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Improve your communication skills

Training will be provided to expand your English skills while preparing you for further employment and study options. Learn basic form-filling and social interaction skills as well as how to recognise the alphabet and numbers, social sight words and signs.

At the completion of this course you will have a better understanding of grammar, comprehension and how to read, write and speak English. The course is also a valuable way of becoming more involved in the community and will improve your personal and professional development. Course details

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LOCATION/S

Bowen Hills, Bracken Ridge, Browns Plains, Caboolture, Grovely, Loganlea, Mt Gravatt, Redcliffe, Yeerongpilly

Key dates and info

DURATION

Full time: up to 12 months
Part time: up to 3 years

Course details

1300 712 007

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Emma Wang

Teachers who really care

"The classroom atmosphere was perfect for learning, relaxed and staffed with amazing teachers who really cared about the students".

Emma Wang
SEE Program

Master the English language at TAFE Queensland Brisbane

TAFE Queensland English Language and Literacy Services (TELLS) provides leadership, contract management and services to support the delivery of the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) and the Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) programme. These programs are funded by the Australian Government Department of Industry and delivered at TAFE locations across Queensland.

Key dates

LOCATION START DATE WORKLOAD DELIVERY
Bowen Hills Any time Part time Classroom
Any time Full time Classroom
Bracken Ridge Any time Part time Classroom
Any time Full time Classroom
Browns Plains Any time Part time Classroom
Any time Full time Classroom
Caboolture Any time Part time Classroom
Any time Full time Classroom
Grovely Any time Part time Classroom
Any time Full time Classroom
Loganlea Any time Part time Classroom
Any time Full time Classroom
Mt Gravatt Any time Part time Classroom
Any time Full time Classroom
Redcliffe Any time Part time Classroom
Any time Full time Classroom
Yeerongpilly Any time Part time Classroom
Any time Full time Classroom

Entry requirements

This qualification has no formal entry requirements, however all students are required to undergo an assessment interview to determine which certificate level they are best suited to enrol.

If you’re under 17 years of age, special enrolment conditions may apply.

Location/s

Bowen Hills
4/67 O\'Connell Terrace
Bowen Hills Qld 4006

Bracken Ridge
157 Norris Road
Bracken Ridge QLD 4017

Browns Plains
61 Grand Plaza Drive
Browns Plains QLD 4118

Caboolture
Tallon St
Caboolture QLD 4510

Grovely
Fitzsimmons Street
Grovely QLD 4000

Loganlea
50-68 Armstrong Road
Meadowbrook QLD 4131

Mt Gravatt
1030 Cavendish Road
Mt. Gravatt QLD 4122

Redcliffe
64-68 Klinger Rd
Redcliffe QLD 4020

Yeerongpilly
100 Wilkie Street
Yeerongpilly QLD 4105

Resources required

No specific resources are required to successfully complete this course.

It is recommended that students have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for students to use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

Timetable

Full-time and part-time options are available for this course. Generally, you are expected to complete 20 hours per week as a minimum. Your study pattern will be determined in conjunction with a teacher during your pre-training and assessment interview. The length of time it will take to complete the course will be subject to individual needs and progress.

Important Information

Entry into this programme with TAFE Queensland Brisbane can be via the Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) programme. Please visit the TAFE Queensland English Language and Literacy Services (TELLS) website for further information.

Units

The successful achievement of this course requires you to complete 7 units in total, including 2 core units and 5 elective units from the list below. Electives may differ between TAFE Queensland locations and regions.

Compulsory units
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
SWELRN001A Preliminary learning strategies Core
SWEDEC002A Decoding words and simple sentences Core
Reading and writing electives
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
SWELTR003A Recognising and writing letters Elective
SWENUM004A Recognising and writing numbers Elective
SWESYM005A Recognising common visual symbols and signs Elective
SWEWRD006A Writing words and simple sentences Elective
SWETIM007A Understanding time and money Elective
Mixed skills elective
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
SWEPRN008A Giving basic personal information Elective
Speaking elective
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
SWEEXC009A Engaging in short exchanges Elective

Disclaimer

Not all electives available at all campuses

What are my payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland Brisbane has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, call us on 1300 712 007. We're here to help.

Additional costs

If you are not eligible for AMEP or SEE – students will be required to pay $270 per unit of study.

Students can also access a range of print, copy, scan and fax services via MyPrint.

Outcome

10361NAT Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English

Job prospects

  • Further education at TAFE or University

Emma Wang

Teachers who really care

"The classroom atmosphere was perfect for learning, relaxed and staffed with amazing teachers who really cared about the students".

Emma Wang
SEE Program

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Orientation

At the beginning of each semester we host orientation events across our locations so you can meet your teachers and classmates, get to know your campus, and familiarise yourself with your study schedule. We also throw in a bunch of free activities, because... why not? We like to have fun.

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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 6 April 2017

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