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English

Our English programs are designed to help adults from non-English speaking backgrounds to learn or improve English skills. We will help you reach the English language level that will allow you to pursue advanced studies, find employment and become an active member of our community. 

You will learn skills in reading, writing and listening within the context of living in Australia, and gain greater insight into Australian culture and society. 

 

ESL (English as a Second Language) enrolment dates

Do you want to learn or improve your English language skills?

North Metropolitan TAFE offers a range of study options for English Study students

See a list of courses, campuses and times so you can enrol.

National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
10725NAT BEH83 Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English Course in On campus
Balga
Midland
Perth (Northbridge)
A000000, A000003, A000002, Language, English, written, spoken, adult literacy, second language, reading, writing, read, write, cswe, migrant, amep, ames, access, 6481, 10361nat, TAFE13, Languages and Foundation Studies, TAFEADM

Are you new to Australia?

When you finish the Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English you will have basic English skills.

    You will be enrolled in the correct level based on your English knowledge.

    Gain these skills

    You will learn:

    • Simple words
    • Simple writing
    • Simple maths
    • Simple documents
    Is this course right for me?

    I would like to:

    • Learn English that directly relates to my immediate personal and social needs
    • Prepare for participation in further English language study
    22250VIC 1670 EAL (Access) Certificate I On campus
    Balga
    Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
    Perth (Northbridge)
    , TAFE04, A000000, English, Languages and Foundation Studies, A000003, English

    Increase your confidence and develop your English language skills

    This course is for people from non-English speaking backgrounds.

    The Certificate I in EAL (Access) will help you to develop English language speaking, listening, reading and writing skills for everyday personal and social situations. The course electives will give you relevant social, settlement and numeracy skills and knowledge.

    This course aims to improve your academic skills to undertake further training and education, and increase your employment opportunities.

    EAL = English as an Additional Language

    Gain these skills
    • Reading, writing, speaking and listening skills
    • Computing skills
    • Knowledge of Australian culture including workplace
    • Teamwork, collaboration and negotiation
    Is this course right for me?

    I have the following attributes:

    • A desire to develop English language skills directly related to immediate personal and social needs
    • A desire to prepare for participation in further English language study
    22251VIC 1671 EAL (Access) Certificate II On campus
    Balga
    Perth (Northbridge)
    TAFE04, A000000, English, Languages and Foundation Studies, A000003, English, foundation, numeracy, maths, reading, youth, pathway, writing, job skills, employability, cheap, career, jobs, bridging, migrant, Australia, conversation, additional, language, 1671, 22251VIC, TAFEADM

    Do you speak a language other than English at home?

    When you finish the Certificate II in EAL (Access) you will be able to use English every day with confidence.

      You will be enrolled in the correct level based on your English knowledge.

      EAL = English as an Additional Language.

      Gain these skills
      • Take part in informal conversations
      • Read and write instructions and information
      • Understand and respond to written and spoken information
      • Understand and respond to informal communication
      • Computing skills
      • Learn about working in Australia
      Is this course right for me?

      I have the following attributes:

      • A desire to develop English language skills directly related to immediate personal and social needs
      • A desire to prepare for participation in further English language study
      22253VIC 1673 EAL (Access) Certificate III On campus
      Balga
      Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
      TAFE04, A000000, English, Languages and Foundation Studies, A000003, General Education, foundation, numeracy, maths, reading, youth, pathway, writing, job skills, employability, cheap, career, jobs, bridging, migrant, Australia, conversation, 1673, 22253VIC, TAFEADM

      Do you speak a language other than English at home?

      When you finish the Certificate III in EAL (Access) you will be able to use English every day with confidence.

        You will be enrolled in the correct level based on your English knowledge.

        EAL = English as an Additional Language.

        Book Interview (Joondalup – Majid) - Tuesday & Wednesday OR Friday

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        Gain these skills
        • Take part in informal conversations
        • Read and write informative advice
        • Understand and respond to written and spoken information
        • Understand the news
        • Use the internet safely
        • Learn about working in Australia
        Is this course right for me?

        I have the following attributes:

        • A desire to prepare for participation in further English language study
        • A desire to prepare for vocational training or employment
        22256VIC 1676 EAL (Access) Certificate IV On campus
        Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
        Perth (Northbridge)
        , TAFE04, A000000, English, Languages and Foundation Studies, A000003, General Education

        Improve your English for further education or employment

        This course will further develop your English language speaking, listening, reading and writing skills to enable you to access a range of community options which may require some specialisation. It will enable you to participate effectively in the community, including leadership roles.

        Book Interview (Joondalup – Majid) - Tuesday & Wednesday OR Friday

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        Gain these skills
        • Complex communication skills and knowledge in English
        • Language literacy
        • Digital literacy
        • Cultural knowledge
        Is this course right for me?

        I have the following attributes:

        • A desire to develop employability skills and literacies (including digital)
        • A desire to prepare for vocational training or employment

         

        22254VIC 1674 EAL (Employment) Certificate III On campus
        Perth (Northbridge)
        TAFE04, A000000, English, Languages and Foundation Studies, A000003, General Education, foundation, numeracy, maths, reading, youth, pathway, writing, job skills, employability, cheap, career, jobs, bridging, migrant, Australia, conversation, 1674, 22254VIC,

        Do you speak a language other than English at home?

        When you finish the Certificate III in EAL (Employment) you will be ready for gaining employment using English.

        You can start this course in January, April, July and August. You will be enrolled in the correct level based on your English knowledge.

        EAL = English as an Additional Language.

        Gain these skills
        • Take part in informal conversations
        • Read and write informative advice
        • Understand and respond to written and spoken information
        • Understand the news
        • Use the internet safely
        • Learn and prepare to work in Australia
        Is this course right for me?

        I have the following attributes:

        • A desire to prepare for participation in further English language study
        • A desire to prepare for vocational training or employment
        10728NAT BEI00 Spoken and Written English Certificate II On campus
        Balga
        Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
        Midland
        Perth (Northbridge)
        TAFE04, A000000, English, Languages and Foundation Studies, A000003, English, foundation, numeracy, maths, reading, youth, pathway, writing, job skills, employability, cheap, career, jobs, bridging, migrant, Australia, conversation, 6483, 10363NAT, april, January, july, august, late, TAFEADM

        Are you new to Australia?

        When you finish the Certificate II in Spoken and Written English you will have limited English skills. You will have skills suitable for simple routine tasks.

          You will be enrolled in the correct level based on your English knowledge.

          You can start this course at any time by disucssing with our staff.

          Book Interview (Joondalup – Majid) - Tuesday & Wednesday OR Friday

          Book interview (Joondalup - Andrew) 

          Gain these skills
          • Simple conversation
          • How to use money
          • Simple writing
          • Simple maths
          • Simple instructions
          Is this course right for me?

          I have the following attributes:

          • A desire to develop English language skills directly related to immediate personal and social needs
          • A desire to prepare for participation in further English language study
          10727NAT BEI01 Spoken and Written English Certificate I On campus
          Balga
          Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
          Midland
          Perth (Northbridge)
          TAFE04, A000000, English, Languages and Foundation Studies, A000003, English, foundation, numeracy, maths, reading, youth, pathway, writing, job skills, employability, cheap, career, jobs, bridging, migrant, Australia, conversation, 6482, 10362NAT, TAFEADM

          Are you new to Australia?

          When you finish the Certificate I in Spoken and Written English you will have basic English skills. You will be enrolled in the correct level based on your English knowledge.

          You can start this course at any time by disucssing with our staff.

          Book Interview (Joondalup – Majid) - Tuesday & Wednesday OR Friday

          Book interview (Joondalup - Andrew) 

          Gain these skills
          • Simple words
          • Simple writing
          • Simple maths
          • Simple documents
          • Conversation skills
          Is this course right for me?
          • A desire to develop English language skills directly related to immediate personal and social needs
          • A desire to prepare for participation in further English language study
          • Initiative, enterprise and problem solving
          • Planning, organising and self-management
          10729NAT BEI04 Spoken and Written English Certificate III On campus
          Balga
          Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
          Midland
          Perth (Northbridge)
          further study, TAFE04, A000000, English, Languages and Foundation Studies, A000003, English, university, foundation, numeracy, maths, reading, youth, pathway, writing, job skills, employability, cheap, career, jobs, bridging, migrant, Australia, conversation, 6484, 10364NAT, speaking, writing. TAFEADM

          Are you new to Australia?

          When you finish the Certificate III in Spoken and Written English you will have intermediate English skills. You will be ready for employment.

          You will be enrolled in the correct level based on your English knowledge.

          You can start this course at any time by disucssing with our staff.

          Book Interview (Joondalup – Majid) - Tuesday & Wednesday OR Friday

          Book interview (Joondalup - Andrew) 

          Gain these skills
          • Intermediate conversation
          • Language skills for job interviews
          • Intermediate writing skills
          • Intermediate maths
          • Writing instructions
          Is this course right for me?

          I have the following attributes:

          • A desire to develop employability skills and literacy (including digital)
          • Initiative, enterprise and problem solving
          10730NAT BEI03 Spoken and Written English for Further Study Certificate IV On campus
          Balga
          Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
          Midland
          Perth (Northbridge)

          Are you new to Australia?

          When you finish the Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English for Further Studies your English skills will be suitable for studying a Diploma.

          You will be enrolled in the correct level based on your English knowledge.

          You can start this course at any time by disucssing with our staff.

          Book interview (Joondalup - Majid)

          Book interview (Joondalup - Andrew)

          Gain these skills
          • Persuasive writing
          • Writing reports
          • Spoken and written presentations
          • Listening and writing notes
          • Learning strategies
          Is this course right for me?

          I have the following attributes:

          • A desire to develop employability skills and literacies (digital and other literacies)
          • A desire to pathway to further education and vocational training or employment

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          Page last updated June 12, 2019