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Certificate II in Spoken and Written English

Course outline (Domestic)

Course Code: 10728NAT

What can I do with The Certificate II in Spoken and Written English?

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 the English language. The recommended entry point against the ACSF is Level 1.

Domestic applicants will undertake the language, literacy and numeracy test and the digital skill test as part of the Pre-Training Review.

How long does it take to do The Certificate II in Spoken and Written English

Training duration:

2 sessions per week over 25 weeks.


Students may take up to 5 weeks holidays during the course.

Assessment methods

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

Can I Study Certificate II in Spoken and Written English Online?
Yes You Can!

GBCA is currently offering students the option to study Diploma of Information Technology Online or on-campus during the pandemic.

Is This Course Government Funded?

This course is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding under the Skills First Program.

For more information about our government-funded courses, please visit The Skills Funding Page

Module CodeModule Name
SWEELD001Engage in and listen to basic spoken dialogues
SWEDCT001Deliver and comprehend basic procedural spoken texts
SWERWT004Read and write basic procedural texts
SWERWT006Read and write basic opinion texts
SWERWT007Read and write basic factual texts


Course Factsheet

You May Be Eligible For Victorian Government Funding*

To do subsidised training, you have to meet eligibility criteria, if you are eligible, you pay less for your training. Domestic Students Only.

Course Accreditations

Nationally Recognised Training
Australian Qualification Framework

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