Stanley College
Stanley College

10725NAT Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English

Apply now Enquire Now This course is available for Local students

This course is only available to local students participating in the Jobs and Skills WA funded program.

Suggested Pathway for this course

Course Overview

If you are just starting to learn English or have had little or no prior schooling this course will develop your English language skills using familiar experiences from your everyday life here in Australia. Topics include education, health and money. Learning takes place in a supportive environment designed to build your confidence and help you get the best from your studies.

Course Summary

  • Duration: 20 weeks + up to 6 weeks of holidays

  • Students: Local

  • Non-Concession Course Fee^: $117.60

  • Funding: Government Funding Available (Local Students)

  • Intakes:
    2023: Every two weeks, from 9 January

About Course

Course Duration

This course is delivered over 20 weeks + up to 6 weeks of holidays. Classes are rostered for 3 days per week + self-study component.

Full Time studies requires students to attend a minimum of 20 scheduled course contact hours per week.

Study Modes

The delivery methods for this course include:

  • Face-to-face classroom-based learning
  • Group-work
  • Role-plays
  • Oral presentations
  • Discussion groups
  • Vocabulary building exercises

Course Content

Students must successfully complete the following units:

  • SWERST001 Read a very limited range of words and very simple texts
  • SWERWA001 Begin to read and write the English alphabet
  • SWEDEV001 Develop preliminary English vocabulary for settlement
  • SWEWWS001 Write a limited range of words and very simple sentences
  • SWEESD001 Engage in very short dialogues

Course Entry Requirements

English Proficiency
Absolute Beginner Level of English:
(no English entry requirements)
Completion of the Stanley College placement test with an Absolute Beginner result

Course Prerequisite Requirements

No prerequisite entry requirements exist for this course.

Sample Timetable for English Language Courses

The following timetable is a sample only. All classes cover reading, writing, speaking and listening skills. Classes are rostered for 3 days per week (20 hours per week).

Schedule 1: Weekday (Day) Monday to Wednesday – 8.30am – 3:40pm
Schedule 2: Weekday (Day) Wednesday to Friday – 8.30am – 3:40pm


Funding is available for Local Students ONLY under the Jobs and Skills WA Program:
Non-Concession Course Fee^:$117.60
For more information on Funded Courses including Entry Requirements, click here

^Student Tuition Fees – The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as Student service and resource fees. Prices quoted are calculated at the concession rate unless otherwise specified. Eligibility criteria apply. Prices as per the VET Fees and Charges Policy 2021.

Please familiarise yourself with Stanley College’s Refund and Cancellation Policy.

Intake Dates

Every two weeks, from 9 January 2023

Further Studies

On completion of the 10725NAT Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English, students may pursue a 10727NAT Certificate I in Spoken and Written English at Stanley College or other Government Registered Training Organisations.

Other Expenses

For other fees and expenses including Administration Fee, Health Cover, Recognition of Prior Learning, Late and Reassessment Fees click here.

Enquire Now

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