If you have already started developing your English reading, writing, listening and speaking skills, take those skills even further with this Certificate I in EAL - English as an Additional Language.
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Studying the Certificate I in EAL (Access) at Holmesglen
You'll cover areas such as conversations, giving and listening to spoken information, reading and writing short messages, grammar, pronunciation and more.
And if you're an eligible Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) client, you could attend 510 hours of English tuition within the first five years of your arrival without paying course fees.
At Holmesglen, we go above and beyond to help you communicate with confidence.
Full time 600 contact hours over 9 months. 4 days per week. 5 hours per day
Part time 600 contact hours over 12 months. 3 days per week. 5 hours per day
||Participate in short simple exchanges
||Plan language learning with support
||Read and write short simple messages and forms
||Locate health and medical information
||Give and respond to short, simple spoken instructions and information
||Recognise and interpret safety signs and symbols
||Identify Australian leisure activities
||Read and write short, simple descriptive and narrative texts
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.
| Code || Name |
|VU22591||Participate in short simple exchanges|
|VU22590||Plan language learning with support|
|VU22593||Read and write short simple messages and forms|
|VU22597||Locate health and medical information|
|VU22592||Give and respond to short, simple spoken instructions and information|
|VU22099||Recognise and interpret safety signs and symbols|
|VU22598||Identify Australian leisure activities|
|VU22595||Read and write short, simple descriptive and narrative texts|
There are no formal entry requirements but you should be from a non-English speaking background and over 18 years old.
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview.
These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.
Applicants are placed in the appropriate English course based on an interview and English language assessment.
Recognition of prior learning
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
Qualification and recognition
On completion, you will receive 22484VIC Certificate I in EAL (Access).
Connections with industry
Holmesglen English Language Centre works with Melbourne Polytechnic to deliver English programs to AMEP clients in the inner metro Melbourne region.
The Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) is funded by the Australia Government Department of Education and Training. The program assists migrants and humanitarian entrants develop the English they need to settle successfully and participate socially and economically in Australian life.
How to apply
Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.
Holmesglen tuition fees shown are all inclusive and indicative of the cost to complete the entire course.
These are indicative fees only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.
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