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Offering Info

Certificate III in Spoken and Written English

  • National Course Code: 10729NAT
  • TAFE NSW code: 10729NAT-01V01-20GRA-142

Location – Grafton

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date

03 Feb 2020

Hours Per Week

10.4

Duration

40 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Non Government Subsidised

Course Details

Develop your English speaking, listening, reading and writing skills with the Certificate III in Spoken and Written English. If English is your second language, this course is for you. You will learn how to use formal and informal English to improve your study and employment options.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through your practical course work, you will learn:

  • Formal and informal language skills to help you live and work in Australia
  • English skills for emails, text messages and social media
  • How to ask for help and information
  • How to have conversations with people at your workplace and in your community

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop other personal skills while completing this course:

  • Gain more confidence when using English
  • Improve your communication skills and open up additional career pathways
  • Achieve a sense of ease in social and formal situations

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate III level

GROW YOUR CAREER

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

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.

ACCREDITED COURSE REQUIREMENTS

The recommended requirement to enrol in this TAFE NSW course is:

  • International Second Language Proficiency rating (ISLPR) scale: 2+ across listening, speaking, reading and writing
  • Australian Core Skill Framework (ACSF): Level 2

    To check that you meet the recommended requirement, you will need to complete a placement test when you apply for this course.

BE PREPARED

To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you have:

  • Basic English language skills

    Please check entry requirements above for more information.

    To be enrolled in this course you will need:

  • To participate in a initial assessment of language, literacy and numeracy skills which will be completed at the campus prior to enrolment. Teachers will need to review these assessments to determine the student?s suitability for the course.
  • The recommended entry point against the ISLPR? scale is 2+ across the four macroskills of listening, speaking, reading and writing.
  • The recommended entry point against the ACSF is Level 2.
  • If the initial assessment indicates that a student does not meet the required ISLPR 2+ or ACSF 2 entry level, Teachers can use their professional judgement to determine if a student can still be considered for the course if additional learning support is provided.

    To successfully complete this course, you will need:
  • To achieve competency in all 5 units

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.
Date: Wednesday, 22 January 2020
Time: Anytime from 10.30am to 12.00pm
Location: Grafton TAFE Campus, Building N, Level G, Room 03

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a part time day, face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 10 hours of class, over 2 days per week, for 40 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 40 minutes of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 17.5 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study & research.

An additional 15 hours may be required to attend excursions including (SLSC Beach Safety and Clarence Valley Workshop and Jacaranda Cultural Parade).

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who wish to:

  • Learn English and Australian culture with the aim of employment, permanent residency and citizenship if appropriate.
  • A course for learners who would like to learn English. The leaners' backgrounds may include people with little or no formal education with poor literacy and numeracy skills, refugees, people from educated backgrounds wishing to gain English skills, people resettling into rural or urban areas without family or community ties.

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

    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 Monday 9.30am to 3.00pm and Thursday 12.30pm to 6.00pm. 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.

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

Elective Units
Number Title
SWEDSJ002 Apply routine English language skills for job seeking
SWELPE001 Comprehend and participate in routine formal spoken exchanges
SWELPE002 Comprehend and participate in routine informal spoken exchanges
SWERLN001 Read and listen to the news
SWERWT009 Read and write routine transactional 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

Grafton
7 Clarence Street, Grafton
Phone 131 601

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