Certificate III in Spoken and Written English
Program code 10364NAT
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 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: Speaking and conversation, Portfolio of Work , Listening Activity and answer short questions/respond to instruction, Observation , Writing exercise, Reading activity and answer short questions/respond to instruction.