Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English

Course Code: 10730NAT
Study Area:
English Studies

Start date: January 2020

We accept rolling enrolment

Duration: 6 months

This advanced course develops the English skills for learners to participate in a range of further study environments and will prepare learners for vocational education programs, tertiary preparation courses or university entry.

Learning strategies are developed to establish goals, engage effectively in further study and develop independent learning.

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


This qualification is nationally recognised

Possible careers
  • This course aims to provide you with the English skills needed to continue your studies at a higher level and into a career of interest

  • Certificate III in Spoken and Written English, or equivalent language skills is a pre-requisite for this course. Language literacy and numeracy application and individual interview.

Course overview

Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English is an advanced course which develops the skills for learners to participate in a range of further study contexts. Successful completion of this course will prepare learners for vocational education programs, tertiary preparation courses or may be required for university entry.

The entry point against the Australian Core skills Framework (ACSF) is level 2.

This course is also delivered as part of the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP). The AMEP helps new migrants learn basic English skills that will assist them to successfully and confidently participate socially and economically in Australian society. The AMEP is available to migrants from the family, skilled and humanitarian visa streams and provides up to 510 hours of English language tuition within the first five years of visa commencement or arrival in Australia.

How to apply
Application to VTAC and supplementary application 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
  • • Assignment • Questioning

Learning options
  • Classroom, face to face

Key study areas
The following areas are covered through the study of Australian life and culture: develop strategies for further studies, presenting point of view in essays, taking notes in lectures and presentations, spoken skills for tutorials and group work discussions, report writing, reading for further studies.

Further study opportunities
  • Prepares students for further study, at TAFE or university


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*$525.00
Concession - average total course fee*$105.00
Full fee - average total course fee*$4,430.00
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 24/01/2020 4:10 PM

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