Course Start Date
15.8 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
- Fully Subsidised Course
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
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.
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 15.8 hours of class, over 4 days a week, for 38 weeks.
You may also be required to complete approximately 4.6 hour of additional study each week outside of class. These hours may include private study, research and assessment preparation.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course is for people who have had some exposure to English (either formal or informal) 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 between Monday and Thursday 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?
This training is not subsidised by Government funding. There are no fee exemptions, concessions or subsidies available for this course.
Payment of course fee must be made PRIOR to commencement of learning activity.
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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
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|SWEELD001||Engage in and listen to basic spoken dialogues|
|SWERWT003||Read and write basic everyday texts|
|SWERWT005||Read and write basic story texts|
|SWERWT007||Read and write basic factual texts|
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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