Accredited English as Additional Language (EAL) Courses

We offer the Certificates of Spoken and Written English at 4 levels 

Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English 10361NAT
Skills for participation in formal education and basic literacy and numeracy skills in English

Certificate I in Spoken and Written English 10362NAT
Beginning skills in spoken and written English and optional numeracy

Certificate II in Spoken and Written English 10363NAT
Spoken and written English and optional numeracy for simple everyday transactional and limited social needs

Certificate III in Spoken and Written English 10364NAT
Spoken and written English and optional numeracy for basic social needs and routine situations for everyday commerce, recreation and linguistically undemanding vocational fields

Study Hours
We offer full time and part time study options. Students can study for up to 4 days per week, depending on their requirement. Classes run between 9:30am and 3pm weekdays.

Course Duration
All English courses run over one year, generally according to school terms. In 2018, these dates are 31 January - 14 December.

Pre Training Interview
A Pre Training Interview is conducted before enrolment. At the interview we assess the prospective students’ eligibility, English language proficiency and how the courses will contribute to goals for employment and further study.

Eligibility Requirements

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Victorian government-subsidised training places are available in our EAL courses according to a number of Eligibility criteria. Persons holding a qualification issued by an Australian VET or higher education provider that is at AQF level 5 (Diploma) or higher are not eligible for our EAL courses. 
Prospective students must provide the following evidence of eligibility prior to enrolment. 
Evidence of Citizenship, residency and age.
A signed declaration regarding education history and number of courses enrolled in one year.
To find out if you are eligible, call us or follow this link.
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. 

Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP)

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The Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) is funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training.

Up to 510 hours of free English language tuition to eligible migrants for functional English. Please call to check eligibility.

Skills for Education and Employment (SEE)

Up to 650 hours of free language, literacy and numeracy training for eligible jobseekers receiving Newstart, Parenting payment or Disability Support Pension. A referral is needed from Centrelink or a Job Active Provider. Students can enrol in the SEE program on a fulltime or part time basis; between 10 and 25 hours per week.

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Full fee for service places are available to those not eligible for government subsidised places.

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