Baxter Institute - Melbourne - English Courses (Domestic Students)

English Courses – Domestic Students

Course in Preliminary Spoken and Written English

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Location 228-238 Flinders Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000
356 Main Road West, St Albans, VIC, 3021
7 Warwick Ave, Springvale, VIC, 3171
144 Thomas St, Dandenong, VIC, 3175
149 Anderson St, Sunshine, VIC, 3020
748 – 760 High St, Epping, VIC, 3076
18 Ellingworth Parade, Box Hill, VIC, 3128
Course Code 10361NAT
Training Product Status Current
Training Product Release date 01/10/2013
Total Tuition Hours
520 hours + 200 out-of-class
Delivery Mode
Face-to-face
Intakes Weekly
Prerequisite Not Applicable
Assessment Mode Combination of theory, practical and/or project assessments
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Students in the Preliminary Course in Spoken and Written English will have extremely limited core-skills. Students will learn strategies to study in formal learning environments, learn to read and write words and simple sentences, and learn to recognise and write the alphabet. Student will also learn to recognise and write simple numbers, understand time and money, and give personal information. A strong focus of this level is to participate in simple conversational exchanges.

Full-time: approx.  7 months incl. up to 8 weeks of holidays²
Part-time: approx.  1 year and 2 months incl. up to 16 weeks of holidays²

CORE:
SWELRN001A Module A Preliminary learning strategies
SWEDEC002A Module B Decoding words and simple sentences
ELECTIVE:
SWESYM005A Module E Recognising common visual symbols and signs
SWEWRD006A Module F Writing words and simple sentences
SWETIM007A Module G Understanding time and money
SWEPRN008A Module H Giving basic personal information
SWEEXC009A Module I Engaging in short exchanges
All students must participate in a pre-training review. This process will determine the appropriacy of the chosen training option, and identify any special needs. Should the institute require further determination of language, literacy and numeracy skills, the student may need to complete a foundation skills test, so that additional support can be offered.
10362NAT Certificate I in Spoken and Written English

 

Certificate I in Spoken and Written English

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Location 228-238 Flinders Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000
356 Main Road West, St Albans, VIC, 3021
7 Warwick Ave, Springvale, VIC, 3171
144 Thomas St, Dandenong, VIC, 3175
149 Anderson St, Sunshine, VIC, 3020
748 – 760 High St, Epping, VIC, 3076
18 Ellingworth Parade, Box Hill, VIC, 3128
Course Code 10362NAT
Training Product Status Current
Training Product Release date 01/10/2013
Total Tuition Hours
520 hours + 200 out-of-class
Delivery Mode
Face-to-face
Intakes Weekly
Prerequisite Not Applicable
Assessment Mode Combination of theory, practical and/or project assessments
Fees* Refer to “Course Fees

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10362NAT Certificate I in Spoken and Written English is a component of the Certificates in Spoken and Written English (CSWE). It is a beginner course for learners who have just started learning English language and literacy and who have had minimal exposure to English.

It provides general language education primarily targeted to newly arrived migrants and refugees who need to develop language skills to participate in a range of community contexts. The Certificate also includes elective numeracy modules for those EAL learners who may also need to develop numeracy skills and not just become familiar with the English of mathematics.

Educational outcomes for 10362NAT Certificate I in Spoken and Written
English are basic skills in:
• learning strategies to study in formal learning environments
• giving personal information
• comprehending and participating in transactional and casual spoken exchanges
• comprehending spoken and written information and instructions
• comprehending and leaving telephone messages
• comprehending, telling and composing personal recounts
• comprehending and composing informal texts
• comprehending news texts
• comprehending and performing addition and subtraction with whole numbers
comprehending and using the metric system of measurement

Full time: approx. 7 months including up to 8weeks holiday²
Part-Time: approx. 1 year and 2 months including up to 16 weeks holiday²

CORE:
SWELRN101A Module A Basic learning strategies
ELECTIVE:
SWEPER102A Module B Giving personal information
SWETRA103A Module C Comprehending and participating in short transactional exchanges
SWECON105A Module E Comprehending and participating in short conversations
SWEINS108A Module H Comprehending written instructions and completing a short form
SWETXT111A Module K Comprehending and composing short informal written texts
SWENEW112A Module L Comprehending short news and information texts
All students must participate in a pre-training review. This process will determine the appropriacy of the chosen training option, and identify any special needs. Should the institute require further determination of language, literacy and numeracy skills, the student may need to complete a foundation skills test, so that additional support can be offered.
10362NAT Certificate I in Spoken and Written English prepares learners for entry into 10363NAT Certificate II in Spoken and Written English.
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Certificate II in Spoken and Written English

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Location 228-238 Flinders Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000
356 Main Road West, St Albans, VIC, 3021
7 Warwick Ave, Springvale, VIC, 3171
144 Thomas St, Dandenong, VIC, 3175
149 Anderson St, Sunshine, VIC, 3020
748 – 760 High St, Epping, VIC, 3076
18 Ellingworth Parade, Box Hill, VIC, 3128
Course Code 10363NAT
Training Product Status Current
Training Product Release date 01/10/2013
Total Tuition Hours
520 hours + 200 out-of-class
Delivery Mode
Face-to-face
Intakes Weekly
Prerequisite Not Applicable
Assessment Mode Combination of theory, practical and/or project assessments
Fees* Refer to “Course Fees

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Certificate II in Spoken and Written English (CSWE) is a post-beginner general education English course for the delivery of English language, literacy and numeracy to learners who have developed a basic level of English, literacy or numeracy skills and who have had some formal or informal exposure to English. Graduates of CSWE II will have developed language and literacy
knowledge and skills for participation in defined English-speaking community, work and educational contexts. Students can also develop numeracy skills and knowledge to perform simple mathematical operations in familiar contexts by successfully completing elective numeracy modules. Through participation in courses at CSWE II level, students can develop knowledge about the English language and skills in using the language and mathematical concepts in social contexts. They can also develop language,
literacy and numeracy skills that enable them to demonstrate their autonomy and judgement in structured and stable contexts outside the classroom and to continue to develop their language, literacy and numeracy skills.

Full-time: approx. 7 months incl. up to 8 weeks of holidays²
Part-time: approx. 1 year and 2 months incl. up to 16 weeks of holidays²

CORE:
SWELRN201 Module A Intermediate learning strategies
ELECTIVE:
SWECAS202A Module B Comprehending and participating in routine casual conversations
SWEEXC203A Module C Comprehending and participating in transactional exchanges
SWEINF204A Module D Comprehending and giving spoken information
SWEFOR208A Module H Comprehending written instructions and completing formatted texts
SWENEW211A Module K Comprehending news and information texts
SWEJOB214A Module N Comprehending and composing jobseeking texts
All students must participate in a pre-training review. This process will determine the appropriacy of the chosen training option, and identify any special needs. Should the institute require further determination of language, literacy and numeracy skills, the student may need to complete a foundation skills test, so that additional support can be offered.
10364NAT Certificate III in Spoken and Written English – Further Studies
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Certificate III in Spoken and Written English

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Location 228-238 Flinders Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000
356 Main Road West, St Albans, VIC, 3021
7 Warwick Ave, Springvale, VIC, 3171
144 Thomas St, Dandenong, VIC, 3175
149 Anderson St, Sunshine, VIC, 3020
748 – 760 High St, Epping, VIC, 3076
18 Ellingworth Parade, Box Hill, VIC, 3128
Course Code 10364NAT
Training Product Status Current
Training Product Release date 01/10/2013
Total Tuition Hours
520 hours + 700 out-of-class
Delivery Mode
Face-to-face
Intakes Weekly
Prerequisite Not Applicable
Assessment Mode Combination of theory, practical and/or project assessments
Fees* Refer to “Course Fees

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10364NAT Certificate III in Spoken and Written English provides a general education curriculum framework for English as an additional language (EAL), foundation skills, and language and literacy education primarily targeted to newly arrived migrants and refugees who need to develop language skills to participate in a range of community contexts.

10364NAT Certificate III in Spoken and Written English is an intermediate course for learners who have developed a survival level of English, literacy or numeracy skills and who have had some formal or informal exposure to English.

Educational outcomes for 10364NAT Certificate III in Spoken and Written English are intermediate skills in:
• learning strategies to study in formal learning environments
• comprehending and participating in casual spoken exchanges
• comprehending and negotiating complex exchanges
• participating in interviews
• comprehending and conducting presentations
• comprehending and participating in discussions
• composing formal correspondence
• completing formatted texts
• comprehending and composing narrative texts
• comprehending and composing information texts
• comprehending and composing discussions and expositions
• comprehending and composing jobseeking texts
• comprehending news stories and advertisements
• comprehending and composing visual texts
• comprehending and giving complex instructions
• language for jobseeking
• comprehending and performing multi-step mathematical operations
• applying and interpreting mathematical information

Full-time: approx. 7 months incl. up to 8 weeks of holidays²
Part-time: approx. 1 year and 2 months incl. up to 16 weeks of holidays²

CORE:
SWELRN301A Module A Advanced learning strategies
ELECTIVE:
SWECON302A Module B Comprehending and participating in casual conversations
SWEINT304A Module D Comprehending and participating in interviews
SWEPRE305A Module E Comprehending and conducting presentations
SWEDIS306A Module F Comprehending and participating in discussions
SWEINF308A Module H Comprehending and composing complex information texts
SWEEXP311A Module K Comprehending and composing expositions
SWEADS313A Module M Comprehending news stories and advertisements
SWEJOB315A Module O Language skills for jobseeking
All students must participate in a pre-training review. This process will determine the appropriacy of the chosen training option, and identify any special needs. Should the institute require further determination of language, literacy and numeracy skills, the student may need to complete a foundation skills test, so that additional support can be offered.
10364NAT Certificate III in Spoken and Written English prepares learners for entry into 10365NAT Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English (Further Studies), and 10366NAT Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English (Employment).
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Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English (Further Studies)

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Location 228-238 Flinders Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000
356 Main Road West, St Albans, VIC, 3021
7 Warwick Ave, Springvale, VIC, 3171
144 Thomas St, Dandenong, VIC, 3175
149 Anderson St, Sunshine, VIC, 3020
748 – 760 High St, Epping, VIC, 3076
18 Ellingworth Parade, Box Hill, VIC, 3128
Course Code 10365NAT
Training Product Status Current
Training Product Release date 01/10/2013
Total Tuition Hours
520 hours + 200 out-of-class
Delivery Mode
Face-to-face
Intakes Weekly
Prerequisite Not Applicable
Assessment Mode Combination of theory, practical and/or project assessments
Fees* Refer to “Course Fees

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Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English – Further Studies is an advanced general education English course in the highly specialised field of English for academic purposes (EAP). It is designed for advanced learners who are preparing for academic study. Graduates of this course can develop language and literacy knowledge and skills that will enable them to produce high level responses to assignments and examinations that conform to academic principles of acknowledging the work of others and avoiding plagiarism. Learners studying at this level can develop knowledge about the English language and skills that will enable them to analyse, compare and integrate information from a range of sources into their academic work.

Full-time: approx. 7 months incl. up to 8 weeks of holidays²
Part-time: approx. 1 year and 2 months incl. up to 16 weeks of holidays²
CORE:
SWELRN401A Module A Learning strategies for further studies
ELECTIVE:
SWEKNO402A Module B Language knowledge
SWEREA404A Module D Reading and note-taking skills for further studies
SWEPER405A Module E Writing skills for persuasive essays
SWELIS407A Module G Listening and taking notes in presentations
SWESPE408A Module H Speaking and writing skills for presentations
SWEDIS409A Module I Speaking skills for discussions
All students must participate in a pre-training review. This process will determine the appropriacy of the chosen training option, and identify any special needs. Should the institute require further determination of language, literacy and numeracy skills, the student may need to complete a foundation skills test, so that additional support can be offered.
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Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English (Employment)

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Location 228-238 Flinders Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000
356 Main Road West, St Albans, VIC, 3021
7 Warwick Ave, Springvale, VIC, 3171
144 Thomas St, Dandenong, VIC, 3175
149 Anderson St, Sunshine, VIC, 3020
748 – 760 High St, Epping, VIC, 3076
18 Ellingworth Parade, Box Hill, VIC, 3128
Course Code 10366NAT
Training Product Status Current
Training Product Release date 01/10/2013
Total Tuition Hours
520 hours + 200 out-of-class
Delivery Mode
Face-to-face
Intakes Weekly
Prerequisite Not Applicable
Assessment Mode Combination of theory, practical and/or project assessments
Fees* Refer to “Course Fees

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Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English – Employment provides an advanced English language course for learners who are skilled and trained migrants and refugees. Graduates of this course can develop advanced language and literacy skills that will enable them to communicate their specific areas of expertise and their past work experience developed in their countries of origin and in a language other than English. This will enable them to complete a range of routine and non-routine workplace and/or jobseeking tasks and communicate solutions to a variety of problems. In this level, students can develop knowledge about the English language and skills in using language and literacy in a broader range of workplace and jobseeking contexts involving a range of social relationships. They can develop language and literacy skills that enable them to take responsibility for interactions and the preparation of written texts through understanding the established patterns of interaction, text structure and grammar that are determined by social contexts.

Full-time: approx. 7 months incl. up to 8 weeks of holiday²
Part-time: approx. 1 year and 2 months incl. up to 6 weeks of holiday²
CORE:
SWEPSE401A Module A Pronunciation skills for employment
ELECTIVE:
SWEWSJ404A Module B Writing skills for jobseeking documents
SWESSJ405A Module C Speaking skills for jobseeking
SWELCE402A Module I Language and culture of employment in Australia
SWEWSP403A Module J Writing skills for public sector applications
FSKLRG10 Module K Use routine strategies for career planning
All students must participate in a pre-training review. This process will determine the appropriacy of the chosen training option, and identify any special needs. Should the institute require further determination of language, literacy and numeracy skills, the student may need to complete a foundation skills test, so that additional support can be offered.
Not applicable
Certificate I in EAL (Access)

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Location 228-238 Flinders Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000
356 Main Road West, St Albans, VIC, 3021
7 Warwick Ave, Springvale, VIC, 3171
144 Thomas St, Dandenong, VIC, 3175
149 Anderson St, Sunshine, VIC, 3020
748 – 760 High St, Epping, VIC, 3076
18 Ellingworth Parade, Box Hill, VIC, 3128
Course Code 22250VIC
Training Product Status Current
Training Product Release date 01/01/2014
Total Tuition Hours
500 hours
Delivery Mode
Face-to-face
Intakes Weekly
Prerequisite Not Applicable
Assessment Mode Combination of theory, practical and/or project assessments
Fees* Refer to “Course Fees

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This course is for students who have limited English, and are seeking to improve their communication skills both verbally and in writing at elementary level. Doing this course will help when you are talking to local Melbourne people and will also help you to get around Melbourne and Australia more easily.

Full-time: approx. 7 months incl. up to 3 weeks of holidays²
Part-time: approx. 1 year and 2 months incl. up to 16 weeks of holidays²
CORE:
VU21454 Plan language with support
VU21451 Participate in short, simple exchanges
VU21450 Give and respond to short, simple verbal instructions and information
VU21449 Read and write short, simple messages and forms
VU21448 Read and write short, simple informational and instructional texts
ELECTIVE:
VU21446 Use basic digital technology language and skills
VU21445 Locate health and medical information
VU21444 Identify Australian leisure activities.
All students must participate in a pre-training review. This process will determine the appropriacy of the chosen training option, and identify any special needs. Should the institute require further determination of language, literacy and numeracy skills, the student may need to complete a foundation skills test, so that additional support can be offered.

22251VIC Certificate II in EAL (Access)

 

Certificate II in EAL (Access)

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Location 228-238 Flinders Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000
356 Main Road West, St Albans, VIC, 3021
7 Warwick Ave, Springvale, VIC, 3171
144 Thomas St, Dandenong, VIC, 3175
149 Anderson St, Sunshine, VIC, 3020
748 – 760 High St, Epping, VIC, 3076
18 Ellingworth Parade, Box Hill, VIC, 3128
Course Code 22251VIC
Training Product Status Current
Training Product Release date 01/01/2014
Total Tuition Hours
500 hours
Delivery Mode
Face-to-face
Intakes Weekly
Prerequisite Not Applicable
Assessment Mode Combination of theory, practical and/or project assessments
Fees* Refer to “Course Fees

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  • The information you give us will be collected and used to respond to your enquiries and provide you with information about related courses. Information may be disclosed to relevant staff to respond to your request and in accordance with the law.
 
This course is for students who have more developed English, and are seeking to improve their written and spoken English, as well as improve their grammar at pre-intermediate level. Doing this course will help when you want to participate more in the local Melbourne community and will also help you if you want to explore Melbourne and Australia.

Full-time: approx. 7 months incl. up to 3 weeks of holiday²
Part-time: approx. 1 year and 2 months incl. up to 6 weeks of holiday²
CORE:
VU21297 Develop and document a learning plan and portfolio with guidance
VU21456 Participate in simple conversations and transactions
VU21457 Give and respond to simple verbal information and directions
VU21458 Read and write simple personal communications and transactional texts
VU21459 Read and write simple instructional and informational texts
ELECTIVE:
VU21461 Access the internet and email to develop language
VU21462 Explore community options
VU21463 Explore transport options.
All students must participate in a pre-training review. This process will determine the appropriacy of the chosen training option, and identify any special needs. Should the institute require further determination of language, literacy and numeracy skills, the student may need to complete a foundation skills test, so that additional support can be offered.

22255VIC Certificate III in EAL (Further Study)

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Certificate III in EAL (Further Study)

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Location 228-238 Flinders Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000
356 Main Road West, St Albans, VIC, 3021
7 Warwick Ave, Springvale, VIC, 3171
144 Thomas St, Dandenong, VIC, 3175
149 Anderson St, Sunshine, VIC, 3020
748 – 760 High St, Epping, VIC, 3076
18 Ellingworth Parade, Box Hill, VIC, 3128
Course Code 22255VIC
Training Product Status Current
Training Product Release date 01/01/2014
Total Tuition Hours
525 hours
Delivery Mode
Face-to-face
Intakes Weekly
Prerequisite Not Applicable
Assessment Mode Combination of theory, practical and/or project assessments
Fees* Refer to “Course Fees

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Privacy Statement

  • The information you give us will be collected and used to respond to your enquiries and provide you with information about related courses. Information may be disclosed to relevant staff to respond to your request and in accordance with the law.
 
This course reflects the skills and abilities of people looking to participate in further education within an English speaking RTO or TAFE. This course is for students who have already mastered the basics of English and are seeking to improve their knowledge of academic English (EAP); this includes doing presentations, research, essay writing and class discussions at an intermediate to upper-intermediate level. Students completing this course are expected to have gained an English ability equivalent to IELTS 5.5. This course is one of the pre-requisites for many RTO or TAFE trade courses.

Full-time: approx. 7 months incl. up to 1 week of holiday²
Part-time: approx. 1 year and 2 months incl. up to 2 weeks of holiday²
CORE:
VU21323 Develop and document a learning plan and portfolio
VU21499 Give straightforward oral presentations for further study
VU21500 Participate in a range of interactions for further study
VU21501 Read and write straightforward texts for research purposes
VU21502 Analyse and produce a range of straightforward texts relevant to further study
VU21503 Listen and take notes for research
VU21504 Use language learning strategies and study skills
ELECTIVE:
VU21464 Examine current issues
VU21473 Investigate Australian art and culture
All students must participate in a pre-training review. This process will determine the appropriacy of the chosen training option, and identify any special needs. Should the institute require further determination of language, literacy and numeracy skills, the student may need to complete a foundation skills test, so that additional support can be offered.

22258VIC Certificate IV in EAL (Further Study)

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Certificate IV in EAL (Further Study)

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Location 228-238 Flinders Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000
356 Main Road West, St Albans, VIC, 3021
7 Warwick Ave, Springvale, VIC, 3171
144 Thomas St, Dandenong, VIC, 3175
149 Anderson St, Sunshine, VIC, 3020
748 – 760 High St, Epping, VIC, 3076
18 Ellingworth Parade, Box Hill, VIC, 3128
Course Code 22258VIC
Training Product Status Current
Training Product Release date 01/01/2014
Total Tuition Hours
500 hours
Delivery Mode
Face-to-face
Intakes Weekly
Prerequisite Not Applicable
Assessment Mode Combination of theory, practical and/or project assessments
Fees* Refer to “Course Fees

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  • The information you give us will be collected and used to respond to your enquiries and provide you with information about related courses. Information may be disclosed to relevant staff to respond to your request and in accordance with the law.
 
This course reflects the skills and abilities of people looking to participate in further education within an English speaking university. This course is for students who want to develop a more sophisticated English ability at an upper intermediate to advanced level. In this course you will read complex academic journals, prepare researched reports, conduct interviews, plan and participate in debates and regularly prepare and do presentations in class. Students completing this course are expected to have gained an English ability equivalent to IELTS 6.5. This course is also one of the pre-requisites for entry into a number of Australian Universities.

Full-time: approx. 7 months incl. up to 3 weeks of holiday²
Part-time: approx. 1 year and 2 months incl. up to 6 weeks of holiday²
CORE:
VU21353 Research pathways and produce a learning plan and portfolio
VU21510 Take notes from complex aural texts for further study
VU21508 Give complex presentations for further study
VU21509 Analyse and participate in complex spoken discourse for further study
VU21511 Read and write complex texts for research purposes
VU21512 Read and write complex texts for further study
VU21513 Use a range of critical reading and writing skills for further study
VU21514 Use language analysis skills to review own texts
ELECTIVE:
VU21472 Investigate features of the education system in Australia
All students must participate in a pre-training review. This process will determine the appropriacy of the chosen training option, and identify any special needs. Should the institute require further determination of language, literacy and numeracy skills, the student may need to complete a foundation skills test, so that additional support can be offered.
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*Tuition fees and other course related fees are not subject to change once a student has enrolled.

¹ subject to timetable selection
² subject to variance depending on  the time of enrolment
³ Language, literacy and numeracy
^ qualifications not offered at Baxter