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English, Languages and Foundation Studies

English courses are for those who come from non-English backgrounds and want to learn to understand, speak, read and write English.

Foundation courses are for those who want to boost their confidence and employability. They can be a great starting point for those who did not gain a qualification at high school or have not studied or worked for a long time.

These courses will improve your literacy and numeracy and bring you up to speed with what’s expected in the workplace and will enable you to go onto further study or find employment.


National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
KAB33 Basic Excel Skill Set Skill set Skill set
Geraldton Campus
excel, spreadsheet, office, 365, cloud, data, analysis, microsoft, KAB33, data entry, chart, graphs

Our basic Excel skill set offers initial training in one of the most commonly used computing applications of today.

In this course you will gain the skills and the knowledge required to utilise excel in the home and the workplace. You will learn how to:

  • Create spreadsheets
  • Format data
  • Incorporate charts and objects and much more

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

Enrolment & enquiries

For more information about this course and to enrol contact: 1800 672 700 or complete the course enquiry form below.

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack.

KAB32 Budgets and Cashflow for Small Business Skill Set Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Geraldton Campus
budget, accounting, cash flow, expense, strategies, KAB32

Completion of this workshop will develop your skills and knowledge in managing cashflows and budgets in a small business

You will learn:

  • To manage your cashflow
  • To create income and expenditure budgets
  • To analyse your budget
  • The skills to identify potential cash surpluses and strategies to make your money work for you
  • How to identify a cash shortage and approaches to alleviate it

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

Enrolment & Enquiries

For more information about this course and to enrol contact: 1800 672 700 or complete the course enquiry form below.

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack.

52768WA YT96 Course in Gaining Access to Training and Employment (GATE) (Introductory) Course in Face to face (class room)
Carnarvon
Geraldton Campus
, TAFE18, English, Languages and Foundation Studies, A000000, General Education, A000002

Are you interested in improving your chances of getting a job or doing further education? Do you want to develop your reading and maths skills?

The course in Gaining Access to Training and Employment (GATE) (Introductory) is a bridging/preparatory course enabling learners to extend their general education, prior to entering a range of vocational training programs, employment or community participation.

Students enrol in either the Introductory GATE course, or the general GATE course, depending upon their individual skill levels prior to commencing. The way the course is delivered depends on the needs of the student. This introductory course allows you to extend your knowledge and skills in communication, numeracy, technology, study skills and personal development.

You will develop skills in;

  • Communicating effectively
  • Applying maths to everyday tasks 
  • Operating a computer
  • Participating in your community
  • Applying study techniques
  • Improving your confidence, setting goals
  • Managing your personal growth and raising your self-esteem.
22471VIC BEH68 Course in Initial General Education for Adults Course in Face to face (class room)
Flexible delivery
Online delivery
Kalgoorlie Campus
Northam Campus
22471VIC, BEH68, general education, education, reading, writing, maths

Do you want to further your education and training?

This course aims to provide a general education. That is, initial skill development in reading, writing and numeracy and skill development in a variety of areas to meet personal needs and to facilitate participation in the community, or other workplace and further education and training. On successful completion of this course a participant will be able to: - develop a learning plan and portfolio with support - read and interpret a limited range of short, simple and personally relevant texts - create short simple, personally relevant texts - recognise simple mathematical information in familiar and everyday situations.

Our Focus on Flexible Options

Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study whenever and wherever suits you.  Flexible options can include online learning, workplace assessment, recognition of prior learning and correspondence type programs that can sometimes be supplemented by block or focussed delivery.

We strive to offer a mix of flexible options that suit your needs.  Typically flexible learning options are open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start any time and completed within 6 months of your start date.  Choose the right amount of units for you to study at any given time. 

Our Self Paced External courses can be accessed anywhere and anytime, regardless of your geographical location! 

52769WA YU01 Gaining Access to Training and Employment (GATE) Certificate I Face to face (class room)
Geraldton Campus
, TAFE18, English, Languages and Foundation Studies, A000000, General Education, A000002, GATE, Employment, General Education, Employability, Literacy, Numeracy, English, Maths

Do you want to kick start your education and training?

Or maybe you would like to improve your reading and writing, maths, personal skills and employment opportunities? Our courses use projects to sharpen your skills, and offer excellent resources and highly experienced lecturers.

You will develop skills in

  • Building career learning and personal management skills
  • Improving your communication skills
  • Improving your maths skills
  • Developing your skills in using technology for communication
  • Improving your study skills for further education.
22472VIC BEH69 General Education for Adults Certificate I Face to face (class room)
Flexible
Online delivery
Geraldton Campus
Kalgoorlie Campus
Merredin Campus
Northam Campus
a000000, a000002

Do you want to take control of your future?

When you finish the Certificate I in General Education for Adults you will have better reading, writing, maths, and computer skills.

You will learn

  • how to make a plan
  • simple reading and writing
  • how to make simple documents
  • basic computer skills
  • simple maths, working with money

You will be enrolled in the right level based on your ability.

Our Focus on Flexible Options

Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study whenever and wherever suits you.  Flexible options can include online learning, workplace assessment, recognition of prior learning and correspondence type programs that can sometimes be supplemented by block or focussed delivery.

We strive to offer a mix of flexible options that suit your needs.  Typically flexible learning options are open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start any time and completed within 6 months of your start date.  Choose the right amount of units for you to study at any given time. 

Our Self Paced External courses can be accessed anywhere and anytime, regardless of your geographical location! 

22473VIC BEH66 General Education for Adults Certificate II External mode
Face to face (class room)
Flexible
Flexible delivery
Online delivery
Geraldton Campus
Kalgoorlie Campus
Northam Campus
a000000, a000002

Do you want to take control of your future?

When you finish the Certificate II in General Education for Adults you will have a fresh start at education.

You will learn

  • planning goals and carrying out projects
  • advanced reading and writing
  • how to make different documents
  • computer skills
  • maths and problem solving

You will be enrolled in the right level based on your ability.

The Certificate II in General Education for Adults is approximately equivalent to Year 10 for the purposes of applying for a TAFE course and will meet the entry requirements for most Certificate II, III or IV level TAFE courses.

Our Focus on Flexible Options

Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study whenever and wherever suits you.  Flexible options can include online learning, workplace assessment, recognition of prior learning and correspondence type programs that can sometimes be supplemented by block or focussed delivery.

We strive to offer a mix of flexible options that suit your needs.  Typically flexible learning options are open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start any time and completed within 6 months of your start date.  Choose the right amount of units for you to study at any given time. 

Our Self Paced External courses can be accessed anywhere and anytime, regardless of your geographical location! 

22474VIC BEH65 General Education for Adults Certificate III External mode
Face to face (class room)
Flexible delivery
Online delivery
Geraldton Campus
22474VIC, BEH65, general education, reading, writing, maths

Do you want to take control of your future?

When you finish the Certificate III in General Education for Adults you will have a better chance at getting into your dream career.

You will learn

  • planning goals and carrying out projects
  • advanced reading, writing and understanding of a variety of documents
  • managing your money
  • maths and problem solving

You will be enrolled in the right level based on your ability.

The Certificate III in General Education for Adults is approximately equivalent to Year 11 for the purposes of applying for a TAFE course and will meet the entry requirements for most Certificate II, III, IV or Diploma level TAFE courses.

Our Focus on Flexible Options

Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study whenever and wherever suits you.  Flexible options can include online learning, workplace assessment, recognition of prior learning and correspondence type programs that can sometimes be supplemented by block or focussed delivery.

We strive to offer a mix of flexible options that suit your needs.  Typically flexible learning options are open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start any time and completed within 6 months of your start date.  Choose the right amount of units for you to study at any given time. 

Our Self Paced External courses can be accessed anywhere and anytime, regardless of your geographical location! 

22476VIC BEH64 General Education for Adults (Introductory) Certificate I Face to face (class room)
Flexible
Flexible delivery
Online delivery
Carnarvon
Geraldton Campus
Kalgoorlie Campus
Northam Campus
a000000, a000002, General Education for Adults, reading, writing, English, computer skills, maths

Do you want to take control of your future?

When you finish the Certificate I in General Education for Adults you will have better reading, writing, maths, and computer skills.

You will learn:

  • how to make a plan
  • simple reading and writing
  • how to make simple documents
  • basic computer skills
  • simple maths, working with money.
Our Focus on Flexible Options

Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study whenever and wherever suits you.  Flexible options can include online learning, workplace assessment, recognition of prior learning and correspondence type programs that can sometimes be supplemented by block or focussed delivery.

We strive to offer a mix of flexible options that suit your needs.  Typically flexible learning options are open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start any time and completed within 6 months of your start date.  Choose the right amount of units for you to study at any given time. 

Our Self Paced External courses can be accessed anywhere and anytime, regardless of your geographical location! 

G021P G021P Introduction to Trade Maths Short Course Face to face (class room)
Kalgoorlie Campus
mathematics, subtraction, addition, trade, engineering, entry, percentage, fundamental, algebra, geometry, G021P

The objective of the Trade Maths course is to provide a practical understanding of basic mathematical practices.

This course is designed for students wanting to pursue a career in engineering studies as well as anybody wanting to gain an improved understanding of basic applied mathematics.

Specifically you will learn:

  •  adding, subtraction, multiplication and division of whole numbers, decimals and fractions
  • calculate percentage for use in a variety of situations
  •  apply fundamental operations related to measurements, and
  • apply some basic algebraic and geometric functions to every day situations.

Upon completion of this course you will receive a Certificate of Participation.

Please refer to the Student Fact Pack for additional College and support information.

KAA92 Kayaking Skill Set Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Batavia Coast Marine Institute
kayak, river, water, safety, KAA92, paddle, oar, dam, rafting, canoe, oar

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to paddle a kayak as part of a group on areas such as lakes, dams and slow moving rivers. It requires the ability to self-rescue from a capsize.The skill set applies to leaders, guides or instructors, who use these skills when leading participants during kayaking activities. The unit can also apply to assistants and support staff.

This unit applies to any type of organisation that delivers outdoor recreation activities including commercial, not-for-profit and government organisations.

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

Please also refer to the Student Information Pack for additional College and support information

G011P G011P Microsoft PowerPoint Short Course Face to face (class room)
Kalgoorlie Campus
powerpoint, slideshow, office, 365, cloud, microsoft, administration, G011P

You will learn to add graphics and themes, run a slide show, printing techniques and how to publish presentations for a variety of business settings. This course is designed for users who wish to use this application to present information.

Specifically you will learn to:
•    work with the basic features of PowerPoint,
•    work with presentations,
•    create a new presentation,
•    insert and modify clip art in your presentation,
•    draw and work with shapes,
•    create and work with SmartArt,
•    navigate a slide show in PowerPoint,
•    use a range of printing techniques and
•    find the information you need in Help.

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Certificate of Participation.

Please also refer to the Student Fact Pack for additional College and support information.

G026P G026P Microsoft Project Advanced Short Course Face to face (class room)
Kalgoorlie Campus
project, microsoft, office 365, administration, management

This course is designed for participants with prior experience in using the software. You’ll learn the more advanced features of Project including working with various tables and alter techniques, using, creating and modifying project templates, creating new custom reports, creating web pages based on Project data and successfully breaking large projects down into more manageable chunks.

Specifically you will how to:
•    work with various views and create custom views,
•    work with various table and filter techniques,
•    use, create and modify project templates,
•    export data from Project to other applications,
•    work with predefined reports and create new custom reports,
•    create web pages based on Project data,
•    work with multiple project files simultaneously and create workspaces,
•    work with linked projects,
•    work with shared resources where more than one project uses the same resource pool,
•    successfully break large project files down into more manageable chunks and
•    create and use macros in Project.

Upon completion of this course you will receive a Certificate of Participation.

Please refer to the Student Fact Pack for additional College and support information.

G006P G006P Microsoft Word Intermediate Short Course Face to face (class room)
Kalgoorlie Campus
Microsoft, office, MS, word, administration, bookkeeping, 365, cloud, one drive, data, document, macros, form fill, mail merge, template

Use a variety of techniques including creating multiple documents, implementing styles and templates, merging as well as working with pictures and drawings. This course assumes some knowledge of the software.

Learn about:

  • working with basic features of word,
  • using more advanced table features,
  • creating and applying styles to paragraphs and text,
  • creating and using templates in your documents,
  • understanding and working with section breaks in a document,
  • creating headers and footers,
  • creating and working with more complex headers and footers,
  • performing a mail merge from scratch,
  • inserting and working with pictures,
  • working with shapes inserted in a drawing canvas, and
  • working extensively with shapes.

Upon completion of this course you will receive a Certificate of Participation.

Please also refer to the Student Fact Pack for additional College and support information

52771WA YU05 New Opportunities for Women (NOW) Certificate I Face to face (class room)
Geraldton Campus
, TAFE18, English, Languages and Foundation Studies, A000000. General Education, A000002, NOW, Women, Workforce, Return to Work

Are you a woman looking to return to study or the workforce? Do you want to improve your general skills and knowledge?

This course serves as a bridging program for women who have typically had a break from the workforce and are looking to embark on a new career direction. The course offers women an opportunity to explore various career options, build self-confidence and gain academic standards necessary to enter vocational offerings.

You will develop your skills in

  • Managing personal and family health and safety
  • Developing strategies to succeed in learning
  • Increasing personal effectiveness 
  • Establishing personal goals
  • Exploring career options 
  • Developing a career action plan 
  • Examining further education and training opportunities 
  • Improving written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • Performing simple maths for everyday situations and develop basic computer skills.
10727NAT BEI01 Spoken and Written English Certificate I Flexible delivery
Geraldton Campus
, TAFE18, A000000, English, languages and Foundation Studies, A000003, English, Literacy, Numeracy, Second Language, ESL

Improve your English skills!

This entry level course is to introduce you to the basic English language skills needed to participate in your community. This course develops further your language and literacy skills to undertake further education and training, seek and maintain employment and participate in your community. You will develop your skills in:

  • Basic speaking and listening
  • Basic reading and writing
  • Learning study skills, and
  • Gaining a knowledge of Australian society, customs and practices.
Our Focus on Flexible Options

Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study whenever and wherever suits you.  Flexible options can include online learning, workplace assessment, recognition of prior learning and correspondence type programs that can sometimes be supplemented by block or focussed delivery.

We strive to offer a mix of flexible options that suit your needs.  Typically flexible learning options are open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start any time and complete within 6 months of your start date.  Choose the right amount of units for you to study at any given time. 

Our Self Paced External courses can be accessed anywhere and anytime, regardless of your geographical location! 

10728NAT BEI00 Spoken and Written English Certificate II Flexible delivery
Geraldton Campus
, TAFE18, A000000, English, Languages and Foundation Studies, A000003, English, Literacy, Numeracy, Second Language, ESL,

This is a bridging course for adults from non-English speaking backgrounds. This course further develops your language and literacy skills to undertake further education and training, seek and maintain employment and participate in your community. You will gain skills in:

  • Learning to use English within an Australian context
  • Increasing your knowledge of Australian society, customs and practices
  • Improving your speaking and listening
  • Improving your reading and writing, and
  • Developing your study skills.
Our Focus on Flexible Options

Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study whenever and wherever suits you.  Flexible options can include online learning, workplace assessment, recognition of prior learning and correspondence type programs that can sometimes be supplemented by block or focussed delivery.

We strive to offer a mix of flexible options that suit your needs.  Typically flexible learning options are open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start any time and complete within 6 months of your start date.  Choose the right amount of units for you to study at any given time. 

Our Self Paced External courses can be accessed anywhere and anytime, regardless of your geographical location! 

10729NAT BEI04 Spoken and Written English Certificate III Flexible delivery
Geraldton Campus
A000000, A000003, Spoken and Written English, English skills, reading, writing, maths

Are you new to Australia?

When you finish the Certificate III in Spoken and Written English you will have intermediate English skills and will be ready for employment. You will learn:

  • Intermediate conversation
  • Language skills for job interviews
  • Intermediate writing skill
  • Intermediate math writing instructions.

You will be enrolled in the correct level based on your English knowledge.

Our Focus on Flexible Options

Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study whenever and wherever suits you.  Flexible options can include online learning, workplace assessment, recognition of prior learning and correspondence type programs that can sometimes be supplemented by block or focussed delivery.

We strive to offer a mix of flexible options that suit your needs.  Typically flexible learning options are open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start any time and complete within 6 months of your start date.  Choose the right amount of units for you to study at any given time. 

Our Self Paced External courses can be accessed anywhere and anytime, regardless of your geographical location! 

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