Certificate II in Spoken and Written English
Program code 10728NAT
Course duration 2.5 days per week over 20 weeks, or 2 days per week over 25 weeks.
Delivery mode Face to face training
Campus location and delivery site 337-339 La Trobe Street and 338 Latrobe Street, Melbourne 3000
Best Western plus the Tudor Hotel, 1101 Whitehorse Rd, Box Hill VIC 3128
Course graduates will develop basic English language skills in the areas of speaking, listening, reading and writing to participate in everyday life and community, work preparation and further learning. They will develop basic learning and digital literacy skills.
Graduates will be able to apply their skills and knowledge to demonstrate autonomy and limited judgement in familiar, structured and defined everyday contexts. They will be able to deal with a limited range of predictable everyday problems where they need to use English and will be able to use English to satisfy their own everyday transactional, commercial, recreational and social needs.
This course is intended to provide participants with the following general education outcomes:
- English language proficiency at the equivalent of International Second Language Proficiency Ratings (ISLPR®) 2+, International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 5.0, or Common European Framework (CEFR) B1+
- English language proficiency to meet some performance features of Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) 2 indicators.
There are no set requirements for this course. Students who wish to undertake English courses will sit the Language, Literacy and Numeracy test. GBCA will place a student into the level according to the outcome of the placement test.
Learners entering this course are identified as beginner learners of English language.
The recommended entry point against the ACSF is Level 1.
|Module Code||Module Name|
|SWEELD001||Engage in and listen to basic spoken dialogues|
|SWEDCT001||Deliver and comprehend basic procedural spoken texts|
|SWERWT004||Read and write basic procedural texts|
|SWERWT006||Read and write basic opinion texts|
|SWERWT007||Read and write basic factual texts|
A variety of assessment methods will be used throughout the course, including: Observation, Written question and written assignment.