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Certificate II in Spoken and Written English 10363NAT


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 for Employment Study & Life 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

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

By enrolling, CIT assumes you have checked and met these entry requirements. CIT staff will confirm either before (for all VET FEE-HELP qualifications) or within the first few weeks of classes.

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.

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

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

Subject Information

Core - complete all (1) subject

  • SWELRN201A  Intermediate learning strategies
    • CIT Code: ESLG236

      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

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More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email