Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English for Further Study

Course Code 10730NAT
Campus Shepparton - Fryers Street
Duration 570 hours

Course Overview

The 10730NAT Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English for Further Study provides a general education framework for English as an additional language (EAL) and literacy education and focuses specifically on the development of spoken and written language skills required to continue with higher education studies.

10730NAT Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English for Further Study is an advanced course for learners who have developed some competence in English language, literacy and numeracy skills and who have developed a fair degree of formal or informal exposure to English.

This course is delivered on campus. You will be enrolled into a current qualification.

Pathways / Employment Opportunities

The 10730NAT Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English for Further Study is designed for those wishing to further their English language skills needed to access further training and employment.

Further studies
After gaining the 10730NAT Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English for Further Study you may wish to transition to other vocational or further study programs e.g. CHC32015 – Certificate III in Community Services or CHC42015 – Certificate IV in Community Services, or the Tertiary Enabling Program (TEP) in preparation for further academic study.

Sessions - Dates/Times

Campus Times
Shepparton – Fryers Street General Public – Start Mon 4th Feb, 4 Days a Week (6 Months) 9am to 3.30pm /2019
Shepparton – Fryers Street AMEP – Start Mon 4th Feb, 2 Nights a week, 6pm to 9pm /2019
Shepparton – Fryers Street AMEP – Start Mon 4th Feb, 4 Days a week, 9am to 3.30pm /2019
Shepparton – Fryers Street SEE – Starts Mon 7th Jan, 4 Days a Week (6 Months) 9am to 3.30pm / 2019
Shepparton – Fryers Street General Public – Start Mon 4th Feb, 2 Nights a week, 6pm to 9pm /2019

Attendance and Commitment

It is important that students commit to all course requirements, including study and assessments the student may need to complete outside their normal training sessions.

Course Co-ordinator

Name: Elizabeth Powell
Location: Shepparton

Fee Information
Type Average Enrolled Hours Hourly Fee Rate Indicative Tuition Fee Hourly Govt Subsidy Rate Total Govt Contribution
Govt Subsidised-Standard 570 $1.74 $991.80 $7.00 $3,990.00
Govt Subsidised-Standard Concession 570 $0.35 $199.50 $7.00 $3,990.00
Govt Subsidised-Trainee 570 $6.97 $3,972.90 N/A N/A
Govt Subsidised-Trainee Concession 570 $1.34 $763.80 N/A N/A
Full Fee 570 $2.50 $1,425.00 N/A N/A
Course Materials 570 $0.10 $57.00 N/A N/A

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

You will receive an Indicative Fee Statement when you decide upon your course. A finalised invoice will be issued upon enrolment. Students will be invoiced for the components of the course that they are enrolled into for each year or semester.

Material fees cover costs associated with the following where applicable, and not limited to:

  • Classroom activity consumables, handouts and booklets
  • E-Learning resources and associated license access fees
  • Excursions

Additionally some courses require students to purchase or supply text books, kits, tools, uniforms and personal protection equipment. Some specific materials may be purchased through the GOTAFE Book Shop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your Course Information session or during the Pre-Training review Interview.

Entry Requirements

Training package entry requirements
There are no training package entry requirements for this qualification.

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements
Before being accepted into the course applicants must:

  • Attend an interview
  • Undertake a Pre-training Review to document previous work experience and qualifications and assess suitability for the course
  • Be assessed to ensure the required language, literacy and numeracy levels are met for the course
Units of Competency

10730NAT – Core Units

SWEPAT001 – Participate in a tutorial

10730NAT – Elective Units

SWEAGS001 – Apply grammar skills for further study writing
BSBITU313 – Design and produce digital text documents
SWERWP001 – Read and write cohesive paragraphs for further study
SWEWFS002 – Write persuasive essays for further study
SWEWFS001 – Write reports for further study

Assessment Methods

Assessment methods may include:

  • written and verbal assignments
  • practical work
  • classroom participation
  • projects and/or
  • written tests
Skills Recognition

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification.  There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking.  You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.
Information Sessions

For further information regarding this course please call 1300 468 233.


Please note:  Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review.  This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer
Individual Needs

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.

Learner’s Rights

Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.
Further information is provided at course induction.

Student Welfare Unit

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you will be welcome to access a variety of non-academic support services from the Student Welfare Unit. These services are designed to best support you to successfully complete your course.

Services include on campus supports and remote supports

  • Counselling
  • employment information
  • careers
  • activities etc.
Educational Support Services

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you may access a wide range of academic support services to assist you to meet the academic challenges of your course from our Learning Support Unit.

Where to from here?

If you need any further clarification of the information provided please contact one of our client service officers on 1300 468 233 who can assist you or click Enquire Now.