Certificate IV in EAL

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22258VIC Certificate IV in EAL (Further Study)
Cricos Course Code : 089164M
Course Code : 22258VIC
Course Name : Certificate IV in EAL (Further Study)
Location : Melbourne
Duration : 28 weeks

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This accredited course is designed for students learning English as an additional language to enhance their English language in order to prepare them to access a range of educational and vocational pathways with Orange International College and/or other training providers, including higher education. It will be delivered as ELICOS (English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students) to Overseas/International participants who need to develop English language skills to participate in a further study context in straightforward interactions and to analyse and produce straightforward texts relevant to further study and research their options in employment or educational pathways.

Program duration and schedule

Program length 28 weeks (Includes 3 weeks of public holidays and breaks)
CRICOS Code 089164M
Campus Level 6, 416-420 Collins Street, Melbourne 3000
International program Yes
Schedule Intake Various dates throughout the year (Contact 03 9670 2985)

Program Structure (Core and Elective Units)

Students are required to complete 8 Units of Competency (8Core and 1Elective) for the qualification 22258VIC Certificate IV in EAL (Further Study).

Unit Code Unit Name
Core Units
VU21353 Research pathways and produce a learning plan and portfolio
VU21514 Use language analysis skills to review own texts
VU21513 Use critical reading and writing skills for further study
VU21510 Take notes from complex aural texts for further study
VU21509 Analyse and participate in complex spoken discourse for further study
VU21508 Give complex presentations for further study
VU21512 Read and write complex texts for further study
VU21511 Read and write complex texts for research purposes
Elective Units
VU20766 Participate in online collaborative learning

Assessment Methods

All assessments of units of competency will be conducted according to the assessment guidelines and competency standards. Students will be required to perform in a range of tasks related to all 4 skills –Speaking/Reading/Writing/Listening, which are as following, but not limited to:

  • Speaking Tasks – Role play, presentation, interview etc.
  • Reading Tasks – Case study, questioning, group tasks, reports etc.
  • Writing Tasks – Reports, plan, logbook, journal, portfolio etc.
  • Listening Tasks – Questions based on listening to interviews, role-plays, presentations etc.

Mode and Method of Delivery

Study mode Full time (20 hours per week)
Delivery mode Face to Face classroom with Learning Management System
Self Study 4 hours per week self directed learning, which may include independent reading, study and/or project work, however the duration of self- directed learning per week may vary for individual students.

Entry requirements

All students must be aged 18 years or over (International Students) at the time of applying for admission

  • There are no specific education requirements for this course
  • The learner needs to have English proficiency level equivalent to ISLPR level 2+/3. It is demonstrated by 5/5.5 bands in IELTS or equivalent English language test. Outcome of placement test and/or to attain the required level/goals duration for each individual will vary ranging from ten to twenty eight weeks. (Contact OIC staff for more details)

 

Using a Placement Test, an assessment of student’s English language skills is made to determine applicant’s appropriate course placement as per their level of proficiency in the English language. Applicant’s learning and pathway building needs and goals are also considered.

Pre-requisites

There are no pre-requisite requirements for individual units of competency.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT)

RPL is not available for this Accredited Course, as students are placed at an appropriate level after assessing their English proficiency levels. Appropriate Credit Transfer may be granted to eligible students against each unit of competency on evidence to successful completion of the same unit in an equivalent or higher nationally endorsed qualification. Students with Credit Transfers will finish the course in a shorter duration and are advised to consult appropriate authorities/bodies for applicable criteria if they are planning further study or stay in Australia.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of prior learning (RPL) is an assessment process that involves assessment of an individual’s relevant prior learning (including formal, informal and non-formal learning) to determine the credit outcomes of an individual application for credit. (Source: AQF )

Credit Transfer

Credit transfer is a process that provides students with agreed and consistent credit outcomes for components of a qualification based on identified equivalence in content and learning outcomes between matched qualifications. (Source AQF )

Qualification

On successful completion of this course the student would be awarded 22258VIC Certificate IV in EAL (Further Study), which is a nationally recognised training. The qualification has a mention of the number of weeks of ELICOS (English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students) attended. Students who do not complete all units may be eligible for a Statement of Attainment in partial completion of 22258VIC Certificate IV in EAL (Further Study), along with a mention of the number of weeks of ELICOS (English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students) attended.

Pathway

Further training pathways from this qualification include wide variety of educational pathways with OIC and other training providers including higher education.

Exit Levels

Upper Intermediate, Pre-Advanced and Advanced

Knowledge

Graduates of a Certificate IV will have theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for specialised and / or skilled work and learning through knowledge of:

  • resources and strategies to support own English language learning
  • English language structures and conventions to enable participation in complex extended
  • verbal transactions, conversations and presentations, and to read and write
  • complex printed and digital texts, relevant to own purposes and appropriate to audience
  • knowledge of Australian culture to enable participation in complex extended verbal transactions, conversations and presentations, and to read and write complex printed and digital texts, relevant to own purposes and appropriate to context
  • communication technologies

Skills

Graduates at this level will have a broad range of cognitive, technical and communication skills to select and apply a range of methods, tools and information to:

  • read and evaluate a range of information about potential pathway options
  • develop, document and evaluate a learning plan according to identified processes
  • select and evaluate types of evidence to assemble a portfolio
  • participate in extended transactions and conversations in English
  • present and respond to complex instructions and information
  • apply research skills to locate and evaluate information relevant to own goals and purposes
  • critically analyse complex texts
  • write complex texts relevant to a range of purposes and audiences
  • use a range of learning/ communication technology to communicate in English present and respond to complex instructions and information
  • apply research skills to locate and evaluate information relevant to own goals and purposes
  • critically analyse complex texts
  • write complex texts relevant to a range of purposes and audiences
  • use a range of learning/ communication technology to communicate in English

Application of knowledge and skills

Graduates at this level will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, judgement and limited responsibility in known or changing contexts and within established parameters by:

  • planning and monitoring future English language skills development in relation to identified pathways
  • analysing and participating in complex verbal transactions and exchanges in English
  • researching and analysing a range of information in complex texts
  • writing complex texts
  • applying digital literacy skills

Course fees

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Payment Plan

Customised payment plans are available

Purpose

For participants who need to develop English language skills to participate in a further study context in complex interactions and to critically analyse and produce complex texts relevant to further study.

Context of language use

A wide range of formal and informal contexts to participate effectively in a range of sustained casual conversations and formal exchanges.

Read specialised and technical texts.

Read and write complex and sometimes extended texts for a wide range of purposes.

Written texts include simple, compound and complex sentences, coherently linked paragraphs and communicate complex relationships between ideas

Linguistic complexity

Uses appropriate conventions to critically analyse and evaluate complex texts.

Level of support

Independent but uses a range of EAL and other support resources to support communication and learning.

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