Everyday English Language – Intermediate

Core unit components

  • (VU22358) Develop learning goals
  • (VU22359) Conduct a project with guidance
  • (VU22364) Participate in simple spoken interactions
  • (VU22361) Engage with simple texts for learning purposes
  • (VU22362) Engage with simple texts for employment purposes
  • (VU22366) Create simple texts for learning purposes
  • (VU22367) Create simple texts for employment purposes
  • (VU22368) Create simple texts to participate in the community
  • (VU22369) Work with simple numbers and money in familiar situations
  • (VU22370) Work with simple measurements in familiar situations
  • (VU22371) Work with simple design and shape in familiar situations
  • (VU22450) Work with and interpret simple directions in familiar situations

Elective unit components

  • (VU22360) Engage with simple texts for personal purposes
  • (VU22365) Create simple texts for personal purposes
  • (VU22375) Apply basic computer skills to language learning
  • (VU22383) Identify common digital media

Course Overview

Do you need to improve your English for work and study in Australia? Macquarie Community College is a leading provider of English teaching offering you an inclusive and supportive environment in which to learn.

This Everyday English Language – Intermediate course, will assist you with learning strategies, workplace and community reading and writing, numeracy, oral communication and digital literacy. Join the class for a fun and interactive experience whilst learning key skills.

The curriculum used for Everyday English Language – Intermediate is 22476VIC Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory) . Course outcomes focus on the skills and knowledge to conduct a project, to investigate pathways and develop, develop and document a learning plan. The language, literacy and numeracy outcomes of this course align to Level 2 of the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF).

This course is aimed at individuals who require foundational skills support in basic English in order to improve their career opportunities.

It is suitable for individuals who require:

  • Oral communication, reading, writing, numeracy and learning skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) Level 2; or
  • A career pathway, career preparation for employment or career training; or
  • Digital technology and entry level employability skills.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across Northern and Western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Epping, Mt Druitt, Richmond, and Ryde. Enrol now!

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What you will learn

Course outline

In this course you will learn:

  • How to develop a learning plan and a portfolio
  • How to plan and undertake a project
  • How to write text types for various purposes
  • How to participate in a routine spoken interaction
  • How to read text types for different purposes
  • How to write workplace and community information of limited complexity
  • How to work in a team
  • How to identify community options
  • Health literacy
  • How to conduct an investigation

The language, literacy and numeracy outcomes of this course align to Level 2 of the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF).

After completing this course, students may be able to study further Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) courses and build on their English skills for personal, community and work purposes.

Course outcome

At the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Engage in simple conversations
  • Read and write simple texts for various purposes
  • Operate a personal computer
  • Interpret and work with simple numbers, directions, measurements and shapes in everyday life
  • Identify common digital media
  • Conduct a project with guidance

At the end of the course, you will be issued a certificate in 22476VIC Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory), where competency has been achieved.

This course will give you the skills to be more equipped and confident in the workplace, or to participate in further study in preparation for employment.

What is involved

Time commitment

This course will include both classroom based sessions and home study.


Assessment (including recognition of prior learning) must:

  • Meet the requirements of the relevant training package or accredited course, and
  • Be conducted in accordance with the principles of assessment and the rules of evidence, and
  • Meet workplace and, where relevant, regulatory requirements.

For this course assessment will entail the following:

  • Assessment methods include written and oral tasks, practical tasks and observation by the assessor. You will be informed when assessments are to take place.

What you need to know

Entry requirements

An appropriate level of language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills is required to enrol in this course. Macquarie Community College may conduct an LLN assessment as part of the pre enrolment process.

What you need to provide

  • All course material is provided and inclusive with course fees
  • Notepad and pen

For remote learning online Zoom classes students will need a stable internet connection on computer or laptop to participate.

Fees and government subsidies

Smart and Skilled provides government-subsidised training and higher-level courses to help you get skills to find a job and advance your career.
If you're a prospective student, please visit: https://www.macquarie.nsw.edu.au/smart-and-skilled/ where you will find everything you need to know about the Smart and Skilled program before you enrol.
*Eligibility criteria apply. This training is subsidised by the NSW Government, and as a result your fee is determined through Training Services NSW formal eligibility criteria.
Students will need to supply the required evidence in accord with the requirements of Smart and Skilled eligibility.
Not eligible for Subsidised Training: $3,210
Contact us today or call on 1300 845 888 to check your eligibility.

What you can do next

Study pathway

Upon successful completion of this course you can further develop your skills by studying English for Work and Study – Advanced/Business/Community Services (FSK20119 Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways) course or Everyday English Language – Advanced (22472VIC Certificate I in General Education for Adults).

Class details

RTO 90033
Start Date15 May 2024
End Date29 August 2024
DaysWed, Thu, Fri
Time10.00am - 2.30pm
Location Blacktown Campus

Class details

RTO 90033
Start Date27 May 2024
End Date11 September 2024
DaysMon, Tue, Wed
Time10.00am - 2.30pm
TutorNadya Hamza
Location Epping Campus

Class details

RTO 90033
Start Date17 June 2024
End Date02 December 2024
DaysMon, Tue
Time10.00am - 2.30pm
TutorJunyao Li
Location Epping Campus

Class details

RTO 90033
Start Date24 June 2024
End Date09 December 2024
DaysMon, Tue
Time10.00am - 2.30pm
TutorMirunalini Nidhivanan
Location Blacktown Campus

Fees & Government Subsidies

At Macquarie Community College, we create and provide affordable and inclusive learning opportunities that meet the needs of individuals, organisations and communities.

Given the broad range of accredited and non-accredited programs offered by the College the fees and subsidies will vary depending on the course.

Fee for Service Courses 

Courses available on a fee-for-service basis will have the price clearly indicated within the class details. Additional fee information may also be found in the ‘’what you need to provide’’ section of the course details.

Funded Courses

Macquarie Community College delivers NSW government subsidised training, including training under the Smart and Skilled and Adult and Community Education (ACE) programs.

To access government subsidised training, including fee exemptions or concessions, you must meet the following criteria:

  • aged 15 years or older
  • no longer be at school
  • living or working in NSW
  • Australian OR New Zealand Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident OR a Humanitarian Visa Holder, OR a Partner Visa Holder whose sponsor is a current or past Humanitarian Visa Holder

When you enrol in a NSW government subsidised course you will be required to pay the Smart and Skilled student fee unless you qualify for a fee exemption.

For further information on NSW government subsidies visit the below funding pages.

Adult and Community Education 

Smart and Skilled 


NSW Fee Free Training 

Credit Transfer

Am I Eligible for Credit Transfers?

Credit Transfer (CT) is granted as a result of identifying learning outcomes already achieved through formal training. Credit outcomes may allow for entry into a qualification and/or provide credit towards the qualification. Credit Transfer given may reduce the time required for you to achieve the qualification.

To apply for Credit Transfer you will need to provide original or certified copies of certificates previously attained through formal training prior to completing the enrolment process.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is granted as a result of identifying and assessing previous and current informal education and training, work experience and/or life experience and knowledge. Previous learning and the evidence supplied is measured against pre-determined performance standards contained within the Units of Competency.

To apply for recognition of prior learning you should indicate your decision to apply for recognition as soon as possible after enrolment and the induction program.

We will be happy to provide you with an RPL kit after speaking directly with you to ensure you understand the requirements of this process.

Delivery Mode

To meet the needs of our students Macquarie Community College balances delivery and engagement across permanent, regular and temporary delivery sites and offer face-to-face, remote zoom classes and self-paced learning options.

Ways to Study

  • On campus

Our college campus locations are:

    • Blacktown
    • Chatswood
    • Carlingford
    • Epping
    • Ryde
    • Mt Druitt
  • Virtual classroom
  • Complete workplace training
  • Combine ways to study


How you got questions? Please see our comprehensive FAQ page for everything you need to know about Macquarie Community College, our policies, student support, application and enrolment procedures.

How to Apply

Step 1

Due to course and fee subsidy eligibility requirements, accredited vocational education and training courses have an application process prior to enrolment. • Please carefully review course and fee subsidy requirements in the detailed course and class content. • After selecting your course and class. click ‘’Apply Now” and enter the requested details.

Step 2

Upon receipt of your application a course advisor will contact you within 2 business days to discuss the course details and assist you with any further enquiries you may have. • To proceed you will be required to complete a language, literacy & numeracy assessment and an enrolment form • Required enrolment documentation and/or evidence is to be provided. To view our Terms and Conditions, please visit: https://www.macquarie.nsw.edu.au/terms-and-conditions/

Step 3

Once your enrolment has been processed, you will receive the following emails: • Enrolment confirmation: you will receive this immediately after your enrolment has been processed. Please check and read your Terms and conditions. • Tax invoice: the payer of your enrolment will receive this immediately after your enrolment has been processed along with any approved payment plan details. • Course reminder: you will receive a reminder prior to your class commencement. • Zoom link (for remote zoom classes only): you will receive a Zoom link and password 2 days prior to class commencement. If your course has multiple sessions, use the same link and password to access each session.