Certificate III in Spoken and Written English

 
Qualification:
Certificate III   NRT
Course no:
10364NAT-01V01
National code:
10364NAT
Start date:
Thu 20 Jul 2017
 –   Gymea
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  • Spoken and Written English course details

    Course description and aims

    This course is an intermediate course for people who have developed a
    survival level of English, literacy or numeracy skills and who have had some
    formal or informal exposure to English.

    The course provides a general education curriculum framework for English as an
    additional language (EAL). It is primarily for newly arrived migrants and
    refugees who need to develop English language skills to participate in a range
    of community contexts. The Certificate also includes elective numeracy modules
    EAL learners who may also need to develop numeracy skills and not just become
    familiar with the English of mathematics.

    Students will develop intermediate skills in:
    - learning strategies to study in formal learning environments
    - comprehending and participating in casual spoken exchanges
    - comprehending and negotiating complex exchanges
    - participating in interviews
    - comprehending and conducting presentations
    - comprehending and participating in discussions
    - composing formal correspondence
    - completing formatted texts
    - comprehending and composing narrative texts
    - comprehending and composing information texts
    - comprehending and composing discussions and expositions
    - comprehending and composing jobseeking texts
    - comprehending news stories and advertisements
    - comprehending and composing visual texts
    - comprehending and giving complex instructions
    - language for jobseeking
    - comprehending and performing multi-step mathematical operations
    - applying and interpreting mathematical information.

    Course outcomes and careers

    Articulation

    This course is a component of the Certificates in Spoken and Written English
    (CSWE) general education English as an additional language curriculum framework.

    The course prepares learners to undertake advanced language learning at ACSF 4
    level.

    CSWE provides underpinning language, literacy and numeracy skills that can be
    applied to entry into vocational and/or further study pathways. Pathways
    through the qualification may include:
    - full-time or part-time study with a registered training organisation
    - face-to-face study
    - institutional-based training
    - flexible delivery through online courses, print distance learning
    resources or a tutor
    - blended learning options through distance and face-to-face delivery
    - recognition of prior learning (RPL).

    Expected Outcomes

    10364NAT Certificate III in Spoken and Written English provides a general
    education curriculum framework for English as an additional language (EAL).
    It is primarily targetted to newly arrived migrants and refugees who need to
    develop English 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.

    10364NAT Certificate III in Spoken and Written English is an intermediate
    course for learners who have developed a survival level of English, literacy or
    numeracy skills and who have had some formal or informal exposure to
    English.

    Educational outcomes for 10364NAT Certificate III in Spoken and Written
    English are intermediate skills in:
    - learning strategies to study in formal learning environments
    - comprehending and participating in casual spoken exchanges
    - comprehending and negotiating complex exchanges
    - participating in interviews
    - comprehending and conducting presentations
    - comprehending and participating in discussions
    - composing formal correspondence
    - completing formatted texts
    - comprehending and composing narrative texts
    - comprehending and composing information texts
    - comprehending and composing discussions and expositions
    - comprehending and composing jobseeking texts
    - comprehending news stories and advertisements
    - comprehending and composing visual texts
    - comprehending and giving complex instructions
    - language for jobseeking
    - comprehending and performing multi-step mathematical operations
    - applying and interpreting mathematical information

    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.

    Learners entering this level of the CSWE curriculum framework are
    identified as intermediate.

    For example, entry point against the International Second Language
    Proficiency Rating (ISLPR) scale is 1+ across the four macroskills of
    listening, speaking, reading and writing.

    Entry point against the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) is Level 3.

    Enrol at any location

    Gymea
    Part Time Day
    Course start:
    Thu 20 Jul 2017
    Course duration:
    18 Weeks
    Financial Assistance:
    Smart & Skilled
    Attendance:
    8 Hours per week
    Code:
    10364NAT-01V01-17SUT-001
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    About offering:

    INFORMATION SESSION

    Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

    Thursday 20th July 2017, from 9:30am to 10:30am at Sutherland College, Gymea Campus, Corner of Hotham Road & Kingsway, Building F, Ground Floor, Room 03 (FG.03).

    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 8 hours of class a week over 2 days per week. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Thursday and Friday, 9:30am to 3:00pm.

    How to enrol or apply:

    To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled

    GET YOUR UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)

    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

    Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling

    Fee information:

    SMART AND SKILLED FEES

    This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to Sydney TAFE and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

    The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

    For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled.

    PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

    Instalment payment options are available for this course. For more information, see http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges

    Find out more about financial assistance http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance

    RECOGNITION

    Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

    Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition

    Other Information:

    Additional hours are available in the supervised Learning centre and through additional free short courses which assist the development of Language, Literacy and Technology skills.

    Subjects

    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    SWELRN301AAdvanced learning strategies20
    SWEMAT317AApplying and interpreting mathematical information60
    SWECOR307AComposing formal correspondence and completing formatted texts60
    SWEINF308AComprehending and composing complex information texts60
    SWENAR309AComprehending and composing narrative texts60
    SWEVIS312AComprehending and composing visual texts60
    SWEPRE305AComprehending and conducting presentations60
    SWECON302AComprehending and participating in casual conversations60
    SWEADS313AComprehending news stories and advertisements60

     

     

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