Version Effective: 29th of March, 2018
Version Effective: 29th of March, 2018

10361NAT - Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English

Course Details

Course Summary

Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English is a beginner course for learners who have just started learning English language and literacy and who have had minimal exposure to English. It is a foundation course for learners who have no or limited formal schooling, no literacy skills in English and who may not have literacy skills in their first language. 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 Details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
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 1: Certificate I

Admission Codes

International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements. 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.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

  1. Students will receive a Result of Assessment within 21 days of completion of each unit/module or within 21 days of the ‘close of study’ date.
  2. Students who successfully complete all required units/modules will receive their qualification and an Academic Statement itemising all units/modules successfully completed.
  3. Following receipt of written advice from the student (or teacher) that the student does not intend to complete the full course, the student will be issued with a Statement of Attainment listing all units/modules successfully completed.

With the language and literacy skills learnt in this course you can improve your prospects to undertake further education and training or employment. Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English if all 7 units are successfully completed, alternatively you will receive a statement of attainment for the units completed.

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 2 core units
  2. Complete 5 elective units
Standard Course Structure

12 - 18 months

  • On-campus
Core
SWEDECOO2A Decoding words and simple sentences – Module B More Information Training.gov Details
SWELRN001A Preliminary learning strategies – Module A More Information Training.gov Details
Elective
SWELTR003A Recognising and writing letters More Information Training.gov Details
SWEEXC009A Engaging in short exchanges – Module H More Information Training.gov Details
SWENUM004A Recognising and writing numbers – Module D More Information Training.gov Details
SWEPRN008A Giving basic personal information – Module H More Information Training.gov Details
SWESYM005A Recognising common visual symbols and signs – Module E More Information Training.gov Details
SWETIM007A Understanding time and money – Module G More Information Training.gov Details
SWEWRD006A Writing words and simple sentences - Module F More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

For the following units, you may choose your own order of study, while taking into account pre-requisite requirements and the unit availability.
Unit Code Unit Name
SWEDECOO2A Decoding words and simple sentences – Module B
SWELRN001A Preliminary learning strategies – Module A
SWELTR003A Recognising and writing letters
SWEEXC009A Engaging in short exchanges – Module H
SWENUM004A Recognising and writing numbers – Module D
SWEPRN008A Giving basic personal information – Module H
SWESYM005A Recognising common visual symbols and signs – Module E
SWETIM007A Understanding time and money – Module G
SWEWRD006A Writing words and simple sentences - Module F

Course Assessment Information

Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task
Course Learning Outcomes
Where and when can I start?
The availabilities listed here are for 2019 and beyond.
Please view the more details information for any additional information related to the intakes

There are currently no intakes for this course.
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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 www.cqu.edu.au/current-student

Can I go on to further training?

Completion of this course may gain recognition towards Certificate I in Spoken and Written English. Depending on your desired outcomes, CQUniversity has a wide range of training pathways that may suit you.

Contact Us

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