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Certificate I in Spoken and Written English

Course Code: 10362NAT
Study Area:
English Studies

Start date: 31 January 2018

We accept rolling enrolments

Duration: 6 months

This English language course is for beginners who have just started learning English or who have had minimal exposure to English. The course enables students to take part in the community, find and keep employment and take on further education and training.

  • Bendigo City Campus
Course Structure
  • Full time - Classroom - 6 - Month/s


This qualification is nationally recognised

Possible careers
  • The skills developed in this course are aimed to assist with further study options or employment

  • Preliminary Certificate of Spoken and Written English or equivalent English language skills

Course overview

Certificate I in Spoken and Written English is a beginner course for learners who have just started learning English or who have had minimal exposure to English. This course is suitable for those whose first language is not English. The course develops the skills for learners to satisfy their basic everyday language needs.

How to apply
Online application direct to Bendigo TAFE

Selection process
  • Individual interview

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience.  Further information refer to RPL

Assessment Methods
  • Written test

Learning options
  • Classroom

Key study areas
You will learn how to use English in familiar situations. You will learn how to prepare a learning plan, participate in formal learning environments and access learning resources. You will learn how to understand and participate in basic spoken and written communication in familiar settings.

Further study opportunities
  • Certificate II in Spoken and Written English, Certificate III in Spoken and Written English


Your fees are made up of four parts.
  1. Course enrolment type
  2. Materials
  3. Consumables
  4. Student Support Fee.   
Once you have determined the fees applicable to your situation you will be able to calculate a indicative annual fee for your qualification.

Are you eligible for Government subsidised fees? Check for your eligibility here
Are you eligible for concession? Check for your eligibility here
Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

A.   Course enrolment type:Standard
Government subsidised - average annual course fee*$500.00
Concession - average annual course fee*$100.00
Full fee - average annual course fee*$4,000.00
B.   Materials average fee (per year)*$10.00
C.   Consumables average fee (per year)*$10.00
Indicative pricing for:13/02/2017

*The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment and details of any other fees including but not limited to student services, amenities, goods or materials and consumables.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student. Read more on fees and charges

D.  Student Support fees
The Student Support fee is a non-tuition fee for Government subsidised (eligible) students and full fee paying (ineligible) students.   Read more

This page was last updated on 1/09/2017 12:46 PM

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