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10363NAT - Certificate II in Spoken and Written English

Overview

At a glance

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.

Application Mode On-campus
Courses/Units
Seven (7) Units, one (1) Core unit and six (6) Elective units. Students should enrol into core units prior to electives
Availability CQUniversity Biloela, Study CentreCQUniversity EmeraldCQUniversity Gladstone, CityCQUniversity Mackay, CityCQUniversity Rockhampton, City
DurationSee availabilities
Intake Dates
See availabilities

Hours of Study

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

Career Opportunities

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

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.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

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.

Structure and assessment

Units

Standard Course Structure

Core
  • Intermediate learning strategies (SWELRN201A)
Electives
  • Comprehending and participating in routine casual conversations (SWECAS202A)
  • Comprehending and performing multiplication and division with decimal whole numbers (SWEDIV216A)
  • Comprehending and participating in transactional exchanges (SWEEXC203A)
  • Comprehending written instructions and completing formatted texts (SWEFOR208A)
  • Comprehending and using fractions and decimals (SWEFRA217A)
  • Comprehending and giving spoken information (SWEINF204A)
  • Comprehending and giving spoken instructions (SWEINS206A)
  • Comprehending and participating in simple interviews (SWEINT207A)
  • Comprehending and composing jobseeking texts (SWEJOB214A)
  • Intermediate learning strategies (SWELRN201A)
  • Comprehending and composing information reports (SWEMTN212A)
  • Comprehending news and information texts (SWENEW211A)
  • Comprehending and composing story texts (SWESTO209A)
  • Comprehending and participating in telephone exchanges (SWETEL205A)
  • Comprehending and composing informal texts (SWETXT210A)
  • Comprehending visual texts (SWEVIS215A)

Study Sequence

To view more information about these units, as well as the suggested study plan, please visit the handbook.

Offerings

CQUniversity Emerald

This course is available at CQUniversity Emerald campus.

Timing

Enrolments are taken throughout the year on a continuous basis

Duration and dates

12-14 weeks

CQUniversity Rockhampton City

This course is available at CQUniversity Rockhampton City campus.

Timing

Enrolments are taken throughout the year on a continuous basis

Duration and dates

12-14 weeks

CQUniversity Gladstone City

This course is available at CQUniversity Gladstone campus.

Monday and Wednesday from 8.30am to 2.00pm in room E208 & E204.

Timing

Enrolments are taken throughout the year on a continuous basis

Duration and dates

12-14 weeks

CQUniversity Biloela

Classes are held on Saturdays 9am to 1pm in Room G.02

Timing

Enrolments are taken throughout the year on a continuous basis

Duration and dates

12-14 weeks

CQUniversity Mackay


Timing

Enrolments are taken throughout the year on a continuous basis

Duration and dates

12-14 weeks

Fees and scholarships

Fees

The Queensland Government determines the schedule set by CQUniversity. Additional fees may be charged for printed materials, protective clothing and tools etc. A full copy of all regulations associated with VET fees can be accessed from the Queensland Government Legislation website. 

All fees must be paid to finalise enrolment or a payment arrangement entered into. You will be liable for all payments, even if you discontinue enrolment, subject to the Refund Policy. Debt recovery action will be taken to recover outstanding fees. Please select from the following:

  • VET Student Loans
    VET Student Loans will commence from 1 January 2017 and is an interest free Australian Government income contingency loan that assists eligible full fee paying students to pay their Tuition Fees.
  • VET Government funded programs
    The cost of these programs is based on a student contribution fee. A concession may be available in some situations. Additional resource/material costs will vary from program to program.  
  • VET fee-for-service programs (full fee paying)
    These are competitively priced full-fee paying programs which do not attract concessions.  

Price lists

Scholarships

Please refer to the scholarship pages for more information.

How to Apply

Applying

Certificate, diploma and advanced diploma-level courses

To enquire about intake dates or to submit an application:

  • call 13 27 86, or
  • visit us at reception at one of our locations.

For further information

If you have any questions about the course, please call us on 13 27 86.

You can also register your interest to stay up-to-date with course developments, application timelines and events happening in your area.

Register your interest

Key dates

24 JAN
TAFE Careers Expos
27 JAN
STEPS Information Sessions
30 JAN
Term 1 VET classes start
01 FEB
Online Chat Session