10361NAT Preliminary Spoken And Written English

National Code: 10361NAT
Cricos Code: Not Applicable

(Only Local Students can enrol)

The 10361NAT Preliminary Spoken and Written English course is designed to help develop the English language skills of complete beginners. It is a foundation course for those who have no or limited formal schooling, as well as those with no literacy skills in English and may not have the skills in their first language.

This course may be of great help to those who want to migrate and/or work in Australia, or generally develop competency in the English language for practical reasons, like our other English language courses This course is available in Perth college.

Units of Competency

This course is composed of 7 units of competency that consist of 2 Core Modules and 5 elective modules as listed below:

Unit Code
Unit Name
Core Modules
SWELRN001A Preliminary learning strategies
SWEDEC002A Decoding words and simple sentences
Elective Modules
 SWELTR003A  Recognising and writing letters
 SWEWRD006A  Writing words and simple sentences
 SWETIM007A  Understanding time and money
 SWEPRN008A  Giving basic personal information
 SWEEXC009A  Engaging in short exchanges
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) 0+ or
    • IELTS Score of 1 – 2 or
    • TOEIC 0 – 250
    • TOEFL iBT 10 – 20 or equivalent
  • Proficient Score At Completion Of Course
    • Pre Intermediate or
    • IELTS Score of 2 – 3 or
    • TOEFL iBT 21 – 31 or
    • TOEIC 255 – 433 or equivalent
  • Outcome Of Course Upon Completion
    Upon course completion you will be able to:
    • Give personal information
    • Recognise simple numbers and signs used in everyday life
    • Recognise, read and write simple word and sentences
    • Recognise and write the English alphabet
    • Have a short, simple conversation
  • 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.

    After the course, students may continue studying Certificate I in Spoken and Written English or higher level courses
  • 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.

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