If your family member cannot speak any English, then this course in EAL is perfect for them. This course will teach them how to speak and write the English alphabet and simple words. They will also learn greetings and survival English for daily activities in Australia.

By the end of this course, they will be able to introduce themself, express feelings and buy products from a shop in English. They will also be able to read and recognise basic signs.

And if they are an eligible Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) client, they could attend 510 hours of English tuition within the first five years of their arrival without paying course fees.

National Code 22483VIC
Study Areas Australian Residents
Study Level Short Course

Full time: 6 months (4 days a week 9:30 am to 3pm)

Part time: options available

Course structure:

  • 1 core unit (VU22584)
  • 3 core speaking and listening units (VU22585, VU22586 & VU22587)
  • 2 core reading and writing units (VU22588 & VU22589)
  • 3 numeracy units (VU22352, VU22353 & VU22356)



You may be eligible for the AMEP if you are a permanent resident of Australia or you hold an eligible temporary visa. For a full list of eligible temporary visas, please visit the Australian Department of Education - Visas page.  

In addition, you must meet the following time frames from the date of your visa commencement or arrival in Australia to remain eligible:

  • register with an AMEP service provider within six months (or 12 months if you are under 18 years of age when you arrived in Australia)
  • commence your tuition within 12 months
  • complete your tuition within five years

All learners are to undergo an Initial Assessment (IA) conducted by qualified assessors from BHI/CAE prior to being accepted into the program. 

How to apply:

For more information, call one of our centres.

AMEP Box Hill
Phone 03 8892 1223
E: amep.boxhill@boxhill.edu.au
SMS +61 429 838 674 (any language)

Phone 03 8892 1220
E: amep.city@boxhill.edu.au
SMS +61 429 775 331 (any language)

AMEP Lilydale
Phone 03 8892 1210
E: amep.lilydale@boxhill.edu.au
SMS +61 447 101 885 (any language)

AMEP Ringwood
Phone 03 8892 1212
E: amep.ringwood@boxhill.edu.au
SMS +61 447 101 885

Successful completion will enable you to study in the Certificate I course and enhance your English skills.

This course is designed to improve your English skills. As your English skills improve, so will your chances of finding work and integrating into Australian society.

Last updated: July 19, 2019 03:34pm