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Certificate II in Spoken and Written English

Career Area:Education for careers and further study National Code:10363NAT
Certificate II in Spoken and Written EnglishThis course is a post-beginner course for people who have developed a basic
level of English, literacy or numeracy skills and who have had some formal or
informal exposure to English.

The course provides a general education curriculum framework for English as
an additional language (EAL) language and literacy education primarily
for newly arrived migrants and refugees who need to develop language
skills to participate in a range of community contexts. The Certificate also
includes elective numeracy modules for EAL learners who may also need to
develop numeracy skills and not just become familiar with the English of
mathematics.

Students will develop post-beginner skills in:
- learning strategies to study in formal learning environments
- comprehending and participating in transactional and casual spoken
exchanges
- comprehending spoken and written information and instructions
- comprehending and participating in telephone exchanges
- participating in interviews
- completing formatted texts
- comprehending and composing story texts
- comprehending and composing informal texts
- comprehending and composing opinion texts
- comprehending and composing jobseeking texts
- comprehending news texts
- comprehending visual texts
- comprehending and performing multiplication and division with whole
numbers
- comprehending and using fractions and decimals.

Entry Requirements

The entry point into 10363NAT Certificate II in Spoken and Written English
should be through diagnostic screening assessment tasks using
assessment tools relevant to particular programs.

Learners entering this level of the CSWE curriculum framework are
identified as post-beginners.

For example, entry point against the International Second Language
Proficiency Rating (ISLPR) scale is 1 across the four macroskills of
listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Entry point against the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) is Level 2.

For learners with a mixed profile, it is possible for them to be enrolled across
Certificate levels. For example, a learner with weaker writing skills and higher
oracy can be enrolled in Certificates II and III simultaneously.

Prior Learning

For further information please refer to the Recognition area of the Hunter TAFE website.

Students with Disabilities

If you are considering studying with Hunter TAFE and are unsure what impact your disability may have on your study, please feel free to contact Disability Services to find out!

Delivery Locations, Important Dates, Study Options and Timetables

Glendale Campus

Course Availability

Start Date Study Options How to Enrol Proposed Timetable Fees & Charges Units of Competency Important Information
Various
Thanks for visiting! We are currently taking enquiries for this course.

Depending on demand, this course may be available to study part-time day. Students can discuss options to study flexibly, on campus, with a mix of campus and online or in the workplace.

This training may be subsidised by the NSW Government.

We encourage you to enquire now so we can keep in touch with you on when and how to enrol.

Alternatively call us on 131 225

17GLE-999

Classes will be advised. Smart and Skilled Exemption: $0.00

This training is fully subsidised by the NSW government for eligible students. Please check eligibility requirements below.

If you don’t meet the eligibility requirement for this funding please call us on 131225 so we can assist with a study option that is right for you.

You are eligible if you:
- Are aged 15 years or older
- Have left school
- Live or work in New South Wales
- Are an Australian citizen, permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen.

Note: You will need to provide a copy of one of the following: Medicare Card, Birth Certificate (Australian or New Zealand), Passport (Australian or New Zealand), Naturalisation Certificate, and Certificate of Registration by Descent, Certificate of Evidence of Resident Status (CERS) or Humanitarian Visa with this form. A certified copy must be provided if the original document has not been sighted by a TAFE NSW employee to demonstrate eligibility.

The Fee and Refund Policy advises students of their obligations with regards to student fees and additional costs, and eligibility requirements for refunds. A copy of the Instalment Plan Agreement and the Fee and Refund policy can be found on the TAFE NSW – Hunter & Central Coast website.

This is an indication of what Units of Competency may be studied in this qualification, and will be confirmed prior to enrolment. To discuss with a member of our team, submit an enquiry online or call 131 225.


  • SWECAS202A - Comprehending and participating in routine casual conversations
  • SWEDIV216A - Comprehending and performing multiplication and division with decimal whole numbers
  • SWEEXC203A - Comprehending and participating in transactional exchanges
  • SWEFOR208A - Comprehending written instructions and completing formatted texts
  • SWEFRA217A - Comprehending and using fractions and decimals
  • SWEINF204A - Comprehending and giving spoken information
  • SWEINS206A - Comprehending and giving spoken instructions
  • SWEINT207A - Comprehending and participating in simple interviews
  • SWEJOB214A - Comprehending and composing job seeking texts
  • SWELRN201A - Intermediate learning strategies
  • SWEMTN212A - Comprehending and composing information reports
  • SWENEW211A - Comprehending news and information texts
  • SWEOPI213A - Comprehending and composing opinion texts
  • SWESTO209A - Comprehending and composing story texts
  • SWETEL205A - Comprehending and participating in telephoneexchanges
  • SWETXT210A - Comprehending and composing informal texts
  • SWEVIS215A - Comprehending visual texts
Enquire Now
Glendale Campus campus
Semester: Semester Various,
Study Options: , , weeks
How to Enrol: Thanks for visiting! We are currently taking enquiries for this course.

Depending on demand, this course may be available to study part-time day. Students can discuss options to study flexibly, on campus, with a mix of campus and online or in the workplace.

This training may be subsidised by the NSW Government.

We encourage you to enquire now so we can keep in touch with you on when and how to enrol.

Alternatively call us on 131 225
Proposed Timetable: Classes will be advised.
Information Session:
Fees & Charges: Smart and Skilled Exemption: $0.00

This training is fully subsidised by the NSW government for eligible students. Please check eligibility requirements below.

If you don’t meet the eligibility requirement for this funding please call us on 131225 so we can assist with a study option that is right for you.

You are eligible if you:
- Are aged 15 years or older
- Have left school
- Live or work in New South Wales
- Are an Australian citizen, permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen.

Note: You will need to provide a copy of one of the following: Medicare Card, Birth Certificate (Australian or New Zealand), Passport (Australian or New Zealand), Naturalisation Certificate, and Certificate of Registration by Descent, Certificate of Evidence of Resident Status (CERS) or Humanitarian Visa with this form. A certified copy must be provided if the original document has not been sighted by a TAFE NSW employee to demonstrate eligibility.

The Fee and Refund Policy advises students of their obligations with regards to student fees and additional costs, and eligibility requirements for refunds. A copy of the Instalment Plan Agreement and the Fee and Refund policy can be found on the TAFE NSW – Hunter & Central Coast website.
Units of Competency:

This is an indication of what Units of Competency may be studied in this qualification, and will be confirmed prior to enrolment. To discuss with a member of our team, submit an enquiry online or call 131 225.


  • SWECAS202A - Comprehending and participating in routine casual conversations
  • SWEDIV216A - Comprehending and performing multiplication and division with decimal whole numbers
  • SWEEXC203A - Comprehending and participating in transactional exchanges
  • SWEFOR208A - Comprehending written instructions and completing formatted texts
  • SWEFRA217A - Comprehending and using fractions and decimals
  • SWEINF204A - Comprehending and giving spoken information
  • SWEINS206A - Comprehending and giving spoken instructions
  • SWEINT207A - Comprehending and participating in simple interviews
  • SWEJOB214A - Comprehending and composing job seeking texts
  • SWELRN201A - Intermediate learning strategies
  • SWEMTN212A - Comprehending and composing information reports
  • SWENEW211A - Comprehending news and information texts
  • SWEOPI213A - Comprehending and composing opinion texts
  • SWESTO209A - Comprehending and composing story texts
  • SWETEL205A - Comprehending and participating in telephoneexchanges
  • SWETXT210A - Comprehending and composing informal texts
  • SWEVIS215A - Comprehending visual texts
Important Information:

Gosford Campus

Course Availability

Start Date Study Options How to Enrol Proposed Timetable Fees & Charges Units of Competency Important Information
Various
Thanks for visiting! We are currently taking enquiries for this course.

Depending on demand, this course may be available to study part-time day. Students can discuss options to study flexibly, on campus, with a mix of campus and online or in the workplace.

This training may be subsidised by the NSW Government.

We encourage you to enquire now so we can keep in touch with you on when and how to enrol.

Alternatively call us on 131 225

17GOS-999

Classes will be advised. Smart and Skilled Exemption: $0.00

This training is fully subsidised by the NSW government for eligible students. Please check eligibility requirements below.

If you don’t meet the eligibility requirement for this funding please call us on 131225 so we can assist with a study option that is right for you.

You are eligible if you:
- Are aged 15 years or older
- Have left school
- Live or work in New South Wales
- Are an Australian citizen, permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen.

Note: You will need to provide a copy of one of the following: Medicare Card, Birth Certificate (Australian or New Zealand), Passport (Australian or New Zealand), Naturalisation Certificate, and Certificate of Registration by Descent, Certificate of Evidence of Resident Status (CERS) or Humanitarian Visa with this form. A certified copy must be provided if the original document has not been sighted by a TAFE NSW employee to demonstrate eligibility.

The Fee and Refund Policy advises students of their obligations with regards to student fees and additional costs, and eligibility requirements for refunds. A copy of the Instalment Plan Agreement and the Fee and Refund policy can be found on the TAFE NSW – Hunter & Central Coast website.

This is an indication of what Units of Competency may be studied in this qualification, and will be confirmed prior to enrolment. To discuss with a member of our team, submit an enquiry online or call 131 225.


  • SWECAS202A - Comprehending and participating in routine casual conversations
  • SWEDIV216A - Comprehending and performing multiplication and division with decimal whole numbers
  • SWEEXC203A - Comprehending and participating in transactional exchanges
  • SWEFOR208A - Comprehending written instructions and completing formatted texts
  • SWEFRA217A - Comprehending and using fractions and decimals
  • SWEINF204A - Comprehending and giving spoken information
  • SWEINS206A - Comprehending and giving spoken instructions
  • SWEINT207A - Comprehending and participating in simple interviews
  • SWEJOB214A - Comprehending and composing job seeking texts
  • SWELRN201A - Intermediate learning strategies
  • SWEMTN212A - Comprehending and composing information reports
  • SWENEW211A - Comprehending news and information texts
  • SWEOPI213A - Comprehending and composing opinion texts
  • SWESTO209A - Comprehending and composing story texts
  • SWETEL205A - Comprehending and participating in telephoneexchanges
  • SWETXT210A - Comprehending and composing informal texts
  • SWEVIS215A - Comprehending visual texts
Enquire Now
Gosford Campus campus
Semester: Semester Various,
Study Options: , , weeks
How to Enrol: Thanks for visiting! We are currently taking enquiries for this course.

Depending on demand, this course may be available to study part-time day. Students can discuss options to study flexibly, on campus, with a mix of campus and online or in the workplace.

This training may be subsidised by the NSW Government.

We encourage you to enquire now so we can keep in touch with you on when and how to enrol.

Alternatively call us on 131 225
Proposed Timetable: Classes will be advised.
Information Session:
Fees & Charges: Smart and Skilled Exemption: $0.00

This training is fully subsidised by the NSW government for eligible students. Please check eligibility requirements below.

If you don’t meet the eligibility requirement for this funding please call us on 131225 so we can assist with a study option that is right for you.

You are eligible if you:
- Are aged 15 years or older
- Have left school
- Live or work in New South Wales
- Are an Australian citizen, permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen.

Note: You will need to provide a copy of one of the following: Medicare Card, Birth Certificate (Australian or New Zealand), Passport (Australian or New Zealand), Naturalisation Certificate, and Certificate of Registration by Descent, Certificate of Evidence of Resident Status (CERS) or Humanitarian Visa with this form. A certified copy must be provided if the original document has not been sighted by a TAFE NSW employee to demonstrate eligibility.

The Fee and Refund Policy advises students of their obligations with regards to student fees and additional costs, and eligibility requirements for refunds. A copy of the Instalment Plan Agreement and the Fee and Refund policy can be found on the TAFE NSW – Hunter & Central Coast website.
Units of Competency:

This is an indication of what Units of Competency may be studied in this qualification, and will be confirmed prior to enrolment. To discuss with a member of our team, submit an enquiry online or call 131 225.


  • SWECAS202A - Comprehending and participating in routine casual conversations
  • SWEDIV216A - Comprehending and performing multiplication and division with decimal whole numbers
  • SWEEXC203A - Comprehending and participating in transactional exchanges
  • SWEFOR208A - Comprehending written instructions and completing formatted texts
  • SWEFRA217A - Comprehending and using fractions and decimals
  • SWEINF204A - Comprehending and giving spoken information
  • SWEINS206A - Comprehending and giving spoken instructions
  • SWEINT207A - Comprehending and participating in simple interviews
  • SWEJOB214A - Comprehending and composing job seeking texts
  • SWELRN201A - Intermediate learning strategies
  • SWEMTN212A - Comprehending and composing information reports
  • SWENEW211A - Comprehending news and information texts
  • SWEOPI213A - Comprehending and composing opinion texts
  • SWESTO209A - Comprehending and composing story texts
  • SWETEL205A - Comprehending and participating in telephoneexchanges
  • SWETXT210A - Comprehending and composing informal texts
  • SWEVIS215A - Comprehending visual texts
Important Information:

Newcastle Campus

Course Availability

Start Date Study Options How to Enrol Proposed Timetable Fees & Charges Units of Competency Important Information
Various
Thanks for visiting! We are currently taking enquiries for this course.

Depending on demand, this course may be available to study full-time. Students can discuss options to study flexibly, on campus, with a mix of campus and online or in the workplace.

This training may be subsidised by the NSW Government.

We encourage you to enquire now so we can keep in touch with you on when and how to enrol.

Alternatively call us on 131 225

17NEW-999

Classes will be advised. Smart and Skilled Exemption: $0.00

This training is fully subsidised by the NSW government for eligible students. Please check eligibility requirements below.

If you don’t meet the eligibility requirement for this funding please call us on 131225 so we can assist with a study option that is right for you.

You are eligible if you:
- Are aged 15 years or older
- Have left school
- Live or work in New South Wales
- Are an Australian citizen, permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen.

Note: You will need to provide a copy of one of the following: Medicare Card, Birth Certificate (Australian or New Zealand), Passport (Australian or New Zealand), Naturalisation Certificate, and Certificate of Registration by Descent, Certificate of Evidence of Resident Status (CERS) or Humanitarian Visa with this form. A certified copy must be provided if the original document has not been sighted by a TAFE NSW employee to demonstrate eligibility.

The Fee and Refund Policy advises students of their obligations with regards to student fees and additional costs, and eligibility requirements for refunds. A copy of the Instalment Plan Agreement and the Fee and Refund policy can be found on the TAFE NSW – Hunter & Central Coast website.

This is an indication of what Units of Competency may be studied in this qualification, and will be confirmed prior to enrolment. To discuss with a member of our team, submit an enquiry online or call 131 225.


  • SWECAS202A - Comprehending and participating in routine casual conversations
  • SWEDIV216A - Comprehending and performing multiplication and division with decimal whole numbers
  • SWEEXC203A - Comprehending and participating in transactional exchanges
  • SWEFOR208A - Comprehending written instructions and completing formatted texts
  • SWEFRA217A - Comprehending and using fractions and decimals
  • SWEINF204A - Comprehending and giving spoken information
  • SWEINS206A - Comprehending and giving spoken instructions
  • SWEINT207A - Comprehending and participating in simple interviews
  • SWEJOB214A - Comprehending and composing job seeking texts
  • SWELRN201A - Intermediate learning strategies
  • SWEMTN212A - Comprehending and composing information reports
  • SWENEW211A - Comprehending news and information texts
  • SWEOPI213A - Comprehending and composing opinion texts
  • SWESTO209A - Comprehending and composing story texts
  • SWETEL205A - Comprehending and participating in telephoneexchanges
  • SWETXT210A - Comprehending and composing informal texts
  • SWEVIS215A - Comprehending visual texts
Enquire Now
Newcastle Campus campus
Semester: Semester Various,
Study Options: , , weeks
How to Enrol: Thanks for visiting! We are currently taking enquiries for this course.

Depending on demand, this course may be available to study full-time. Students can discuss options to study flexibly, on campus, with a mix of campus and online or in the workplace.

This training may be subsidised by the NSW Government.

We encourage you to enquire now so we can keep in touch with you on when and how to enrol.

Alternatively call us on 131 225
Proposed Timetable: Classes will be advised.
Information Session:
Fees & Charges: Smart and Skilled Exemption: $0.00

This training is fully subsidised by the NSW government for eligible students. Please check eligibility requirements below.

If you don’t meet the eligibility requirement for this funding please call us on 131225 so we can assist with a study option that is right for you.

You are eligible if you:
- Are aged 15 years or older
- Have left school
- Live or work in New South Wales
- Are an Australian citizen, permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen.

Note: You will need to provide a copy of one of the following: Medicare Card, Birth Certificate (Australian or New Zealand), Passport (Australian or New Zealand), Naturalisation Certificate, and Certificate of Registration by Descent, Certificate of Evidence of Resident Status (CERS) or Humanitarian Visa with this form. A certified copy must be provided if the original document has not been sighted by a TAFE NSW employee to demonstrate eligibility.

The Fee and Refund Policy advises students of their obligations with regards to student fees and additional costs, and eligibility requirements for refunds. A copy of the Instalment Plan Agreement and the Fee and Refund policy can be found on the TAFE NSW – Hunter & Central Coast website.
Units of Competency:

This is an indication of what Units of Competency may be studied in this qualification, and will be confirmed prior to enrolment. To discuss with a member of our team, submit an enquiry online or call 131 225.


  • SWECAS202A - Comprehending and participating in routine casual conversations
  • SWEDIV216A - Comprehending and performing multiplication and division with decimal whole numbers
  • SWEEXC203A - Comprehending and participating in transactional exchanges
  • SWEFOR208A - Comprehending written instructions and completing formatted texts
  • SWEFRA217A - Comprehending and using fractions and decimals
  • SWEINF204A - Comprehending and giving spoken information
  • SWEINS206A - Comprehending and giving spoken instructions
  • SWEINT207A - Comprehending and participating in simple interviews
  • SWEJOB214A - Comprehending and composing job seeking texts
  • SWELRN201A - Intermediate learning strategies
  • SWEMTN212A - Comprehending and composing information reports
  • SWENEW211A - Comprehending news and information texts
  • SWEOPI213A - Comprehending and composing opinion texts
  • SWESTO209A - Comprehending and composing story texts
  • SWETEL205A - Comprehending and participating in telephoneexchanges
  • SWETXT210A - Comprehending and composing informal texts
  • SWEVIS215A - Comprehending visual texts
Important Information:

Disclaimer

Courses will run subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability is subject to review and change.