National code: 11042NAT

Certificate III in Advanced English for Further Study

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Overview About this course

Achieve your dreams of completing higher education and gain the practical skills you need to succeed in study and work environments. Graduate with advanced reading, writing and speaking skills, and move on to further studies or better job opportunities.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Participate in complex discussions with confidence

  • Listen to lectures and presentations

  • Read texts such as biographies, newspapers, textbooks and research texts

  • Use correct grammar

  • Digitally research topics and use in-text references correctly

Course outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • Confidently have conversations in work and study situations

  • Understand lectures, presentations, seminars and work discussions

  • Read biographies, newspapers, textbooks, surveys, reference materials, research texts and encyclopedias

  • Write reports and essays, technical descriptions or case studies to a professional standard

  • Give spoken presentations on topics that are important to you

  • Develop your academic English skills

  • Build strong pathways to continued studies to enhance your career opportunities

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Entry requirements

This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • A teacher will contact you to make sure this is the right course for you. They may ask you to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) profile so that you can be placed into the right class and so that you can access appropriate support if needed.

  • Early School leavers under the age of 17 and without a Record of School Achievement (ROSA) must have a written recommendation from their school.

Completion requirements

During your study you’ll need to provide your teacher with the following evidence:

  • An interest in improving your academic English

  • Completed the Certificate III in English for Further Study

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • There are no entry recommendations for this course.

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: Pursuing further academic study, Pursuing further vocational education and Entry level positions

Study pathways

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

Previous study 1 Course

Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

Further study 1 Course

Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

Related study 0 Courses

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

The Certificate III in Advanced English for Further Study 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 III in Advanced English for Further Study 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 advanced English language listening competence for further study NAT11042002

  • Develop advanced English language reading competence for further study NAT11042003

  • Develop advanced English language speaking competence for further study NAT11042001

  • Develop advanced English language writing competence for further study NAT11042004

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

  • 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

Info sessions Want to know more?

There are a total of 2 information sessions planned for this course. They'll take place at different locations across the state.

You can select a delivery option below to see the sessions available. Or you can view all sessions related to Study and Career Pathways

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