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Certificate III in Spoken and Written English

Course outline (Domestic)

Course Code: 10729NAT

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

Course graduates will have developed routine English language skills in the areas of speaking, listening, reading and writing to participate in everyday life, community, employment, and further learning.

Graduates will be able to apply their English language skills and knowledge to demonstrate autonomy and judgement in a range of familiar and some unfamiliar contexts. They will be able to deal with a range of predictable routines and some non-routine situations where they need to use English. They will be able to use English to satisfy their own routine transactional, commercial, social and recreational needs, and will be able to use English functionally at work or in further training, in known and stable contexts.

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®) 3, +, International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 5.5, or Common European Framework (CEFR)B2
  • English language proficiency to meet some performance features of Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) 3 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 and the digital skill test. GBCA will place a student into the level according to the outcome of the placement test.

The recommended entry point against the ACSF is Level 2.

How long does it take to do The Certificate III 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 III 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
SWELPE001Comprehend and participate in routine formal spoken exchanges
SWELPE002Comprehend and participate in routine informal spoken exchanges
SWERWT009Read and write routine transactional texts
SWERLN001Read and listen to the news
SWERWT010Read and write routine procedural 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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