Certificate II in Routine English Language Skills


This course is for people from language backgrounds other than English who have basic English language skills. Students will learn how to listen, speak, read and write in English.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Use English to produce routine spoken texts; Listen and respond to routine English texts; Read and respond to routine English texts; Use English to write routine texts. Electives: Identify a variety of English pronunciation features; Access support services in a diverse study environment; Investigate work and training practices in industry and the community; Write routine work related texts; Use basic e-learning technology; plus more.

Related Careers:

Campus Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Sydney - Ultimo No
South Western Sydney - Granville No Full time
Riverina - Wagga Wagga No
Western Sydney - Strathfield No
Northern Sydney - St Leonards No
Sydney - Petersham No
South Western Sydney - Granville No Part time
Riverina - Tumut No
Western Sydney - Nirimba No
Northern Sydney - Hornsby No
Sydney - Randwick No
Western Sydney - Baulkham Hills No
Riverina - Albury No
Northern Sydney - Meadowbank No
Hunter - Newcastle No
Western Sydney - Blacktown No
Riverina - Deniliqui No
South Western Sydney - Lidcombe No
Hunter - Glendale No
Western Sydney - Nepean No
Riverina - Corowa No
South Western Sydney - Bankstown No Part time
Hunter - Maitland No
Riverina - Griffith No
Riverina - Young No
South Western Sydney - Bankstown No Full time
South Western Sydney - Liverpool No
Riverina - Leeton No
Illawarra - Wollongong West No
Sydney - St George No
South Western Sydney - Wetherill Park No
Riverina - Narrandera No
North Coast - Kingscliff No

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