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Certificate II in Spoken and Written English (10363NAT)

Course summary

Certificate II in Spoken and Written English provides a general education curriculum framework for English as an additional language (EAL) language and literacy education primarily targetted to newly arrived migrants and refugees who need to develop language skills to participate in a range of community contexts.

Course details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • - International
  • - Domestic
Application Mode Please Enquire
How to Apply Please Enquire
Study Area
  • - Work and Study Preparation
Skill Area
  • - General Education and Training
AQF Level Level 2: Certificate II

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements, however the entry point into 10363NAT Certificate II in Spoken and Written English should be through diagnostic screening assessment tasks using assessment tools relevant to particular programs.

Please contact the admissions team on 13 27 86 to arrange an interview prior to enrolling.

An initial assessment of prior learning is made to determine an entry point for the learner. Some clients may be eligible under the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP). Prior to enrolment you should contact CQ University to schedule your assessment and to discuss your planned personal preferences for job outcomes. This will assist us to match your preferences to your entry and exit points in a qualification. Consideration will be given to your academic and/or work histories.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Acquire vital skills in basic everyday transactional needs, listening, speaking, reading and writing, through to skills to effectively engage in work, community and further studies.This course can improve your prospects to undertake further education and training or employment

Course Structures

Please select a Course Structure from the options below:

Standard Course Structure

To successfully complete this course, students must complete a total of 7 units, consisting of:
1 core unit and 6 elective units.
Core Units
SWELRN201A Intermediate learning strategies
Elective Units
SWECAS202A Comprehending and participating in routine casual conversations
SWEEXC203A Comprehending and participating in transactional exchanges
SWEFOR208A Comprehending written instructions and completing formatted texts
SWEINF204A Comprehending and giving spoken information
SWEINS206A Comprehending and giving spoken instructions
SWEINT207A Comprehending and participating in simple interviews
SWEJOB214A Comprehending and composing jobseeking texts
SWELRN201A Intermediate learning strategies
SWEMTN212A Comprehending and composing information reports
SWENEW211A Comprehending news and information texts
SWESTO209A Comprehending and composing story texts
SWETEL205A Comprehending and participating in telephone exchanges
SWETXT210A Comprehending and composing informal texts

Course Assessment Information

Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task

Course Intakes


There are twelve course intakes for 2018, available monthly from January to December.

Duration and dates
12 - 18 months


This course is available to study on-campus at the following locations:

CQUniversity Rockhampton City
Day classes are held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays each week in Building B, Room 2.28 from 9 am to 2.30 pm. Evening classes are held on Monday and Wednesday nights each week in Building B, Room 2.28 from 5.30 pm to 8 pm.

CQUniversity Mackay City
Classes are held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9 am – 2.30 pm at Building 3, Room 1.20.

CQUniversity Gladstone City 
Classes are held on Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays each week from 8.30 am to 2.15 pm at Building D, Room 3.06.

CQUniversity Emerald
Classes are held on Mondays and Tuesdays each week at Building 1, Room 1.02. Monday classes are held from 9 am - 3.30 pm and Tuesday classes are held from 9 am - 2.30 pm.

CQUniversity Biloela
Classes are held on Thursday from 6.30 pm – 8.30 pm and Fridays from 9 am – 12 noon, in Room G.02.

For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here

Related Courses

No related course found.

Is what I already know taken into account?

Yes. Your history of study, skills and experience does matter. Consideration is given to your prior life and work experiences as well as formal and informal training. This may be applied using the national standard for Mutual Recognition or through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Documentary evidence will be requested.

What else might I find useful?

Information such as student support, study and library assistance can be found at:

Contact Us

To apply, or to find out more about this course, contact the Student Advice Team on 13 27 86.