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Offering Info

Certificate III in Spoken and Written English

  • National Course Code: 10729NAT
  • TAFE NSW code: 10729NAT-01V02-20WPK-210

Location – Wetherill Park

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

03 Feb 2020

Hours Per Week

20

Duration

18 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

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.

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.

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 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 39 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
  • have already developed a basic level of English language competence and numeracy skills, but require on-going 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 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 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.


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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

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 13 79 74.

Find out more about Applying and Enrolling

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

Wetherill Park
The Horsley Drive, Wetherill Park
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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