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Offering Info

Certificate IV in English for Academic Purposes

  • National Course Code: 10768NAT
  • TAFE NSW code: 10768NAT-01V01-20WLG-001

Location – Wollongong

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

04 Feb 2020

Hours Per Week

22

Duration

18 Weeks

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

Course Details

This course is intended to provide participants with the following general education outcomes:

  • English language proficiency that may be described as Level 3+ on the ISLPR scale
  • English language proficiency to undertake qualifications requiring proficiency of ISLPR 3+ on entry, which provides a pathway to higher education
  • Proof of proficiency in English to be considered for a place in an Australian university

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.

It is a recommended requirement that learners hold a Senior Secondary Certificate or equivalent for entry to this course.

The recommended minimum entry point against the International Second Language Proficiency Rating (ISLPR) scale is 3, IELTS 5.5 or CEFR B2 across the four macro skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

**COURSE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS**

To successfully complete this course, you will need: - to attend classes regularly - do homework and independent learning activities - do research and reading for written tasks outside of classtime - revise classwork and pass ALL assessments.

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.

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
Date: Tuesday, 10 December 2019
Time: 11.00am to 1.00pm
Location: TAFE NSW Wollongong, Building L, Level 2, Room 20.
Or
Date: Tuesday, 21 January 2020
Time: 11.00am to 1.00pm
Location: TAFE NSW Wollongong, Building L, Level 2, Room 20.

STUDY COMMITMENT
This is a full time blended 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 2 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 15 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including assessment preparation, research, plan, prepare, draft and finalise projects; self-guided study as required, reading and listening for interest, grammar exercises, and speaking with classmates about assessments.

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

  • require advanced English language to participate in academic study and to understand the demands, expectations and culture of academic life in Australia, including the type of teaching and learning they are likely to encounter in the early years of academic study.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:

  • (Studiosity; Students are also able to access study support at the college library; Vocational Counselling, including help with
  • applying for recognition (credit for experience and qualifications);
  • study skills and time management;
  • dealing with learning difficulties and exam anxiety;
  • fitting study around work or family demands;
  • preparation for exams and assessments; and
  • other concerns or questions about returning to and/or continuing study.

    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 Thursday 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?

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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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Core Units
Number Title
EAPLIS001 Use English language listening skills in an academic educational context
EAPRCH001 Research information and maintain integrity in academic contexts
EAPRDG001 Use English language reading skills in an academic educational context
EAPSPK001 Use English language speaking skills in an academic educational context
EAPWRT001 Use English language writing skills in an academic educational context
ECSDIG401 Develop e-learning skills for academic study

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

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Course Location

Wollongong
Foleys Lane, North Wollongong
Phone 131 601

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