Community Languages Australia

Australian Federation of Ethnic Schools Associations Inc.

How Do I Enrol?

How Do I Enrol?

Who can enrol?

Expressions of interest for a place in this course are invited from your teaching and leadership staff who:

  • are over 18 years of age
  • have already undertaken at least a 30 hour LOTE Methodology Course
  • have a strong intermediate level of English (applicants will be tested prior to an offer of acceptance into the course)
  • are able to demonstrate a current teaching practice in a community language school setting (approximately 80 hours during the period of the training program).

Please note: All applicants will need to attend an information session and complete a language, literacy and numeracy test.

When will the course run?

The course is expected to run from March till November 2017 with sessions scheduled mainly on a Thursday evening from 5:30-9pm (weekly). There will be approximately three (3) Saturday sessions during this semester.

How much does the course cost?

Current fees are subsided and are $500 for Australian permanent residents/citizens. Full fees apply to people who do not meet this requirement.

Due to the current subsidised rate, further concessions are not applicable.

Indicative costs for texts: $70.00

Who will teach the course?

The course will be managed and delivered by an expert team of educationalists drawing on expertise in a range of specialist areas.

Will there be assessment?

Assessment of learning will be undertaken through activities such as lesson plans, development of a unit of work, responses to written questions, and presentations. Some of the tasks will require the participant to trial learning and assessment materials in a community languages school setting.

An observation of teaching visit is a key part of the assessment process.

All assessment tasks must be successfully completed to be able to qualify for the Certificate IV in Community Languages Teaching.

Is Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) available?

Course participants may apply for RPL at the application stage. Applications will be assessed to check their eligibility for RPL. There are no additional fees for students applying for RPL.

Information about the RPL process will be available at the Information Session on 10 March 2016.

How can I find out more information about this important course?

Interested applicants will be invited to take a compulsory language, literacy and numeracy test that evening.

If you require further information about your teacher’s involvement or the course in general, please do not hesitate to email certiv_admin@communitylanguages.org.au or ring 9349 2683.

Contact Us

Community Languages Australia

L2, 189 Faraday St,
Carlton Vic 3053


Email: abubaker.fahry.f@esav.org.au
Phone: (03) 9349-2683
Fax: (03) 9349-26893