22250VIC Cert I in EAL (Access)

22250VIC Cert I in EAL (Access)

Course information

General English Courses are based on the Certificate in English as an Additional Language (EAL). This course is for students starting to learn English. Suitable for non-English speaking learners, you will develop core English language skills such as speaking, listening, reading, writing, grammar and pronunciation.

Learners can also develop their English language skills through topics relating to their everyday life in Australia such as Education, Health and Money.

What will I learn?

This course will enable you to learn to:

  • Use English to obtain goods and services
  • Have a conversation in English
  • Read and write a range of everyday texts such as simple instructions, messages and stories

What further learning can I do after completing this course?

Training for the Workplace (vocational) courses.

Course duration

Available full-time or part-time.

Daytime, evening and weekend classes available.

To be eligible for the award of the 22250VIC Certificate I in EAL (Access) you must successfully complete a total of 8 units comprising:

1 core unit 1 Speaking and Listening unit

1 Reading and Writing unit

2 Language Skills elective units which can be selected from Speaking and Listening and/or Reading and Writing units which have not been previously completed from:

  • this qualification
  • the Course in EAL, and/or Certificate II qualifications in this EAL Framework.

3 electives which can be selected from the:

  • General Electives listed in this qualification
  • General Electives listed in the Certificate II qualifications in this EAL Framework

Units/modules which are first packaged in AQF level 1 and 2 qualifications in other

VU21454 Plan language learning with support
Speaking and Listening
VU21451 Participate in short simple exchanges
VU21449 Read and write short simple messages and forms
VU21450 Give and respond to short, simple verbal instructions and information
VU21448 Read and write short, simple informational and instructional texts
VU21446 Use basic digital technology language and skills
VU21444 Identify Australian leisure activities
VU21445 Locate health and medical information


Based on interviews where your language level will be assessed and a student support officer will discuss your learning goals.

As busy professionals requiring flexible learning options, we offer flexible delivery modes including:

Face to Face

This option will allow students to have a face to face classes along with interaction with the trainer directly.


Gov. Funded  N/A
Non Gov. Funded $3850
Concession N/A