10362NAT Certificate I in Spoken and Written English

Offered to Domestic Students Only
Status: Non-Current for International students. This qualification is no longer offered for international students.

Course Overview

This beginner course is for learners who have just started learning English language and literacy and have had little exposure to English. It will give you the basic skills to have a conversation, make simple transactions and follow instructions. For learners from non-English speaking backgrounds, it will give you more confidence with your spoken and written English skills.

AIEL’s qualified trainers will show you how to develop your learning and communication skills including speaking, writing, listening and reading. You will also learn mathematical, measurement and visual numeracy skills.

Entry Requirement

  • Student must be 16 years of age or over;
  • Satisfactorily complete a pre-training review interview to determine academic suitability for the chosen course.

Course Pre-requisites

There are no pre-requisites for this course.


Please contact AIEL for course intake information.

Course Fees

(Course fees include a $250 non-refundable application fee)

Course Duration

Training will be delivered 2.5 days per week for 20 hours over a period of 26 weeks.

Delivery Modes

Face-to-face classroom


Gold Coast and Sydney


  • Successful completion of the Certificate I in Spoken and Written English is approximately equivalent to an IELTS score of 3
  • Certificate 10362NAT Certificate I in Spoken and Written English
  • Pathway to further study into 10363NAT Certificate II in Spoken and Written English

Study Pathways

Further education to vocational qualifications or university.

Course Outline

(Units of Competency)

Total number of units = 7

  • 1 core units
  • 6 elective units

SWELRN101A Basic learning strategies

SWEPER102A Giving personal information
SWEDES109A Comprehending and composing written descriptions
SWECON105A Comprehending and participating in short conversations
SWEINS108A Comprehending written instructions and completing a short form
SWETRA103A Comprehending and participating in short transactional exchanges
SWENEW112A Comprehending short news and information texts

You will be required to undergo an initial pre-training assessment to have your language ability assessed to determine which course level you are best suited to prior to enrolment. You must also be 18 years of age or above on course commencement.

Step 1: Applying to Australian Institute of English Language (AIEL) is easy. You can submit your enrolment application any time at Also, you can call Gold Coast Campus on +61 1300 656 693 or Sydney Campus on +61 1300 083 832.

Step 2: We will send you a Letter of Offer including all the enrolment conditions.

Step 3: When you accept it and return a signed copy and confirmation of payment, we will secure your place in your chosen course. You can pay your fees by electronic bank transfer OR credit card. Your Letter of Offer will include information about exact amounts due, and when you can pay them.

Step 4: AIEL will send you an Acceptance Letter confirming your course place together with information about your Orientation Day at your chosen campus including what time you need to arrive and what you need to bring. If you are applying for a student visa, AIEL will also send you a Confirmation of Enrolment (COE) so you can apply for a visa at your closest Australian immigration office.

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