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10362NAT Certificate I in Spoken and Written English

2018

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Overview

Estimated completion time: 1 year/s

The length of time to complete this qualification will depend on the location, study mode and selected units.
Refer to the relevant course information flyer for further information.

CDU Reference
Sector
Vocational Education & Training
Industry groups
GENERAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Occupation types
General Education - Not Occupationally Specific

Certificate I in Spoken and Written English is a beginner course for learners who have just started learning English and who need to develop their language and literacy skills to participate in a range of community contexts.

By participation in the course, learners will develop their language, literacy and numeracy skills and increase their confidence in using English outside the classroom.

Note: This course may be updated in 2018. Please contact the relevant VET school/team for current course details and location.

Entry requirements

For CDU entry requirements, refer to the relevant course information flyer or contact the VET team.

Course fees

Based on course nominal hours of 500 hours, refer to the course information flyer for approximate 2018 course fees.

The following Fees are applicable to this course:

Domestic Students

VET tuition fees

This course is subsidised by the NT Government. Information about VET Tuition fees for eligible NT residents is available in the VET Student Guide, VET Fees online or 2018 VET Fees.pdf. VET Tuition Fees for 2018 will be charged at $3.00 per nominal hour for subsidised training.

  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
    RPL is the acknowledgement of a person's skills and knowledge acquired through previous training, work or life experience, which may be used to grant status or credit in a subject regardless of how and where they were attained, including overseas.
    This can include skills from:

    • Previous study excluding courses at another VET/TAFE institution, but including courses at school or college, through adult education classes or training programs at work;
    • Work experience (including both work that is paid and unpaid); and/or
    • Life experience (for example leisure pursuits or voluntary work).

    RPL is a form of assessment. It is used to determine whether a person has acquired, through formal or informal learning, the skills and experience consistent with the stated competency standards that comprise a qualification. RPL is not time referenced, so there are no parameters on how or when the skills are acquired. However, the skills that have been acquired through life experience etc., must be current and must match the elements and performance criteria contained in the individual unit.

    Students seeking RPL need to indicate this on their enrolment form at the time of enrolment.

    For further information please refer to the Applicant's Guide to the Recognition of Prior Learning or contact the RPL Coordinator on 1800 085 209 or email vet.rpl.enquiries@cdu.edu.au.

    Credit Transfer
    Charles Darwin University as a Registered Training Organisation recognises the Australian Qualifications Framework qualifications and Statement of Attainments issued by any other Australian Registered Training Organisation.

    Students are encouraged to submit any requests for credit from previous studies at the time of enrolment, to ensure they are not enrolling in units they may not need to undertake.
    In order to apply for exemption/credit transfer from units completed at another training organisation, you will need to complete an Application for Exemption Form available from any campus, centre, or team, or a copy of the form can be obtained from the web.

    Your completed Application for Exemption form together with attached documentary evidence (certified copy of Qualification/Statement of Attainment) to support your request for exemption/credit transfer should be submitted directly to the University either in person or by mail. Requests without documentary evidence will not be processed and will be returned to students. There are no fees attached to Credit Transfers.

    VET to Higher Education Pathway Mapping for completed Awards in the same field or discipline

     

  • This is a current, nationally accredited course.

  • VET for Secondary Students (VSS)

    Select VSS for more detail about this program.

    Location and study mode

    Delivery at all locations is subject to sufficient demand and resources.

    Locations: Alice Springs, Casuarina, Palmerston

    Study Mode: Internal
    Some components of this qualification may be available in other modes of delivery and not all modes are available at all locations.

    Subject to demand other locations and modes may become available throughout the year.

Contact details

English Language, Literacy and Numeracy
Location: Casuarina Campus
Phone: 08 8946 6578
Fax: N/A
Email: ellan@cdu.edu.au

Course structure

To achieve a Certificate I in Spoken and Written English a total of SEVEN (7) modules must be completed. This comprises ONE (1) core module plus SIX (6) elective modules with at least ONE (1) module from the spoken text electives and at least ONE (1) module from the written text electives.

The total Nominal Hours for the sequence listed below is 500.
 
Code Module/Unit of Competency
Hours
CORE MODULES
SWELRN101A Basic learning strategies
20
  Total nominal hours – core modules
20
ELECTIVE MODULES (select 6 modules with at least 1 from Spoken text and 1 from Written text)
SPOKEN TEXT ELECTIVES
SWEPER102A
Giving personal information
80
SWETRA103A Comprehending and participating in short transactional exchanges 80
SWEINF104A Comprehending spoken information and instructions 80
SWECON105A Comprehending and participating in short conversations 80
SWEREC106A Comprehending and telling spoken recounts 80
SWEMSG107A Comprehending and leaving telephone messages 80
WRITTEN TEXT ELECTIVES
SWEINS108A Comprehending written instructions and completing a short form 80
SWEDES109A Comprehending and composing written descriptions 80
SWEREC110A Comprehending and composing written recounts 80
SWETXT111A Comprehending and composing short informal written texts 80
SWENEW112A Comprehending short news and information texts 80
NUMERACY SKILLS ELECTIVES
SWENUM113A Comprehending and performing addition and subtraction with decimal whole numbers 80
SWEMSR114A
Comprehending and using the metric system of measurement
80
  Total nominal hours – elective modules
480
  Total nominal hours for the course
500

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