Study English and make a start on your vocational career at the same time! The Certificate III in EAL is an English course that also gives you industry specific language skills in areas such as hospitality, community services, retail,  beauty, IT, business or trades.  Once you complete your English studies, you may be ready to go directly into your chosen vocational course at Box Hill Institute: how good is that?!




National Code 22486VIC
Study Areas Australian Residents
Study Level Certificate III
Study Type Local
Study Mode

Face to face classroom delivery

Course Type Victorian TAFE Course
Campuses Box Hill Campus​​

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Fee
Gov. Subsidised - Standard $675.00
Gov. Subsidised - Concession $135.00
Full Tuition Fee $3,720.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities* $155.00
Core Skills Support** $75.00
Annual Material Fees $108.75
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 29, April 23, July 15 and October 7

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 other courses in the EAL Framework, such as Certificate IV in EAL (Employment/Professional) or Certificate IV in EAL (Professional: OET Preparation).

Alternatively, you may choose to access employment or further study options in hospitality, community services, retail, beauty, business, IT or trades. 

Direct entry

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 3

This is a general course which aims to improve your English skills and therefore your overall chances of gaining access to employment or entry into further education.

To be eligible for the award of the 22486VIC Certificate III in EAL (Access), you must successfully complete a total of 8 units comprising:

  • 1 core unit
  • 1 speaking and listening unit
  • 1 reading and writing unit
  • 2 language skills elective units

Term 1 2019 – (28 January – 5 April)

Monday

VU22610 – ENGAGE IN CASUAL CONVERSATIONS AND STRAIGHTFORWARD TRANSACTIONS

9.00 – 3.00

Tuesday

VU22612 – READ AND WRITE ROUTINE COMMUNICATIONS AND TRANSACTIONAL TEXTS

9.00 – 3.00

Friday

VU22384- DEVELOP AND DOCUMENT A LEARNING PLAN & PORTFOLIO

9.00 – 10.00

VU22609 – EXPLORE CURRENT ISSUES

10.00 – 3.00

Term 2 2019 – (22 April – 28 June)

Monday

VU22611 – GIVE AND RESPOND TO A RANGE OF STRAIGHTFORWARD INFORMATION AND INSTRUCTIONS

9.00 – 3.00

Tuesday

VU22613 – READ AND WRITE STRAIGHTFORWARD INFORMATIONAL AND INSTRUCTIONAL TEXTS

9.00 – 3.00

Friday

VU22384 – DEVELOP AND DOCUMENT A LEARNING PLAN & PORTFOLIO

9.00 – 10.00

VU22627 – RESEARCH CURRENT ISSUES and BSBITU302

CREATE ELECTRONIC PRESENTATIONS

10.00 – 3.00

Last updated: February 22, 2019 12:58pm