Course Code: 22251VIC
Duration: 26 weeks (including holidays)
Location: Melbourne, Hobart
Cost: Please visit CAC-2018-Indicative-annual-tuition-fee
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.
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.
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:
VU21323 Develop and document a learning plan and portfolio
VU21499 Give straightforward oral presentations for further study
VU21500 Participate in a range of straightforward interactions for further study
VU21501 Read and write straightforward texts for research purposes
VU21502 Analyse and produce straightforward texts relevant to further study
VU21503 Listen and take notes for research
VU21504 Use language learning strategies and study skills
VU21472 Investigate features of the education system in Australia
BSBITU201 Design and produce text documents
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:
Fees may change during your course of study. CAC reserves the right to discontinue or alter any course date, tuition or service fee, location, timetable or staffing without prior notice. This will constitute a provider default and all tuition fees will be handled in accordance with Central Australian College’s Refund Policy. Interest will not be credited to Student Fees or disbursements and therefore no interest will be recovered by students in the event of cancellation. Students must maintain valid Overseas Student Health Care insurance throughout their enrollment.