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Certificate I in Spoken and Written English

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  • Objectives
    Certificate I in Spoken and Written English is a beginner course for learners who have just started learning English or who have had minimal exposure to English. This course is suitable for those whose first language is not English. The course develops the skills for learners to satisfy their basic everyday language needs. You will learn how to prepare a learning plan, participate in formal learning environments and access learning resources. You will learn how to understand and participate in basic spoken communication in familiar settings. You will learn how to read and write in familiar contexts. You will learn how to recognise numbers, do basic maths, read maps, read graphs, and identify shapes By the end of this course you will be able to: 1. Demonstrate and apply knowledge and skills to a narrow range of routine and predictable tasks 2. Receive and pass on messages and information 3. Demonstrate rersponsibility for own learning.
  • Entry requirements
    Initial assessment across the four skill areas must be completed to determine the entry point. Other Entry Requirements Initial assessment across the four skill areas of listening, speaking, reading and writing against the International Second Language Proficiency Rating (ISLPR) determines the entry point to a particular Certificate level. The proficiency level for entry into Certificate I in Spoken and Written English is ISLPR 0 across all skill areas. For learners with a mixed profile it is possible to be enrolled across Certificate levels.
  • Academic Title
    Certificate I in Spoken and Written English
  • Course description
    3 Core Modules:

    CSWEIA - Beginning learning strategies

    CSWE1B - Beginner speaking and writing skills for giving personal information

    CSWEIC - Beginner listening and speaking skills for transactions


    Electives: 3 electives must be completed from the list below.

    CSWEID - Beginner listening and reading skills for information texts

    CSWEIE - Beginner listening and speaking skills for short informal spoken exchanges

    CSWEIF - Beginner listening and speaking skills for descriptions

    CSWEIG - Beginner reading and writing skills for descriptions

    CSWEH - Beginner listening, writing and speaking skills for telephone exchanges

    CSWEII - Beginner listening and reading skills for instructions

    CSWEIJ - Beginner listening and speaking skills for recounts

    CSWEIK - Beginner reading and writing skills for recounts

    CSWEIL - Beginner numeracy skills for using numbers in highly familiar contexts

    CSWEIM - Beginner numeracy skills for working with space and shapes in highly familiar contexts

     
    Where    
    • Bendigo (City Campus)
    • Castlemaine Campus
    • Echuca Campus

    Selection Process    
    • Individual Interview
    • Skills Test


    Further Study Options     

    Certificate II in Spoken and Written English

    Most vocational courses at BRIT require an english language level equivalent to a Certificate III in Spoken and Written English.

    Pathways Courses   
    Certificate II in Spoken and Written English :: 91422NSW
    Certificate III in Spoken and Written English :: 91423NSW
    Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English - Further Studies :: 91419NSW

    Assessment    
    You will be assessed as part of this course.

    Packaging Rules     

    Successful completion of Certificate I in Spoken and Written English requires successful completion of 6 modules.

        * 3 core modules
        * 3 elective modules

    Elective modules must include either CSWEIG: Beginner reading and writing skills for descriptions or CSWEIK: Beginner reading and writing for recounts.

    At the assessment interview electives will be explained and you will be assisted in your selection to best meet your needs.

     
    Typical Course Content     (exact details may be obtained from the teaching centre)
    CSWEIA     Beginner Learning Strategies
    CSWEIB     Beginner Speaking And Writing Skills For Giving Personal Information
    CSWEIC     Beginner Listening And Speaking Skills For Transactions
    CSWEID     Beginner Listening And Reading Skills For Information Texts
    CSWEIE     Beginner Listening And Speaking Skills For Short Informal Spoken Exchanges
    CSWEIF     Beginner Listening And Speaking Skills For Descriptions
    CSWEIG     Beginner Reading And Writing Skills For Descriptions
    CSWEIH     Beginner Listening, Writing And Speaking Skills For Telephone Exchanges
    CSWEIJ     Beginner Listening And Speaking Skills For Recounts
    CSWEIK     Beginner Reading And Writing Skills For Recounts
    CSWEIL     Beginner Numeracy Skills For Using Numbers In Highly Familiar Contexts
    CSWEIM     Beginner Numeracy Skills For Working With Space And Shapes In Highly Familiar Contexts
    CSWEII     Beginner Listening And Reading Skills For Instructions

    Recognition of Prior Learning    
    Recognition of your current qualifications and prior learning: BRIT has processes to give you credit for relevant units from your prior study, and to assess your prior learning against units in a course.

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