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Offering Info

Certificate II in Spoken and Written English

  • National Course Code: 10728NAT
  • TAFE NSW code: 10728NAT-01V02-21ALB-017

Location – Albury

Attendance

Part Time

Delivery

On campus

Course Start Date

Anytime

Study Commitment

6 Hours per week

Duration

2 Years

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

Course Details

The nationally accredited Certificate II in Spoken and Written English will give you the foundation English-language skills you need to communicate with classmates, friends and employers. You will be supported to learn the basics through reading, writing and speaking English in the classroom and at home.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theory and practical course work, you will learn to:

  • Speak to a variety of people
  • Read and understand different texts
  • Write emails and text messages
  • Determine what language to use when job seeking
  • Use basic reading and writing in the workplace

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Once you complete this qualification, you will have the skills to:

  • Confidently read, write and speak English
  • Gain information from service providers
  • Meet new people within your community
  • Broaden your employment opportunities

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate II level
  • Strong pathways to continued studies to enhance your career opportunities

GROW YOUR CAREER

This course is a stepping-stone that can lead to further opportunities in:

  • Certificate III in Spoken and Written English
  • Other foundational courses

INDUSTRY DEMAND

Employers in Australia require their workers to be able to read, write and speak to customers and employees confidently. This course will equip you with valuable English-language skills and help you gain meaningful employment.

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:

  • Have basic English skills
  • Can attend class regularly
  • Can practise speaking English in class and at home
  • Want to continue study or broaden their employment opportunities

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

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to meet the needs of the local community and specific student groups (like apprentices, fast-tracked and online students). To make sure this course is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

COURSE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

To be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence that you are:

  • assessed prior to enrolment, to check level of English language. For enquiries, or to book an assessment, please phone 131 601.

To successfully complete this course, you will need:

  • attend classes regularly, do homework and independent learning activities, revise classwork and pass ALL assessments.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a part time evening face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 6 hours of class, over 2 evenings a week, for 2 years

You may also be required to complete approximately 2 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, research, assessment preparation, online English language programs and applications.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who:

  • have had either formal or informal exposure to English and who have already developed a basic level of English language competence and numeracy skills, but require ongoing English language learning opportunities.

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 on Tuesday and Wednesday from 5.00pm to 8.00pm. 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?

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

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

  • students need to bring a 2-ring folder, pens, pencils, notebook and USB. Dictionaries are optional.

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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
SWERWT003 Read and write basic everyday texts
SWEELD001 Engage in and listen to basic spoken dialogues
SWEDCT001 Deliver and comprehend basic procedural spoken texts
SWEDSJ001 Develop basic English language skills for job seeking
SWERWT007 Read and write basic factual texts

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

Albury
Poole Street, Albury
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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