Vocational Preparation/ELS

10361NAT Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English 

10361NAT Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English  (CSWE) offers language development in a social context and support the settlement process of newly arrived students.

There are 4 levels currently offered, from complete beginners through to functional English – the ability to converse, listen, read and write in everyday situations. Students finishing Certificate III in Spoken and Written English (functional) can then enrol in further training courses at a Certificate II or III level.

All the CSWE levels have modules relating to speaking, listening, reading and writing and learning is based around settlement themes including:

  • health
  • housing
  • family and relationships
  • numeracy
  • Australian community, government system
  • 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 a certificate. A variety of different types of activities are 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

All students are assessed on enrolment so that they are placed in the most appropriate class.

For more information please call:

Campbell Street Campus

English Language Services
Ph:  (03) 6165 5863
Email:  languages.south@tastafe.tas.edu.au

Launceston Campus

  • Course Dates:
    • Term 2 – 30 April – 6 July 2018
    • Term 3 – 23 July – 28 September 2018
    • Term 4 – 15 October – 14 December 2018
  • Venue:  English Language Services, C Block, Launceston Campus, Cnr Wellington & Paterson Streets, Launceston
  • Call us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

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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