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Offering Info

Certificate I in Fundamental English for Speakers of Other Languages

  • National Course Code: 10588NAT
  • TAFE NSW code: 10588NAT-01V01-21GRV-266

Location – Granville

Attendance

Part Time

Delivery

Combination

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

6 Hours per week

Duration

36 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer
  • Fully Subsidised Course

Course Details

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

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.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

A teacher will contact you to make sure this is the right course for you.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course will help you with:

  • Practising your English speaking, writing, listening and speaking skills
  • Improving your English grammar and vocabulary skills

If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.

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 12 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 18 weeks.

You may also be required to complete approximately 19 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours including;

  • completing self-study to revise and reinforce areas of knowledge
  • completing any assigned homework activities
  • filling in simple forms
  • sending simple SMS messages
  • storing information in smartphones
  • writing simple notes
  • copying simple passages
  • keeping a personal dictionary of words
  • reading simple signs, instructions, menus, and information
  • using dictionaries, reading brief personal messages, children's stories, timetables, time and calendar information
  • having basic conversations on familiar topics
  • engaging in fundamental goods and services transactions
  • asking questions and listening to the answers
  • giving and understanding simple directions and instructions
  • giving personal information
  • making introductions
  • making an order in a restaurant or cafe,
  • understanding short announcements, directions and instructions
  • requests for personal information, simple information
  • listening to music and songs
  • practising computer skills

    IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who:

  • require English Language proficiencies for access to further training and community participation.

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)
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • 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

The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is currently scheduled on Mondays and Tuesdays from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.

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?

FULLY GOVERNMENT SUBSIDISED

This course is fully government-subsidised for eligible students, meaning you will not have to pay any course fees. It is part of a program to help people develop the skills they need to get a job, undertake entry level qualifications or transition to a new job.

If you are not eligible for subsidised training, you can still choose to enrol in the course but will need to pay the full (non-subsidised) fee.

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

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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

Enrolments for this course have now closed.

Enquire now and we will contact you when enrolments open. Visit our Online Courses to view our range of study options that you can start anytime.

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
FSKLRG01 Prepare to participate in a learning environment

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

Granville
136 William Street, Granville
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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