Course Info

Certificate IV in English for Academic Purposes

National Course Code: 10768NAT


Advance your academic English with the nationally accredited Certificate IV in English for Academic Purposes. Learn how to think critically, use technology for e-learning and work in a team with other students. Get the essential skills to succeed at university and achieve your goal of completing a diploma or degree.


Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:

  • Research and write academic texts
  • Deliver academic presentations
  • Use technology to learn


Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • Improve your written and verbal skills
  • Collaboration and team work
  • confidence to speak publicly and help you achieve further study
  • Critical thinking


Completing this course provides you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate IV level
  • Pathway to study at the higher education level

Career opportunities:

When you complete Certificate IV in English for Academic Purposes you can continue into:

  • A degree
  • A diploma


Take your study to the next level with:

  • A TAFE NSW degree


This course is currently available at 9 campus locations across NSW and online. Enquire now for other locations.

Course details

People who are successful in this course have:

  • The motivation to learn and undertake further study

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 undertake:

  • All of the assessments are written and verbal and involve being assessed on English language speaking, listening, reading and writing skills.

This is a specialized Advance English Language course. The outcome of this Certificate are suited for learners who do not have the language skills to meet the demands of academic study.

You will gain hands-on experience in:

  • Researching and writing academics texts
  • Deliver academic presentations
  • How to work in teams
  • How to use technology to learn
  • How to critically evaluate academic texts
  • How to read and listen to a broad range of academic texts

TAFE NSW is known for delivering theory along with practical, hands-on learning. You will work on real world projects, such as:

  • Writing a case study, an academic essay and report

This course offers a blended delivery of face-to-face and online learning. You will study in TAFE NSW campus classrooms, simulated classrooms and through our online delivery platform.

If you wish to study at the higher educational level in the future this course will give you the academic skills and knowledge to study courses that are taught in English.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • On campus, Combination, Online, Virtual classroom off campus
  • Full Time, Part Time
  • Study Online

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TAFE Digital: Self paced, Online

  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $1,850.00
  • Start Date: 01 Jul 2022
  • Duration: 50 weeks

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