Vocational Preparation/ELS

10362NAT Certificate I in Spoken and Written English

10362NAT Certificate I Spoken and Written English is a course for people from a language background other than English who have just started learning English or who have had little or no exposure to English.

Clusters are delivered for the duration of a term and may typically look like (modules may vary):

Cluster 1

  • SWELRN101A   Basic learning strategies
  • SWEPER102A   Giving personal information
  • SWETRA003A   Comprehending and participating in short transactional exchanges

Cluster 2

  • SWEINF104A   Comprehending spoken information and instructions
  • SWECON105A Comprehending and participating in short conversations

Cluster 3

  • SWEINS108A  Comprehending written instructions and completing a short form
  • SWEREC110A  Comprehending and composing written recounts

Launceston Campus

  • Course Dates:
    • Term 1 – 7 February – 12 April 2018
    • Term 2 – 30 April – 6 July 2018
    • Term 3 – 23 July – 28 September 2018
    • Term 4 – 15 October – 14 December 2018
  • Information/Enrolment Day:  Tuesday, 30 January 2018 – between 9.30am and 3pm
  • Venue:  English Language Services, C Block, Launceston Campus, Cnr Wellington & Paterson Streets, Launceston
  • Call us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

Learning Options

Learning is based around settlement themes including:

  • basic health issues (identifying parts of the body, going to the doctor, what’s wrong?, identifying emotions)
  • housing (houses and homes)
  • family (family relationships and activities)
  • basic mathematics (numbers and counting, time, Australian currency with extension to addition and subtraction when possible)
  • Australian/ community (occupations, community signs and symbols, shops and shopping, public buildings)
  • Work readiness

While most classes take place on campus, excursions into the local area are used to provide practical experiences in which learners can practise English and develop knowledge of, and confidence in, their new environment.

Classes are tailored to the individual and group needs so that students can meet their language and participation goals, while working towards completion of the certificate. A variety of different types of activities is used each day to ensure that different learning styles are catered for.

These include:

  • Explicit teaching
  • Role plays
  • Class discussions
  • Games
  • Audio-visual resources (DVDs, CDs, etc.)
  • Guest speakers
  • Technology assisted language learning

For more information please call:

Campbell Street Campus

English Language Services
Ph:  (03) 616 55863
Email:  languages.south@tastafe.tas.edu.au

Launceston Campus

English Language Services
Ph:  (03) 677 72509
Email:  languages.nth@tastafe.tas.edu.au

TasTAFE will no longer be delivering AMEP in the North and Northwest of Tasmania.
Max Solutions Pty Ltd is the new AMEP provider in the North and Northwest.  Please contact Max Solutions on 1800 021 560 for further details.


The Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) is funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training


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