Part Time Day
Course Start Date
11 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
- Fully Subsidised Course
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.
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.
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.
This is a part time day, face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 5 hours of class, over 1 days a week, for 40 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 6 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 3.8 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including review and revision of classwork.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
This is a beginner course for learners who have just started learning English and who may have had minimal exposure to the language. It provides English language learning for EAL learners, primarily 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, long-term migrants and Aboriginal students. The certificate includes elective numeracy modules for those EAL learners who may also need to develop numeracy skills.
This course is intended to provide participants 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
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
- Accessibility and Disability Services
- Personal Counselling
- Vocational Counselling
- Learning Support
- International Student Support
- Multicultural 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 Wednesday from 9.30am to 3.00pm. 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
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.
Find out more about Applying and Enrolling
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