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English Communications






This page displays all the available documents for the English Communications course.

  • English Communications (ENC315115) has a complexity level of TQA 3 and a size value of 15: [contributes to the calculation of Australian Tertiary Admission Ranks (ATAR)]


In this course learners investigate the power of language in society. The central focus is on the critical study of the way communications work in the modern world with a particular emphasis on Australian contexts. Using an inquiry approach, learners engage with relevant issues and contemporary texts in an intellectually challenging way. As they respond to and create texts, learners develop an understanding of the complexity of language in a multiplicity of uses. They develop high-level skills in oral and written responses, producing original and authentic texts.

Course Documents


ENC315115. (126 Kb )Word version (Expires Dec 31,2015)
ENC315115 (348 Kb PDF)Course document (Expires Dec 31,2015)


The accreditation period for this course is from 1 January 2015 until 31 December 2015.

English_Communications_Texts_2015 (279 Kb PDF)English Communications 2015 Text List (Updated Oct 13,2014)


Quality Assurance


The following processes will be facilitated by the TQA to ensure there is:
  • a match between the standards of achievement specified in the course and the skills and knowledge demonstrated by learners
  • community confidence in the integrity and meaning of the qualification.


Processes - the Authority gives course providers feedback about any systematic differences in the relationship of their internal and external assessments and, where appropriate, seeks further evidence through audit and requires corrective action in the future.



Circular Emails in the last 12 months




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24/04/2014English Communications - External Specifications



There have been no subject specific circulars in the last 12 months.


Assessment Guidelines and Information


2015 - External Assessment Dates (249 Kb PDF)External Assessment Dates - 2015 (Expires Dec 31,2015)
External Marker Information on Academic Integrity and Authenticity (80 Kb PDF)Memorandum of instruction for checking candidate work (Updated Sep 11,2014)
English Communications (203 Kb PDF)External Assessment Specifications (2014) (Expired Dec 31,2014)
2014 ENC315114 Folio Coverpage (37 Kb )Folio coverpage in word format (Expired Dec 31,2014)
English Communications Folio Guidelines - 2014 (195 Kb PDF)Folio Guidelines for 2014 (Expired Dec 31,2014)
ENC315114 - Context Statement proforma (40 Kb )ENC315114 - Context Statement proforma (Updated Feb 27,2014)
Folio Extension Request Form (81 Kb PDF)Form for Requesting a Folio Extension (Updated Aug 27,2012)

English Communications (203 Kb PDF)External Assessment Specifications (2014) (Expired Dec 31,2014)

External Marker Authenticity and Academic Integrity Report (99 Kb PDF)External Marker Authenticity and Academic Integrity Report (Updated Sep 11,2014)


The external assessment structure for this Level 3 course is as follows:

*  A 3 hour written examination paper that assesses criteria 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.



Folio Extensions:

For Information about how to request a folio extension please click here


Past Examination Papers

English Communications (510 Kb PDF)Exam Paper (2008) (Updated Nov 24,2008)
English Communications (523 Kb PDF)Exam Paper (2007) (Updated Nov 24,2007)
English Communications (700 Kb PDF)Exam Paper (2005) (Updated Dec 8,2005)
English Communications (1055 Kb PDF)Exam Paper (2004) (Updated Nov 23,2004)
English - Communications (778 Kb PDF)Exam Paper (2006) (Updated Nov 25,2006)

English Communications (2119 Kb PDF)Exam Paper (2014) (Updated Nov 19,2014)
English Communications (259 Kb PDF)Exam Paper (2013) (Updated Nov 18,2013)
English Communications (244 Kb PDF)Exam Paper (2012) (Updated Nov 22,2012)
English Communications (773 Kb PDF)Exam Paper (2011) (Updated Nov 25,2011)
English Communications (222 Kb PDF)Exam Paper (2010) (Updated Nov 26,2010)
English Communications (220 Kb PDF)Exam Paper (2009) (Updated Nov 19,2009)

English Communications (2119 Kb PDF)Exam Paper (2014) (Updated Nov 19,2014)



Assessment Reports

English Communications (310 Kb PDF)Exam Report (2006) (Updated Feb 6,2007)
English Communications (185 Kb PDF)Exam Report (2005) (Updated Jan 23,2006)
English Communications (295 Kb PDF)Exam Report (2004) (Updated Feb 2,2005)
English - Communications (249 Kb PDF)Exam Report (2008) (Updated Feb 11,2009)
English - Communications (391 Kb PDF)Exam Report (2007) (Updated Feb 4,2008)

English Comunications (236 Kb PDF)Assessment Report (2014) (Updated Feb 11,2015)
English Communications (327 Kb PDF)Assessment Report (2013) (Updated Mar 7,2014)
English Communications (352 Kb PDF)Assessment Report (2011) (Updated Apr 16,2012)
English Communications (305 Kb PDF)Assessment Report (2010) (Updated Feb 23,2011)
English Communications (251 Kb PDF)Assessment Report (2009) (Updated Mar 10,2010)
English - Communications (348 Kb PDF)Assessment Report (2012) (Updated Jun 12,2013)



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