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Certificate I in Fundamental English for Speakers of Other Languages

  • National Course Code: 10588NAT
  • TAFE NSW code: 10588NAT-01V01-19STL-001

Location – St Leonards Campus

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date

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Hours Per Week

10

Duration

18 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
  • Fully Subsidised Course

Course Details

This course is intended to provide participants with the following general education outcomes:

- English language proficiency of level 1 on the ISLPRĀ® scale.
- English language proficiency to undertake qualifications requiring proficiency of ISLPRĀ® 1, IELTS 3.5 or CEFR A2 on entry, which provide a pathway to access employment, training and community participation.
A minimum English language proficiency of ISLPR 1-, IELTS 3 or CEFR A1 across all skills of Speaking, Reading, Listening and Writing.
It comprises 10 hrs per week of face to face classes, and up to 50 hours of self-directed study, which may include written, spoken or online activities.

INFORMATION/ASSESSMENT SESSION

You must attend an information session to make sure you enrol in the best course for you. At the information session you will talk to a teacher and have an English language assessment.
You can attend on Thursday June 13 at 3pm OR Wednesday June 26 at 11am. Please come to Level 4, Building P Room P405, 213 Pacific Highway, St Leonards NSW 2065.

Please bring your TAFE card, USI number (created at usi.gov.au), passport, visa, and any Centrelink documents you may have.
Your first class will start the week beginning 22 July 2019.

Contact ESOLstleonards@tafensw.edu.au for more information.

MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE

This is an English course for beginners. The course runs 2 days per week for 18 weeks from 9:00am - 2:30pm. It comprises 10hrs per week of face to face classes, and you can expect to do an additional 4.5 hrs per week of self-directed study, which may include written, spoken or online activities, in the Learning Centre or as directed by teachers. In addition, this course has a total of 22 hrs per week unsupervised hours, which is the recommended time you should spend applying the English skills you are learning, in your daily life and/or workplace.

MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE
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You will need to attend approximately 10 hours of class a week over 2 days per week.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience your fee may decrease from the maximum shown.
Payment by instalment may also be available. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit https://smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au/are-you-eligible

PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

Fees: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/enrol/fees

Payment - funding: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/enrol/payment-funding

RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Find out more about recognition: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/enrol/recognition-credit-transfers

Incidental Cost
  • Student Association - $20.00

Enrolments will open from 14 October 2019 for our February 2020 intake.

To find out more information on this course including the next start date, submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page, or call 131 601 during business hours* to chat with a member of our friendly customer service team.

*Our customer service team are available from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm AEST.

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it.

Be sure to read your chosen course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you.

Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place.

As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

If you are interested in studying as a Trainee or Apprentice please call 131 601 for full details.

Core Units
Number Title
FELESL101 Develop fundamental English language speaking competence for everyday purposes
FELESL102 Develop fundamental English language listening competence for everyday purposes
FELESL103 Develop fundamental English language reading competence for everyday purposes
FELESL104 Develop fundamental English language writing competence for everyday purposes
Elective Units
Number Title
FELESL105 Develop fundamental English grammar skills for everyday usage

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

Course Location

St Leonards Campus
213 Pacific Highway, St Leonards
Phone 131 601

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