Course Code: 22491VIC

Duration: 26 weeks (including holidays)

Location: Melbourne

Intake: Monthly

Cost: Please visit  Cost   CAC-Indicative-annual-tuition-fee

Course Overview

This course focuses in advance English language skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening. For students from non-English speaking backgrounds, it will give the knowledge and English language skills needed to undertake further study at an Australian educational institution. Students will read and write extensively. They will learn to use reading strategies, increase their vocabulary, and develop their ideas in writing. Students will become familiar with the cultural norms and practices within Australian academic contexts.

Entry Requirement

No formal education is required to join this course. However, CAC recommends satisfactory completion of an equivalent of Australia year 10. The entry point for this course would be determined by assessment of the student skills using Placement Test which includes four macro skills such as Listening, Speaking, Writing and Reading.

The recommended entry ISLPR for this course is 2 or IELTS 3.5 or completion of prior EAL learning eg Certificate II in EAL.

Learning Outcome

Students who complete this course will be able to participate in casual conversation, give and respond in detail to instructions and verbal descriptions, read and write a range of straightforward informational texts, letters and emails.

Course Structure (Units)

The course consists of eight units which are:

VU22384           Develop and document a learning plan and portfolio

VU22640          Give straightforward oral presentations for study purposes

VU22641           Participate in a range of straightforward interactions for further study study

VU22642           Read and write straightforward texts for research purposes

VU22643           Listen and take notes for study purposes

VU22644           Use language analysis strategies and study skills

VU22617           Investigate features of the education system in Australia

BSBITU313     Design and produce digital text documents

Delivery Approach

Delivery is in the classroom. Delivery is a minimum of 20 hours per week (face-to-face mode in class) and may include evening and weekend timetables.

All classes will be delivered at its main campus at 8-10 Cross Street, Footscray West, VIC 3012.


Assessment methods are flexible, valid, reliable and fair. Assessment strategies will include:

  • Presentations
  • Oral questioning
  • Projects, Assignments
  • Listening comprehension
  • Tests/ Exams
  • Role plays

Contact us

To find our more information about enrolling into this course please contact us at (+61) 3 9687 4275 or email or visit our website

*Conditions apply

All fees are valid for 2019. Fees may change during the students’ course of study. Please refer to individual course information for text book and material fees where applicable. For Full Fee Paying Students CAC will not accept more than $1000 from each individual student prior to the commencement of the course.
For student eligible for Government Funding: Training services are provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Victorian and Commonwealth funding. Pursuing the courses under Victorian Training Guarantee may impact your access to further government subsidised training.  Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to access government subsidised training.


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