Certificate III in Spoken and Written English
Program code 10364NAT
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
The Certificate III 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.
The program focuses on language skills to enable learners to satisfy basic social needs in routine situations for everyday commerce, recreation and linguistically undemanding vocational fields.
Graduates of CSWE III will be able to apply the knowledge gained from this qualification for basic social needs and routine situations for everyday commerce, recreation and linguistically undemanding vocational fields. It also 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 III are:
- ACSF 3
- ISLPR 2
- IELTS 5
- TOEFL internet based score 44 or TOEFL 457 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|
|SWELRN301A||Advanced learning strategies|
|SWECON302A||Comprehending and participating in casual conversations|
|SWEINT304A||Comprehending and participating in interviews|
|SWEPRE305A||Comprehending and conducting presentations|
|SWEDIS306A||Comprehending and participating in discussions|
|SWECOR307A||Composing formal correspondence and completing formatted texts|
|SWEINF308A||Comprehending and composing complex information texts|
|SWEADS313A||Comprehending news stories and advertisements|
|SWEINS314A||Comprehending and giving complex instructions|
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.