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Offering Info

Certificate II in Spoken and Written English

  • National Course Code: 10728NAT
  • TAFE NSW code: 10728NAT-01V02-21LID-217

Location – Lidcombe

Attendance

Full Time

Delivery

Combination

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

20 Hours per week

Duration

18 Weeks

  • 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.

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 1.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a full-time blended delivery course. You will need to attend approximately 20 hours of class, over 4 days a week, for 18 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 8.7 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 9.7 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 had some formal or informal exposure to English and who already possess a foundational level of English language skills and numeracy.

SERVICES AND STUDY 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)
  • 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

The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is currently scheduled on Tuesdays, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 9:00am to 2:30pm. 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

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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

Enrolments for this course have now closed.

Enquire now and we will contact you when enrolments open. Visit our Online Courses to view our range of study options that you can start anytime.

Elective Units
Number Title
SWEDCT001 Deliver and comprehend basic procedural spoken texts
SWEELD001 Engage in and listen to basic spoken dialogues
SWERWT003 Read and write basic everyday texts
SWERWT005 Read and write basic story texts
FSKLRG04 Use basic strategies for work-related learning

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.

Course Location

Lidcombe
73 East Street, Lidcombe
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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