Spoken and Written English

About the Course

This course is a post-beginner course for people who have developed a basic level of English, literacy or numeracy skills and who have had some formal or informal exposure to English.

The course provides a general education curriculum framework for English as an additional language (EAL) language and literacy education primarily for newly arrived migrants and refugees who need to develop language skills to participate in a range of community contexts. The Certificate also includes elective numeracy modules for EAL learners who may also need to develop numeracy skills and not just become familiar with the English of mathematics.

Students will develop post-beginner skills in:

- learning strategies to study in formal learning environments
- comprehending and participating in transactional and casual spoken exchanges
- comprehending spoken and written information and instructions
- comprehending and participating in telephone exchanges
- participating in interviews
- completing formatted texts
- comprehending and composing story texts
- comprehending and composing informal texts
- comprehending and composing opinion texts
- comprehending and composing job seeking texts
- comprehending news texts
- comprehending visual texts
- comprehending and performing multiplication and division with whole numbers
- comprehending and using fractions and decimals.

NSW Skills List

This qualification is on the NSW Skills List. The NSW Government will subsidise eligible students to undertake this qualification. For more information see Smart and Skilled

Qualification Certificate II
National Code 10363NAT
Where can I study?

Entry Requirements

The entry point into 10363NAT Certificate II in Spoken and Written English
should be through diagnostic screening assessment tasks using
assessment tools relevant to particular programs.

Learners entering this level of the CSWE curriculum framework are
identified as post-beginners.

For example, entry point against the International Second Language
Proficiency Rating (ISLPR) scale is 1 across the four macroskills of
listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Entry point against the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) is Level 2.

For learners with a mixed profile, it is possible for them to be enrolled across
Certificate levels. For example, a learner with weaker writing skills and higher
oracy can be enrolled in Certificates II and III simultaneously.

Further Study

This course is a component of the Certificates in Spoken and Written English
(CSWE) general education English as an additional language curriculum framework.
It prepares learners for entry into the 10364NAT Certificate III in Spoken and
Written English.

CSWE provides underpinning language, literacy and numeracy skills
that can be applied to entry into vocational and/or further study
pathways. Pathways through the qualification may include:
- full-time or part-time study with a registered training organisation
- face-to-face study
- institution-based training
- flexible delivery through online courses, print distance learning
resources or a tutor
- blended learning options through distance and face-to-face delivery
- recognition of prior learning (RPL).

Study Options

Recognition of Prior Learning

Student Hubs

TAFE Western Connect - Choose how or where you study:

  • Online - Study using TAFE Western's online learning website
  • Workplace - Study at work supported by your supervisor and TAFE Western
  • Blended Learning - Study via a combination of online, workshops, web/video conferencing and mobile training units

On Campus - Study at a TAFE campus

You may have skills, knowledge, previous training or experience which is relevant to this course. If so, you may wish to have this recognised. This may also reduce your training time. For further information, visit Recognition and RPL

Our Student Hubs are a great place to study, relax and find out more about how you can get the most out of your studies.

Where can I study?

Mudgee

  Starts Anytime

  Full Time

  On Campus

Enrolment Code: 10363NAT-01V01-17MUD-001

Mudgee

  Starts Anytime

  Full Time

  On Campus

Enrolment Code: 10363NAT-01V01-17MUD-003

Mudgee

How will I study?

This course will help participants to develop their English language skills.

This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.

When will I study?

Class attendance is Full Time

Course length: 20 hours per week for 48 Weeks

What will I pay?

NO FEE

The amount you pay will depend on your individual circumstances.

TAFE NSW Government-subsidised fee (for eligible students): $0 per course - no enrolment fee applicable for this course

Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for a personal fee assessment and to find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place. If you do not gain a subsidised place you may be able to enrol and pay the non-government subsidised fee.

A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.

Who can I talk to?

An interview will need to be conducted to ascertain eligibility to undertake this program. Students will need to contact the Foundation Skills teaching section at Mudgee Campus on 6378 2666 or TAFE Western Hotline on 1300 823 393 courseinfo.western@tafensw.edu.au

What do I need?

While there are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, TAFE Western conditions of entry to this course are:
An interview and assessment to ensure appropriate placement in the course
the ability to work independently

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Mudgee

How will I study?

This course will help participants to develop their English language skills.

This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.

When will I study?

Class attendance is Full Time

Please contact teaching section for attendance requirements

Course length: 20 hours per week for 48 Weeks

What will I pay?

NO FEE

A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.

Who can I talk to?

An interview will need to be conducted to ascertain eligibility to undertake this program. Students will need to contact Renate Tempke 63382519 or TAFE Western Hotline on 1300 823 393 courseinfo.western@tafensw.edu.au

What do I need?

While there are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, TAFE Western conditions of entry to this course are:
An interview and assessment to ensure appropriate placement in the course
The ability to work independently

APPLY NOW ENQUIRE