Course Start Date
27 Jul 2020
14 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
- Fully Subsidised Course
The nationally recognised Certificate II in Routine English for Speakers of Other Languages will help you improve your English language skills. With these new skills you can access work opportunities, continue studying and speak English more confidently at work, home and socially.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through theory and practical course work, you will learn to:
- Write basic English
- Speak in informal face-to-face or telephone conversations
- Listen to and understand news stories, instructions and directions
- Read and understand news stories, short stories, and general information
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the personal attributes that will help you get ahead:
- Understand and use basic English grammar
- Build your English vocabulary
- Improve your conversation skills
- Gain confidence using English
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course will provide you with:
- A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate II level
- Level 2 English language skills on the International Second Language Proficiency Rating (ILSPR) scale
- Strong pathways to continued studies at TAFE NSW
- Improved work prospects (where basic English is required by the employer)
- The ability to interact with and participate in the English speaking community
FURTHER YOUR STUDIES
- Certificate III in English for Further Study
- Certificate III in Advanced English for Further Study
- Certificate IV in English for Academic Purposes
The latest Census showed that about 4.5% of people living in NSW self-assessed their level of spoken English as being not well or not at all.
Gaining skills to participate in routine exchanges in English enables greater social participation in Australian society, access to programs and support, and increases employment options by reducing language barriers.
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course
This is a flexible course. You will need to attend approximately 14 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 17 weeks.
You may also be required to complete approximately 18 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including ultilization of the Study Centre, skill workshops and online programs such as World Wide English & Living in Australia and private study, assignment preparation, general English practice in the community, using English in your daily life.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- Come from a non-English speaking background and have basic English.
- Typically learners will be able to use English to make a transaction in a shop or the post office, make appointments and talk about familiar topics. They can write a series of sentences.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
- You will have access to a wide range of support to help you succeed in your studies. This includes access to personal and career counselling services, disability support services, a well-resourced TAFE Library, a study centre where you can get help from a teacher and use computers and online learning programs. More information is available at https://www.tafensw.edu.au/student-services
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)
- Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
- 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
To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID 19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
To keep you safe while studying, classes will be online or connected learning. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change and we may offer some modified face to face classes with social distancing .
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
Applying with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. As you progress through the application and enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.
For further information or assistance, call 131 601.
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