QUALIFICATION

Diploma of English Proficiency


National Code: 10937NAT
TAFE SA Code: AC00119


Description

This flexible program is suitable for advanced level non-English speaking students, migrants or international, (IELTS 6.0 / ISLPR 3 and above in speaking, listening, reading and writing).

Duration
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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 subsidised training 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

Total Fees for the 6 month course
Subsidised
Fee Free

This course is part of the Fee Free TAFE initiative. Fee Free TAFE and vocational education is a joint initiative of the Australian and South Australian Governments providing tuition-free training places to students wanting to train, retrain or upskill. The eligibility check below is an indication only and does not confirm your eligibility status. Eligibility verification will take place before the enrolment process and will include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.

Fee Free Training Eligibility
Full Fee
$10,313
    • 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

    The Diploma of English Proficiency is designed for overseas-born and educated adults for whom English is an additional language and who wish to access business or professional employment or further training. The Diploma offers a balanced program of training in the four macro-skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing; and in language extension and cultural information related to specific professions.

    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

    Diploma of English Proficiency (10937NAT)
    This course is responsive to individual needs and is taught by teachers with wide experience and specialist skills in this area. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 8 core units and 2 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.

    93%*
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.
    88%*
    of TAFE SA graduates would recommend their training.



    * 2021 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Apply and evaluate own skills in spoken discourse 40
    Communicate collaboratively in formal contexts 60
    Employ and communicate critical thinking 60
    Explore Australian English usage 50
    Listen to highly complex texts 60
    Present at academic or professional seminars 60
    Read and analyse academic and professional texts 60
    Write reports for professional purposes 60

    Elective

    Name Nominal Hours
    Analyse Australian cultural contexts 50
    Use highly complex grammar for accuracy in communication 50
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