22490VIC Certificate IV in EAL (Employment / Professional)

VU course code: 22490VIC | Level of study: TAFE
0.5 years full time or longer for part time
Face to Face
St Albans, Werribee
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Improve your English-language skills to gain employment with a Certificate IV in EAL (Employment / Professional) 22490VIC at Victoria University.

This course is designed for people learning English as an Additional Language (EAL). You will develop English-language speaking, listening, reading, writing and learning skills for employment.

You will also develop skills to:

  • practise complex conversations for employment
  • present and understand complex presentations in a workplace or professional role
  • give and follow a range of complex instructions in a workplace
  • collect, analyse, and present workplace data and information
  • read and write formal letters and other professional documents
  • read, write and edit complex information for professional work
  • design and produce business documents
  • lead helpful workplace relationships.

On completion of this course, you will be confident communicating in workplace situations.

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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

The course structure comprises the following core and elective units. These electives have been selected based on industry needs, graduate pathways and/or student and teacher feedback. To be awarded the 22490VIC Certificate IV in EAL (Employment / Professional), a student must successfully complete a total of eight (8) units of competency, comprising of: two (2) core units, and; six (6) elective units, of which: two (2) units must be selected from the Employment or the Professional Specialisation electives; four (4) units, which have not been previously completed, may be selected from: general electives listed in the 22490VIC Certificate IV in EAL (Employment / Professional) qualification; specialisation electives listed in the 22490VIC Certificate IV in EAL (Employment / Professional) qualification, Certificate III and / or IV qualifications in this EAL Framework, and; units/modules which are first packaged in AQF level 3, 4 or 5 qualifications in other accredited curricula 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.




It is widely recognised that the more education you have completed, the more opportunities you’ll have in the job market. Studying English at Victoria University will improve your English skills and learning skills, as well as improve your confidence. Studying this course will help you gain skilled jobs and is designed to help those seeking to work in specialised fields.

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