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Certificate II in Basic English for Speakers of Other Languages

National Course Code: 10589NAT

TAFE NSW Course Number: 10589NAT-01V01

Nominal Hours: 295

Full Fee: $2,970
Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $320

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  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Government Subsidised

Contact by Training Services NSW

If your course has been funded by Training Services NSW under Smart and Skilled, you may be contacted by a Training Services NSW representative to discuss your experience at OTEN.

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

- English language proficiency at Level 1+ on the ISLPR® scale

- English language proficiency to undertake qualifications requiring ISLPR® 1+, IELTS 4 or CEFR A2+ on entry, which provide a pathway to access employment, training and community participation.

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Assessment of Skills

To ensure you leave us with the most up to date qualification...

If during or after your enrolment, the course in which you are enrolled is updated in line with national industry standards, the Institute reserves the right to transition you into an alternate course. If this becomes necessary, the Institute will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete your alternate course.

There are no essential entry requirements or limitations for this course.

Entrants should have:

A minimum English language proficiency of ISLPR® 1, IELTS 3.5 or CEFR A2 across all skill levels of Speaking, Reading, Listening and Writing.

Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.

BELESL201 Develop basic English language speaking competence for everyday purposes
BELESL204 Develop basic English language writing competence for everyday purposes
BELESL202 Develop basic English language listening competence for everyday purposes
BELESL205 Develop basic English grammar skills for everyday usage
BELESL203 Develop basic English language reading competence for everyday purposes
BELLRN202 Improve English language skills through e-learning websites

The above list includes units being offered at OTEN. If licensing in another state other than NSW is required, please check requirements with the relevant state.

You don't need to study what you already know! The skills, knowledge and experience you have gained from your previous learning, work experience and life in general may be taken into account.

To apply for recognition in one or more units you must clearly show that you have the equivalent and relevant skills, knowledge and experience of the unit or group of units.

For Credit transfer where you have completed previous studies either with TAFE NSW or with another tertiary provider complete the Enrolment Adjustment - Credit - Previous Studies form, and include any required evidence.

For Recognition of Prior Learning, attach your evidence to a completed Enrolment Adjustment – Credit – Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) form and submit for assessment.

Send your applications to:

Email: oten.recognitionhelp@tafensw.edu.au

Post: OTEN Recognition, 51 Wentworth Road, Strathfield NSW 2135

Keep a copy of all completed forms for your records.

To find out more about Credit and to help you with your application read the Credit e-Kit for Students.

Need more help? Contact the Recognition Help Desk

Smart and Skilled Student Fees

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 131 601 for further information and advice.

First qualification$320
Second qualification$320
Concession$80
Non-government subsidised fee$2,970

Trainees: From 2016 if you are starting a traineeship that is on the NSW Skills List, your Smart and Skilled fee for the whole qualification will not be more than $1,000.

This training is subsidised by the NSW government under Smart and Skilled. The student fee you will need to pay, will be determined according to your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, you may also be eligible for a concession fee, fee exemption or fee free scholarship. Payment by instalments is available.

You may continue with an enrolment into this course if you are not eligible for subsidised training, however the full training fee will be applicable. There are conditions to enrolment if you are a Temporary Visa Holder. To discuss your visa status and eligibility to enrol please phone 131 241.

For further information on fees and charges please see https://www.tafensw.edu.au/get-started-at-tafe-nsw/fees-information

Please ensure you also read and understand the associated fee policies and conditions related to withdrawal from a course, applying for a refund of fees, applying for a deferral to your studies and if you are behind in payment of instalments

When enrolling under a Smart and Skilled entitlement and where you are eligible for 100% credit from previous studies, your student fee contribution will be zero. However, you will be required to pay an administration fee for the production of your testamur.

For full details on TAFE NSW fees and money matters please visit our Paying for Your Course page.

Please download the assessment of skills doucment from the Course Information page (Under Resources), complete this, then click on the Apply Now button. Next, email the completed assessment to Oten.Esol@tafensw.edu.au. A teacher will then contact you to discuss the best course for you. If you need any help or more information, please contact the ESOL section on 9715 8657.

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