(Please note displayed fees are for 2022 and may change for 2023.)
Certificate I in EAL (Access) focuses on the development of English language speaking, listening, reading and writing skills directly related to immediate personal and social needs together with electives selected to develop relevant social, settlement and numeracy skills and knowledge. 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.
#### Delivery Methods
- On-campus – The majority of teaching and assessment is conducted on-campus
- McKoy Street, Wodonga Vic (Main campus)
#### When You Can Enrol
January 2023 intake: Apply via the ‘Apply now’ button in the course information page. If the course is not available for online application, register your details via the ‘Enquire Now’ form to be notified when future dates are scheduled, or to chat to our friendly Customer Experience team.
Full-time: 9 months (3 days per week)
On campus: 3 days per week (days to be advised for 2023 intake), 9.15am-2.45pm
There are no entry requirements for this course but you will be asked to undertake an English language assessment to determine your skill levels.
#### Skills developed
- Plan language learning
- Participate in short simple exchanges
- Read and write short simple messages and forms
- Give and respond to short, simple verbal instructions and information
- Read and write short, simple informational and instructional texts
- Identify Australian leisure activities
- Identify and access basic legal information
- Recognise and interpret safety signs and symbols
#### Compulsory Units
VU22590 Plan language learning with support
VU22591 Participate in short simple exchanges
VU22593 Read and write short simple messages and forms
VU22592 Give and respond to short, simple spoken instructions and information
VU22594 Read and write short, simple informational and instructional texts
VU22596 Use basic digital technology language and skills
VU22600 Identify and access basic legal information
VU22599 Identify settlement options
By successfully completing this course you will receive a nationally recognised AQF Qualification.
Government Funded $500.00 (Tuition $500.00, Materials $0.00)
Concession $100.00 (Tuition $100.00, Materials $0.00)
Fee For Service $4,000.00 (Tuition $4,000.00, Materials $0.00)
#### Fees Additional Information
**Additional course costs that may apply**
- In addition to supplied materials please bring A4 notebook or paper, pens, pencils, ruler and an eraser.
Students referred under the AMEP (Adult Migrant English Program) are eligible for free English classes.
The student tuition fees published are indicative only and can be subject to change given individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Funding made available to eligible individuals by State and Commonwealth Governments. If funding is utilised, this may affect future opportunities to access additional funding in the future. For more information see ‘Fee information and eligibility’ under the ‘Apply Now’ tab on the Wodonga TAFE website.
Pathways & Careers
Successful completion of this course may lead you to further study opportunities such as the Certificate II in EAL (Access).
[Study pathways with Wodonga TAFE »](/to-wodonga-tafe-and-beyond)
#### How to apply
Apply online now via the ‘Apply now’ button. If the course is not available for online application, register your details via the ‘Enquire Now’ form to be notified when future dates are scheduled, or to chat to our friendly Customer Experience team.
Please note: We reserve the right to close course intakes early. Many courses have limited places and high demand. Early applications are recommended. We reserve the right to cancel intakes and courses if there are insufficient student numbers.