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Certificate III in Advanced English for Further Study

National Course Code: 10593NAT


The nationally accredited Certificate III in Advanced English for Further Study will give you the English language skills you need to thrive in a study or work environment. You will be supported to understand and use advanced reading, writing and speaking skills in the classroom and real world.


Through a mix 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
  • Evaluate sources of information, and use in-text references correctly


Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • Good communication skills
  • Enthusiasm to learn new things
  • Confidence in your English language abilities
  • A strong commitment to study


Completing this course provides you with:

  • A qualification at Certificate III level
  • Strong pathways to continued studies to enhance your career opportunities

Career opportunities:

  • Plan your study pathway with high-level qualifications
  • Positively interact with lecturers, management and peers


Take your study to the next level with:

  • Certificate IV in English for Academic Purposes


This course is currently available at 15 campus locations across NSW and online. Enquire now for other locations.

Course details

People who are successful in this course have:

  • The drive to advance their English language skills
  • Enthusiasm to learn new things
  • Good communication skills

The Certificate III in Advanced English for Further Study provides a great pathway to further study, so you can expand your career options:

  • Certificate IV in English for Academic Purposes
  • Embark on your next learning journey with a different Certificate IV course

You will gain English language skills to use in study, at home and in your community, such as:

  • Confidently having conversations in work and study situations
  • Understanding further study texts such as lectures, presentations, seminars or work discussions
  • Reading texts like biographies, newspapers, textbooks, surveys, reference materials, research texts, and encyclopedias
  • Writing reports and essays, technical descriptions or case studies
  • Presenting on topics that are important to you

You will learn in simulated environments on a TAFE NSW campus or in real world situations like your community.

TAFE NSW offers you a range of online and on-campus study environments to enhance your learning and employability. These include:

  • Industry specific computer rooms
  • Simulated workplaces
  • Study and presentation areas

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

Generally, students complete this course in a classroom on-campus with a teacher.

If you are studying by distance learning under the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP), you will join your teacher online from home, your local library or your local community center.

Note: If you are not eligible for AMEP distance learning, you must attend class in-person.

The demand for capable workers who can confidently understand and communicate in English (reading, writing and speaking) is extremely high. Advanced English ability can lead to employment in a variety of fields.

This course will equip you with valuable English language skills you can apply in work, study and social situations in Australia and other English-speaking countries around the world.

English is recognised as the most widely spoken (and likely fastest spreading) language in the world. With more than 379 million native speakers and 753 million others who speak English as a second language, English has become the global language of business, travel and international relations.

With the Certificate III in Advanced English for Further Study, you will learn to confidently communicate in English in study environments, the workplace and in your local community.

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

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  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 1 Year

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