Certificate III in EAL (Further Study)

CRICOS 083329K

National Code: 22255VIC

Course Duration: 26  (including holidays)

Tuition Fees: $4,900

Material Fee: $100

Application Fee: $250

Intake Dates: Jan, April, July & Oct

Course Overview

This course focuses in advance English language skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening. For students from non-English speaking backgrounds, it will give the knowledge and English language skills needed to undertake further study at an Australian educational institution. Students will read and write extensively. They will learn to use reading strategies, increase their vocabulary, and develop their ideas in writing. Students will become familiar with the cultural norms and practices within Australian academic contexts.

Entry Requirement

No formal education is required to join this course. However, CAC recommends satisfactory completion of an equivalent of Australia year 10. The entry point for this course would be determined by assessment of the student skills using Placement Test which includes four macro skills such as Listening, Speaking, Writing and Reading.

The recommended entry ISLPR for this course is 2 or IELTS 3.5 or completion of prior EAL learning eg Certificate II in EAL.

International Students wanting to study at Central Australian College: must be at least 18 years of age or above to study at Central Australian College.

Learning Outcome

Students who complete this course will be able to participate in casual conversation, give and respond in detail to instructions and verbal descriptions, read and write a range of straightforward informational texts, letters and emails.

Course Structure (Units)

The course consists of eight units which are:

VU21323           Develop and document a learning plan and portfolio

VU21499           Give straightforward oral presentations for further study

VU21500           Participate in a range of straightforward interactions for further study

VU21501           Read and write straightforward texts for research purposes

VU21502           Analyse and produce straightforward texts relevant to further study

VU21503           Listen and take notes for research

VU21504           Use language learning strategies and study skills

VU21472           Investigate features of the education system in Australia

BSBITU303A     Design and produce text documents

Delivery Approach

Delivery is in the classroom. Delivery is a minimum of 20 hours per week (face-to-face mode in class) and may include evening and weekend timetables.

All classes will be delivered at its main campus at 8-10 Cross Street, Footscray West VIC 3012.


Assessment methods are flexible, valid, reliable and fair. Assessment strategies will include:

  • Presentations
  • Oral questioning
  • Projects, Assignments
  • Listening comprehension
  • Tests/ Exams
  • Role plays

Contact us

To find our more information about enrolling into this course please contact us at (+613) 9687 4275 or email admin@cac.edu.au or visit our website www.cac.edu.au

*Conditions apply

Fees may change during your course of study. CAC reserves the right to discontinue or alter any course date, tuition or service fee, location, timetable or staffing without prior notice. This will constitute a provider default and all tuition fees will be handled in accordance with Central Australian College’s Refund Policy.  Interest will not be credited to Student Fees or disbursements and therefore no interest will be recovered by students in the event of cancellation. Students must maintain valid Overseas Student Health Care insurance throughout their enrollment.