Certificate II in Spoken and Written English
Program code 10363NAT
Course duration 2.5 days per week over 24 weeks, or 2 days per week over 33 weeks.
Delivery mode Face to face training
Campus location and delivery site 337-339 La Trobe Street, 338 Latrobe Street, Melbourne or Unit 2 48 Rutland Rd BOX HILL
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
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.
|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|
A variety of assessment methods will be used throughout the course, including: Listening exercise and answer short questions, Portfolio of Work, Speaking exercise, Observation, Reading exercise and answer short questions, Writing exercise.