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  • Objectives
    Certificate II in Spoken and Written English is a post-beginner course which develops the skills for learners to satisfy their own simple everyday transactional and limited social needs. This course is suitable for those whose first language is not English. 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 carry out basic calculations and measurements, calculate areas of common shapes, and interpret basic maps, graphs and charts. By the end of this course you will be able to: * Demonstrate and apply skills and knowledge to a varied range of clearly defined areas of english language when the choice of actions is clear and limited in complexity * apply solutions to a limited range of predictable problems * Receive, assess and record information from a variety of sources * demonstrate some responsibility for the quality of own learning * collaborate with others in groups Some of the topics you will study are: * Casual conversation * Listening and speaking english in a number of situations such as; speaking on the telephone. * Writing in english, such as; writing for information, writing for stories, opinion writing, informal and formal writing. * Numeracy skills dealing with basic calculations and measurements * Numeracy skills working with space and shapes
  • Entry requirements
    No prerequisities Other Entry Requirements Selection is based on assessment interviews. Students will be enrolled in the certificate level appropriate for them.
  • Academic Title
    Certificate II in Spoken and Written English
  • Course description
     The following areas are covered through the study of Australian life and culture:

        * Writing
        * Reading
        * Speaking
        * Understanding spoken English
        * Study skills

    Where    
    • Bendigo (City Campus)
    • Castlemaine Campus

    Selection Process    
    • Individual Interview

    Employment Opportunities  
    Students who do not go on to complete Certificate III in Spoken and Written English may be eligible for employment in a range of factory, cleaning and agricultural jobs.  Some culturally specific work may also be possible, depending on individual confidence.

    Further Study Options    
    Certificate III in Spoken and Written English

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

    Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English - Further Studies will preare students for tertiary study in Australian settings.

    Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English - Employment will prepare students for work related training or prepare for students to enter into the workforce.

    Pathways Courses    
    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    

    Certificate II in Spoken and Written English

    Successful completion of 7 modules is required.

        * 1 core module
        * 6 electives

    Electives modules must include:

        * 2 modules form the listening and speaking skills electives
        * 2 modules form the reading and writing skills electives

    The 2 remaining modules can be selected from any of the elective modules, including numeracy.

    At the assessment interview the electives will be explained and you will be assisted in selecting the most appropriate electives for you needs.

    Typical Course Content     (exact details may be obtained from the teaching centre)

    CSWEIIA     Post-beginner Learning Strategies
    CSWEIIB     Post-beginner Listening And Speaking Skills For Casual Conversations
    CSWEIIC     Post-beginner Listening And Speaking Skills For Transactional Exchanges
    CSWEIID     Post-beginner Listening And Speaking Skills For Information Texts
    CSWEIIE     Post-beginner Listening And Speaking Skills ForTelephone Exchanges
    CSWEIIF     Post-beginner Listening And Speaking Skills For Instructions
    CSWEIIG     Post-beginner Listening And Speaking Skills For Interviews
    CSWEIIH     Post-beginner Writing Skills For Formatted Texts
    CSWEIII     Post-beginner Reading Skills For Information Texts And Instructions
    CSWEIIJ     Post-beginner Reading And Writing Skills For Informal Texts
    CSWEIIK     Post-beginner Reading And Writing Skills For Story Texts
    CSWEIIL     Post-beginner Reading And Writing Skills For Information Reports
    CSWEIIM     Post-beginner Reading And Writing Skills For Opinion Texts
    CSWEIIN     Post-beginner Numeracy Skills For Dealing With Basic Calculations And Measurements In Familiar Cont
    CSWEIIO     Post-beginner Numeracy Skills For Working With Space And Shapes In Familiar Contexts

    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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