Course Start Date
6 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer
- Fully Subsidised Course
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
- Further TAFE study
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your study to the next level with:
- Certificate II in Basic English for Speakers of Other Languages
To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
|Tuesday, 22 June 2021||10:00am to 12:30pm||St George Campus, Building D, Level Ground, Room DG.04|
|Tuesday, 22 June 2021||2:00pm to 4:00pm||St George Campus, Building D, Level Ground, Room DG.04|
|Tuesday, 22 June 2021||5:30pm to 7:00pm||St George Campus, Building D, Level Ground, Room DG.04|
This is a Part Time evening, Blended course. You will need to attend approximately 6 hours of class, over 2 days a week, for 18 weeks.
You may also be required to complete approximately 10.7 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including homework, assignment preparation; applying skills in place of work, communicating socially or in the workplace; all activities that reinforce the English skills learnt in supervised activities.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- This course is for learners whose language background is other than English and who need to obtain English language proficiency of Level 1 on the ISLPR scale, ACSF Level 2 or IELTS 3. It is suited to learners who need a pathway to access employment, training and community participation.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
- Timetabled Learner Support of at least 2 hours per week throughout the course.
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 Tuesday and Thursday 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?
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
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
|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|
|FELESL105||Develop fundamental English grammar skills for everyday usage|
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.
St George, Main Campus
Corner Princes Highway & President Avenue, Kogarah
Phone 131 601
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