Learn essential English you can use every day. You’ll gain confidence as you practise your English skills in a supportive classroom. Open the door to new work and study opportunities, while making friends in the classroom.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Write basic and routine English
Speak in informal face-to-face or telephone conversations
Listen to and understand news stories, instructions and directions
Read and understand news stories, short stories and general information
Practice routine English skills in the classroom, at home and at work
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
Participate in formal education
Create connections with teachers and peers
Learn essential study skills
Communicate with classmates and friends
A pathway to continue your studies
Increase your career opportunities
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
An interest in practising your English speaking, writing, listening and speaking skills
An interest in improving your English grammar and vocabulary skills
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: participate in further study at TAFE NSW and positively interact with teachers, peers and your community.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Certificate II in Routine English for Speakers of Other Languages does not have any related courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate II in Routine English for Speakers of Other Languages qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 6 units of competency, including 4 core and 2 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.
TAFE NSW Disability Support Service
TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support
TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)
TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service
TAFE NSW Libraries
Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential
Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home
LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills
Student associations – get social with our student community
On campus, online and blended study environments; at TAFE NSW your learning works with your lifestyle. Heart your favourites, compare courses and discover what works for you.