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Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English for Further Study

National ID: 10730NAT | State ID: BEI03

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

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Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Important information

No limitations to entry based on gender and physical ability, social or educational background.

Once your appointment has been confirmed you will be sent an email telling you what to bring and information about social distancing rules which you will need to follow.

You will need to bring:

· Passport or VISA

· Unique Student Identifier (USI). The USI is available online at no cost and will stay with you for life.  It will be recorded with any nationally recognised course that is undertaken. You must apply for your USI before coming to accept your place and enrol (visit www.usi.gov.au and go to Create your USI),

· 1 support person if necessary

· Payment can be made by Credit/Debit Card – NO CASH

In order to comply with COVID-19 Government social distancing guidelines, you will NOT be able to:

·        bring children or more than one family member OR support person

·        make payment for your course in cash

Job opportunities

This course provides support to students who have English as a second language (ESL) - not occupationally specific.

Further study

A range of higher education courses.

How to apply

On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au

Other study types

For all other study types such as on campus (part-time), skill sets, online, employer-based study and apprenticeships or traineeships visit our Apply and Enrol page.

International students

International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Delivery location, important dates and study options

In order to comply with COVID-19 Government directed social distancing guidelines, some courses may include a mix of online learning, virtual classrooms (live web conferencing with your lecturer and class) and classroom delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements.

Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken.

Semester 1, 2020

Balga - On Campus

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Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 1, 2020
Where Balga
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Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - On Campus

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Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 1, 2020
Where Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
How On campus
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Perth (Northbridge) - On Campus

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Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 1, 2020
Where Perth (Northbridge)
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Semester 2, 2020

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - On Campus

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Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
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Midland - On Campus

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Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Midland
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Perth (Northbridge) - On Campus

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Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Perth (Northbridge)
How On campus
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Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

If you're fluent in more than one language why not put your bilingual skills to use? 

The need for interpreters to help prevent misunderstandings and errors exists in sectors such as community services, social welfare, health, education, law and legal, and immigration services.

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National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
PSP50916 AB68 Interpreting (Auslan - English) Diploma On campus
Perth (Northbridge)
A000000, A000005, A000004, interpreting, translating, interpreter, foreign language, auslan, sign language, signing, deaf, hands,

Do you want to put your Auslan skills to good use?

This course has a focus on ethics of interpreting and concepts to assist in interpreting preparation. It is best suited to people who have some experience in interpreting and have completed a Diploma of Auslan. With this qualification and some experience behind you, you could find yourself working in community organisations and/or the private sector.

The need for Auslan interpreters exists across every sector including:

  • Health environments - assisting people with hospital appointments, clinics, specialist appointments, hospice care
  • Social welfare -  helping people access services at organisations relating to the Department of Human Services (eg Centrelink, Medicare, Immigration etc)
  • Legal - providing help with court appearances and documents, police interviews and prisons
  • Educational - at all levels of education, formal and informal.

This Diploma will specialise in Auslan - English interpreting.

Auslan skills are not taught in the Diploma of Interpreting (Auslan - English) qualification, so you will need to demonstrate:

  • An interview, prior to enrolment to assess your Auslan proficiency and
  • BKSB testing in Literacy and  Numeracy - you will need to achieve a level 3
EAB44 Interpreting Skills for NAATI Certification Skill Set Skill set On campus
Perth (Northbridge)

Interpreting is a skill that can be used to help people across many community and service industries

Are you, or will you be, in an interpreting or language-related role in the workplace or community? If so then this course will help you meet two of the training prerequisite requirements of the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) Certified Provisional Interpreter test. You will be given guidance in interpreting techniques.

Please note, you must meet English proficiency requirements to enrol, refer to entrance requirements below for further information.

Units

  • PSPTIS001 Apply codes and standards to ethical practice
  • PSPTIS002 Build glossaries for translating and interpreting assignments
  • PSPTIS003 Prepare to translate and interpret
  • PSPTIS042 Manage discourses in general settings

Successful completion of this Skill Set will provide you with an enhanced opportunity to meet the needs of NAATI Certification, enabling you to undertake interpreting assignments as a Certified Provisional Interpreter.

Classes will commence on Tuesday 4 February 2020 (dependent on numbers).

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Our general education qualifications help improve your literacy or numeracy skills so you can get a job or gain entry into university, TAFE or another tertiary education institution. Covering functional literacy, goal setting and implementation, interpersonal skills, everyday mathematics, humanities and more, our programs are practical and involve real projects, which will help you learn faster and better. 

Learning another language opens up a world of possibilities both professionally and personally. Learn how to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

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 practical courses in Auslan (Australian Sign Language), which will enable you to communicate fluently, accurately, and effectively with people who are deaf or hard of hearing within the fields of education, welfare and community services. 

We are the only college in Western Australia that offers all levels of Auslan qualifications, covering not only the language, but also the history and culture of the Australian Deaf community.
 

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