Certificate IV in English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Further Study)

Course Code: 22258VIC, CRICOS Code: 082372D

Course Aims
This course is designed for learners who want to develop general English language and literacy skills and knowledge to participate effectively in the Australian community. The course is designed for international students who need English language skills and specialized academic skills in order to go on to further studies at Ozford College of Business or to other tertiary institutions in Australia. The course focuses on macro skills, micro skills, and research and study skills needed for success in tertiary education in Australia.

Course Duration
24 tuition weeks
Monthly (please check with Ozford for monthly start date)
Application Fee: $200
Tuition: $13,750
Domestic (Full Fee Paying)
Application Fee: $200
Tuition: $13,750
Mode of Study
Face to Face/ on campus

Entry to each EAL qualification is determined according to the following criteria
  • A participant’s current English language skills. (Ozford English Proficiency Test
  • A participant’s prior formal education experience, both overseas and in Australia
  • Any prior EAL learning.We recommend international students entering this qualification to have English Language proficiency level of one of the below:
  • Satisfactory completion of an ELICOS or ESL program at intermediate level
  • Satisfactory completion of the Ozford English Proficiency Test (ETP) with a score of at least 70%
  • Completed secondary studies equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualification from an English language speaking country.
To be eligible for the award of the 22258VIC Certificate IV in EAL (Further Study), learners must successfully complete a total of 9 units comprising:
  • 8 Core units
  • 1 Elective unit
A Statement of Attainment will be issued for any unit of competency completed if the full qualification is not completed.
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
BSBRES401A Analyse and present research information
  *Electives are subject to change.

Ozford utilises the learning-oriented assessment model. This means that assessment continues throughout the program until participants achieve competency or further training needs are identified and addressed. Participants will be advised of assessment requirements at the beginning of each unit and assessments are conducted weekly throughout the course.

Assessment tasks include:
  • Presentations
  • Engaging in complex spoken discourse
  • Writing summaries, essays, reports and business plans
  • Reading and research tasks
  • Grammar analysis and test
  • Portfolio and reflective learning
To receive a qualification, students are required to successfully complete all units of competence for the Certificate IV EAL qualification.
Ozford has facilities and systems that include modern general purpose rooms, library and computer labs, internet access and printers, multi-function photocopiers and wireless internet access.

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