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Offering Info

Certificate III in Spoken and Written English

  • National Course Code: 10729NAT
  • TAFE NSW code: 10729NAT-01V02-20MTD-102

Location – Mount Druitt

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

20 Hours per week

Duration

18 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 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 2+ across the four macroskills of listening, speaking, reading and writing.

The minimum entry point against the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) is 2.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a full time course. You will need to attend approximately 20.0 hours of class, over 4 days a week, for 18 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 7.8 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 38.9 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 either formal or informal exposure to English or who have already developed a basic level of English language competence and numeracy skills, but require ongoing English language learning opportunities.

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)
  • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries

This course is currently scheduled on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9.00am to 2.30pm. 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.

Incidental Cost
  • Student Association - $20.00

Semester two starts July 2020. Enquire now to be notified when enrolments open.

To find out more information on this course including the next start date, submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page, or call 131 601 during business hours* to chat with a member of our friendly customer service team.

*Our customer service team are available from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm AEST.

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it.

Be sure to read your chosen course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you.

Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place.

As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

If you are interested in studying as a Trainee or Apprentice please call 131 601 for full details.

Elective Units
Number Title
SWERWT009 Read and write routine transactional texts
SWELPE001 Comprehend and participate in routine formal spoken exchanges
SWERLN001 Read and listen to the news
SWELCP001 Comprehend and conduct routine spoken presentations
SWERWT008 Read and write routine social texts
SWERWT009 Read and write routine transactional texts
SWELPE001 Comprehend and participate in routine formal spoken exchanges
SWERLN001 Read and listen to the news
SWELCP001 Comprehend and conduct routine spoken presentations
SWERWT008 Read and write routine social 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.

Course Location

Mount Druitt
Mount Street & North Parade, Mount Druitt
Phone 131 601

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