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English for Work and Study - Reading and Writing (Level 1)

This course has no current classes. Please join the waiting list.

Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate I in Access to Vocational Pathways FSK10113.
  • Write simple informal workplace texts (FSKWTG04)
  • Write basic workplace information (FSKWTG03)
  • Read and respond to basic workplace instructions (FSKRDG03)
  • Read and respond to basic workplace information (FSKRDG04)

Please note this course may be fee free if you meet certain criteria. A face to face meeting is required before you enrol into this course. The meeting will help us assess your current level of English and place you into an appropriate class. Meeting dates: 23 and 25 January 2018 10am – 3.30pm. Please call 02 96872072 to make your booking or to see if you are eligible for NSW Government funding.

Course Information

A beginner level course for people with very little reading and writing skills. You will be studying the following units of competency from FSK10113 Certificate I in Access to Vocational Pathways:

• FSKRDG03 – Read and respond to basic workplace instructions
• FSKRDG04 – Read and respond to basic workplace information
• FSKWTG03 – Write basic workplace information
• FSKWTG04 – Write simple informal workplace texts

Days Tuesdays
Time Morning 9:30am – 2.30pm
Location Western Sydney Skills Hub
Start Date 20 Feb 2018
Sessions 6 of 4 hours each
Fee Fully subsidised for eligible students
Pre-enrolment meeting 23 and 25 January 2018 10am – 3.30pm

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Enrolling in this course

To make sure that this course is the right one for you, we require all new learners to have an interview with one of our experienced teachers before the course. In the interview we will find out your English language level, tell you what you will be studying as well as organise your enrolment for you. Interview can be booked by calling our office on 9687 2072.

What will the learning involve?

This course will involve plenty of practical activites including workplace scenarios or case studies, filling up workplace forms, reading workplace signs and symbols etc. It has been designed for those who have very basic level of reading and writing skills and wish to take it to the next level. This is an ongoing practice, therefore it is imperative that you continue to attend more sessions in the upcoming courses.

What are assessments?

As you progress through your course you will be given small tasks you need to complete by practising your new English skills. This helps the teacher see what you have learnt. These are called assessments. If you successfully complete your assessments for each module you will receive a Statement of Attainment for that module. Your assessment could be:

  • Written question and answers
  • A reading task
  • A collection of your work
  • A role play
  • And observation

Am I eligibile to enrol into this course?

This course is for the beginner level learners; however, if you believe you have absolutely no reading and writing skills e.g. you cannot read or write very basic words, we would strongly suggest you to seek one to one tuition first. The Parramatta College provides one to one tuition to those who need intensive support to help with their skill development. Please contact our Education Manager on 02 9687 2072 to discuss more.

How long does it take to get a Certificate?

As you progress through courses you will be assessed and if successful you will receive a Statement of Attainment for the completed unit/s. It might take you one or two terms to get a Statement of Attainment for one or more units.

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