22258VIC Certificate IV in EAL (Further Study) (093111A)

22258VIC Certificate IV in EAL (Further Study)

This course is designed for students who intend to study at an Australian university. Students will gain language proficiency to enable them to Successfully use listening and speaking skills in English to participate in further study, Speak extemporarily, Use different text types, their purposes and unique language features. Read and think critically, recognising bias and persuasion, fact and opinion and Successfully conduct research and reference resources used.

  • Course Duration
    The qualification covers:
    • 2 x 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 and mandatory 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). A trainer is present for assistance for all 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 22258VIC Certificate IV 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 12 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 IV level; this can be demonstrated via the following:

    • Successful completion of Year 12 or the (international equivalent) level of study or mature aged entry.

    • The learner needs to have English proficiency level equivalent to ISLPR level 2+/3. It is demonstrated by 5/5.5 bands in IELTS or equivalent English language test.

    Entry for the course is determined by: 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 VU21353 Research pathways and produce a learning plan and portfolio Core
    2 VU21508 Give complex presentations for further study Core
    3 VU21509 Analyse and participate in complex spoken discourse for further study Core
    4 VU21510 Take notes from complex aural texts for further study Core
    5 VU21511 Read and write complex texts for research purposes Core
    6 VU21512 Read and write a range of complex texts for further study Core
    7 VU21513 Use critical reading and writing skills for further study Core
    8 VU21514 Use language analysis skills to review own texts Core
    9 VU20760 Set study goals and plan education pathway Elective

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