Certificate III in EAL (Further Study)


The Certificate III in EAL (Further Study) provides intermediate level English speaking and listening, reading, writing, literacy skills and study skills in English prior to accessing a range of further study pathways including higher education. This course assists to meet language needs of learners wanting to enter higher education Courses and/or improve their employment prospects. Learners will read and write extensively. They will learn to use reading strategies, increase their vocabulary, and develop their ideas in writing.

Course Code: 22255VIC
Pre-requisites: Nil
Duration: 26 Weeks (6 Months) incl. Holidays
Intakes: Feb, Apr, July, Oct
Delivery Mode: Face-to-Face
Tuition Fees: Enquire
Course Material Fees: Enquire
Location: 51 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne VIC 3000


Course Structure - Units

To achieve this qualification, the learner must demonstrate competency in 8 units of competency.

The qualification comprises of:

  • Core units = 7
  • Elective units = 2
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
VU21470 Investigate issues in the Australian environment
VU21473 Investigate Australian art and culture

Entry Requirements

  • 18 years or older (parental or guardian consent is required at enrolment if under)
  • Satisfactory completion of UIA’s approved placement test to determine the participants English language skills so that the participant can be placed into the appropriate proficiency level class

Education Pathways

After attaining the Certificate III in EAL (Access), students may undertake the following pathway:

222258VIC- Certificate IV in EAL (Further Study)

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