22251VIC Certificate II in EAL (Access)

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Course Details

CAMPUS: Melbourne

DURATION: 25 Weeks

Tuition Fees: See Statement of Fees

Entry Requirements

  • 18 years of age or above
  • Sufficient Language, Literacy and Numeracy Skills through successful completion of the College's LLN test


This course is for adults who have limited English abilities, and are seeking to improve their communication skills both verbally and in writing. This course is designed to focus on the development of English language speaking, listening, reading and writing skills together with electives selected to develop relevant knowledge and skills for simple everyday communication and community participation and to enable participants to move into further English language education or vocational training or a combination of both, or employment.

Career Opportunities

The two levels in the Further Study stream provide a clear pathway for a wide range of learners who want to develop English language and literacy skills and knowledge to gain entry and participate effectively in the Australian educational system.


After completing 22251VIC Certificate II in EAL (Access), students may continue their studies by enrolling in 22255VIC Certificate III in EAL (Further Study).

Mode of Study and Assessment Methods

Mode of study includes classroom based training sessions based on workbook, discussions, projects, excursions, etc. Assessment methods include written test, observation, project, research, portfolio and oral test.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

A learner may be able to apply for RPL if they have gained competency from work, other programs, courses, life experience or training provided at work that is relevant to the course. The College recognises the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations.

Course Contents/ Units of Competency


VU21297    Develop and document a learning plan and portfolio with guidance

VU21456    Participate in simple conversations and transactions

VU21458    Read and write simple personal communications and transactional texts


VU21457    Give and respond to simple verbal information and directions

VU21459    Read and write simple instructional and informational texts

VU21470    Investigate issues in the Australian environment

VU21471    Investigate features of the Australian legal system

BSBITU201 Produce simple word processed documents

Intake Dates:

Victorian Government Funding

You can check if you are eligible for the Victorian government funding under the Skills First program from the following link: Victorian Government Funding