Course Code: 22258VIC
Duration: 26 weeks (including holidays)
Location: Melbourne, Hobart
Cost: Please visit CAC-2018-Indicative-annual-tuition-fee
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.
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.
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:
VU21353 Research pathways and produce a learning plan and portfolio
VU21508 Give complex presentations for further study
VU21509 Analyse and participate in complex spoken discourse for further study
VU21510 Take notes from complex aural texts for further study
VU21511 Read and write complex texts for research purposes
VU21512 Read and write complex texts for further study
VU21513 Use critical reading and writing skills for further study
VU21514 Use language analysis skills to review own texts
BSBRES401 Analyse and present research information
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.