About the course

About the course

In our EAL course (Employment/Professional) designed for professionals born outside of Australia, you'll learn how to explore the local job market, and transfer your experience and skills to the workplace. 

Our EAL course will help you enhance your listening, oral and written communication skills, and learn essential job seeking skills. You’ll take part in an industry placement allowing you to learn how to communicate effectively in an actual Australian workplace.

Nine to 10 weeks of classes are followed by a 2 to 6 week work placement in a relevant professional field (subject to availability), with the potential for our EAL course to provide you with excellent employment outcomes across a wide range of professions.

You'll study all aspects for prepararing for employment, including:

  • writing resumes and cover letters
  • addressing key selection criteria for job applications
  • understanding job advertisements
  • learning interview techniques and practice
  • developing communication skills
  • understanding Australian workplace culture
  • networking and cold calling
  • developing oral presentation skills
  • participating in a practical work placement
  • receiving ongoing support

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Intake Dates & Course Length


January, April, July and October

Full time: generally 10 weeks classroom delivery (Monday-Friday, generally from 9am-3pm) plus 2-6 week voluntary work placement. 

This course is not offered part time

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

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Career Outcomes


The course may provide you with employment opportunities in your professional area of expertise

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Entry Requirements


For entry into this course, learners must be overseas trained professionals.

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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Direct entry

Pathways & Accreditation


Successful completion will enable you to apply for entry into a variety of vocational education courses

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 $690.00
Gov. Subsidised - Concession $138.00
Full Tuition Fee $3,805.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities*$155.00
Core Skills Support**$75.00
Annual Material Fees$111.25
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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