10729NAT Certificate III in Spoken and Written English

Award Course
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding


Certificate III in Spoken and Written English assists adult learners of non-English speaking backgrounds to further develop language and literacy skills. Through conversation and class activities you will gain the skills to undertake further education and training, to seek and maintain employment and to participate independently in the community.


Further Education and Employment Opportunities.


Students can pathway from Certificate III in Spoken and Written English onto further Training opportunities at SuniTAFE. Students are encouraged to contact staff at SuniTAFE to learn about other courses that are offered.

Course Delivery

Classes are offered at varied times both night and day classes. Progression through the course is dependent on the learner and their ability to learn a second language. Courses are delivered from the Mildura and Swan Hill Campus with the expectation that students undertake a certain amount of unsupervised hours which will be subject to reasonable adjustment on a case by case basis.

Entry Requirements

Each student will undertake a Pre-Training Review before enrolling to help confirm the proposed course is suitable. It will provide valuable information about an individual's existing skills and knowledge, language, literacy and numeracy skills and whether the course will help in achieving learning and/or employment goals.

Expected Time to Complete

1 Years

Units & Assessment
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
SWEDSJ002 Apply routine English language skills for job seeking 150 $15.00
SWELCP001 Comprehend and conduct routine spoken presentations 60 $15.00
SWELPE001 Comprehend and participate in routine formal spoken exchanges 120 $15.00
SWERLN001 Read and listen to the news 80 $15.00
SWERWT009 Read and write routine transactional texts 120 $15.00
Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

RPL is a formal assessment process that recognises relevant skills and knowledge you have already gained through previous training, work and life experiences. Contact the Institute today to discuss your options for RPL.

Indicative Fees

Government Subsidised $605
Concession $181
RPL Government Subsidised $1,590
RPL Concession $318
RPL Self-funded $2,120
Self-Funded $1,135

Average total fees include designated materials and will vary according to your specific unit choices and other factors.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

For information on refunds in relation to withdrawals, transfers and cancellations refer to the following policies and procedures.
Refund of Course Fees Policy
Student Withdrawal and Refund of Course Fees Procedure

Please visit our Fees and Charges page for more information.
Intake Campus Course Details
2022 Ongoing Enrolment Swan Hill Campus Part Time, Classroom Based, Full Year, Monday and Wednesday, 9.30AM to 3.30PM
2022 February Mildura Campus Part Time, Classroom Based, Full Year, Tuesday and Thursday, 9.00AM - 3.00PM