CERTIFICATE I IN SPOKEN AND WRITTEN ENGLISH

CERTIFICATE I IN SPOKEN AND WRITTEN ENGLISH

Course Code
:
10362NAT
Department
:
CENTRE FOR FOUNDATION & LANGUAGE SKILLS
Study Area(s)
:
English as a Second Language
Campus
:
DOCKLANDS, BROADMEADOWS, HUME GLOBAL LEARNING CENTRE CRAIGIEBURN
Course Length
:
Full-time(6 months)
Part-time day(6 months)

Start Date(s): Start anytime
End Date(s): All our English Language Programs will complete on 14 December 2018.
Days and Time:

FULL TIME:

Broadmeadows

Monday to Friday (4 days a week) 8.30am - 12.30pm OR 9.00am - 1.00pm OR 12.30pm - 4.30pm

PART TIME:

Broadmeadows

Tuesday 12.30pm - 4.30pm & Thursday 9.00am - 12.30pm OR Monday 12.30pm - 4.30pm & Tuesday 8.30am - 12.30pm

Craigieburn part-time

Monday and Tuesday 9.00am - 1.00pm

Docklands Part-time

Monday and Wednesday 1.00pm - 5.00pm

Course Overview

The Certificate I in Spoken and Written English course aims to prepare students of a non-English speaking background with the English language skills needed to continue to other English as a Second Language (ESL) courses at a higher level.

This course is also delivered as part of the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP). The AMEP helps new migrants learn basic English skills that will assist them to successfully and confidently participate socially and economically in Australian society. The AMEP is available to migrants from the family, skilled and humanitarian visa streams and provides up to 510 hours of English language tuition within the first five years of visa commencement or arrival in Australia.

For more information on the AMEP, you can also visit: https://www.kangan.edu.au/amep

Click here for course modules

Core

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
SWEINF104AComprehending Spoken Information And Instructions80
SWEINS108AComprehending Written Instructions And Completing A Short Form80
SWELRN101ABasic Learning Strategies20
SWEPER102AGiving Personal Information80
SWEREC106AComprehending And Telling Spoken Recounts80
SWEREC110AComprehending And Composing Written Recounts80
SWETRA103AComprehending And Participating In Short Transactional Exchanges80


How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessment may include written, oral or practical assessment methods. You will know in advance about the type of assessment and how it will operate. There is the opportunity for reassessment and appeal and you will be given this information.

Additional comments

This course is delivered as part of the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) which entitles eligible  recent and new arrivals to Australia to 510 hours of free English classes. To find out more about the eligibility criteria, please visit : https://www.kangan.edu.au/amep

What will I study?

You will study English language including speaking, listening, reading, writing, non-verbal communication and settlement topics.

For course information, please call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or fill our enquiry form.

 

For Business and Industry


We offer our business and industry clients customised workforce training, flexible delivery (when and where it suits you) and onsite assessments.

Call us on 1300 615 141 or contact us online for an obligation free consultation.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

You may be eligible for concession. Find out now!

The fees listed below relate to 2018 courses and are indicative pricing only as total costs vary depending on the units you elect to study.

Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

Payment plans are available. Click here to find out more.
Course availability is subject to enrolment numbers.

Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee (table 1), any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2) and non-tuition fees such as student support fees (table 3).

Table 1

Enrolment type
 
 
 
Government Subsidised
Average annual course fee#
 
Concession
Average annual course fee#
Check your eligibility
Full Fee
Average annual course fee#
 
Non-Apprentice
$500.00
$100
$4000
Apprentice/Trainee
$
$
$

Table 2

Average material
fees per annum *

$10


Average consumable
fees per annum*
$10


# The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
* Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student.

Click here to view maximum tuition fees. We strongly urge you to contact us for a more exact calculation of your fees. Additional fees may apply such as the Student Support Fee. 

2018 Student Services Fee (Table 3)

 Type of cohort:
Eligible full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Non eligible/FFS  full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Special cohort classes:
  • Concession card holders
  • Apprentices
  • Trainees
  • Work based students (100% off campus delivery)
  • Full online delivery (100% off campus delivery)
Any students studying less than 125 hours in the full year
Domestic student services fees for 2018: $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $60 fixed fee None

Exemptions

The following fee categories are exempt from the SSF -
ASH: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Concession
ASZ: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Non-concession
X: Community-based Orders/Judy Lazarus Transition Centre
OZ: International Student
M: Prisoner
YTC: Young People Transitioning From Care – Concession
YTN: Young People Transitioning From Care - No Concession
Short courses

student contact hours

Total hours^ Indicative hours* Government Subsidised $/SCH Indigenous Concession $/SCH Full fee $/SCH
500 500 $1.00 $0.20 $8.00

^This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the total duration of the course. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student.

*This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the calendar year of 2018. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student.If you have to undertake training as part of Skills Recognition, your tuition fees are charged according to the applicable rate per Student Contact Hour depending on your eligibility for government subsidised, concession or full fees.

For more information about our fees structure, click here.

What costs and other fees should I expect?

Contact the Centre for Foundation and Language Skills on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or language@kangan.edu.au for a fee schedule.

Applicants to the AMEP will receive up to 510 hours of free English classes upon meeting eligibility requirements.

Can I apply?

Yes you can. There are no pre-requisites for this course.

To apply for the Certificate I in Spoken and Written English, you need to contact the Vocational English Language Unit on 1300 675 676 to book an assessment interview which will determine current language and literacy levels and course eligibility.

Ongoing enrolments are available for government funded programs including the AMEP. Contact the Vocational English Language Unit on 1300 675 676 to book an interview. 

Where and how can I study?

We deliver this course at the following locations:

  • Kangan Institute Broadmeadows Campus
  • Kangan Institute Docklands Campus
  • Hume Global Learning Centre (Broadmeadows)
  • Hume Global Learning Centre (Craigieburn)

What employment opportunities will I have?

While this course does not provide direct employment outcomes, it prepares students of a non-English speaking background with the English language skills needed to access VET Training and employment.

Upon completion, students will have access to a wide range of TAFE courses to pursue training and a career of their choice in the same supportive environment that they undertook their English studies in.

What skills will I have when I complete this course?

The Certificate I in Spoken and Written English (10362NAT) is the starting step for newly arrived students in Australia, to gain the English language skills required to settle in Australia, establish new network as well as finding further study and job opportunities.

English language skills gained will include listening, speaking, reading and writing.

What qualifications will I receive?

Upon completion, you will receive the Certificate I in Spoken and Written English (10362NAT). This program is nationally recognised as part of the Australian Qualifications Framework.

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

Students successfully completing the Certificate I in Spoken and Written English (10362NAT) can undertake the Certificate II in Spoken and Written English (10363NAT). Students who continue through the certifications and complete the Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English (10365NAT) will have the English language skills to undertake vocational training of and studies of their choice at Kangan Institute.

How do I apply?

To apply for the course, you can either use the online application or enquiry option (at the top of this page) or contact the vocational English language department on 1300 675 676 to book an assessment interview which will help determine current language literacy levels as well as eligibility.

How will I be selected for this course?

You will need to attend an interview to determine current language levels and to ensure you are placed in a suitable class.