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Certificate II in Basic English for Speakers of Other Languages

  • National Course Code: 10589NAT
  • TAFE NSW code: 10589NAT-01V01-19HNB-201

Location – Hornsby Campus

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date

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Hours Per Week

15

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 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.
In addition to the 15 hours face to face delivery per week, you can expect to spend approximately 16 hours per week practising the English you are learning in the community or workplace as well as extra learning activities which may include homework, self-directed study, online learning and topic revision.

There are no Information Sessions scheduled at this time. Please contact campus for more information.

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You will need to attend approximately 15 hours of class a week over 3 days, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 9:00am-2.30pm (days TBC)

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.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

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

The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit https://smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au/are-you-eligible

PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

Fees: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/enrol/fees

Payment - funding: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/enrol/payment-funding

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.

Find out more about recognition: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/enrol/recognition-credit-transfers

Incidental Cost
  • Student Association - $20.00

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
BELESL201 Develop basic English language speaking competence for everyday purposes
BELESL202 Develop basic English language listening competence for everyday purposes
BELESL203 Develop basic English language reading competence for everyday purposes
BELESL204 Develop basic English language writing competence for everyday purposes
Elective Units
Number Title
BELESL205 Develop basic English grammar skills for everyday usage
BELLRN201 Develop language learning strategies

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

Hornsby Campus
205 Peats Ferry Road, Hornsby
Phone 131 601

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