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Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English for Further Study 10730NAT

Overview

This program focuses specifically on the development of spoken and written language skills required to continue with higher education studies.  It provides a general education curriculum for English as an additional language (EAL) primarily targetted to students who need to develop higher-level language skills to enter higher education or higher-level training.

Qualification: Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English for Further Study 10730NAT
Program No: C4-CM08
Campus: CIT Reid  CIT Gungahlin 
Duration: Full-time or part-time in the day at Reid campus.
Part-time in the day at CIT Gungahlin
Part-time in the evening (5 hours per week) at CIT Reid and Gungahlin
Cost Info:

The 2019 Semester 2 enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. The total program cost may vary depending on the choice of elective subjects or if subjects are attempted more than once.

Subject costs identified as Standard are partially subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible students.

Costs identified as Apprentice or Trainee apply only to students studying as part of an Australian Apprenticeship arrangement. The qualification cost for an Apprentice or Trainee is subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible Apprentices or Trainees.

Costs identified as Full Fee receive no government subsidy. Concessions are not available.

Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance.

Information about studying under Skilled Capital is also available.

Likely Job Outcome: This program prepares you for further tertiary level study.
Enrolment Type: Standard
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Additional Information

You may also be required to pay some additional costs for text books and study materials.

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

The entry point for this program will be through diagnostic screening.
Learners entering this level of the CSWE curriculum framework are identified as advanced.
For example, entry point against the International Second Language Proficiency Rating (ISLPR) scale is 2+ across the four macro skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing or IELTS score minimum 5.5 across all bands.

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

  • 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

Complete 6 subjects

Core: Complete 1

  • SWEPAT001   Participate in a tutorial
    • CIT Code: ESLG522
      Cost: Standard $264.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to deliver and discuss information in a tutorial using English as an additional language. It requires the ability to deliver a spoken presentation and participate in a discussion in a tutorial using English as an additional language. The unit applies to people from language backgrounds other than English who are learning English language and require speaking and listening skills equivalent to ISLPR® 3+.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives: Complete 1 - Group A

  • SWEWFS001   Write reports for further study
    • CIT Code: ESLG523
      Cost: Standard $176.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plan and write reports for further study using English as an additional language. It requires the ability to plan and write reports using English language capabilities equivalent to ISLPR® 3+. The unit applies to individuals from language backgrounds other than English who are learning English language and require reading and writing skills equivalent to ISLPR® 3+.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives: Complete maximum 4 - Group B

  • SWEURS001   Use reading skills for further study texts
    • CIT Code: ESLG526
      Cost: Standard $264.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to read, comprehend and analyse further study texts using English as an additional language. It requires the ability to comprehend and critically examine further study texts using English as an additional language. The unit applies to people from language backgrounds other than English who are learning English language and need reading skills equivalent to ISLPR® 3+.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SWEAGS001   Apply grammar skills for further study writing
    • CIT Code: ESLG528
      Cost: Standard $132.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop grammar skills for further study writing using English as an additional language. It requires the ability to identify and build noun and verb groups, and construct sentences. The unit applies to people from language backgrounds other than English who are learning English language and require grammar and writing skills equivalent to ISLPR® 3+.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SWERWP001   Read and write cohesive paragraphs for further study
    • CIT Code: ESLG529
      Cost: Standard $132.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to read and write cohesive paragraphs in further study texts using English as an additional language It requires the ability to identify and use cohesive devices and construct paragraphs. The unit applies to people from language backgrounds other than English who are learning English language and require grammar and writing skills equivalent to ISLPR® 3+.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SWEASP001   Apply summarising and paraphrasing skills for further study
    • CIT Code: ESLG530
      Cost: Standard $132.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to summarise and paraphrase information using English as an additional language. It requires the ability to comprehend, extract and condense information whilst retaining meaning. The unit applies to individuals from backgrounds other than English who are learning English language and require summarising and paraphrasing skills for further study.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SWEASL001   Apply spoken English language skills for complex procedural texts
    • CIT Code: ESLG531
      Cost: Standard $132.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to explain processes and give complex spoken instructions using English as an additional language. It requires the ability to explain complex technical processes and give complex spoken instructions. The unit applies to individuals from language backgrounds other than English who are learning English language and require speaking skills equivalent to level 3+ on the ISLPR® scale.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SWEARS001   Apply research skills for further study writing
    • CIT Code: ESLG532
      Cost: Standard $132.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to undertake research to inform further study writing. It requires the ability to locate, analyse, compile and prepare information for further study writing. The unit applies to individuals from language backgrounds other than English who are learning English language and require research skills for academic study.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SWEALS001   Apply independent learning skills for further study
    • CIT Code: ESLG533
      Cost: Standard $132.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop and use routine independent learning skills. It requires the ability to take responsibility for and reflect on own learning. The unit applies to individuals who are learning English language and require routine independent learning skills in a formal learning environment.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • SWELNP001   Listen and take notes in presentations for further study
    • CIT Code: ESLG525
      Cost: Standard $220.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to listen to, comprehend and take notes in further study presentations using English as an additional language. It requires the ability to listen to, interpret and make notes of relevant information in further study presentations using English capabilities equivalent to ISLPR® 3+. The unit applies to people from language backgrounds other than English who are learning English language and require listening skills equivalent to ISLPR® 3+.
      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 infoline@cit.edu.au