Certificate II in Spoken and Written English

Course Code: 10728NAT
Study Area:
English Studies

Start dates:

Semester 1 - 31 January 2019

Semester 2 - 15 July 2019

We accept rolling enrolments

Duration: 6 months

This course develops the basic language and literacy skills of students to undertake further study, seek and maintain employment and participate in the community. You will learn how to prepare a learning plan, participate in formal learning environments and access learning resources.


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


This course is nationally recognised

Possible careers
  • Increases employability in a range of occupations.

  • Certificate I in Spoken and Written English or equivalent language skills and an individual interview.

Course overview

Certificate II in Spoken and Written English is a post-beginner course which develops the skills for learners to satisfy their own simple everyday transactional and limited social needs. This course is suitable for those whose first language is not English. You will learn how to prepare a learning plan, participate in formal learning environments and access learning resources. You will become more familiar with holding casual conversations, having telephone conversations, and giving spoken instructions. You will begin writing job seeking texts, using workplace language and reading workplace documents.

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
  • • Portfolio • Written test • Observation • Knowledge Test

Learning options
  • Classroom, face to face

Key study areas
You will learn English that will help you in work, further studies and social situations. You will develop skills learnt in Certificate I. You will develop casual and formal conversation, participating in interviews, writing a wide range of texts, understanding news basic new articles and writing opinion texts. You will develop computer skills.

Further study opportunities
  • Certificate III in Spoken and Written English (10729NAT), Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English (10730NAT)


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 total 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 total course fee*$567.00
Concession - average total course fee*$113.40
Full fee - average total course fee*$4,552.20
B.   Materials average fee**$10.00
C.   Consumables average fee**$10.00
Indicative pricing for:

*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.
**Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
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. Student support fees are non refundable . Student support fees are payable annually for the duration of your course, over and above tuition fees.

This page was last updated on 4/02/2019 4:51 PM

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