Certificate II in EAL (Access)
The Certificate II in EAL (Access) provides a general education for students for whom English is an additional language. The course develops English language speaking, listening, reading and writing skills for social situations and daily interactions. This includes everyday commerce and recreation, as well as linguistically demanding vocational fields.
Students develop relevant social, settlement and numeracy skills and knowledge by choosing elective units of study. The course also provides students with opportunities to use digital technology in their learning.This is a foundation course for learners who have little or no formal schooling, English literacy skills or numeracy skills. It is also suitable for learners who do not have literacy skills in their first language.
6 months full-time (Croydon, Wantirna, Hawthorn); equivalent part-time evening (Wantirna)
Croydon (January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December)
Hawthorn (January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December)
Wantirna (January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December) - View application and start dates
- Part-time (evening)
This is a nationally approved vocational course that is recognised throughout Australia.
Course information in detail
- Course detail, course structure and units of study.
- One core unit
- One Speaking and Listening unit
- One Reading and Writing unit
- Two language Skills elective units
- Three general elective units
Units of study
Careers and graduate outcomes
- Career opportunities, course aims and objectives and graduate skills.
Aims and objectives
- learning strategies to study in formal learning environments
- decoding and writing words and simple sentences
- recognising and writing the alphabets
- recognising and writing simple numbers
- understanding time and money
- giving personal information
- participating in simple conversational exchanges
Pathways and scholarships
- Pathways, credit transfer, recognition of prior learning and scholarships.
Course fees and requirements
- Fees, entry requirements and non-year 12 entry.
Certificate II in EAL (Access)
Estimated course fees for 2023*
|Course fee options||Full course fee||Skills First Government-subsidised place||Concession rate|
|Total Cost (GST Free)||$4,670||$1,560||$312|
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.
You could be granted a Skills First government-subsidised place when you apply for this course. Check your eligibility now.
You may be entitled to apply for a fee concession if you meet the eligibility criteria.
The eligibility criteria are set by the Victorian Government and assessed by Swinburne in accordance with government directives, which are subject to change at any time.
Find out if you're eligible for a fee concession here.
If you are not granted a government subsidised place, the full course fee will apply. Check your eligibility now.
Indicative nominal course hours: 495.
How to apply
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Tel: 1300 SWINBURNE
Training Organisation Identifier (TOID): 3059