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English for Living and Working in Australia (CSWE II)

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  • Course Category:

    General English

  • Program Type:

    AMEP (Adult Migrant English Program)

The AMEP General English Courses are based on the Certificate in Spoken and Written English (CSWE). This course will help students improve their English language skills through topics relating to their personal goals and needs such as Education, Housing and Employment in Australia.

This course will help students improve their English language skills for everyday living and working in Australia.

What will I learn in this course?

This course will enable you to learn to:

  • Have casual conversations in English
  • Use the telephone and participate in simple interviews
  • Read and write a range of everyday texts such as instructions, letters, stories and workplace forms 

What further education can I do after completing the course?

Training for the Workplace courses


Based on interviews where your language level will be assessed and a counsellor will discuss your learning goals.

Course duration

  • Available full-time or part-time.
  • Daytime, evening and weekend classes available.
  • You can also learn English with the help of a Volunteer Tutor.
  • This course is also offered through our online distance learning service.

Course dates

Term start dates for 2016 are as follows:

  • Term 1 – Monday 11th January
  • Term 2 – Monday 4th April
  • Term 3 – Tuesday 12th July
  • Term 4 – Monday 3rd October


The fee is determined by your eligibility for Government funding. Download the Fee Schedule or contact AMES to check your eligibility for a concession fee.

How to Enrol

Contact the best AMES location for you and find out:

  • course dates
  • your eligibility
  • cost
  • arrange a time to have your English level assessed

The course will be run subject to enrolment numbers.

The AMEP is based on an accredited curriculum delivering 10363NAT Certificate II in Spoken and Written English. AMES is a Registered Training Organisation TOID 0590.
This course is part of the AMEP and is free to eligible AMEP students.
The Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) is funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training.


AMES Australia Melton
AMES Australia Springvale
AMES Australia Oakleigh
AMES Australia Werribee
AMES Australia Footscray
AMES Australia Dandenong
AMES Australia Noble Park
AMES Australia Box Hill
AMES Australia St Albans
AMES Australia Flagstaff - Melbourne City