English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
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English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

What is the English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Course?

The English for Academic Purposes Course (EAP) is a preparation course designed for international students to help them prepare for vocational or university study in Australia. This course aims to help students improve their English language skills but focused more on improving their writing, reading and listening. 

Students get the chance to work and develop their presentation skills, research skills, referencing, and writing assignments and reports.

Get in touch now to learn more about our English for Academic Purposed (EAP) Course that is delivered by GBCA.

Course Highlights

  • Pathways to other GBCA and UC-GBCA courses
  • Student tuition fees are protected by TPS
  • Small class sizes to maximise learning quality potentials
  • Increase your language proficiency
  • Learn to give an academic presentation
  • Learn the use of referencing and paraphrasing for academic assignments and reports
  • Improve your academic writing skills

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    General English

    General English
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    General English

    Course description

    • English for everyday use
    • Learn to speak accurately and clearly
    • Improve pronunciation and fluency
    • Extend your vocabulary
    • Experienced and culturally sensitive teaching staff
    • Melbourne central – CITY location and Great CBD campuses close to all the wonderful Melbourne landmarks!
    • Regular student activities

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      Have questions?

      Call Us now on +61 3 9041 3050

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      International group

      We are part of an international education group listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange – Edvantage Group Holdings Limited.

      Global opportunities

      Global Business College of Australia (GBCA) is a doorway to global educational opportunities.

      Workforce-ready

      At GBCA, you will become workforce-ready, armed with the learning skills and business knowledge required for vocational excellence.

      University of Canberra

      Global Business College of Australia (GBCA) has partnered with the University of Canberra (UC) to jointly deliver bachelor degrees in Melbourne; commencing initially in the fields of IT and Commerce.

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      Certificate III in Spoken and Written English

      Certificate III in Spoken and Written English - Study with GBCA

      Certificate III in Spoken and Written English

      Course outline (Domestic)

      Course Code: 10729NAT

      What can I do with The Certificate III in Spoken and Written English?

      Course graduates will have developed routine English language skills in the areas of speaking, listening, reading and writing to participate in everyday life, community, employment, and further learning.

      Graduates will be able to apply their English language skills and knowledge to demonstrate autonomy and judgement in a range of familiar and some unfamiliar contexts. They will be able to deal with a range of predictable routines and some non-routine situations where they need to use English. They will be able to use English to satisfy their own routine transactional, commercial, social and recreational needs, and will be able to use English functionally at work or in further training, in known and stable contexts.

      This course is intended to provide participants with the following general education outcomes:

      • English language proficiency at the equivalent of International Second Language Proficiency Ratings (ISLPR®) 3, +, International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 5.5, or Common European Framework (CEFR)B2
      • English language proficiency to meet some performance features of Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) 3 indicators.

      Entry requirements

      There are no set requirements for this course. Students who wish to undertake English courses will sit the  Language, Literacy and Numeracy test and the digital skill test. GBCA will place a student into the level according to the outcome of the placement test.

      The recommended entry point against the ACSF is Level 2.

      How long does it take to do The Certificate III in Spoken and Written English

      Training duration:

      2 sessions per week over 25 weeks.

      Holidays:

      Students may take up to 5 weeks holidays during the course.

      Assessment methods

      A variety of assessment methods will be used throughout the course, including: Observation, Written question and written assignment.

      Can I Study Certificate III in Spoken and Written English Online?
      Yes You Can!

      GBCA is currently offering students the option to study Diploma of Information Technology Online or on-campus during the pandemic.

      Is This Course Government Funded?

      This course is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding under the Skills First Program.

      For more information about our government-funded courses, please visit The Skills Funding Page

      Module Code Module Name
      SWELPE001 Comprehend and participate in routine formal spoken exchanges
      SWELPE002 Comprehend and participate in routine informal spoken exchanges
      SWERWT009 Read and write routine transactional texts
      SWERLN001 Read and listen to the news
      SWERWT010 Read and write routine procedural texts

      Course Factsheet

      You May Be Eligible For Victorian Government Funding*

      To do subsidised training, you have to meet eligibility criteria, if you are eligible, you pay less for your training. Domestic Students Only.

      Course Accreditations

      Nationally Recognised Training
      Australian Qualification Framework

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        Certificate II in Spoken and Written English

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        Certificate II in Spoken and Written English

        Course outline (Domestic)

        Course Code: 10728NAT

        What can I do with The Certificate II in Spoken and Written English?

        Course graduates will develop basic English language skills in the areas of speaking, listening, reading and writing to participate in everyday life and community, work preparation and further learning. They will develop basic learning and digital literacy skills.

        Graduates will be able to apply their skills and knowledge to demonstrate autonomy and limited judgement in familiar, structured and defined everyday contexts. They will be able to deal with a limited range of predictable everyday problems where they need to use English and will be able to use English to satisfy their own everyday transactional, commercial, recreational and social needs.

        This course is intended to provide participants with the following general education outcomes:

        • English language proficiency at the equivalent of International Second Language Proficiency Ratings (ISLPR®) 2+, International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 5.0, or Common European Framework (CEFR) B1+
        • English language proficiency to meet some performance features of Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) 2 indicators.

        Entry requirements

        There are no set requirements for this course. Students who wish to undertake English courses will sit the Language, Literacy and Numeracy test. GBCA will place a student into the level according to the outcome of the placement test.

        Learners entering this course are identified as beginner learners of the English language. The recommended entry point against the ACSF is Level 1.

        Domestic applicants will undertake the language, literacy and numeracy test and the digital skill test as part of the Pre-Training Review.

        How long does it take to do The Certificate II in Spoken and Written English

        Training duration:

        2 sessions per week over 25 weeks.

        Holidays:

        Students may take up to 5 weeks holidays during the course.

        Assessment methods

        A variety of assessment methods will be used throughout the course, including: Observation, Written question and written assignment.

        Can I Study Certificate II in Spoken and Written English Online?
        Yes You Can!

        GBCA is currently offering students the option to study Diploma of Information Technology Online or on-campus during the pandemic.

        Is This Course Government Funded?

        This course is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding under the Skills First Program.

        For more information about our government-funded courses, please visit The Skills Funding Page

        Module CodeModule Name
        SWEELD001Engage in and listen to basic spoken dialogues
        SWEDCT001Deliver and comprehend basic procedural spoken texts
        SWERWT004Read and write basic procedural texts
        SWERWT006Read and write basic opinion texts
        SWERWT007Read and write basic factual texts

         

        Course Factsheet

        You May Be Eligible For Victorian Government Funding*

        To do subsidised training, you have to meet eligibility criteria, if you are eligible, you pay less for your training. Domestic Students Only.

        Course Accreditations

        Nationally Recognised Training
        Australian Qualification Framework

        Apply Now To Study Certificate II in Spoken and Written English

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          Certificate I in Spoken and Written English

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          Certificate I in Spoken and Written English

          Course outline (Domestic)

          Course Code: 10727NAT

          What can I do with The Certificate I in Spoken and Written English?

          Course graduates develop foundational knowledge and skills in the English language which enable them to interact with some autonomy and to take some initiative in a limited and predictable range of community, work and educational contexts. Students can also develop numeracy skills and knowledge to perform simple mathematical operations in highly familiar contexts. They can also begin to develop autonomous learning strategies to start learning English outside the classroom. The knowledge and skills developed through the course provide a firm foundation for the further development of their English language skills.

          This course is intended to provide participants with the following general education outcomes:

          • learning skills to enter formal learning environments
          • English language proficiency at the equivalence of International Second Language Proficiency Ratings (ISLPR®) 1+, International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 4 or Common European Framework (CEFR) A2+
          • English language proficiency to meet some performance features of Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) 1 indicator.

          Entry requirements

          Students who wish to undertake English courses will undertake the LLN test for class placement. GBCA will place a student into the level according to the outcome of the placement test. The recommended entry point against the ACSF is Pre-Level 1.

          Domestic applicants will undertake the language, literacy and numeracy test and the digital skill test as part of the Pre-Training Review.

          How long does it take to do The Certificate I in Spoken and Written English

          Training duration:

          2 sessions per week over 25 weeks.

          Holidays:

          Students may take up to 5 weeks holidays during the course.

          Assessment methods

          A variety of assessment methods will be used throughout the course, including: Observation, Written question and written assignment.

          Can I Study Certificate I in Spoken and Written English Online?
          Yes You Can!

          GBCA is currently offering students the option to study Diploma of Information Technology Online or on-campus during the pandemic.

          Is This Course Government Funded?

          This course is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding under the Skills First Program.

          For more information about our government-funded courses, please visit The Skills Funding Page

          Unit Code Unit Name
          SWEELC001 Listen to and engage in short simple social conversations
          SWEELT001 Listen to and engage in short simple spoken transactions
          SWERWT001 Read and write simple social texts
          SWERWT002 Read and write simple transactional texts
          SWELRT001 Read and listen to simple information texts

          Course Factsheet

          You May Be Eligible For Victorian Government Funding*

          To do subsidised training, you have to meet eligibility criteria, if you are eligible, you pay less for your training. Domestic Students Only.

          Course Accreditations

          Nationally Recognised Training
          Australian Qualification Framework

          Apply Now To Study Certificate I in Spoken and Written English

          Diploma of Interpreting (Spanish-English) Student - Study with GBCA