Certificate I in EAL (Access)

Course Code 22250VIC
Course Title Certificate I in EAL (Access)
Location Melbourne City Campus
Intake Dates Monthly
Fee Type Full Fee
Duration 6 months

Course Overview

22250VIC Certificate I in EAL (Access) is a qualification with outcomes that focus on the development of English language speaking, listening, reading and writing skills directly related to immediate personal and social needs. The purpose of this qualification is preparation for participation in further English language study or vocational training which may include English language support, or employment.

Course Structure


Assessment methods may include:

  • Written questions
  • Questioning
  • Role play
  • Observation of a task in the classroom

Units of Competency

The 22250VIC Certificate I EAL (Access) requires 8 units of competency.

Core Unit

VU21454 – Plan language learning with support


VU21451 – Participate in short, simple exchanges


VU21449 – Read and write short simple messages and forms

Elective Units

VU21448 – Read and write short, simple informational and instructional texts
VU21446 – Use basic digital technology language and skills
VU21445 – Locate health and medical information
VU21444 – Identify Australian leisure activities
VU21450 – Give and respond to short, simple verbal instructions and information

Credit Transfer and RPL offered: Recognition of prior learning and skills assessment


Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. Applicants will be required to successfully complete an ACSF language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment.

Learning, reading, writing, oral communication and numeracy (ACSF Level 1) are desirable to participate in the course.


Fee Types

Full Fee


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