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Preliminary Spoken and Written English - Course (10361NAT-01V01)
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Career area: General Education 
Study area: General Education Programmes 
National code: 10361NAT  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Goulburn  Part Time Day  36 Weeks 6-Feb-2018  Tue, Thu 
Description: This course is a foundation course for people who have no or limited formal schooling, no literacy skills in English and who may not have literacy skills in their first language.

The course is a component of the Certificates in Spoken and Written English (CSWE) general education English as an additional language (EAL) curriculum framework.

Learning outcomes in this course include:
- learning strategies to study in formal learning environments
- decoding and writing words and simple sentences
- recognising and writing the alphabet
- recognising and writing simple numbers
- understanding time and money
- giving personal information
- participating in simple conversational exchanges. 
Entry requirements: The entry point into 10361NAT Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English should be through diagnostic screening assessment tasks using assessment tools relevant to particular programs. The learners’ remedial learning needs should be identified during initial assessment.
Learners entering this course are identified as absolute beginners with remedial learning needs arising from limited or disrupted schooling.
The entry point against the International Second Language Proficiency Rating (ISLPR) scale is 0 across the four macroskills of listening, speaking, reading and writing.
The entry point against the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) is Pre-
Level 1.
For learners with a mixed profile, it is possible for them to be enrolled in 10361NAT Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English and 10362NAT Certificate I in Spoken and Written English. For example, a learner with weaker writing skills and higher oracy could study at Pre-CSWE and CSWE I levels. 
Learning pathways: This course is a component of the Certificates in Spoken and Written English (CSWE) general education English as an additional language curriculum framework. It prepares learners for entry into 10362NAT Certificate I in Spoken and Written English.

CSWE provides underpinning language, literacy and numeracy skills that can be applied to entry into vocational and/or further study pathways. Pathways through the qualification may include:
- full-time or part-time study with a registered training organisation
- face-to-face study
- institutional-based training
- flexible delivery through online courses, print distance learning resources or a tutor
- blended learning options through distance and face-to-face delivery
- recognition of prior learning (RPL). 
Career opportunities: CSWE provides underpinning language, literacy and numeracy skills that can be applied to entry into vocational and/or further study pathways 
Support for students: TAFE NSW has a range of support services available including support for students with disabilities, extensive library and information services, career advice and counselling, children's centres and support for multicultural or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. No matter what your circumstances are, TAFE NSW can assist you in many ways. 
Course availability
Location: Goulburn
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Goulburn Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English - Community Students 
Offering code: 18GLB-012 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Classes are held on Tuesday and Thursday from 9.30 am to 3.00 pm. 
Hours per week: 10 
Starting from: 6 February 2018 
Times: 9:30am to 3:00pm
About: You will be studying Elementary English Language Skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and learning about settlement in Australia. All learners will be interviewed before commencing class. Please contact Head Teacher on 48231858 to arrange a suitable time.

Your learning commitment (known as volume of learning) for this qualification is a minimum of 500 hours. This includes approximately 360 hours of face to face training.
You will need to allocate the remaining hours to engage in a range of activities to support your learning which may include;
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required student skills This is a Certificate I level course. Individuals undertaking this course will be required to undertake one or more of the activities listed above.

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling
 
Course fees: $3,710
Comments: Your first day of class will be Tuesday 6 Febraury 2018 at 9.30am. Please contact the General Education section at Goulburn campus to arrange an interview and assessment of English language proficiency on (02) 48231858.

Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au

Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123