This course is for learners who have just started learning English language and who have had minimal exposure to English. You will practice general English conversation, develop literacy and numeracy skills and get help with grammar and pronunciation.

The course will help you to develop your English communication skills for work or further studies.

Course Details

Course Details


There are no specific entry requirements for this course. However, you must be over 18 years-old and are required to undertake a pre-assessment after enrolment to determine which course level you are best suited to.


The course duration is 25 weeks (including breaks).


Delivery methods include classroom based training and practical sessions involving small groups and individual activities.


Assessment is continuous and ongoing, focusing on the learning process as well as the competency requirements of the qualification units. Assessment methods include written test, observation and projects.


After achieving the Certificate I in Spoken and Written English you may enrol in the Certificate II in Spoken and Written English.


Various intake and start dates available. Contact us for more information.

Course Content

Course Content

To successfully achieve this qualification, you are required to complete the following units of competency*:

Unit of Competency name Unit Code Core/Elective
Basic learning strategies SWELRN101A Core
Comprehending and participating in short transactional exchanges SWETRA103A Elective
Comprehending spoken information and instructions Elective
Comprehending and participating in short conversations SWECON105A Elective
Comprehending written instruction and completing a short form SWEREC108A Elective
Comprehending and composing written descriptions SWEDES109A Elective
Comprehending and composing short informal written texts SWETXT111A Elective

*Units of competency may vary depending of student abilities and comprehension.

Apply Now

Apply Now


  • Download the Application Checklist to understand the application process.
  • Download the Application Form and read it carefully. Complete and sign the form.
  • Read and understand the International Student Handbook that contains the enrolment Terms and Conditions and the Refund and Privacy Policy.
    If you need any assistance with completing the form or with understanding any information, please contact us at enquiries@ceetacollege.qld.edu or call us on (+61) 7 3392 9242
  • Prepare your certified supporting documents. A certified copy of a document is a photocopy of the original that has been certified as a true copy by an authorised person. If your documents are not in English, official certified English translations are also required. All pages of submitted supporting documents must be certified. Supporting documents that need to be certified:
    • Passport – pages in which your signatures and personal details are mentioned
    • Educational certificates and academic records
    • English language test results
    • Attach the certified copies of the documents mentioned above to your Application Form and submit them to the CEETA College.
  • To submit your application:
    1. Scan and email your completed application documentation to: enquiries@ceetacollege.qld.edu or
    2. Post your completed application documentation to the following address:
      CEETA College
      Unit 7 /96 Wilkie Street
      Yeerongpilly – QLD 4105

If you prefer to use a CEETA College representative or agent in your country, please contact us at: enquiries@ceetacollege.qld.edu