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Offering Info

Certificate III in Spoken and Written English

  • National Course Code: 10729NAT
  • TAFE NSW code: 10729NAT-01V02-20WLG-003

Location – Wollongong

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

21 Jul 2020

Study Commitment

15 Hours per week

Duration

34 Weeks

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

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
To make sure this is the appropriate course for you, you will need to participate in a phone interview with one of our teaching staff. You may also need to undertake an assessment or placement test.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course is suitable for people who:

  • Have basic English language skills
  • Can attend class regularly and practise speaking English at home
  • Want to improve job prospects or go on to further study/training

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

'INFORMATION SESSIONS

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course

STUDY COMMITMENT
This is a full time blended course. You will need to attend approximately 15 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 34 weeks. Classes are 3 days a week from 9:00am to 2:30pm; however, days will vary between classes.

You may also be required to complete approximately 21 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including homework, practising language skills through authentic spoken and written communication in the community and accessing computer rooms and libraries.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:

  • for learners 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.

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
? Multicultural Support

Students who are enrolled in this course are able to access the support as listed above. If a teacher identifies additional support then they can use multicultural interagency networks to draw on specific support services.

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
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID 19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is currently scheduled on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9.00am to 2.30pm. Days will vary between classes. 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: 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

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 all 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.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

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Elective Units
Number Title
SWEDSJ002 Apply routine English language skills for job seeking
SWELCP001 Comprehend and conduct routine spoken presentations
SWELPE001 Comprehend and participate in routine formal spoken exchanges
SWERLN001 Read and listen to the news
SWERWT009 Read and write routine transactional texts
SWERWT011 Read and write routine further study 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

Wollongong
Foleys Lane, North Wollongong
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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