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Certificate I in Spoken and Written English

National Course Code: 10727NAT

TAFE NSW Course Number: 10727NAT-01V01

Nominal Hours: 470

Full Fee: $4,580
Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $0

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  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Government Subsidised

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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.

Practice your English speaking, listening, reading and writing with the nationally accredited Certificate I in Spoken and Written English. You will learn how to use basic English in many settings to improve your communication skills.

**LEARN NEW SKILLS**

Through your practical course work, you will learn:

- Short simple social conversations
- Short simple spoken transactions
- To read and write simple personal information
- To read and write simple social texts
- To read and write simple transactional texts
- To improve your learning skills
- To use technology to learn English

**DEVELOP YOUR TALENT**

Develop other personal qualities while completing this course:

- Gain more confidence when using English
- Feel comfortable using English in social situations

**ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS**

Completing this course will provide you with:

- A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate I level

**GROW YOUR CAREER**

This course will improve your English Language skills and may allow you to enrol into Certificate II 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.

If you are interested in the Adult Migrant English Program, phone 1800 114 707 to find out if you are eligible or visit tafensw.edu.au/amep to find an AMEP campus near you.

**INFORMATION SESSIONS**

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.

**STUDY COMMITMENT**

This is an online course. You will need to complete approximately 10 hours of online study, each week, for your enrolment duration of 1 year.
You can increase the hours of online study per week to complete the course sooner.

You can also expect to complete approximately 3 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study and assessment preparation.

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.

**TRAINING PACKAGE REQUIREMENTS**

There are no Training Package entry requirements for this qualification.

**TAFE NSW REQUIREMENTS**

- Learners entering this course are identified as Elementary learners of English language
- You will be required to complete a placement test to determine your correct English level

**BE PREPARED**

To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you come to class regularly and practice speaking English at home.

**LICENSING REQUIREMENTS**

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Are there any additional entry requirements?

A number of courses may require prospective students to provide additional information such as documentation, an expression of interest, evidence that you are already employed as an apprentice, or preferred prior study (or equivalent).

To be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence:
- an initial assessment by an ESOL teacher/assessor will be completed prior to enrolment
- students are enrolled in the course according to their assessed ACSF levels and / or completion of previous study in CSWE courses.
- the recommended entry point against the ISLPR® scale is 1- across the four macroskills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. The recommended entry point against the ACSF is Pre-Level B.

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.

10727NAT Certificate I in Spoken and Written English is a component of the Certificates in Spoken and Written English (CSWE), English as an additional language curriculum framework.
10727NAT Certificate I in Spoken and Written English prepares learners for entry into Certificate II in Spoken and Written English.
CSWE provides underpinning English language and numeracy skills that can be applied to entry into further study pathways.

SWERWT002 Read and write simple transactional texts
SWEELC001 Listen to and engage in short simple social conversations
SWERWI001 Read and write simple personal information
SWEELT001 Listen to and engage in short simple spoken transactions
SWERWT001 Read and write simple social texts

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$0
Second qualification$0
Concession$0
Exemption$0
Non-government subsidised fee$4,580

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.

**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.

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.

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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