About the course

About the course

Our Certificate II in EAL (Access) course is for migrants or people from culturally diverse backgrounds who can speak English at a basic level.

A range of skills are covered in the course, including:

  • oral and written communication
  • reading
  • listening
  • computers and email
  • community Services

You can also study subjects to increase your knowledge and understanding of Australian culture so you can live and work effectively in the community.

Enrolments for 2020 will open in December 2019.

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Intake Dates & Course Length


January, April, July and October

Full time: 6 months (3 days per week. See the draft 2020 Semester 1 timetable under Course Structure)

Part time: flexible options available (the time taken to complete this course will vary depending on your input)

For information regarding dates such as enrolment, orientation and study breaks please visit the Academic Calendars page

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Career Outcomes


This course is designed to help improve your general English skills. As your English skills improve, so will your chances of finding work.

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Entry Requirements


While there are no formal prequestisites for entry into this course it is recommended that applicants complete the 22484VIC Certificate I in EAL (Access) or have some beginner/elementary levels of English skills gained from living or working in an English speaking environment.

PRE-TRAINING REVIEW

To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Box Hill Institute will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.

A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.

Applying


Direct entry

Pathways & Accreditation


Successful completion will enable you to apply for a range of EAL courses such as the Certificate III in EAL (Access)

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 2

Fees & Finance Options


This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Fee
Gov. Subsidised - Standard $775.00
Gov. Subsidised - Concession $155.00
Full Tuition Fee $4,275.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities*$155.00
Core Skills Support**$75.00
Annual Material Fees$125.00
Retain Course Items***No fee applies
* Does not apply to VETDSS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETDSS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.
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Course Structure


This qualification is made up 8 subjects, delivered over two terms. The 2020 Semester 1 timetable is below (subject to change):

 

Certificate II EAL (Access)

Term 1, 2020 : 29 January – 27 March

Wednesday 

BSBITU201 - PRODUCE SIMPLE WORD PROCESSED DOCUMENTS

VU22606 - ACCESS INTERNET AND EMAIL TO DEVELOP LANGUAGE

9.00 - 3.30 (45 min break) 

 Thursday

VU22603 - READ AND WRITE SIMPLE PERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS AND TRANSACTIONAL TEXTS

 9.00 - 3.30 (45 min break)

Friday

VU22601 - PARTICIPATE IN SIMPLE CONVERSATIONS AND TRANSACTIONS

9.00 - 3.30 (45 min break) 

Term 2 2020: 15 April – 12 June 

Wednesday

VU22607 - EXPLORE COMMUNITY SERVICES

9.00 - 12.45 (45 min break)

VU22358 - DEVELOP LEARNING GOALS

1.30 - 3.30 (45 min break) 

Thursday

VU22604 - READ AND WRITE SIMPLE INSTRUCTIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL TEXTS

9.00 - 3.30 (45 min break) 

Friday

VU22602 - GIVE AND RESPOND TO SIMPLE SPOKEN INFORMATION AND DIRECTIONS

9.00 - 3.30 (45 min break)

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