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Offering Info

Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English

  • National Course Code: 10725NAT
  • TAFE NSW code: 10725NAT-01V01-20MFD-290

Location – Macquarie Fields

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

03 Feb 2020

Hours Per Week

20

Duration

18 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
  • Fully Subsidised Course

Course Details

For English beginners, the nationally accredited Preliminary Spoken and Written English course will help you to communicate in social situations. Practice speaking, listening, reading and writing and gain confidence in using English in everyday situations.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through your practical course work, you will learn:

  • The English alphabet
  • Vocabulary for food, money and time
  • Social conversation tips
  • Shopping words
  • How to write your personal information
  • How to read signs in the community
  • How to read and write simple texts

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop other personal qualities while completing this course:

  • Gain the confidence to use English in social settings
  • Improve your communication skills and open up additional career pathways

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course will provide you with:

  • An insight into Australian culture and life in Australia
  • A strong base to continue your English language studies

GROW YOUR CAREER

This course will give you basic English language skills and get you ready to learn more with practice.

INDUSTRY DEMAND

Employers in Australia usually require their workers to have English language skills. No matter what industry you choose to work in, improved English language skills will help you grow your career.

If you are interested in the Adult Migrant English Program, phone 1800 114 707 to find out if you are eligible or visit tafensw.edu.au/amep to find an AMEP campus near you.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

TRAINING PACKAGE REQUIREMENTS

There are no Training Package entry requirements for this qualification.

TAFE NSW REQUIREMENTS

To enrol in this course you must be an absolute beginner to the English language.

BE PREPARED

To be prepared for this course, you will need to make sure you can attend class regularly and practice speaking English at home.


To successfully complete this course, you will need:

  • To attend an initial assessment prior to enrolment to determine the minimum entry point against the International Second Language Proficiency Rating (ISLPR) scale is 0 across the four macroskills of Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing. The minimum entry point against the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) is Not Yet Achieved.

It's all happening at TAFE NSW InfoFest. Register for an information session to broaden your skills set to get ahead. Can't find an Information Session for you? Enquire Online or call 131601.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a full time, blended delivery course. You will need to attend approximately 20 hours of class, over 4 days a week, for 18 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 6 hours of other study per week.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who:

  • Have no or limited English
  • need English as an Additional Language (EAL) and require a foundation course.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

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

This course is currently scheduled on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 9.00am to 2.30pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

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?

FULLY GOVERNMENT SUBSIDISED

This course is fully government-subsidised for eligible students, meaning you will not have to pay any course fees. It is part of a program to help people develop the skills they need to get a job, undertake entry level qualifications or transition to a new job.

If you are not eligible for subsidised training, you can still choose to enrol in the course but will need to pay the full (non-subsidised) fee.


READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

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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.

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 13 7974.

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Elective Units
Number Title
SWERWA001 Begin to read and write the English alphabet
SWERST001 Read a very limited range of words and very simple texts
SWEDEV001 Develop preliminary English vocabulary for settlement
SWEESD001 Engage in very short dialogues
SWEPLL001 Begin to participate in a formal English language learning environment

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.

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Course Location

Macquarie Fields
32 Victoria Road, Macquarie Fields
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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