10365NAT Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English – Further Studies (CRICOS 083157C)




The qualification aims to develop competence in the analysis and communicative use of English for academic purposes. It does this by providing input and practice in aspects of teaching, learning and assessment common to university study in Australia. Particular attention is paid to developing the language and skills necessary to write assignments, take part in discussions, listen to lectures and read academic texts.


Accredited Qualification from AMES NSW

Learning Outcomes:

Participate effectively in lectures and tutorials
Prepare and deliver an effective academic presentation
Understand the structure and development of academic talks
Produce an appropriate, coherent and cohesive academic text
Integrate source material into writing with the appropriate academic conventions
Take effective notes from written and spoken texts
Read with greater efficiency and effectiveness

Course Quick Guide:

Duration: 24 weeks (including 4 weeks of holiday)

Delivery mode: On campus (Brisbane City Campus)

Qualification Requirements:

Total number of units: 7

SWELRN401A Learning strategies for further studies
SWEKNO402A Language knowledge
SWEUND403A Understanding academic culture
SWEREA404A Reading and note-taking skills for future studies
SWEPER405A Writing skills for academic reports
SWELIA407A Listening and taking notes in presentations
SWESPE408A Speaking and writing skills for presentations

Participants can choose to complete either individual units or the full certification. If students complete any of the individual units, then they can be awarded statements of attainment; and if all required units are completed, students will be awarded with a full qualification in Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English – Further Studies. These credentials are nationally recognised and accredited.

Assessment methods: short answer questions, written essays, oral discussions/presentations.

Learning Modes:

Full-time classes, including low-level bilingual classes.

Entry Requirements:

Offshore and Onshore: IELTS 5.0 (no subscore below 4.5) or equivalent

Course Price:

Please contact HETC for the current pricing: international@hetc.edu.au