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Certificate II in Basic English for Speakers of Other Languages

  • National Course Code: 10589NAT
  • TAFE NSW code: 10589NAT-01V01-19BKS-211

Location – Bankstown College

Study Type

PT Evening

Course Start Date

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Hours Per Week

7

Duration

1 Year

  • 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 at Level 1+ on the ISLPR® scale

- English language proficiency to undertake qualifications requiring ISLPR® 1+, IELTS 4 or CEFR A2+ on entry, which provide a pathway to access employment, training and community participation.
There are no essential entry requirements or limitations for this course.

Entrants should have:

A minimum English language proficiency of ISLPR® 1, IELTS 3.5 or CEFR A2 across all skill levels of Speaking, Reading, Listening and Writing.
Before you enrol in this course, you must attend a placement session, where the teachers will assess your English language skills.

Please attend an information/placement session which will be held at TAFE NSW Bankstown. To make an appointment please contact Customer Service on 13 7974.

To prepare for the assessment you will need:
* A Unique Student Identifier (USI) - to create a USI you will need a drivers licence, passport, an Imm. card or a Medicare card
* An email address
* A photo identification card or document - a drivers licence or passport

Please contact Customer Service on 13 7974 to make an appointment for a placement session.

The recommended entry point against the ISLPR? scale is 1 across the four macro skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing.
Proposed Attendance: Tuesday and Wednesday from 5.30pm to 9.00pm, 7 hours per week for 36 weeks (one year).

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.

A fee applies for most TAFE NSW courses and must be paid when you enrol. The amount you pay depends on the type of course you study, and on your personal circumstances. The Department is introducing fee exemptions for all qualifications and courses funded under the Entitlement Foundation Skills (EFS) Program for training commencing from 1 July 2018 onwards. This means that eligible students commencing in a foundation skills full qualification/course delivered by TAFE NSW under the EFS program from 1 July 2018 will not be required to pay a fee. Please contact us on 13 79 74 for further information.

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
BELESL203 Develop basic English language reading competence for everyday purposes
BELESL204 Develop basic English language writing competence for everyday purposes
BELESL201 Develop basic English language speaking competence for everyday purposes
BELESL202 Develop basic English language listening competence for everyday purposes
BELESL201 Develop basic English language speaking competence for everyday purposes
BELESL202 Develop basic English language listening competence for everyday purposes
Elective Units
Number Title
BELWTG201 Develop basic spelling strategies
BELESL205 Develop basic 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

Bankstown College
500 Chapel Road, Bankstown
Phone 131 601

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