Learn basic English to develop your language skills to prepare yourself for future study or employment

Learn beginner English to prepare for living or working in Australia.

The Course in Initial EAL is one of Chisholm's foundation courses on offer where you’ll start to learn the basics of the English language.

During this course you will begin to understand, speak, read, and write in English.

Full time, part time, evening and weekend options available.

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Delivery location
Berwick, Cranbourne, Dandenong, Frankston, Springvale
Not available for International students
Full Time, 18 weeks. Part Time, 24 weeks.
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Please note: Students may be required to undertake an assessment of their literacy and numeracy as part of their application process.

Nationally Recognised Training logoChisholm is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and provides Nationally Recognised Training (NRT). This means you can be assured that our training will provide you with a qualification that is recognised and respected across Australia.

Chisholm courses are subject to minimum and maximum group numbers. Courses may be cancelled or postponed if minimum numbers are not achieved by the start date of the course. Courses may close prior to the start date if the maximum numbers are reached. In that situation, eligible applicants will be offered a place in the next available intake.