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Certificate II in Basic English for Speakers of Other Languages

  • National Course Code: 10984NAT
  • TAFE NSW code: 10984NAT-01V01-22PAD-002

Location – Padstow

Attendance

Full Time

Delivery

On campus

Course Start Date

Anytime

Study Commitment

16 Hours per week

Duration

18 weeks

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

Course Details

Graduates of this course will have English language skills to participate in everyday life and community, work preparation and further learning. Graduates will be able to use English to satisfy their own basic everyday transactional and limited social needs. They will be able to participate in basic spoken exchanges, listen and respond to basic English texts, and read and write basic English texts.

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

  • English language proficiency of the Canadian Language Benchmarks, CLB 4
  • English language proficiency to undertake qualifications requiring proficiency of CLB 4, ISLPR 1+, IELTS 4 or CEFR A2+ on entry, which provide a pathway to access employment, training and community participation.

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.

There are no essential entry requirements or limitations for this course. It is recommended entrants should have:
A minimum English language proficiency of CLB 3, ISLPR 1, IELTS 3.5 or CEFR A2 across all skill levels of Speaking, Reading, Listening and Writing.

Discover the skills you need, for the job you want at a TAFE NSW Information Session.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a full time on campus course. You must attend approximately 16 hours of class. You may also be required to complete approximately 2 to 4 hours of additional study. This additional study could include private study, work placements and research.

The course will run 3 days a week for 18 weeks.

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)
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • 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

This course is currently scheduled on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday with Day 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?

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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 131 601.

If you are interested in studying as a Trainee please call 131 601 for full details. (only if available as a trainee)

Core Units
Number Title
NAT10984001 Develop basic English language speaking competence for everyday purposes
NAT10984002 Develop basic English language listening competence for everyday purposes
NAT10984003 Develop basic English language reading competence for everyday purposes
NAT10984004 Develop basic English language writing competence for everyday purposes
Elective Units
Number Title
NAT10984005 Develop basic English grammar skills for everyday usage
NAT10984009 Improve English language skills through e-learning websites

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

Padstow
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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