22642VIC Certificate II in EAL (Employment)

VU course code: 22642VIC | Level of study: TAFE
0.5 years full time
Face to Face
Footscray Nicholson, St Albans, Sunshine, Werribee


Improve your English skills to apply for jobs, with a Certificate II in EAL (Employment) 22642VIC at Victoria University.

This course is designed for people learning English as an additional language. It will help you to develop your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills for work.

In this English course you will develop the skills to:

  • write job applications
  • participate in job interviews
  • practise simple conversations for employment
  • read and write simple information for employment
  • observe and report on workplace activities
  • prepare for work in an Australian workplace.

Note - Location availability will depend on student demand. Location preferences and availability are discussed with applicants during their Pre-training review interview.

NRT logoThis course is nationally recognised training.

Entry requirements

When assessing your application, we consider your education, work experience, current skills and personal attributes (where relevant).

Applicants for this course will need to meet the entry criteria outlined below. If you don’t meet the entry criteria, you may be able to gain entry by first completing a different course. We call this a ‘pathway’.

You may also be eligible for ‘Recognition of Prior Learning’, which lets you finish your course more quickly when you have gained some of the skills required from past study or work experience.

Entry criteria

Credit & Entry pathways into this course

Victoria University is committed to providing a transparent admissions process. Find out more about how to apply for our courses, and our commitment to admissions transparency. Meeting the minimum admission criteria does not guarantee entry into this course. Past academic performance may be considered.

Course Structure

To be awarded the 22642VIC Certificate II in EAL (Employment), a total of eight (8) units must be achieved, consisting of: 5 Core units, and 3 Elective units which can be selected from units not previously completed from the:

- elective units listed in this qualification

- units listed in Certificate I, II and/or III qualifications in this EAL Framework

- units that are first packaged in AQF level 2 or 3 qualifications in other accredited courses and/or endorsed training packages.

Fees & Scholarships

TAFE fees vary, depending on how much the government contributes towards course costs (if anything).

Read below to find out about the fee ‘type’, the estimated yearly tuition costs for this course, and the financial support on offer.




Studying English at Victoria University can help you prepare for your future studies and your dream career.

This course will improve your English and learning skills for work, improve your confidence and create more career options.

Studying this course will help you access further certificates in English, Certificate II industry qualifications or other training or work opportunities.

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