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Friday24 November 2017

22256VIC Certificate IV in EAL (Access)

CRICOS CODE 082250C

Purpose of the course
22256VIC Certificate IV in EAL (Access) enables you to :

  • research pathways and produce a learning plan and portfolio
  • use Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing skills to
  • analyse and participate in complex conversations
  • give and respond to a wide range of oral presentations and instructions
  • read and write complex texts for a range of purposes
  • read and write instructions, advisory texts and other complex extended texts


Qualification

On successful completion of this course the student would gain the qualification of 22256VIC Certificate IV 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: 

  • read and evaluate a range of information about potential pathway options
  • develop, document and evaluate a learning plan according to identified processes
  • select and evaluate types of evidence to assemble a portfolio
  • participate in extended transactions and conversations in English
  • present and respond to complex instructions and information
  • apply research skills to locate and evaluate information relevant to own goals and purposes
  • critically analyse complex texts
  • write complex texts relevant to a range of purposes and audiences
  • use a range of learning/ communication technology to communicate in English
  • analyse and participle in complex verbal transactions and exchanges in English
  • researching and analyse a range of information in complex texts
  • writing complex texts
  • applying 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


Assessments

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 22256VIC Certificate IV 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.
 

Assessments
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.
 

Fee

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 22256VIC Certificate IV in EAL (Access) may 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 IV 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 22256VIC Certificate IV 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

VU21474 Analyse and participate in complex conversations

Proficiency in:

  • Critically analysing casual exchanges in English
  • Participating in sustained casual conversations on a range of topics
  • Critically analysing formal exchanges in English
  • Participating in formal conversations in English

VU21475 Give and respond to a wide range of oral presentations and instructions

Proficiency in:

  • Demonstrating critical understanding of extended oral presentations or reports
  • Giving an extended oral presentation
  • Following multi-step instructions for a complex process or procedure
  • Giving multi-step instructions for a complex process or procedure

VU21476 Read and write complex communications and transactional texts

Proficiency in:

  • Critically reading complex communications
  • Writing complex communications
  • Critically reading a range of complex or extended transactional texts
  • Writing a complex or extended transactional text

VU21477 Read and write complex instructions and advisory texts

Proficiency in:

  • Following complex instructions to complete a task
  • Writing a series of complex instructions
  • Analysing a range of complex advisory texts
  • Producing a complex advisory text for personal, social or community purposes

VU21479 Research features of Australian Government

Proficiency in:

  • Describing the system of government in Australia
  • Describing the election process in Australia
  • Researching an issue of interest related to Australian government
  • Writing an opinion piece

VU21473 Investigate Australian Art and Culture

Proficiency in:

  • Examining the features of the visual arts in Australia
  • Investigating concepts of Australian identity and culture
  • Investigating a local example of Australian art or culture
  • Describing the features of an Australian film

VU21481 Research events in Australian History post 1770

Proficiency in:

  • Examining the coastal exploration of Australia prior to 1778
  • Describing the role of convicts in the European settlement of Australia
  • Investigating a significant period or event in Australian history
  • Presenting your research findings

VU21353 Research pathways and produce a learning plan and portfolio

Proficiency in:

  • Identifying potential pathways
  • Clarifying learning goals
  • Designing and implementing an individual learning plan
  • Preparing portfolio of completed work samples
  • Monitoring and updating the individual learning plan

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