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Saturday24 February 2018

22251VIC Certificate II in EAL (Access)


Purpose of the course
22251VIC Certificate II in EAL (Access) enables  you to :

  •  develop English language speaking, listening, reading and writing skills for simple everyday communication and community participation
  •  develop relevant social, settlement and numeracy skills and knowledge 
  • to move into further English language education or vocational training or a combination of both

On successful completion of this course the student would gain the qualification of  22251VIC Certificate II 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:

  • identify, develop and review a language learning plan, and maintain a portfolio, with guidance from a support person
  • participate in simple verbal transactions and exchanges in English
  • give and respond to simple verbal information and directions
  • locate, read and interpret simple texts
  • write simple texts with support
  • use learning/ communication technology to communicate in English
  • plan and monitor future English language skills development with guidance from an appropriate support person
  • 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 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 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 22251VIC Certificate II 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.

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 22251VIC Certificate II in EAL (Access) may proceed to study the Certificate III in EAL (Access)

Learning outcomes of the Units as you progress through the course
To be eligible for the award of the 22251VIC Certificate II 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

VU21456 Participate in simple conversations and transactions

Proficiency in:

  • Participating in simple conversations
  • Making requests and respond in short everyday transactions

VU21457 Give and respond to simple verbal information and directions

Proficiency in:

  • Identifying the main features of simple informational oral text
  • Convening simple spoken information on a personal and familiar topic
  • Following simple everyday verbal instructions or directions
  • Giving a set of simple verbal instructions or directions

VU21458 Read and write simple personal communications and transactional texts

Proficiency in:

  • Reading simple personal communications
  • Writing simple personal communications
  • Reading simple everyday transactional texts
  • Completing simple everyday transactional texts

VU21459 Read and write reliable simple instructional and informational texts

Proficiency in:

  • Following simple written directions or instructions
  • Writing a simple instructional text
  • Reading simple information texts
  • Writing a simple information text

VU21446 Use basic digital technology, language and skills

Proficiency in:

  • Using correct digital technology terminology
  • Performing a simple task using a digital device
  • Using digital technology for language learning

VU21445 Locate health and medical information

Proficiency in:

  • Participating in simple conversations on a range of health factors
  • Reading information on common household medicines
  • Accessing information on medical support in the local area
  • Identifying appropriate actions in the event of a medical emergency

VU21463 Explore transport options

Proficiency in:

  • Identifying local public transport options
  • Describing the requirements for driving and riding in Australia

VU21297 Develop and document a learning plan and portfolio with guidance

Proficiency in:

  • Clarifying learning goals
  • Documenting a simple individual learning plan
  • Monitoring and updating the individual learning plan
  • Preparing portfolio of completed work samples




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