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Certificate I in Spoken and Written English

  • National Course Code: 10727NAT
  • TAFE NSW code: 10727NAT-01V01-19COR-015

Location – Corowa Connected Learning Centre

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date


Hours Per Week



3 Years

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

Course Details

This is a beginner course for people who have just started learning English and have had little exposure to the language.

It provides English language learning for EAL learners, mostly targeting newly arrived migrants and refugees who need to develop language skills to participate in a limited range of contexts.

Other groups who benefit from this course include international students and long-term migrants.

The certificate includes elective numeracy modules for those EAL learners who may also need to develop numeracy skills.

This course is intended will provide students with the following general education outcomes:

- Learning skills to enter formal learning environments
- English language proficiency at the equivalence of International Second Language Proficiency Ratings (ISLPR) 1+, International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 4 or Common European Framework (CEFR) A2+
- English language proficiency to meet some performance features of Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) 1 indicators.

10727NAT Certificate I in Spoken and Written English is a component of the Certificates in Spoken and Written English (CSWE), English as an additional language (EAL) curriculum framework.

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.

This course is subsidised by the NSW government.

Students who meet additional specified criteria, may be eligible for a concession fee or a fee exemption. In claiming the concession or exemption students will be required to supply the required evidence.

Payment Plans may be available through TAFE NSW. Students should refer to the Instalment Plan options for relevant details.

To commence studies you must pay the student fee component PRIOR to commencement of learning activity.

Number Title
SWEELC001 Listen to and engage in short simple social conversations
SWEELT001 Listen to and engage in short simple spoken transactions
SWERWI001 Read and write simple personal information
SWERWT001 Read and write simple social texts
SWERWT002 Read and write simple transactional texts
Learners entering this course are identified as beginner learners of English language.
The recommended entry point against the ISLPR® scale is 1- across the four macroskills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. The recommended entry point against the ACSF is Pre-Level B.
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First day of attendance is the first date suitable to learner after initial assessment and enrolment. Classes will run Wednesdays 9:00am to 3:30pm, Ground Floor, Room 1, TAFE NSW Corowa Connected Learning Centre.
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Course Location

Corowa Connected Learning Centre
Cnr Riesling and Isabel Streets, Corowa
Phone 131 601

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