10365NAT - Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English – Further Studies

National Code: 10365NAT
Cricos Code: Not Applicable

(Only Local Students can enrol)

The Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English – Further Studies is designed for students who wish to pursue higher learning (tertiary level) and/or take the IELTS exam. This course focuses on teaching them the fundamentals of academic writing and reading, giving oral presentation, and developing sound research skills among other skills.

Available in our Perth campus, this spoken and written English course is a great help for those who wish to know how English is used in an academic setting.

Units of Competency

The Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English—Further Studies is composed of 7 units of competency that consist of 1 Core Modules and 6 elective modules as listed below:

Unit Code
Unit Name
Core Modules
SWELRN401A Learning strategies for further studies
Elective Modules
 SWEEUND403A   Understanding academic culture
 SWEREA404A   Reading and note-taking skills for further studies
 SWEPER405A   Writing skills for persuasive essays
 SWEANA406A   Writing skills for academic reports
 SWELIS407A  Listening and taking notes in presentations
 SWESPE408A  Speaking and writing skills for presentations
Course Details
  • Duration
    This course is delivered over 32 weeks
  • Study Modes
    The delivery methods for this course includes:
    • Face-to-face learning (classroom-based)
    • Group dynamics
    • Self-paced and online study
    • Role Plays and Presentations
  • Entry requirements
    • Entry level is International Second Language Proficiency Ratings (ISLPR) 2+ / ACSF Level 4
    • IELTS Score of 5 -6 or
    • TOEIC 405 – 600 or
    • TOEFL iBT 35 – 59 or
    • Upper Intermediate Level of English or equivalent
  • Proficient Score At Completion Of Course
    • Advanced or
    • IELTS Score of 6 – 8 or
    • TOEFL iBT 60 – 94 or
    • TOEIC 605 – 780 or Equivalent
  • Outcome Of Course Upon Completion
    Upon course completion you will be able to:
    • Listen and takes notes from lectures
    • Proofread and reference sources
    • Prepare themselves for job applications as well as interviews
    • Read texts at native speaker levels
    • Write documents and stories with great efficiency, effectiveness and clarity
  • Exit Points & Pathways
    A student may exit from this qualification at any time with a Statement of Attainment for any units of competency successfully completed up to that point.

    Successful completion of this qualification provides a pathway in to the other VET Diploma level qualifications at SAI or with other providers.
  • Cost
    Course Fees: $4,900

    Material Fees: $150

    Easy Instalment Plans available
  • Intakes
  • Credit Transfer / RPL
    Credit transfer Units from this qualification that are also contained in other qualifications recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) will be recognised for credit transfer purposes.

    Applicants who have gained appropriate levels of competence through previous studies, work and life experiences may be eligible to have that competence recognised and credited towards the qualification.

    Not everyone will get RPL for their skills and knowledge. Successful applicants will need to demonstrate a reasonable amount of experience in the area their course covers.

Enrol now and study the spoken and written English course that meets your needs and demands.


The information contained on this website is current at the time of publishing. Skills Australia Institute reserves the right to change the admission requirements, fees, location of delivery and units of competency whenever necessary. Please contact us for the most current information.