Vocational Preparation/ELS

10727NAT Certificate I in Spoken and Written English

10727NAT – 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 exposure to English.

Learning is based around settlement themes including:

  • Health system
  • Housing
  • News/Current Affairs
  • Mathematics/Numeracy
  • Australian community
  • Work readiness

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

Location, dates and times

Campbell Street Campus

  • Classes run each of the 4 terms for 2019
  • Duration:  Monday to Thursday – 9am to 2:40pm
  • Visit us on level 3, 75 Campbell St to register your interest for the AMEP* or SEE Programs Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, OR Contact us on 1300 655 307

*TasTAFE delivers this course in the South of Tasmania.
Max Solutions Pty Ltd is AMEP provider in the North and Northwest. 

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

Launceston Campus

  • Next Intake:  10 February 2020
  • Duration:   36 weeks, 3 days per week, Tuesday – Thursday, 9am – 1.15pm

Information Session: 

Launceston Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 2pm to 3pm
Room C2.15, C Block, 10-16 Wellington St, Launceston
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Learning Options

This course is delivered 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.

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

Assessment Process

Examples of assessments for this course may include:

  • Written short answer
  • Verbal questioning
  • Written assignments

Recognition of Prior Learning

It makes sense that you should be recognised for the things you already know how to do. TasTAFE can assess your skills and knowledge based on your previous education, work history or life experience. This may help you gain your qualification a whole lot faster.

For further details please refer to our Recognition of Prior Learning page.

Fees and Payments

For further fee and payment information visit our Fees and Payment page.

Essential Requirements

There are no essential entry requirements for this course.


Contact us today to find out if this is the right course for you.

Student Support

TasTAFE’s enrolment and orientation process provides information about our resources, services and support. Further details relating to Student Support Services are available at our Student Support Services page.


10727NAT – Certificate I Spoken and Written English


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