Vocational Preparation/ELS

10729NAT Certificate III in Spoken and Written English

10729NAT Certificate III in Spoken and Written English is an intermediate course for learners who have already developed a basic level of English language competence. Students will be able to further develop both English language and numeracy skills in order to participate in a range of community, further training or employment opportunities.

Learning is based around themes including:

  • Health system
  • Buying/renting homes
  • Australian community (occupations, current affairs public buildings)
  • Work readiness
  • Current events
  • Preparing or further education – either vocational training or university

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

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

Launceston Campus

  • Next Intake:  3 February 2020
  • Duration:   36 weeks, 4 days per week, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 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 with 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.

Assessment Process

Examples of assessments for this course may include:

  • Written short answer
  • Verbal questioning
  • Written assignments
  • Research project

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 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.


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