22258VIC Certificate IV in EAL (Further Study)

22258VIC Certificate IV in EAL (Further Study)

CRICOS Course Code: 084666G

Certificate IV in EAL (Further Study) outcomes are designed for those who require consolidation of advanced level English speaking and listening, reading, writing, literacy skills including digital literacy skills, and study skills in English prior to accessing a range of further study pathways including higher education. Participants include those who have already completed or partially completed further or higher education, those who wish to upgrade their qualifications and those wishing to enter higher level qualifications for the first time. 

The purpose of this course is to develop communication and research skills and knowledge at a complex level together with knowledge of the Australian education system. Outcomes are designed to support those who will use their existing skills and knowledge in their language in the workplace, for example as interpreters and providing bilingual support, to gain access to further training to support employment.

Course Structure

Students are required to complete allof the following 9 units:

Unit Code

Unit Title


Research pathways and produce a learning plan and portfolio


Give complex presentations for further study


Analyse and participate in complex spoken discourse for further study


Take notes from complex aural texts for further study


Read and write complex texts for research purposes


Read and write a range of complex texts for further study


Use critical reading and writing skills for further study


Use language analysis skills to review own texts


Use advanced features of computer applications

Teaching and Assessment Methods

Teaching consists of face to face classroom teaching. Assessments are through observation, written and verbal tests, projects, portfolios and case studies.

Entry  Requirements

An intermediate level on the Common European Framework of Reference of languages (CEFR). This is equivalent to approximately a 5.5 IELTS score. Students should already have a confident grasp of verb tenses such as present simple, present continuous, present perfect, past simple, past continuous and a variety of future tenses. In addition, they should be able to hold clear and coherent social conversations, contributing to discussions by expressing their own feelings and opinions on a wide variety of topics.


26 weeks including 5 weeks break


Wednesday, Thursday and Friday class.