22255VIC Certificate III in EAL (Further Study)

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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 designed for adult learners of English as an additional language who require the consolidation of English speaking and listening, reading, writing and study skills to participate in a range of Australian further study contexts. Outcomes include literacy skills including digital literacy skills and cultural and critical knowledge and skills together with knowledge and skills to access further education pathways. Participants may pathway to vocational or other education or to further English language courses.

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 22255VIC Certificate III in EAL (Further Study), students may continue their studies by enrolling in 22258VIC Certificate IV 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


VU21323        Develop and document a learning plan and portfolio

VU21499          Give straightforward oral presentations for further study

VU21500          Participate in a range of straightforward interactions for further study

VU21501          Read and write straightforward texts for research purposes

VU21502          Analyse and produce straightforward texts relevant to further study

VU21503          Listen and take notes for research

VU21504          Use language learning strategies and study skills


VU21462        Explore community options

VU21354        Implement and review a project 


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