Version Effective: 27th of March, 2018
Version Effective: 27th of March, 2018

10362NAT - Certificate I in Spoken and Written English

Course Details

Course Summary

Certificate I in 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 provides general language education primarily targeted to newly arrived migrants and refugees who need to develop language skills to participate in a range of community contexts. The Certificate also includes elective numeracy modules for those EAL learners who may also need to develop numeracy skills and not just become familiar with the English of mathematics. 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
  • International
  • 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, however the entry point into 10362NAT Certificate I 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 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.

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 Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 1 core units
  2. Complete 6 elective units
Standard Course Structure

12 - 18 months

  • On-campus
Core
SWELRN101A Basic learning strategies More Information Training.gov Details
Elective
SWECON105A Comprehending and participating in short conversations More Information Training.gov Details
SWEDES109A Comprehending and composing written descriptions More Information Training.gov Details
SWEINF104A Comprehending spoken information and instructions More Information Training.gov Details
SWEINS108A Comprehending written instructions and completing a short form More Information Training.gov Details
SWEMSG107A Comprehending and leaving telephone messages More Information Training.gov Details
SWEMSR114A Comprehending and using the metric system of measurement More Information Training.gov Details
SWENEW112A Comprehending short news and information texts More Information Training.gov Details
SWENUM113A Comprehending and performing addition and subtraction with decimal whole numbers More Information Training.gov Details
SWEPER102A Giving personal information More Information Training.gov Details
SWEREC106A Comprehending and telling spoken recounts More Information Training.gov Details
SWEREC110A Comprehending and composing written recounts More Information Training.gov Details
SWETRA103A Comprehending and participating in short transactional exchanges More Information Training.gov Details
SWETXT111A Comprehending and composing short informal written texts 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
SWELRN101A Basic learning strategies
SWECON105A Comprehending and participating in short conversations
SWEDES109A Comprehending and composing written descriptions
SWEINF104A Comprehending spoken information and instructions
SWEINS108A Comprehending written instructions and completing a short form
SWEMSG107A Comprehending and leaving telephone messages
SWEMSR114A Comprehending and using the metric system of measurement
SWENEW112A Comprehending short news and information texts
SWENUM113A Comprehending and performing addition and subtraction with decimal whole numbers
SWEPER102A Giving personal information
SWEREC106A Comprehending and telling spoken recounts
SWEREC110A Comprehending and composing written recounts
SWETRA103A Comprehending and participating in short transactional exchanges
SWETXT111A Comprehending and composing short informal written texts

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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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: www.cq.tafe.qld.gov.au


Contact Us

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