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This course provides a general education curriculum framework for English as an additional language and literacy education.  It is designed primarily for students who need to develop language skills to participate in a range of community contexts.


This course is described as a intermediate course for learners who have developed a survival level of English, literacy and numeracy skills and who have had some formal or informal exposure to English.



Total Course Duration of 30 weeks includes:

  • Face-to-face sessions in the classroom

  • Educational excursion

  • 5 week's Study Break


Entry Requirements

  • Completed Year 10 or equivalent

  • Overseas student must have a minimum overall band of IELTS 4.5 or equivalent.


Mode of Study

  • Instructor Led

  • Facilitated Workshop

  • Self-Study

  • Excursions



The units of competency are assessed using any of the following methods:

  • Demonstration/Observation

  • Scenario – problem solving

  • Role play

  • Verbal/Written Questioning

  • Report/Learner Documents

  • Presentation

  • Audio/Vedio Recording

  • Case Study

  • Profects

  • Interview/discussion


Unit of Competency

SWELRN301A Learning strategies

SWECON302A Comprehending and participating in casual conversations

SWEEXC303A Comprehending and negotiating complex exchanges

SWEADS313A Comprehending news stories and advertisements

SWEPRE305A Comprehending and conducting presentation

SWEDIS306A Comprehending and participating in discussions

SWECOR307A Composing formal correspondence and completing formatted texts

SWEEXP311A Comprehending and composing expositions

SWEINS314A Comprehending and giving complex instructions

CRICOS code: 085376J

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