Language, Literacy and Numeracy
Completion of this test is required upon entry into a Certificate course to assess the student’s LL&N level which will enable us to ensure the training and assessment services provided support the student appropriately.
Students may use aids (e.g. calculator) to assist with answers. Completion of the test should be supervised.
How well do you rate your ability to speak English?
I don't speak English at all
What is the main language spoken at home?
Do you speak any other languages at home?
Read the following information about Sally’s study and travel aspirations and then answer the questions below.
Sally completed school at the age of seventeen and wanted a job that would allow her to work in many countries. Sally is now nineteen years old and is considering a hairdressing career.
She has always been very fashion conscious and is fascinated by the way a different hairstyle can completely change a person’s personality. Sally often experiments on her little sister’s hair but is limited by her skills.
Sally would like to complete a hairdressing course and get a job in order to save money and then travel overseas for a working holiday. With the right qualifications and experience, Sally hopes to travel and work for several years before returning to Australia.
When Sally returns she’ll not only have hairdressing qualifications and experience, but also many travel memories.
How old is Sally?
Is Sally’s sister older or younger than Sally?
How long does Sally hope to travel for?
What does Sally want to do before she travels?
How old was Sally when she left school?
Why does Sally think she will enjoy a hairdressing career?
Correct the punctuation in the following.
Re-write the statement correctly.
unfortunately everyones evening was spoiled because of the rain
we went to the restaurant italiano pizzeria the food was lovely
emily is a fun outgoing person who loves to dance
can you please pick me up at the thornbury station
Correct the following sentences where necessary.
Write in the space provided. If you think the sentence is correct, leave the space blank.
is Emily and Sally coming with us tomorrow
there work was done really well
Me and my sister went shopping in the city on the weekend
Ill pick yous up after work
Choose one of the options in the brackets to make each sentence correct
Ben and [I/ me] are working on a new project at the moment.
[Who’s/ Whose] notes are those on the table?
Would you like to join Louise and [me/I] for lunch today?
The team [are/ is] very pleased with the new coach.
To [whom/who] is the letter addressed?
Correct spelling errors that appear below. Some words may be correct.
Write in the space provided; leave the space blank if you think the word is correct.
You have $5. You buy two apples and a mango. Apples cost 60 cents and mangoes cost 2 dollars. How much change should you receive?
A client begins his weight loss program at 85.6kg. After the 1st week he weighs in at 84.2 kg, after the 2nd week he is 83.6 kg, after the 3rd week he weighs 82.6kg, and after the 4th week at 81.9 kg...
a) What is his total weight loss?
b) In which week is his weight loss the greatest?
If a 90 ml drink has 2 parts milk and 1 part chocolate topping, how many mls of milk and chocolate topping is that?
60 mls chocolate topping, 30 mls milk
50 mls milk, 40 mls chocolate topping
50 mls chocolate topping, 40 mls milk
60 mls milk, 30 mls chocolate topping
In this task, please describe why you want complete this course and what you hope to achieve at the end of it
(no less than 200 words)
I agree that I have completed this test to the best of my ability. Your Trainer/Assessor will discuss the outcomes of the test with you during your pre-training interview.
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