Cert II EAL (Access)
The Certificate II in EAL (Access) is designed for participants from a range of cultural and educational backgrounds to develop English, including:
International students looking to study English for further study in Australia
Those who have immigrated to Australia who are recent arrivals
Those who have immigrated to Australia and are longer term residents returning to study, to improve their English skills after having previously worked in low skilled jobs or having been out of the workforce
The course focuses on the development of English language speaking, listening, reading and writing skills along with relevant knowledge and skills for simple everyday communication and community participation.
Australian year 12 Equivalant
Applicants for entry to the Certificate II in EAL (Access) must have:
ISLPR 1+, or
IELTS score of 3 (Academic Module), or
Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) score of 2
Approximate ISLPR outcome for Certificate II in ESL (Access) is 2/2+
LLN test to gain understanding of student ability and special requirements. A specific LLN has been designed for the CERT II and CERT III level.
Mode Of Delivery
This Course will be delivered entirely face to face with access to computers at the VACTS premises at:
171 Sydney road, Coburg VIC 3058
It is recommended this program be scheduled to be delivered over 25 weeks of full time study + 1 week break; which gives a maximum duration of 26 weeks.
This will be achieved by scheduling classes 20 hrs per week over 25 weeks.
The other days of the week may be used for private study time and extra tuition, if required. Trainer will provide additional activities and self-learning from suggested texts for each unit . This will require an additional 490 hours of learning and practice on the above units of competency.
VU21297 Develop and document a learning plan and portfolio with guidance
VU21456 Participate in simple conversations and transactions
VU21457 Give and respond to simple verbal information and directions
VU21458 Read and write simple personal communications and transactional texts
VU21459 Read and write simple instructional and informational texts
VU21461 Access the internet and email to develop language
VU21462 Explore community options
VU21464 Examine current issues