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Course Info

Certificate I in Fundamental English for Speakers of Other Languages

National Course Code: 10588NAT

Overview

The nationally accredited Certificate I in Fundamental English for Speakers of Other Languages will teach you English language essentials. Gain confidence in your speaking, reading, writing and listening skills as you communicate in everyday English with friends, family and your community.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

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

  • Speak to a variety of people
  • Listen for information
  • Read different documents
  • Write for everyday purposes

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • Confidently read, write, and speak English
  • Gain information from service providers
  • Communicate with people in your community
  • Broaden your employment opportunities

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course provides you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate I level
  • A pathway to continue your studies and increase your career opportunities

Career opportunities:

  • Further TAFE study

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your study to the next level with:

  • Certificate II in Basic English for Speakers of Other Languages

Locations

This course is currently available at 18 campus locations across NSW. Enquire now for other locations.

Course details

People who are successful in this course have:

  • A need to improve their English language skills
  • An enthusiasm to learn new things

Assessments give you the opportunity to demonstrate what you have learned and to identify the knowledge or skills that may need further development.
In this course you will:

  • Engage in casual conversations where you give and ask for information
  • Listen to and understand casual conversations which include exchanges, instructions or directions
  • Read and understand information, including directions or instructions
  • Write simple notes, messages and give personal recounts

The Certificate I in Fundamental English for Speakers of Other Languages is for people who would like to learn to communicate in everyday English, while gaining confidence in their reading, writing and listening skills. When you complete this course, you will reach Level 1+ in English language skills on the International Second Language Proficiency Rating (ILSPR) scale.

Once you complete this course, you can enrol into other Certificate II courses to gain additional English language skills and give you the opportunity to further your education. An example would be the Certificate II in Basic English for Speakers of Other Languages.

The Certificate II in Routine English for Speakers of Other Languages, will help you speak functional English and communicate on a basic level. When you complete this course, you will reach Level 2 in English language skills on the ILSPR scale.

The Certificate III in English for Further Study will build your English language ability so you have the skills to study in Australia. When you complete this course, you will reach Level 2+ in English language skills on the ILSPR scale.

To make sure you choose the right study level for your ability, TAFE NSW will assess your language level.

You will gain basic skills to use in social situations in your community and workplace including:

  • Speaking
  • Listening
  • Reading
  • Writing

TAFE NSW offers you a range of online and on-campus study environments - industry specific computer rooms, simulated workplaces, study areas, presentation areas and general student facilities - to enhance your learning and employability.

You will complete this course in a classroom on campus with a teacher.

Student facilities, amenities and support services include:

  • 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
  • Studiosity - online access to a tutor

The Certificate I in Fundamental English for Speakers of Other Languages will help you to communicate with employers, vital services, friends and your local community. If you have young children, would like to study further or are looking for work in your local community, this course is for you. It will improve your English skills, which will improve your opportunity for every success in Australia.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • On campus, Combination, Virtual classroom on campus
  • Full Time, Part Time, Variable
  • Fully Subsidised Course
  • Fully government-subsidised
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