Qualification descriptor

Brand new for Nortwest college Рwe are now offering the Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English (Further Studies) which will help you to develop and master advanced skills in your English writing, reading and speaking. All our trainers are here to help you with presentations, academic skills, academic language and much much more. This course also opens the door to Higher Australian Education, such as Universities and TAFE.

Prerequisite requirements

There are no prerequisite requirements for individual units of competency.

Course availability: Sydney CBD & Brookvale
Length: 4 terms, (52 weeks incl. 16 weeks holidays)

Entry requirements

  • Applicants must provide evidence of successfully completed Year 11 or equivalent.
  • Students must be over 18 years of age at time of course commencement.
  • Students need an appropriate level of English to undertake this course such as an English level of IELTS 4.5. Please view the student enrolment policy for more information.

Pathways into the qualification

  • None

This is a sample course only.

Unit CodeUnit NameCore/ElectiveHours
SWELRN401ALearning strategies for further studiesCore80
SWEUND403AUnderstanding academic cultureElective80
SWEREA404AReading and note-taking skills for further studiesElective100
SWEANA406AWriting skills for academic reportsElective100
SWELIS407AListening and taking notes in presentationsElective80
SWEDIS409ASpeaking skills for discussionsElective100
SWESPE408ASpeaking and writing skills for presentationsElective100
SWEKNO402ALanguage knowledgeElective80
After successfully completing the 10365NAT Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English – Further Studies, candidates gain extensive skills in writing, reading, speaking and even may undertake a wide range of Universities’ and TAFE’s training packages.
There is no direct link between this qualification and licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements. However, where required, a unit of competency will specify relevant licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements that impact on the unit.
Further general information about studies and regulations can be found here.
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