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English for Academic Purposes - Certificate IV (10226NAT-01V01)
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Career area: General Education 
Study area: English Language 
National code: 10226NAT  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Wollongong  Full Time  18 Weeks 4-Feb-2019  Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 
Description: The course is intended to provide adults from a non-English speaking background with the English language skills and the socio-cultural knowledge needed to enhance their access to, and successful participation in, study at post-Year 12 level.

Successful completion of this course will enhance access to and participation in study at post-Year 12 level by the development of academic literacy and by the development of proficiency in English which is described at Level 3+ on the International Second Language Proficiency Ratings (ISLPR) scale. The ISLPR scale refers to this level as Basic ’Vocational’ Proficiency Plus.

The competencies will enable a person from a Language Background Other Than English (LBOTE) with this qualification to:

- apply their knowledge of English to a wide variety of academic contexts and scenarios
- apply their knowledge of western academic traditions to a wide variety of academic contexts and scenarios
- take responsibility for their own progress with minimal support.

Successful completion of this course provides proof of proficiency in English to be considered for a place at many Australian universities. 
Entry requirements: Senior Secondary Certificate or equivalent.

The course is designed for students with minimum English language proficiency of International Second Language Proficiency Ratings (ISLPR) 3, or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 5.5 to 6. 
Learning pathways: Completion of this course may enhance entry opportunities to courses requiring Year 12 entry, which includes Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses and university study.

For a list of institutions that accept this course as satisfying English Language Proficiency entrance requirements, see the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) English language proficiency (ELP) FAQ page:
http://www.uac.edu.au/undergraduate/faq/elp.shtml. 
Career opportunities: Career paths available to graduates of Certificate IV in English for Academic Purposes include:
- courses at AQF level 5 and above
- careers requiring Year 12 entry level, eg Police Service. 
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: Wollongong
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Wollongong Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering code: 19WLG-011 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 18 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Attendance for this class in Semester 1 2019 is Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9:00am to 2:30pm in Block L, 2nd floor, Room 19 (L2.19) at TAFE NSW Wollongong, Foley’s Road, North Wollongong. 
Hours per week: 20 
Starting from: 4-Feb-2019 
About: This qualification is being replaced in 2019. The new qualification will shortly become available at TAFE NSW. When the replacement qualification is available, TAFE NSW will contact you to discuss transition.
These units listed are part of the current format of this qualification; this format may change in the new course.
Some units from this qualification have been replaced and may no longer be available in the new qualification.
If you have any questions about this, please contact us.
Target group: Advanced English language learners with further study goals 
Applying and enrolling: Congratulations on deciding to enrol with TAFE NSW!

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. The following four steps will set you up to study with us:
Choose your course and where you want to study Assess your eligibility Obtain your Unique Student Identifier (USI) Register, apply or enrol If you have any queries, one of our dedicated advisors would be happy to assist you.
Call 131 601 or send us an enquiry. We can help talk you through all your options.



Application next steps: Thanks for your application! A TAFE Illawarra staff member will soon be in contact to guide you through the next steps. 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90003)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 131 601 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,580
Second qualification $1,850
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $5,810
Fee explanatory text: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government, and as a result your fee is determined through Training Services NSW formal eligibility criteria. This criteria will determine your exact fee. Students who meet additional specified criteria, may be eligible for a concession fee or a fee exemption. In claiming the concession or exemption students will be required to supply the required evidence to support the claim in accord with the requirements of Smart and Skilled eligibility.

Payment Plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

To activate your eligibility you must pay the student fee component PRIOR to commencement of the learning activity.
Comments: This qualification is being replaced in 2019. The new qualification will shortly become available at TAFE NSW. When the replacement qualification is available, TAFE NSW will contact you to discuss transition.
These units listed are part of the current format of this qualification; this format may change in the new course.
Some units from this qualification have been replaced and may no longer be available in the new qualification.
If you have any questions about this, please contact us.

Your first day of attendance is Monday 4th February 2019 in Block L, 2nd floor, Room 19 (L2.19) at TAFE NSW Wollongong.

Attendance for this class in Semester 1 2019 is Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9:00am to 2:30pm.

New students will need to do an English Language Assessment to check their English skills are appropriate for this class. This course will provide you with the English Language skills (reading, writing, listening, speaking) plus research skills and digital literacy to undertake study at an academic level. On successful completion you will receive Certificate IV in English for Academic Purposes. This is a one-semester course. 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 131 601