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Vocational Education & Training

10729NAT Certificate III in Spoken and Written English

2019

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Overview

Casuarina, Palmerston

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

This is an intermediate course for learners who have had either formal or informal exposure to English and who have already developed a basic level of English language competence and numeracy skills, but require ongoing English language learning opportunities. Learners will develop routine English language skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing to participate in everyday life, community, employment and further training. Learners will also develop routine learning and digital skills.

Credit transfers & pathways

Skills recognition

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 VET RPL Enquiries on 1800 238 838 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.

Pathways

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

 

To enter 10729NAT Certificate III in Spoken and Written English candidates undertake a 1 hour to 1.5-hour pre-course interview.

Learners entering this course are identified as post-beginner learners of English language.

The recommended entry point against the ISLPR® scale is 2+ across the four macroskills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. The recommended entry point against the ACSF is Level 2

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Entry requirements

To gain entry into 10729NAT Certificate III in Spoken and Written English candidates undertake a 1 hour to 1.5-hour pre-course interview.

Learners entering this course are identified as post-beginner learners of English language.
The recommended entry point against the ISLPR® scale is 2+ - across the four macroskills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. The recommended entry point against the ACSF is Level 2.

Course fees

Based on course nominal hours of between 370- 630 hours, course fees can vary according to which category a student enrolls.
The fee will be determined by an educational advisor prior to enrolment in the program.
further information is available on the course flyer

The following Fees are applicable to this course:

Domestic Students

Domestic full fees

This course is a full fee paying course. VET full fees will apply to all new and continuing domestic students enrolling in this course.
2019: Information about fees for non-subsidised VET courses is available 2019 VET Fees.pdf.

VET tuition fees

This course is subsidised by the NT Government.
2019: Information about 2019 VET Tuition fees for eligible NT residents is available 2019 VET Fees.pdf. VET Tuition Fees for 2019 will be charged at $3.20 per nominal hour for subsidised training.

  • 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: 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

Email: vet.ellan@cdu.edu.au

Course structure

To achieve a Certificate III in Spoken and Written English a total of Five (5) units of competency must be completed  as detailed in the packaging rules and listed below.

  • 1 unit must be selected from Group A
  • 1 unit must be from Group B
  • the remaining units can be selected from any group
  • maximum of 1 unit from group D

The total nominal hours for the sequence listed below is 370-630

Code Module/Unit of Competency Hours
UNITS OF COMPETENCY Group A
SWELPE001 Comprehend and participate in routine formal spoken exchanges 120
SWELPE002 Comprehend and participate in routine informal spoken exchanges 120
UNITS OF COMPETENCY Group B
SWERWT008 Read and write routine social texts 120
SWERWT009 Read and write routine transactional texts 120
UNITS OF COMPETENCY Group C
SWEDEP001 Use and modify routine English pronunciation 80
SWELDT001 Comprehend and deliver routine spoken procedural texts 120
SWERWT010 Read and write routine procedural texts 90
SWERWT011 Read and write routine further study texts 120
SWEDSJ002 Apply routine English language skills for job seeking 150
SWERWT012 Read and write routine narrative texts 60
SWELCP001 Comprehend and conduct routine spoken presentations 60
SWERLN001 Read and listen to the news 80
SWEAWV001 Apply routine English Work, Health and Safety vocabulary 80
SWEDML002 Develop routine multimodial literacy 120
UNITS OF COMPETENCY Group D
FSKLRG11 Use routine strategies for work-related learning 10
FSKNUM15 Estimate, measure and calculate with routine metric measurements for work 10
FSKNUM17 Use routine maps and plans for work 15
FSKNUM18 Collect data and construct routine tables and graphs for work 15
FSKNUM19 Interpret routine tables, graphs and charts for work 15
FSKNUM22 Use and apply ratios, rates and proportions for work 15
FSKNUM28 Use routine formulas and algebraic expressions for work 15
BSBITU203 Communicate electronically 20
BSBLIB304 Develop and use information literacy skills 40
ICTICT203 Operate application software packages 60
ICTWEB201 Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement 20
  Total nominal hours for the qualification 370-630

 

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