Certificate II in English Proficiency

National Code: 10854NAT
TAFE SA Code: AC00109


This course is designed for pre-intermediate level students for whom English is an additional language. It aims to develop social, educational and vocational goals and develop competencies in speaking, listening, reading and writing to function effectively within the Australian community. It can prepare students to look for work in the future and develop skills for further study.

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Up to 6 months 

Full Time or Part Time equivalent

In response to COVID-19, TAFE SA has had to make some changes to how courses are delivered. If any changes are made to the delivery or completion date of your course, TAFE SA will communicate with you directly.

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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
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 may apply to Subsidised Training.

Full Fee

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 please contact Foundation Studies on 8207 8805 or foundationskills.adl@tafesa.edu.au
  • 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

    Certificates 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 II in English Proficiency (10854NAT)
    The nationally accredited Certificate II in English Proficiency (CEP II) is delivered in this course. The course is responsive to individual needs and is taught by a team of teachers with wide experience and specialist skills in this area. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 7 core units and 3 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.

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

    * 2019 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Name Nominal Hours Subject Code National Code
    Apply strategies to extend simple vocabulary 40 EABSG NAT10854007
    Develop learning goals 25 HABAG VU22358
    Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately 60 FACCR BSBMED301
    Listen to and understand simple spoken texts 50 EABSA NAT10854001
    Participate in simple exchanges 40 EABSH NAT10854008
    Read and understand simple continuous texts 40 EABSC NAT10854003
    Read and understand simple non-continuous texts 40 EABSB NAT10854002
    Use simple language in spoken texts to communicate information 50 EABSD NAT10854004
    Write simple continuous texts 40 EABSF NAT10854006
    Write simple non-continuous texts 60 EABSE NAT10854005
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