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Certificate I in Spoken and Written English 10362NAT


This program is for you if you need to develop English language skills to participate in Australian society.

Qualification: Certificate I in Spoken and Written English 10362NAT
Program No: C1-CM01
Campus: CIT Reid 
Duration: Part-time or full-time at Bruce.
Cost Info:

Enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. In addition, a Service and Amenities fee of $40 will be payable each semester. Further information is available at Course fees and assistance

Indicative Cost: $1,000
Likely Job Outcome: You will develop English language skills to better participate in Australian society.
Application Type: Public

Timetable Information

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Entry Requirements / How to Apply

You will be tested when you apply so that you are in the classes that are best for you.

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

  • 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. 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 Foundation Skills 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 one subject

  • SWELRN101A Basic learning strategies
    • CIT Code: ESLG400
      Cost: $40.00

      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

  • SWEPER102A Giving personal information
    • CIT Code: ESLG433
      Cost: $160.00

      This module covers the skills required to give basic spoken personal information in highly familiar contexts clearly and accurately. It also develops skills to describe aspects of personal life eg: family, accommodation, home country, personal belongings using appropriate grammatical structures, vocabulary and pronunciation. It develops the learners’ ability to construct effective independent clauses using the present tense.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SWETRA103A Comprehending and participating in short transactional exchanges
    • CIT Code: ESLG235
      Cost: $160.00

      This module covers the skills required to understand and participate in short spoken transactional exchanges in highly familiar contexts.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SWEINF104A Comprehending spoken information and instructions
    • CIT Code: ESLG434
      Cost: $160.00

      This module covers the skills required to identify basic information in a spoken information text and to read, identify and begin to interpret specifi c information within a highly familiar context, using beginner decoding strategies. It also covers the skills to follow sequences of short spoken instructions from highly familiar contexts.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SWECON105A Comprehending and participating in short conversations
    • CIT Code: ESLG253
      Cost: $160.00

      This module covers the skills required to participate effectively in short informal spoken exchanges in highly familiar contexts. It focuses on the acquisition of relevant vocabulary and formulaic expressions as well as the use of simple clause questions and statements and pronunciation.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SWEINS108A Comprehending written instructions and completing a short form
    • CIT Code: ESLG435
      Cost: $160.00

      This module covers the skills required to follow sequences of short written instructions from highly familiar contexts and also to complete a short form.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SWEDES109A Comprehending and composing written descriptions
    • CIT Code: ESLG255
      Cost: $160.00

      This module covers the skills required to read and write descriptions. It focuses on grammatical features such as simple independent clauses, present tense, pronouns and noun groups, as well as vocabulary acquisition, spelling and punctuation.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SWEREC110A Comprehending and composing written recounts
    • CIT Code: ESLG259
      Cost: $160.00

      This module covers the skills required to read and write recounts on highly familiar topics. It may include the skills to recognise and produce recounts with the appropriate structure and grammatical features.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SWETXT111A Comprehending and composing short informal written texts
    • CIT Code: ESLG401
      Cost: $160.00

      This module covers the skills required to read and write informal texts in community contexts. It includes, but is not limited to, emails / notes and text messages. It covers features of informal written language such as abbreviations, shortened forms and emoticons.

      Prerequisites: Nil

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More Information

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