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Certificate II in Spoken and Written English 10363NAT

Overview

This program provides a general education curriculum framework for English as an additional language (EAL) primarily targeted to migrants and refugees who need to develop language skills to participate in a range of community contexts.

Qualification: Certificate II in Spoken and Written English 10363NAT
Program No: C2-CM01
Campus: CIT Reid  CIT Bruce 
Duration: This program is used across a number of CIT teaching areas. Many students entering this program, do so as part of the English as a Second Language Program and the Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) Program. These students study in classrooms in a face-to face mode. SEE student can study part-time or full-time at Bruce. Part-time classes are also available at Reid in the evening.
Likely Job Outcome: This program develops the English language skills of its students to enable them to use their existing skills and knowledge to actively and productively participate in Australian society.
Application Type: Public
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Entry Requirements / How to Apply

The entry point for this program will be through diagnostic screening assessment tasks.

Learners entering this level of the CSWE curriculum framework are identified as post-beginners.

For learners with a mixed profile, it is possible for them to be enrolled across Certificate levels. For example, a learner with weaker writing skills and higher oracy can be enrolled in Certificates II and III simultaneously.

Many students entering this program, do so as part of the English for Employment Study & Life subsidised by the ACT Government and the Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) Program funded by Australian Government.

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Before you apply/enrol

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). This includes new students and re-enrolling students.

If you don't have a USI that's ok, you can apply right now. It only takes two minutes, just go to usi.gov.au

Already have one? Great! Verify it in our student administration system now so your enrolment or graduation isn't delayed. (New CIT students will not be able to do this until they have been given their CIT number which will be given to you when you apply to study most CIT courses).

  1. Login to CIT Self Service
  2. Click on the link for USI
  3. Verify your USI

It's important that your first name, surname and date of birth in our student system match the ID you use to create your USI (eg if you are Christopher in USI database and Chris at CIT your USI will not verify).

If you need assistance you can go to Unique Student Identifier (USI), drop in to any CIT Library or CITSA office or contact CIT Student Services on 6207 3188.

Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework levels of at least 2 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. See below to check your literacy skills. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with a lower level program, or enrol in the Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways (FSK10213) to develop your literacy skills. Please visit Education and Community or phone (02) 6207 4872 to have a chat to one of our teachers.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

Core - complete one subject

  • SWELRN201A  Intermediate learning strategies
    • CIT Code: ESLG236
      Cost: $40.00
      Description:

      This module covers the strategies required to be an effective language learner. It includes effective participation in formal learning environments and developing strategies for independent learning.

      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives - complete 6 subjects

  • SWECAS202A  Comprehending and participating in routine casual conversations
    • CIT Code: ESLG262
      Cost: $160.00
      Description:

      This module develops the skills required to understand and participate in short casual conversations on everyday topics. At this level learners are not expected to participate in conversations with more than one topic.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SWEEXC203A  Comprehending and participating in transactional exchanges
    • CIT Code: ESLG263
      Cost: $160.00
      Description:

      This module develops the skills required to understand and participate in transactional exchanges to obtain information or goods and services in community, further study and work contexts.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SWETEL205A  Comprehending and participating in telephone exchanges
    • CIT Code: ESLG265
      Cost: $160.00
      Description:

      This module develops the skills required to understand and participate in telephone exchanges in community and work contexts.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SWEINT207A  Comprehending and participating in simple interviews
    • CIT Code: ESLG267
      Cost: $160.00
      Description:

      This module develops the skills required to understand and participate in community and employment-related interviews.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SWEFOR208A  Comprehending written instructions and completing formatted texts
    • CIT Code: ESLG428
      Cost: $160.00
      Description:

      This module covers the reading skills required to read commonly occurring instructions that may be either procedures or protocols. A procedure is a text that describes how something is to be accomplished through a sequence of actions or steps. A protocol sets out the conditions under which something is to be done and is not sequenced in time. The module also covers the skills required to complete simple formatted texts.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SWESTO209A  Comprehending and composing story texts
    • CIT Code: ESLG271
      Cost: $160.00
      Description:

      This module covers the skills required to read stories. It includes understanding the events and identifying the writer’s intention in writing the story. The module also includes the skills required to write a recount. This recount should deal with familiar but not necessarily highly familiar events.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SWETXT210A  Comprehending and composing informal texts
    • CIT Code: ESLG270
      Cost: $160.00
      Description:

      This module covers the skills required to read and write informal texts in community and work contexts. It includes emails, messages and short letters. It covers features of informal written language such as abbreviations and shortened forms, and conventions to identify time, date, recipients, senders and subject reference.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SWENEW211A  Comprehending news and information texts
    • CIT Code: ESLG406
      Cost: $160.00
      Description:

      This module covers the reading skills required to read news stories and community information texts. It includes reading and interpreting visual texts, which support these texts.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SWEMTN212A  Comprehending and composing information reports
    • CIT Code: ESLG272
      Cost: $160.00
      Description:

      This module covers the reading and writing skills required to deal with information reports. These reports identify and describe things in the social or physical world. The module includes reading and interpreting information reports and then, with the use of these models, writing reports.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SWEOPI213A  Comprehending and composing opinion texts
    • CIT Code: ESLG273
      Cost: $160.00
      Description:

      This module covers the skills required to read and write simple opinion texts on familiar topics for community and study contexts. The module includes reading and interpreting model opinion texts and using these models to write an opinion text.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SWEJOB214A  Comprehending and composing jobseeking texts
    • CIT Code: ESLG407
      Cost: $160.00
      Description:

      This module covers the skills required to read and write simple jobseeking texts. The module includes reading job advertisements and preparing a basic résumé / CV.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SWEDIV216A  Comprehending and performing multiplication and division with decimal whole numbers
    • CIT Code: ESLG409
      Cost: $160.00
      Description:

      This module covers the skills to perform the mathematical operations of multiplication and division in familiar contexts, including calculations with whole dollars.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SWEFRA217A  Comprehending and using fractions and decimals
    • CIT Code: ESLG410
      Cost: $160.00
      Description:

      This module covers the skills to understand fractions and decimals and to relate these to tasks in familiar contexts.

      Prerequisites: Nil

Related Courses

Certificate IV Spoken and Written English - Further Studies 10365NAT
Certificate III Spoken and Written English 10364NAT
Certificate I Spoken and Written English 10362NAT
Statement Attainment training English - Elementary [extract from 10362NAT]
Statement Attainment training English - Pre-Intermediate [extract from 10363NAT]
Statement Attainment training English - Advanced [extract from 10365NAT]
Non-Accredited Training Language Skills for Taxi Drivers

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au