10727NAT Certificate I in Spoken and Written English

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


The Course in Certificate I Spoken and Written English assists adult learners of non- English speaking backgrounds to develop language and literacy skills. Learners entering this course are assessed as beginners with remedial learning needs arising from limited or disrupted schooling. The learning focus for the Certificate I Spoken and Written English is to develop English Language skills to be able to progress to further study.


Further Education and Employment Opportunities.


Students can pathway through Certificate II and Certificate III in Spoken and Written English.

Course Delivery

Classes are offered at varied times both night and day and 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.

Units & Assessment
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
FSKNUM03 Use whole numbers and money up to one thousand for work 10 $20.00
SWEBLC001 Build simple learning capabilities to learn English 30 $10.00
SWEELC001 Listen to and engage in short simple social conversations 120 $10.00
SWEELT001 Listen to and engage in short simple spoken transactions 120 $10.00
SWERWI001 Read and write simple personal information 40 $10.00
SWERWT001 Read and write simple social texts 120 $10.00
SWERWT002 Read and write simple transactional texts 120 $10.00

Course Assessment

  • Observation and oral questioning
  • Role play/Simulation
  • Written task
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 $1,651
Concession $372
RPL Government Subsidised $966
RPL Concession $193
RPL Self-funded $1,449
Self-Funded $2,134

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
2021 Ongoing Enrolment Mildura Campus Part Time, Classroom Based, Full Year, Day and night classes, Tuesday and Thursday 9AM - 2.30PM, Monday and Wednesday 6PM - 9PM
2021 February Swan Hill Campus Part Time, Classroom Based, Full Year, Monday and Tuesday 10AM - 3PM