10365NAT Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English (Employment)

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

Course Overview

This course provides opportunities for learners to develop advanced language and literacy skills to obtain and maintain employment. It is ideal for people who can read, write and speak English with confidence but want to find employment and need to build upon communication skills required to work effectively.

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 IV in Spoken and Written English is approximately equivalent to an IELTS score of 5.5+
  • Certificate 10366NAT Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English (Employment)
  • Graduates will be able to apply this knowledge to demonstrate the level of independence and responsibility that they are able to show as professional or skilled workers

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

SWEPSE401A Pronunciation skills for employment

SWELCE402A Language and culture of employment in Australia
SWEWSP403A Writing skills for public sector applications
SWEWSJ404A Writing skills for job seeking documents
SWESSJ405A Speaking skills for jobseeking
SWESST406A Speaking skills for workplace texts
FSKOCM04 Use oral communication skills to participate in workplace meetings

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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