This course focuses on developing students’ reading, writing, speaking and listening skills. The course is a general English course designed for students with only an elementary level of English. At the end of the course, students will be able to participate in short, simple exchanges and read and write short, simples texts. These students may be seeking to undertake further education in Australia at Central Australian College or any other institution.
No formal education is required to join this course. However, CAC recommends satisfactory completion of an equivalent of Australia year 10. The entry point for this course would be determined by assessment of the student skills using Placement Test which includes four macro skills such as Listening, Speaking, Writing and Reading.
The recommended entry ISLPR for this course is 1.
Students will be able to engage in short spoken exchanges, read and write short messages and give and respond to simple instructions.
Course Structure (Units)
The course consists of eight units which are:
VU22590 Plan language learning with support
VU22591 Participate in short simple exchanges
VU22592 Give and respond to short, simple instruction and information
VU22593 Read and write short simple messages and forms
VU22594 Read and write short, simple instructional and informational texts
VU22099 Recognise and interpret safety signs and symbols
VU22098 Recognise and use basic mathematical symbols and processes
BSBITU111 Operate a personal digital device
Delivery is in the classroom. Delivery is a minimum of 20 hours per week (face-to-face mode in class) and may include evening and weekend timetables.
All classes will be delivered at its main campus at 8-10 Cross Street, Footscray West, VIC 3012.
Assessment methods are flexible, valid, reliable and fair. Assessment strategies will include:
All fees are valid for 2019. Fees may change during the students’ course of study. Please refer to individual course information for text book and material fees where applicable. For Full Fee Paying Students CAC will not accept more than $1000 from each individual student prior to the commencement of the course. For student eligible for Government Funding: Training services are provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Victorian and Commonwealth funding. Pursuing the courses under Victorian Training Guarantee may impact your access to further government subsidised training. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to access government subsidised training.