To be eligible for the award of the Certificate II in EAL (Access) learners 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,
3 General Electives
Certificate II (Access) outcomes focus on the development of English language speaking, listening, reading and writing skills together with electives selected to develop relevant knowledge and skills for simple everyday communication and community participation and to enable participants to move into further English language education or vocational training or a combination of both, or employment.
VU21297: Develop and document a learning plan and portfolio with guidance
Mode of Assessment: Test 1 – oral questioning to assess purpose of a learning plan. Test 2 – written questioning to assess a learning plan
Speaking and Listening
VU21456: Participate in simple conversations and transactions
Mode of Assessment: Test 1 – participate in a simple conversation. Test 2 – make requests and respond in short everyday transactions
Reading and Writing
VU21459: Read and write simple instructional and informational texts
Mode of Assessment: Test 1 – follow and write a direction. Test 2 – read and write a simple information text.
VU21457: Give and respond to simple verbal information and directions
Mode of Assessment: Test 1 – convey simple spoken information on a personal topic. Test 2 – follow and give everyday verbal instructions.
VU21458: Read and write simple personal communications and transactional texts
Mode of Assessment: Test 1 – read simple personal communication. Test 2 – written simple personal communications.
VU21461: Access the Internet and email to develop language
Mode of Assessment: Test 1 – access a range of information on the Internet. Test 2 – write a simple email message.
VU21462: Explore community options
VU21462: Explore community options
Mode of Assessment: Test 1 – investigate community services in the local area. Test 2 – investigate recreation options in the local area.
VU21464: Examine current issues
Mode of Assessment: Test 1 – locate and discuss current issues in text. Test 2 – write simple text on investigation of a current issue
Note: Units offered will be selected by the college and based on identified training and industry needs as per guidelines stated in training package as outlined in EAL Framework.
Applicants must be 16 years or older. Education level requirements: ISLPR 1+ or Cert. I in GEA (Introductory) or CSWE III. Applicants will sit for a pre-course Language, Literacy & Numeracy Assessment Test and an interview to determine appropriate course placement.Students that have completed Certificate I in EAL (Access) at ACAH will receive 3 units credit, therefore a fee reduction and duration reduction will apply.National Students(Australian Permanent Residents and New Zealand Citizens): Must complete a Language, Literacy & Numeracy Assessment to be assessed by the Language Studies Department. Qualification Rules
To achieve a Certificate II in English as an additional language, learners must have successfully completed the required Units. Certificate II in EAL is an award accredited under the Australian Quality Training Framework. However, at the completion of individual Units, i.e. less than the eight required Units, learner’s achievement will be recognised through a Statement of Attainment
|CRICOS Course Code:||084629A|
|Mode: (international & Domestic students):||Full-time only (Approximately 21 hours per week – 3 days a week, 7 hours per day). Classroom: face-to-face|