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Offering Info

Certificate I in Spoken and Written English

  • National Course Code: 10727NAT
  • TAFE NSW code: 10727NAT-01V01-20MTD-002

Location – Mount Druitt

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

03 Feb 2020

Hours Per Week

20.1

Duration

18 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Non Government Subsidised

Course Details

Practice your English speaking, listening, reading and writing with the nationally accredited Certificate I in Spoken and Written English. You will learn how to use basic English in many settings to improve your communication skills.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through your practical course work, you will learn:

  • Short simple social conversations
  • Short simple spoken transactions
  • To read and write simple personal information
  • To read and write simple social texts
  • To read and write simple transactional texts
  • To improve your learning skills
  • To use technology to learn English

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop other personal qualities while completing this course:

  • Gain more confidence when using English
  • Feel comfortable using English in social situations

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate I level

GROW YOUR CAREER

This course will improve your English Language skills and may allow you to enrol into Certificate II courses.

If you already have a job, this course can improve how you communicate with your colleagues.

INDUSTRY DEMAND

In general, employers in Australia require their workers to have intermediate 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

  • Learners entering this course are identified as Elementary learners of English language
  • You will be required to complete a placement test to determine your correct English level

BE PREPARED

To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you come to class regularly and practice speaking English at home.

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

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 1- across the four macroskills of listening, speaking, reading and writing.
    The minimum entry point against the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) is Pre-Level B.

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

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
Tuesday 21 January 2020, 10.00am,
TAFE NSW Mount Druitt,
Building L, Level 2, Room L2.55,
Cnr Mount Street and North Parade,
Mount Druitt

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a full time course. You will need to attend approximately 20.1 hours of class, over 4 days a week, for 18 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 3.9 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 8.3 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, assignment preparation, work experience and research.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who:

  • Have just started learning English and who may have had minimal exposure to the language.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:

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    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 Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9.00am to 2.30pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

You may be eligible for a concession and/or exemption. This will be confirmed during the enrolment process.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

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



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Incidental Cost
  • Student Association - $20.00

APPLY NOW:
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.

A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI visit www.usi.gov.au If you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI.

For further assistance, contact the WSI Service Centre on 131 870 to enrol.

Find out more about Applying and Enrolling

Elective Units
Number Title
SWEELT001 Listen to and engage in short simple spoken transactions
SWERWT001 Read and write simple social texts
SWEELC001 Listen to and engage in short simple social conversations
SWEELC001 Listen to and engage in short simple social conversations
SWEBLC001 Build simple learning capabilities to learn English
SWERWT001 Read and write simple social texts
SWERWI001 Read and write simple personal information
SWEELT001 Listen to and engage in short simple spoken transactions
SWEBLC001 Build simple learning capabilities to learn English
SWERWI001 Read and write simple personal information

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

Mount Druitt
Mount Street & North Parade, Mount Druitt
Phone 131 601

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