Have you recently migrated to Australia? If the language barrier is holding you back, consider enrolling in this relaxed and friendly course.
Improve your reading, writing, speaking, listening, pronunciation and grammar in a welcoming environment. Not only will this course make it easier for you to find work and make friends, you’ll also be given support and advice about building your new life in Australia.
You’ll meet new people, learn about local services and explore your further study options and career opportunities. Learn more about Australian customs, money, education, health, transport, leisure, law and community and employment.
Taught on-campus for nine months, our teachers will be there to support you every step of the way as you learn the basics of English. You will also receive six hours of career advice, a tutor and 10 hours of class time per week.
When you finish this course, you will be able to apply for further study and improve your English even more. You can choose to study a Certificate I in Spoken and Written English, a Certificate II in Spoken and Written English or a Certificate III in Spoken and Written English.
Each of these courses will give you further English skills and improve your confidence. TAFE Gippsland will be here to help you with all of your options when you’re ready.
Find out if this course is right for you by contacting TAFE Gippsland – we’ll help you understand the costs and requirements of this preliminary course.
AMEP (Adult Migrant English Program)
Eligibility of AMEP students will be based on an assessment of your Visa sub class.
Skills for Education and Employment (SEE)
A specialised program funded by the Australian Government, SEE provides up to 650 hours of free accredited training for eligible job seekers. You will receive training to help you improve your skills, confidence and access to education and job opportunities.
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Qualifications and RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Preliminary Course in Spoken and Written English.
At completion of Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English students can enrol in Certificate I in Spoken and Written English and then Certificate II in Spoken and Written English and Certificate III in Spoken and Written English. At the completion of Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English students can apply for further study in any chosen area. For example, Aged Care. Or apply directly for jobs in their chosen field.
Opportunities for Further Study
Specialist Course Information
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Student ServicesSupport is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.
Recognition of Prior LearningMany TAFE Gippsland courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.
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|SWERCT001 Read a limited range of words and compose very simple texts|
|SWEWWS001 Write a limited range of words and very simple sentences|
|SWERST001 Read a very limited range of words and very simple texts|
|SWERWA001 Begin to read and write the English alphabet|