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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

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 is a beginner course for people who have just started learning English and have had little exposure to the language.

It provides English language learning for EAL learners, mostly targeting newly arrived migrants and refugees who need to develop language skills to participate in a limited range of contexts.

Other groups who benefit from this course include international students and long-term migrants.

The certificate includes elective numeracy modules for those EAL learners who may also need to develop numeracy skills.

This course is intended will provide students with the following general education outcomes:

- Learning skills to enter formal learning environments
- English language proficiency at the equivalence of International Second Language Proficiency Ratings (ISLPR) 1+, International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 4 or Common European Framework (CEFR) A2+
- English language proficiency to meet some performance features of Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) 1 indicators.

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 (EAL) curriculum framework.

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.

Learners entering this course are identified as beginner learners of English language.
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.

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
SWERWT002 Read and write simple transactional 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
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.

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 made by instalments is available.

You may continue with 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 to 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 instalment payments.

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.

To enrol in this course please click on the Enrol Now button. You may also enrol over the phone by calling TAFE Digital on 131 601.

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