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.
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
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
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.
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
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
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: Pursuing further academic study, Pursuing further vocational education and Entry level positions
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Certificate III in Advanced English for Further Study 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 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.
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
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