About the course

About the course

Our Certificate IV in EAL (Access) is for new migrants or people from culturally diverse backgrounds who have upper-intermediate English language skills and wish to improve their English in a vocational context.

In this course, you'll gain vocational English skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking, choosing from one of the following streams:

  • hospitality
  • community services
  • beauty
  • retail
  • business
  • IT
  • trades

Upon completion of your course, you should be able to move seamlessly into further studies in your chosen stream. Studying English at this level will also help with your understanding of Australian culture and improve your chances of finding meaningful work.

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Intake Dates & Course Length


January, April, July and October

Full time: 6 months, 3 days per week, 9.00am - 3.00pm (sample timetable is 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 is a general English course that helps you transition into vocational studies to pursue your career dreams. The general english skills obtained in this course, will also help you to find meaningful employment. 

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Entry Requirements


For entry into this course, it is preferred that students have completed the 22486VIC Certificate III in EAL (Access) or come with more developed levels of English aquired through prior studies or living and 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.

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Pathways & Accreditation


Our EAL Access course focuses on vocational language skills to help you transition seamlessly into further education in your chosen stream.

Upon completion of the Certificate IV in EAL (Access), you may also wish to further develop your employment skills through studying the Certificate IV in EAL (Employment/Professional). 

Students interested in a career in health may also consider the Certificate IV in EAL (Professional - OET Preparation): an English course taught to prepare students for the Occupational English Test.

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 4

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 $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 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 of 8 subjects, studied over 2 terms.  Below is the timetable for our next intake in term 2 (subject to change):

Term 2 2019 – (22 April – 28 June)

Tuesday

VU22411 - RESEARCH PATHWAYS AND PRODUCE A LEARNING PLAN AND PORTFOLIO

9.00 – 10.00 

VU22627 - RESEARCH CURRENT ISSUES

10.00 – 3.00 

Wednesday

VU22620 - GIVE AND RESPOND TO A WIDE RANGE OF ORAL PRESENTATIONS AND INSTRUCTIONS

9.00 - 3.00

Thursday

VU22622 - READ AND WRITE COMPLEX INSTRUCTIONS AND ADVISORY TEXTS

9.00 - 3.00

Term 3 2019 - (15 July - 20 September)

Tuesday

VU22619 - ANALYSE AND PARTICIPATE IN COMPLEX CONVERSATIONS

9.00 - 3.00

Wednesday

VU22621 - READ AND WRITE COMPLEX COMMUNICATIONS AND TRANSACTIONAL TEXTS

9.00 - 3.00

Thursday

VU22411 - RESEARCH PATHWAYS AND PRODUCE A LEARNING PLAN AND PORTFOLIO

9.00 – 10.00

BSBWHS201 - CONTRIBUTE TO HEALTH AND SAFETY OF SELF AND OTHERS

10.30 – 12.00

BSBDIV301 – WORK EFFECTIVELY WITH DIVERSITY 

12.45 – 3.00

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