Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English

Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English

Course Code
:
10725NAT
Department
:
Vocational English Language & ELICOS
Study Area(s)
:
English as a Second Language, Adult Literacy and Basic Education
Campus
:
DOCKLANDS, BROADMEADOWS
Course Length
:
Full-time(6 months)
Part-time day(1 year)

Start Date(s): You can start anytime
End Date(s): December 2019
Days and Time: p>FULL TIME:

Monday to Friday (four days per week).

8.30am - 12.30pm OR 9.00am - 1.00pm OR 12.30pm - 4.30pm

PART TIME:

Two days per week

Wednesday 12.30pm - 4.30pm Friday 9.00am - 1.00pm

Course Overview

The Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English 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. Ongoing enrolments are available for government funded programs. Start any time! Contact the Vocational English Language Unit on (03) 9279 2446 to book an interview. Entry is ongoing for a government funded course in English and the Adult Migrant English Program.

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Core

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
SWEDEV001Develop preliminary English vocabulary for settlement80
SWEESD001Engage in very short dialogues120
SWERCT001Read a limited range of words and compose very simple texts120
SWERST001Read a very limited range of words and very simple texts120
SWERWA001Begin to read and write the English alphabet120
SWEWWS001Write a limited range of words and very simple sentences120


How will I be assessed?

Assessment may include written and/or oral assessment methods. 

Additional comments

Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) (up to 510 hours free)

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.

 

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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 2019 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
Indicative total tuition fee#
 
Concession
Indicative total tuition fee#
Check your eligibility
Full Fee
Indicative total tuition fee#
 
Non-Apprentice
$560.00
$112
$4480
Apprentice/Trainee
$
$
$

Table 2

Average course
material fees*

$10

Average course
consumable fees*
$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. 

2019 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 2019: $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
560 560 $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 2019. 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 Vocational English Language Unit on 9279 2446 or email  language@kangan.edu.au for a fee schedule.  Adult Migrant English Program students may be eligible for up to 510 hours of free English classes dependant on visa eligibility.

Can I apply?

There are no pre-requisites for this course. To apply for the Preliminary in Spoken and Written English, you need to contact the Vocational English Language Unit on (03) 9279 2446 to book an assessment interview which will determine current language and literacy levels and course eligibility.

Where and how can I study?

This course is available at the Broadmeadows, Craigieburn and Docklands campuses both full-time and part-time day classes.

What employment opportunities will I have?

This course aims to prepare students of a non-English speaking background with the English language skills needed to access VET training and employment.

What skills will I have when I complete this course?

You will gain skills in English language including listening, speaking, reading and writing.

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Preliminary qualification in Spoken and Written English. As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

This course will lead to higher level studies at Certificate 1 in Spoken and Written English level.

How do I apply?

To apply for the Preliminary in Spoken and Written English you need to contact the Vocational English Language Unit on (03) 9279 2446 to book an assessment interview which will determine current language and literacy levels and course eligibility.

How will I be selected for this course?

All applicants need to contact the Vocational English Language Unit on (03) 9279 2446 to book an assessment interview which will determine current language and literacy levels and course eligibility.