This certificate course is designed for students whose first language is not English and who need help to improve their confidence and fluency in spoken and written English for everyday life, work and study. This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.
At DVLC we also offer the following Certificates from the EAL framework:
These courses are delivered part time running from February to November during school terms. Students may enrol at any time during the year. To enter the course students must attend a pre-enrolment interview.
Classes are small, relaxed and friendly. Students learn face to face with an experienced EAL teacher, receive individual help and can work at their own pace. Topics are chosen to suit the needs and interests of students in the class.
Students can elect to study 1, 2 or 3 days per week and class hours count towards Centrelink approved activity requirements.
Student progress in the course will be measured through:
Course materials are provided. Students will need to bring:
Tea and coffee provided. BYO lunch and snacks.
*SAF: Staff Amenities Fees
DVLC supports Equal Opportunity. Access to government subsidised funding is available to eligible individuals.
The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Course Materials vary according to Course delivery and assessment methodology. Please contact DVLC for details.
1 Diamond Creek Road, Greensborough, VIC 3088
Closest train station: Greensborough (5 minutes walk)
Limited free parking available on site
All our trainers/assessors hold TAE40110 Cert IV in Training And Assessment, under graduate or post graduate qualifications in teaching english to speakers of other languages and have longstanding experience as professional English language teachers.
Certificate III in English as and Additional Language (Access) 22253VIC*
VU21323 Develop and document a learning plan and portfolio
VU21465 Engage in casual conversations and straightforward transactions
VU21466 Give and respond to a range of straightforward information and instructions
VU21468 Read and write straightforward informational and instructional texts
VU21460 Read and write straightforward descriptive and narrative texts
VU21461 Access the internet and email to develop language
VU21470 Investigate issues in the Australian environment
VU21472 Investigate features of the education system in Australia
* Currency period: 1st January 2014 – 31st December 2018
DVLC offers Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for previous qualifications and/or work experience. A fee applies for application, contact DVLC to discuss this possibility.
You can pre-enrol online now.
Or else you can pre-enrol at our Centre:
1. Contact DVLC to ask for vacancies and fee options.
2. Drop by the centre to enrol. Upon enrolment you will be asked for proof of ID/Concession information.
3. Make payment in full on enrolment either by cash, credit card or EFTPOS. In some circumstances it is possible to arrange a payment plan.