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)
Certificate I in Spoken and Written English is offered both full time and part time.
This qualification is nationally recognised.
Full time; Part time
Students are required to have completed Preliminary Certificate of Spoken and Written English or show that they have English Language Skills to Certificate I level at an assessment interview.
Selection is based on an individual interview.
How to apply
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.
Online application direct to Bendigo TAFE
Individual Interview; Skills Test
Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
Bendigo TAFE has processes to give you credit for relevant units from your prior study, and to assess your prior learning against units in a course.
Practical assessment; Written assessment
Full time; Part time
Classroom based training
Key study areas
Further study options
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.
Apprenticeship or traineeship options
Certificate II in Spoken and Written English. Most vocational courses at Bendigo TAFE require an english language level equivalent to a Certificate III in Spoken and Written English.
Fees and charges
Please contact Bendigo TAFE for more information.
Typical course structure
Total Units: seven(1 cire and six elective)