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Offering Info

Certificate I in Fundamental English for Speakers of Other Languages

  • National Course Code: 10588NAT
  • TAFE NSW code: 10588NAT-01V01-20RDW-001

Location – Randwick, Main Campus

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

10 Hours per week

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 ISLPR scale.
  • English language proficiency to undertake qualifications requiring proficiency of ISLPR 1, IELTS 3.5 or CEFR A2 on entry, which provide a pathway to access employment, training and community participation.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

A minimum English language proficiency of ISLPR 1-, IELTS 3 or CEFR A1 across all skills of Speaking, Reading, Listening and Writing.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a part time day face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 10 hours of class, over 2 days a week, for 18 weeks. You may also be required to complete approximately 23 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study and preparation.


IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who:

  • Wish to gain speaking, listening, reading and writing skills at high beginner level.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

Additional learning and study tools available for this course:

  • ESL Learner Support

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

This course is currently scheduled on 2 days, Monday and Wednesday from 9.30am to 2.30pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

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

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

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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.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Enquire now for Semester 2 2020 and be notified when enrolments open.

TAFE NSW is open for business so to find out more information on this course including when it will start and how it will be delivered (face-to-face, in a virtual classroom, self-paced, online or a mixture), submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page. You can also 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.

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
PWTCOM101 Plan to improve personal effectiveness

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

Randwick, Main Campus
Corner of Darley Road & King Street, Randwick
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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