Certificate I in Spoken and Written English (CSWE)

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CSWE provides underpinning language, literacy and numeracy skills that can be applied to entry into vocational and/or further study pathways.

General Course Information

Course Code10362NAT
FacultyVET
SectorVocational Education & Training - VET
AwardCertificate I
Apprenticeship availableNo
Year Offered2017 - Intake for new and continuing students
Full Time Equivalent (FTE)1
Units RequiredTotal 7Core 1Elective 6
Nominal HoursMinimum 600Maximum 1200
Last updateMonday, 31 October 2016 01:35 pm
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Course Information Contact

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Emailstudent.support@batchelor.edu.au

Course's Descriptors


Course Objectives

CSWE provides underpinning language, literacy and numeracy skills that can be applied to entry into vocational and / or further study pathways, including: 10363NAT Certificate II in Spoken and Written English. Pathways through the qualification may include:
      • full-time or part-time study with a registered training organisation
          • face-to-face study
              • institution-based training
                  • flexible delivery through online courses, print distance learning resources or a tutor
                      • blended learning options through distance and face-to-face delivery
                          • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

                          Admission Requirements

                          Qualified Vocational and Education Training students from the Senai Centre who have completed a course in construction, plumbing, IT, food production, and automotive during 2015.

                          Course Requirements

                          To achieve a Certificate I in Spoken and Written English(CSWE) a total of SEVEN (7) units of competency must be completed. This comprises of ONE (1) core unit of comeptency and SIX (6) elective units of competency as outlined in the packaging rules.
                            Qualified Vocational and Education Training students from the Senai Centre who have completed a course in construction, plumbing, IT, food production, and automotive during 2015. For certain units, learners must have access to the internet and some assessments will require oral and/or video recording.

                            Course Structure



                            Unit Summary

                            Unit CodeTitleHours
                            Core Units
                            SWELRN101ABasic learning strategies20
                            Elective Units
                            SWEPER102AGiving personal information80
                            SWETRA103AComprehending and particpating in short transactional exchanges80
                            SWEINF104AComprehending spoken information and instructions80
                            SWECON105AComprehending and particpating in short conversations80
                            SWEINS108AComprehending written instructions and completing a short form80
                            SWETXT111AComprehending and composing short informal written texts80

                            Individual Unit's Descriptors


                            Core


                            Basic learning strategies

                            Code - SWELRN101A Contact Hours - 20
                            This module covers the strategies required to be an effective language learner. It includes effective participation in formal learning environments and developing strategies for independent learning.

                            Elective


                            Giving personal information

                            Code - SWEPER102A Contact Hours - 80
                            This module covers the skills required to give basic spoken personal information in highly familiar contexts clearly and accurately. It also develops skills to describe aspects of personal life eg: family, accommodation, home country, personal belongings using appropriate grammatical structures, vocabulary and pronunciation. It develops the learners' ability to construct effective independent clauses using the present tense.

                            Comprehending and particpating in short transactional exchanges

                            Code - SWETRA103A Contact Hours - 80
                            This module covers the skills required to understand and participate in short spoken transactional exchanges in highly familiar contexts.

                            Comprehending spoken information and instructions

                            Code - SWEINF104A Contact Hours - 80
                            This module covers the skills required to identify basic information in a spoken information text and to read, identify and begin to interpret specific information within a highly familiar context, using beginner decoding strategies. It also covers the skills to follow sequences of short spoken instructions from highly familiar contexts.

                            Comprehending and particpating in short conversations

                            Code - SWECON105A Contact Hours - 80
                            This module covers the skills required to participate effectively in short informal spoken exchanges in highly familiar contexts. It focuses on the acquisition of relevant vocabulary and formulaic expressions as well as the use of simple clause questions and statements and pronunciation.

                            Comprehending written instructions and completing a short form

                            Code - SWEINS108A Contact Hours - 80
                            This module covers the skills required to follow sequences of short written instructions from highly familiar contexts and also to complete a short form.

                            Comprehending and composing short informal written texts

                            Code - SWETXT111A Contact Hours - 80
                            This module covers the skills required to read and write informal texts in community contexts. It includes, but is not limited to, emails/notes and text messages. It covers features of informal written language such as abbreviations, shortened forms and emoticons.
                            Course Authorisation
                            Last updateMonday, 31 October 2016 01:35 pm
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                            Review DateSunday, 13 November 2016 01:02 am