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English Language Skills

English Language courses offer students a chance to expand on their communication skills and develop their English speaking and writing expertise.

Courses in this sector are formulated to equip you with the practicalities and background knowledge you need to accomplish reading, writing and communicative tasks within any organisation.

Popular courses in English Language

Basic English Language Skills

Course code: 10078NAT

Do you want to learn english? Nationally recognised ESL course for non-English speakers who want to start learning how to speak English. You will learn how to listen, speak, read and write in English.

Certificate II in Spoken and Written English

Course code: 10363NAT

Do you have basic English language skills but need to learn more? This course is an approved course of study for new arrivals who qualify for government assistance under the Adult Migrant Education Program.

Certificate II in Skills for Work and Study

Course code: 10077NAT

If you left school early and don't have any formal high school qualifications, this is the course you need to get your education back on track.

Certificate III in Spoken and Written English

Course code: 10364NAT

Do you have intermediate English language skills and want to improve? The Certificate III in Spoken and Written English is a nationally accredited course of study for for people who know how to survive with basic to intermediate English, but need to take the next step.

Certificate IV in English for Academic Purposes

Course code: 10226NAT

In this course you will learn the English language skills and the socio-cultural knowledge needed to enhance your access to, and successfully participate in study beyond a HSC level. You will greatly enhance your ability to understand your academic teachers and lecturers, which will help you achieve your academic study goals.

Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation

Course code: 10224NAT

Did you miss out on your HSC? Perhaps you want to do the HSC again to achieve a higher entrance score for entry into University? This certificate is a Year 12 equivalent qualification emphasising on skill-based learning as well as discipline-specific content.

An English language course can lead to a number of job opportunities, as 67 nations use English as the primary language, with a further 27 holding it as their second official language. Qualifications in English language will lead to better everyday communication in your community as well as preparing students for further education, employment or citizenship.Whether you're just starting out with English language, want to gain more qualifications, add to your previous experience, or simply broaden your horizons, TAFE NSW offers a wide variety of courses at a number of levels to suit you. TAFE courses in the area include Basic English Language Skills, Spoken and Written English, Foundations for Vocational and Further Study, Tertiary Preparation, English Writing for Work and Advanced English for Further Study.