Certificate II in Spoken and Written English

Nationally Recognised Training

Program code                                                                             10363NAT

Course duration                                                                        24 weeks

Delivery mode                                                                           Face to face training

Campus location and delivery site                                      337-339 La Trobe Street, 338 Queen Street, Melbourne 3000

Course Description

The Certificate II in Spoken and Written English provides a general framework for learners to develop English language and literacy skills to undertake further education and training, seek and maintain employment and participate in the general community.

Graduates of CSWE II will be able to apply the knowledge gained from this qualification for simple everyday transactional and limited social needs, but provides the necessary foundation upon which graduates can continue their language, literacy and numeracy development.

The courses contained within the CSWE framework may be aligned to Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF), International Second Language Proficiency Rating (ISLPR) and International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

The levels which equate to CSWE II are:

  • ACSF 2
  • ISLPR 1
  • IELTS 4
  • TOEFL internet based score 30 or TOEFL 397 paper based

Entry Requirements

There are no set requirements for this course. Students who wish to undertake English courses will sit the English placement test. GBCA will place a student into the level according to the outcome of the placement test.

Course Structure

Module Code Module Name
SWELRN201A Intermediate learning strategies
SWEINF204A Comprehending and giving spoken information
SWETEL205A Comprehending and participating in telephone exchanges
SWEINT207A Comprehending and participating in simple interviews
SWEFOR208A Comprehending written instructions and completing formatted texts
SWENEW211A Comprehending news and information texts
SWEOPI213A Comprehending and composing opinion texts

Assessment Methods

A variety of assessment methods will be used throughout the course, including: Portfolio of Work completed by students throughout the course and observation of presentation.

Intake Dates