Certificate III in EAL (Access)

Course Code 22640VIC


  • Full Time
  • 1 year
  • On Campus
  • Workplace
  • Chadstone
  • Moorabbin

This course is not available for International Students


If you have come from a non-English speaking background but have already started developing your English reading, writing, listening and speaking skills, take them even further with the Certificate III in EAL (Access).<br><P><a href="https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/settling-in-australia/amep/about-the-program"> <img src="https://www.holmesglen.edu.au/content/dam/holmesglen/logos/MAMEP-AMEP-11-07-24.jpg" alt="AMEP" width="20%" height="10%"></a></p>

Career Opportunities

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Pathway to further studies

  • 22641VIC Certificate IV in EAL
  • 22644VIC Certificate IV in EAL (Employment / Professional)
  • 22646VIC Certificate IV in EAL (Further Study)

Studying the Certificate III in EAL (Access) at Holmesglen

You'll cover areas such as conversations, giving and listening to spoken information, reading and writing short messages, grammar, pronunciation and more.<p>And if you're an eligible Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) client, you could attend English tuition without paying course fees.<br>At Holmesglen, we go above and beyond to help you communicate with confidence.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but you should be from a non-English speaking background and over 18 years old.
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview.<p>These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.

Recognition of prior learning

You may be able to reduce the number of units to be studied in your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.

Course Structure

Unit code Unit name
VU22384 Develop and document a learning plan and portfolio
Unit code Unit name
VU23525 Give and respond to straightforward information
VU23526 Read and write straightforward transactional texts
VU22402 Undertake a simple investigation of health and wellbeing
VU23528 Read and write straightforward narrative texts
VU23569 Investigate Australian visual arts
VU23524 Engage in straightforward casual conversations and spoken transactions
VU23576 Investigate Australian identity


Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.

How to apply


Click the ‘apply’ button below to get your application started with us. Our friendly Holmesglen team will be in touch to discuss your study opportunities and pre-training requirements.

Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.


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Qualification and Recognition

On completion, you will receive the 22640VIC Certificate III in EAL (Access).

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Additional Course Cost


All fees are indicative only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. <a href="/study-with-us/tafe-study/tafe-fees-and-scholarships/government-subsidised-training">Find out now if you are eligible for Government-subsidised fees or Concession. </a>


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