Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English (Further Studies)

COURSE OVERVIEW

This qualification helps students develop their English language skills to an Upper Intermediate level. It focuses on study skills to undertake further education and training activities, gain confidence in class input and engage in class discussions and participation in the Australian educational environment and culture.

Location of Course Delivery

This course is delivered from Lonsdale Institute’s Melbourne and Sydney city campuses. Melbourne is located at 277 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria. Sydney is located at 72 Bathurst Street, Sydney, New South Wales.

Delivery Approach and Mode

Delivery of the course is based on 25 hours face to face delivery per week over a period of 20 weeks delivered over 1 semester. This course is available for classroom, online, and blended delivery.

Course Duration

This course is delivered over 20 weeks which is based on 25 hours of face to face delivery per week. However, depending on the time of enrolment and holiday periods throughout the year, the total duration of the course could be up to 26 weeks (including holidays).

Delivery and Assessment

A variety of methods are incorporated into the course to accommodate different learning styles.

These include project work, reports, portfolio development as well as individual presentations.

Entry Requirements

> You must be 18 years of age or over;

and

> Demonstrate an English language proficiency level equivalent to either:

a) Level 2+ of the International Second Language

Proficiency Rating (ISPLR);

or

b) IELTS Level 5

or

c) ACSF level 4

Please contact Lonsdale Institute for more information on entry requirement evidence.

Pathways

After achieving the Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English – Further Studies, candidates may be eligible to undertake a Certificate or Diploma course. Please note that English entry levels into Certificate andDiploma courses differ between education providers.

COURSE CODE: 10365NAT CRICOS Code: 084240M

Course Structure

To attain a Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English – Further Studies, competency in the following 7 units must be achieved:

UNIT NO.

UNIT CODE

UNIT NAME

CORE OR ELECTIVE

1
SWELRN401A
Learning strategies for further studies
Elective
2
SWEREA404A
Reading and note taking skills for further studies
Elective
3
SWEPER405A
Writing skills for persuasive essays
Elective
4
SWELIS407A
Listening taking notes in presentations
Elective
5
SWESPE408A
Speaking and writing skills for presentations
Elective
6
SWEDIS409A
Speaking skills for discussions
Elective
7
SWEANA406A
Writing skills for academic reports
Elective

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