Course Start Date
15 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
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.
This is a full time blended course. You will need to attend approximately 15 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 17 weeks.
You may also be required to complete approximately 21 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including homework, private study, vocabulary, pre lesson preparation, post lesson revision, vocabulary lists, borrow library reading materials, CALL using online programs in own time, using dictionary, having conversations, listening to TV and Radio, Youtube etc.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- are at a beginner or post beginner level of English.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
- equity consultants and learner support may be available depending on individual needs.
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.
Classes are 3 days a week. 2 classes delivered on different days, Fundamental 1 on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, Fundamental 2, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. You will be given a timetable prior to starting your class.
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
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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.
Foleys Lane, North Wollongong
Phone 131 601
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