Course Code: 22492VIC

Duration: 26 weeks (including holidays)

Location: Melbourne

Intake: Monthly

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

Course Overview

This course is designed for those who require consolidation of advanced level English speaking and listening, reading, writing, literacy skills and study skills in English prior to accessing a range of further study pathways including higher education. This course assists to meet language needs of students wanting to enter higher education programs and/or improve their employment prospects. Students will read and write extensively. They will learn to use reading strategies, increase their vocabulary, and develop their ideas in writing.

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 5.0 or completion of prior EAL learning eg Certificate III in EAL.

Learning Outcome

Students who complete this course will be able to participate in complex conversations, give and respond to a wide range of oral presentations and instructions and read and write complex texts for a range of purposes.

Course Structure (Units)

The course consists of eight units which are:

VU22411           Research pathways and produce a learning plan and portfolio

VU22645           Give complex presentations for study purposes

VU22646           Participate in complex spoken discourse for study purposes

VU22647           Take notes from complex spoken texts for study purposes

VU22648          Read and write complex texts for study purposes

VU22649          Use critical reading skills to analyse study tasks

VU22650          Use language analysis skills to review own texts

BSBRES411      Analyse and present research information

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


Central Australian College is responsible for the quality of the training and assessment in compliance with the Standards of Registered Training Organisations (SRTO), and for the issuance of the AQF (Australian Qualifications Framework) certification documentation.

*Conditions apply

All fees are valid for 2022. 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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