Certificate IV in EAL (Further Studies) 2017-09-29T01:33:33+00:00

Academic English
Certificate IV in EAL (Further Study)

Is your goal to go to University or College in an English speaking country like Australia, USA, England, Canada, New Zealand?
Improve your Academic English and study skills.  This course equips you with the English, writing and study skills needed to succeed in university or college studies.
Topics cover effective reading and note-taking skills, essay writing, how to research, participating in group discussions, attending lectures, making presentations, referencing…
Learn the English skills you need to be successful in further study at GTI or other Colleges and Universities.

Qualification Code & Title
22258VIC Certificate IV in EAL (Further Study)

Course Delivery
You will be well supported and able to learn English.  Instructions also come in many languages to help you.You will be studying online, participating in Live online classes and tutorials, watching videos, using modern interactive multimedia materials, completing computer activities, working with your Teacher and Tutors, practising your speaking whilst making new friends with other students.

30 weeks
– 26 weeks tuition plus 4 weeks to complete assessments
– students can commence on any Monday throughout the calendar year.

Certificate IV (Further Study) outcomes focus on the consolidation of advanced English language speaking and listening, reading and writing skills for further academic study. You will be taught across the CEFR B2 level with a view to graduating at an approximate IELTS level of 6.0.

Topics Covered

  • Writing for Academic Purposes
  • Using and Citing References
  • Research Skills and active reading
  • Participating in classes and tutorials
  • Note Taking from aural texts
  • Presentation Skills
  • Analysing study texts/summarising
  • Essay Writing
  • Study Skills

Units To Complete

Research pathways and produce a learning plan and portfolio
– VU21454

Take notes from complex aural texts for further study
– VU21510

Analyse and participate in complex conversations
– VU21474

Give Complex presentations for further study
– VU21508

Analyse and participate in complex spoken discourse for further study
– VU21509

Read and write complex texts for further study
– VU21512

Use critical reading and writing skills for further study
– VU21513

Use Language analysis skills to review own texts
– VU21514

Read and write complex texts for research purposes
– VU21511

Pathways to Further Study
Graduates from this course will be awarded a Certificate IV in EAL (Further Study).  The graduate is eligible to enrol in a Diploma level Vocational course such as the GTI Diploma in Business, or into a first year University Degree. Choose to continue to study online with an Australian University or live and study in Australia at a University (over 30 Degree choices).

Materials Provided
Everything you need is provided – Hardcopy workbook and resource pack sent to you; online strategies, resources and interactive learning activities to help you succeed in your studies; FREE Pronunciation course and digital software to help you improve your speaking.


Entry Requirements

English Language
IELTS (Academic) 5.0; Cambridge FCE/CAE 154;
TOEFL iBT35 with writing minimum 12; EIKEN 2A.

Documentation Required
English Test Results (within last 2 years if using this as English Entry Requirement)

Completed Australian Year 12 equivalent

17 years Minimum

Equipment Required
Studying online with GTI is easy. You just need:
Internet access (stable)
Hardware – Modern Desktop/Laptop Computer; Microphone; Webcam; Headphones/Speakers
Software – Word processor equivalent to Microsoft Office or Open Office; HTML5 compatible internet browser (e.g. Firefox/Chrome)

Hours recommended each week
15 hours minimum

Course Fees
all fees in Australian Dollars
Enrolment Fee*: $200
Materials Fee: $250
Tuition Fee: $6000
5 payments x $1200

*Only for your 1st course with GTI