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English preparation courses

Our English preparation courses are designed to help you improve your language, writing, study and numeracy skills to prepare you for employment or further study.

Careers

Our courses are designed to help you develop and transition into:

  • further education and training
  • employment
  • vocational courses.

Colleges

Our English preparation courses are provided by Victoria Polytechnic.

Courses at Victoria Polytechnic will improve your skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening.

Short courses 3 courses

Duration: 1000 hours
EAP is a university and TAFE preparation course. It is designed for students with upper intermediate to advanced levels of English who want to gain admission to an Australian TAFE, undergraduate or postgraduate course.
Duration: 1000 hours
Improve your overall English skills to become a confident English language communicator.
Duration: 25 weeks
This course is for those with no English schooling. It provides you with the skills to be able to use and understand English in everyday situations.

TAFE certificates & diplomas 13 courses

Duration: 0.5 years
Increase your confidence and develop your English language skills with this general course, aimed at participants from non-English speaking backgrounds.
Duration: 0.5 years
Improve your English language skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening with the English as an Additional Language (EAL) Certificate II.
Duration: 0.5 years
Further advance your English language skills and confidence with a Certificate III in EAL (Access) at Victoria University Polytechnic.
Duration: 0.5 years
Expand your English language skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening with the Certificate IV in EAL (Access).
Duration: 0.5 years

Learn communication skills for work and future study with a Certificate II in EAL (Employment) at Victoria University Polytechnic.

Duration: 0.5 years

Extend your English language skills for further study and employment with a Certificate III in EAL (Employment).

Duration: 0.5 years

Develop the English skills you need to open up further study options with a Certificate III in EAL (Further Study) at Victoria University Polytechnic.

Duration: 0.5 years
Advance your well-developed English language skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening with our 22258VIC - Certificate IV in EAL (Further Study).

Further develop literacy, numeracy and communication skills with a Certificate II in General Education for Adults at Victoria University Polytechnic.

Further develop your skills in literacy, numeracy and communications to critically analyse complex texts and perform a range of numeracy tasks with the Certificate III in General Education for Adults at Victoria University Polytechnic.

Duration: 0.5 years
If you've just started learning English, this beginner course will give you the skills to be able to use and understand English in everyday situations.
Duration: 0.5 years
Develop your English skills and improve your confidence with a Certificate II in Spoken and Written English at Victoria University Polytechnic.
Duration: 0.5 years
This course is for learners to develop the skills to satisfy their simple everyday transactional and limited social needs.

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