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Offering Info

Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English

  • National Course Code: 10725NAT
  • TAFE NSW code: 10725NAT-01V02-21WLG-102

Location – Wollongong

Attendance

Part Time

Delivery

On campus

Course Start Date

Anytime

Study Commitment

15 Hours per week

Duration

34 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.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

To make sure this is the appropriate course level for you, you will need to participate in a phone interview with one of our teaching staff.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course is suitable for people who:

  • Are new to Australia and the English language
  • Want to learn the English language so they can read signs, shop and engage in basic conversations
  • Can attend class regularly and practise speaking English at home

If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a Part Time, face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 15 hours of class, over 3 days per week, for 34 weeks. You may also be required to complete approximately 5 hours of additional study. This additional study could include private study, work placements and research.

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

This course is currently scheduled from Monday to Friday. 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?

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:

  • 2-ring folder, pens, pencils, notebook and USB.
  • Dictionaries are optional.

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 131 601.

If you are interested in studying as a Trainee please call 131 601 for full details. (only if available as a trainee)

Elective Units
Number Title
SWEDEV001 Develop preliminary English vocabulary for settlement
SWEESD001 Engage in very short dialogues
SWEPLL001 Begin to participate in a formal English language learning environment
SWERCT001 Read a limited range of words and compose very simple texts
SWERWA001 Begin to read and write the English alphabet

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

Wollongong
Foleys Lane, North Wollongong
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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