Certificate III in EAL (Access)


Course code: 22253VIC
This qualification is designed for the diverse range of adult learners of English as an additional language needing to develop their English language proficiency skills in order to access a wide range of further education, training, employment and community participation contexts.

28 Weeks: (25 weeks classroom delivery + 3 weeks of holidays).

AUD $200 (non-refundable)
AUD $500


• For course packages or re-enrolment, the registration fee is payable only once.
• These fees are indicative and are subject to change at the time of enrolment.

Career Opportunities

This course is designed for students learning English as a second language to prepare them for a wide variety of educational and vocational pathways with SPI and other providers.

Pathways Information

There are no formal articulation arrangements for pathways into VET or higher education courses on completion of the Certificatesin EAL. Successful completion of elective units of competency within Certificates in EAL will be eligible for credit into other training package qualifications.
For further study outcomes, the qualification can be co-delivered with industry qualifications at an appropriate level 22258VIC Certificate IV in EAL (Further Study) Certificate III or IV industry qualifications.

Pre-requisite Requirements

There are no pre-requisite requirements for individual units of competency.


Modules shown are for the current academic year and are subject to change in the future.

Your choice of modules and projects available may, to some extent, be restricted by the schedule of lectures and the availability of staff. It may also vary according to the degree specialism chosen.

VU21323Develop and document a learning plan and portfolio.
VU21465Engage in casual converstions and straight forward spoken transactions.
VU21467Read and write a range of straight forward communications and transactional texts.
VU21466Give and respond to a range of straight forward information and instructions.
VU21468Read and write straight forward informational and instructional texts.
VU21470Investigate issues in the Australian Environment.
VU21473Investigate Australian Art and Culture.
VU21472Investigate features of the education system in Australia.