National code: 10985NAT

Certificate II in Routine English for Speakers of Other Languages

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Overview About this course

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.

Outcomes What You'll Gain

Learning Outcomes

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

Course Outcomes

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

Suitability Is This Course Right For You?

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

Entry recommendations

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.

Pathways Future Career and Study Options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: participate in further study at TAFE NSW and positively interact with teachers, peers and your community.

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 1 Course

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Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

The Certificate II in Routine English for Speakers of Other Languages does not have any related courses.

Your experience counts

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.

Units Units taught in this course

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.

  • Develop routine English language reading competence for everyday purposes NAT10985003

  • Develop routine English language listening competence for everyday purposes NAT10985002

  • Develop routine English language speaking competence for everyday purposes NAT10985001

  • Develop routine English language writing competence for everyday purposes NAT10985004

TAFE NSW Services Facilities and Support

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

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • 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

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