Certificate II in Spoken and Written English

Nationally Recognised Training

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 Description

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.

Entry Requirements

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.

Course Structure

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

Assessment Methods

A variety of assessment methods will be used throughout the course, including: Observation, Written question and written assignment.

Intake Dates

Monthly.

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