seek VET entry throughout Australia where Certificate III in EAL is an accepted entry requirement.

Learning outcomes of the Units as you progress through the course
To be eligible for the award of the 22253VIC Certificate III 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

VU21323 Develop and document a learning plan and portfolio

Proficiency in:

  • Clarifying learning goals
  • Clarifying factors impacting on own learning
  • Documenting an individual learning plan.
  • Monitoring and updating the individual learning plan
  • Preparing portfolio of completed work samples

VU21465 Engage in casual conversations and straightforward spoken transactions

Proficiency in:

  • Participating in casual conversations
  • Participating in a range of straightforward transactions

VU21466 Give and respond to a range of straightforward information and instructions

Proficiency in:

  • Interpreting an informational oral text
  • Giving a short talk on a straightforward topic
  • Following a set of verbal instructions for a straightforward process or procedure
  • Giving a set of verbal instructions for a straightforward process or procedure

VU21467 Read and write straightforward communications and transactional texts.

Proficiency in:

  • Reading a range of straightforward communications
  • Writing straightforward communications
  • Reading a range of straightforward transactional forms
  • Completing straightforward transactional forms which require some detailed information

VU21468 Read and write straight forward informational and instructional texts

Proficiency in:

  • Following a straightforward written process
  • Describing a straightforward process in writing
  • Reading a range of straightforward informational texts
  • Writing a straightforward informational text

VU21464 Examine current issues

Proficiency in:

  • Discussing a current issue of local or international significance
  • Locating information on a current issue in texts
  • Writing simple text on investigation of a current issue

VU21461 Access the internet and email to develop language

Proficiency in:

  • Identifying a range of information on the internet
  • Accessing and using internet to develop digital communication skills
  • Communicating using simple email messages

VU21462 Explore community options

Proficiency in:

  • Locating self in the local area
  • Discussing features of the local transport system
  • Investigating community services in the local area
  • Investigating recreation options in the local area

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