22253VIC Certificate III in EAL (Access) (093110B)

22253VIC Certificate III in EAL (Access)

The Course in EAL is designed for participants who have little or no prior educational experience or whose circumstances have resulted in disrupted education and who need to develop initial level basic English speaking, listening, reading and writing, numeracy and learning skills prior to accessing further English language education and possible employment.

  • Course Duration
    The qualification covers:
    • 2x 7-hour face to face classes per week over 28 weeks (9.00am to 4:00pm) In this part of the program learners are required to attend instruction as part of their learning process

    • Required hours of Self-study/ independent learning/ research and reflection hours per week, where learners are required to reflect and carry on further study, 6 hours for international learners (Please see delivery and assessment). There is a trainer present for all Mandatory Self-study/independent learning sessions.

    • Learners will be given suitable class time to work on projects and to be assessed by qualified KIA assessors. Assessments will take place both during class time and by a facilitator/assessor after each unit is completed.

    • Program structure: For further information about the schedule please refer to the 22253VIC Certificate III in EAL (Further Study) Training Plan.

  • Admission Requirement
    It is a requirement of KIA that applicants must:
    • Be 18 years and above;

    • Have satisfactorily completed a minimum of year 10 or equivalent (international equivalent), (special assessments and circumstances may apply for entry)

    To ensure an appropriate learning opportunity, learners would need to demonstrate a capacity to undertake study at a Certificate III level; this can be demonstrated via the following:

    • Successful completion of Year 10 or the (international equivalent) level of study or mature aged entry.

    • The learner needs to have English proficiency level equivalent to ISLPR level 2. It is demonstrated by 3.5/4/4.5 bands in IELTS or equivalent English language test.

    Using pre-course English language assessment for Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing competencies within the Framework an assessment is made to determine applicant’s appropriate course placement as per their level of proficiency in the English language. Applicant’s learning and pathway building needs are also considered.


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

  • Unit Modules
    Unit Code Unit Name Unit Type
    1 VU21323 Develop and document a learning plan and portfolio Core
    2 VU21466 Give and respond to a range of straightforward information and instructions Elective
    3 VU21468 Read and write straightforward informational and instructional texts Elective
    4 VU21467 Read and write straightforward communications and Transactional texts Elective
    5 VU21469 Read and write straightforward informational and Descriptive and Narrative texts Elective
    6 CULINL301A Develop and use information literacy skills, Elective
    7 ICAWEB201A Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement Elective
    8 VU21354 Implement and review a project Elective

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