English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS)

Cert III in English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Access)

Our EAL Certificate III is an accredited ‘Award’ course where students who complete the studies attain a qualification that is recognised internationally and by the Australian Government. Our EAL Certificate III is specifically designed to prepare our graduates to access a range of educational, vocational and employment pathways.

The EAL Certificate III in EAL is specifically designed to improve students’ everyday English and aims to raise an individual’s IELTS score in all four English skills sufficient to access a range of educational, vocational and employment pathways.

Our Certificate III in EAL course is designed to teach lower-intermediate English language skills to students with an IELTS score of less than 4.0 for speaking, reading, listening and writing.

22251VIC Certificate II in EAL (Access)
VU21454 (core) 120103 Plan language learning with support
VU21456 120103 Participate in simple conversations and transactions
VU21458 120103 Read and write simple personal communications and transactional texts
VU21459 120103 Read and write simple instructional and informational texts
VU21460 120103 Read and write simple descriptive and narrative texts
General Electives – Select 3 units
VU21461 120103 Access the internet and email to develop language
VU21462 120103 Explore community options
VU21457 120103 Give and respond to simple verbal information and directions

Your communication skills will be developed using simple conversations in a range of contexts such as written emails, meeting techniques, engaging with employers and problem solving.

Graduates from this course will be at an IELTS level 5 – 5.5 and can access a range of further English language training and/or higher education including Cert IV in English as an Additional Language (EAL)

The VAE Difference

We have highly qualified and experienced teachers with an in-depth understanding of the IELTS test.
Two levels of classes allow you to improve your IELTS score from the ground up.
VAE is a certified IELTS Pre-test Centre, which will allow you to closely simulate the test experience.