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Certificate III in Spoken and Written English (10364NAT)

Course summary

The 10364NAT Certificate III in Spoken and Written English provides a general education curriculum framework for English as an additional language (EAL) language and literacy education primarily targeted 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
  • - Domestic
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire
Study Area
  • - Work and Study Preparation
Skill Area
  • - General Education and Training
AQF Level Level 3: Certificate III

Entry Requirements

The entry point into 10364NAT Certificate III in Spoken and Written English should be through diagnostic screening assessment tasks using assessment tools relevant to particular programs.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This course can improve your prospects to undertake further education and training or employment.

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.

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
SWELRN301A Advanced learning strategies
Elective Units
SWECAL316A Comprehending and Performing Multiple-Step Calculations
SWEINF308A Comprehending and composing complex information texts
SWEINS314A Comprehending and Giving Complex Instructions
SWEJOB315A Language Skills for Jobseeking
SWEMAT317A Applying and Interpreting Mathematical Information
SWENAR309A Comprehending and Composing Narrative Texts

Course Assessment Information

Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment

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 at Building B, Room 2.28 from 5.30 pm to 8 pm.

CQUniversity Mackay City
Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 am – 2.30 pm at Building 3, Room 1.21

CQUniversity Gladstone City 
Classes are held on Thursdays and Fridays each week from 8.30 am - 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 Thursdays from 6.30 pm – 8.30 pm and Fridays 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

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What job could training lead to?

With the language and literacy skills learnt in this course you can improve your prospects to undertake further education and training or employment.

What will I receive?

On successful completion learners will receive a Certificate III in Spoken and Written English or a Statement of Attainment for competencies completed.

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.

How long will the training take?

Approximately 500 hours of study time will be involved however, the training duration will depend on the electives and study mode selected.

Can I go on to further training?

Completion of this course may assist entering further education and training in other areas. Depending on your desired outcomes, CQUniversity has a wide range of training pathways that may suit you.

What else might I find useful?

Financial assistance with fees may be available through concessions or via ‘Time to Pay’ payment plan. This and other information such as student support, study and library assistance can be found at

Am I eligible?

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 CQUniversity 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.