AWARD COURSE

Certificate I in English Proficiency


National Code: 10267NAT
TAFE SA Code: AC00062


Description

If you are a beginner level (International Second Language Proficiency Rating (ISLPR) entry level 0+ in speaking, listening, reading and writing) migrant for whom English is an additional language, this course will help you to communicate orally and in writing at a basic level of English.

Duration
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Up to 6 months 

Full Time or Part Time equivalent

Locations & Applications

Campus / Location
Code
Study Mode
Study Load
Scheduled




Course Admission Requirements

  • To be eligible for this fee free course you must be an Australian citizen, permanent resident, bridging visa or skilled migrant visa holder. You must provide evidence of visa letter at time of enrolment
If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.

Total Fees for the 6 month course
Subsidised
Fee Free

This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's Subsidised Training initiative. Assessing your eligibility may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment. Concessions apply to Subsidised Training only.

Subsidised Training Eligibility
Full Fee
$5,940 - $6,600

Fees vary depending on subjects you enrol into. TAFE SA and their agents reserve the right to make any changes necessary.

    • For further information and enrolment instructions for the course at Adelaide, Elizabeth or Mount Gambier please contact Foundation Studies on 8207 8805 or foundationskills.adl@tafesa.edu.au
    • For further information and enrolment instructions for the course at Berri please email Cathy.schier@tafesa.edu.au or phone 85952600
  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • Employment Outcomes

    The Certificates I, II, III and IV in English Proficiency have been designed to provide participants with an opportunity to enter the appropriate level of language development for their particular needs and skill level.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Certificate I in English Proficiency (10267NAT)
    This course is responsive to individual needs and is taught by teachers with wide experience and specialist skills in this area. This course is designed to assist beginner level migrants (International Second Language Proficiency Rating (ISLPR) entry level 0+ in speaking, listening, reading and writing) for whom English is an additional language, to communicate orally and in writing at a basic level of English. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 8 core units and 4 elective units.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    87%*
    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    89%*
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.



    * 2017 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Listen to basic personal texts 30
    Listen to basic public texts 30
    Read basic personal texts 30
    Read basic public texts 30
    Use basic language in spoken personal texts 30
    Use basic language in spoken public texts 30
    Write basic personal texts 30
    Write basic public texts 30

    Elective

    Name Nominal Hours
    Complete basic forms 30
    Develop a basic understanding of Australian systems and society 30
    Develop a basic understanding of spelling 30
    Develop a basic understanding of studying in Australia 30
    Develop a basic understanding of the alphabet and spelling 30
    Develop basic grammar skills 30
    Develop skills in using the alphabet 30
    Extend basic vocabulary 30
    Read and write notes, messages and greetings 30
    Read basic narrative texts 30
    Recognise and produce basic sounds 30
    Write a basic description 30
    Write short basic prose texts 30
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