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

This course will help you improve your oral and written communication skills and your reading, listening and computer skills. You can also study subjects to increase your knowledge and understanding of Australian culture so you can live and work effectively in the community.




National Code 22485VIC
Study Areas Australian Residents
Study Level Certificate II
Study Type Local
Study Mode

FT: 6 months
PT: flexible options available

Course Type Victorian TAFE Course
Campuses Box Hill Campus​​

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 VETiS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETiS, 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.

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

January (week of 28th), April, July and October

Full time: 6 months
Part time: flexible options available

Box Hill

During the enrolment process your level of English will be determined to ensure you are enrolled in the correct EAL level

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

Direct entry

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

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

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

This qualification is made up 8 subjects. The proposed timetable for term 1 is as follows:

Term 1 2019 (28 January – 5 April)

Wednesday 9.00 – 3.00 (45 min break)

  • VU22601 – PARTICIPATE IN SIMPLE CONVERSATIONS AND TRANSACTIONS

Thursday 9.00 – 3.00 (45 min break)

  • VU22603 – READ AND WRITE SIMPLE PERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS AND TRANSACTIONAL TEXTS

Friday 9.00 – 10.00

  • VU22358 – DEVELOP LEARNING GOALS

Friday 10.00 – 3.00 (45 min break)

  • BSBITU201 – PRODUCE SIMPLE WORD PROCESSED DOCUMENTS
  • VU22606 – ACCESS INTERNET AND EMAIL TO DEVELOP LANGUAGE
Last updated: February 22, 2019 12:53pm