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Our Certificates in English Proficiency (CEP) are nationally accredited courses designed for people from non-English speaking backgrounds who wish to develop the English skills necessary for living, working and/or studying in Australia.

Course Content
Electives
Assessment
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Overview

10267NAT Certificate I in English Proficiency


This program is offered to students who cannot access the New Arrivals Program, have been in Australia for longer than 18 months or want to study part time.

Students study a minimum of six lessons of English per week, covering:

  • Conversational English
  • Giving personal information
  • Basic writing skills
  • Following instructions
  • Reading short texts
  • Requesting information and making complaints
  • Understanding spoken and written instructions
  • Writing short descriptions and recounts
  • Study skills and goal setting

10268NAT Certificate II in English Proficiency

This program is designed for students who are proficient at Certificate I level. Students will study a minimum of six lessons of English per week covering:

  • Extending the basic skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening
  • Familiarising students with Australian systems and society
  • Understanding studying and working in Australia

10269NAT Certificate III in English Proficiency

This program is designed for students who are proficient at Certificate II level. Students will study a minimum of six lessons of English per week covering:

  • Extending the basic skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening
  • Familiarising students with Australian systems and society
  • Understanding studying and working in Australia

Electives

The following electives may help students to complete their certificate and can be undertaken while completing either CEP Certificate II or CEP Certificate III.

Grammar and Writing
10 SACE Credits

Students learn to understand the rules and patterns of grammar. Students write various short texts.

Conversation and Pronunciation
10 SACE Credits

Students learn and revise basic sounds of English and the ways they are combined.

Assessment

Competency based assessment is used.

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Accreditation
Students who successfully complete all competencies will be accredited with a Certificate in English Proficiency at either Certificate I, II or III level.

Thebarton Senior College is the Registered Training Organisation for these certificates.