If you have come from a non-English speaking background but have already started developing your English reading, writing, listening and speaking skills, take them even further with the Certificate III in EAL (Access).
Career opportunities, include:
- This qualification may assist learners to provide evidence to prospective employers of their intermediate English language proficiency
Pathways to further study:
- Talk to us about further study pathways.
Studying the Certificate III 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.
||Develop and document a learning plan and portfolio
||Read and write straightforward communications and transactional texts
||Investigate Australian art and culture
||Give and respond to a range of straightforward information and instructions
||Undertake a simple investigation of health and wellbeing
||Investigate issues in the Australian environment
||Read and write straightforward descriptive and narrative texts
||Engage in casual conversations and straightforward spoken transactions
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 |
|VU22384||Develop and document a learning plan and portfolio|
|VU22612||Read and write straightforward communications and transactional texts|
|VU22618||Investigate Australian art and culture|
|VU22611||Give and respond to a range of straightforward information and instructions|
|VU22402||Undertake a simple investigation of health and wellbeing|
|VU22615||Investigate issues in the Australian environment|
|VU22614||Read and write straightforward descriptive and narrative texts|
|VU22610||Engage in casual conversations and straightforward spoken transactions|
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 22486VIC Certificate III 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.
Find out more about paying your fees and our payment options