Programme Code: CP0213  
Business English Programmes
(March 2018 Term)
Certificate in
Business English (Written Communication)
CEF course code

Academic Advisor : Ms. Grace Woo
Enquiries : 3411-1911
Application Deadline :   31 January 2018 (March 2018 Intake)
Commencement :   March 2018 (March 2018 Intake)


  Programme Aims  
This programme will help you polish your writing skills and explore different text styles for internal and external business communication. You will be guided through a systematic learning process - from a review of grammar usage to active participation in workshops. This way, necessary skills will be acquired in a step-by-step manner.
  Programme Structure  
CP0213 consists of 5 courses. Please click the course titles below for a description of individual courses.
Course Code
Course Title
Hours Hours
Three core courses (90 hours)
EBW3210 Business English Essentials (Usage)
商業英語基要 (文法)
30 $2,100
EBW3230 Developing Writing Skills for Internal Communication
商業英語寫作專修 - 內部文書傳意
30 $2,100
EBW3240 Developing Writing Skills for External Communication
商業英語寫作專修 - 對外文書傳意
30 $2,100
Two elective workshops (30 hours: 2 workshops from the following list)
EBW3291 Workshop for Enhancing Accuracy in Writing
15 $1,100
EBW3292 Workshop for Writing Styles
15 $1,100
EBW3293 Workshop for Grammar, Usage and Vocabulary
15 $1,100
  Minimum Entry Requirements

  1. Completion of Form 5 or equivalent; OR
  2. Holder of a relevant School of Continuing Education (SCE) Foundation Certificate or equivalent; OR
  3. Aged 18 or above; AND
  4. Entry Test result*

*This programme is suitable for you if you got:

  1. Level 2/ Grade E in HKCEE (Syllabus B); or
  2. Level 2 in HKDSE English Language; or have successfully completed
  3. Foundation Certificate in Business English Communication/General English

If you wish to apply for an exemption from the Entry Test, please click HERE for details.

Application Fee: HK$ 120
Tuition Fee: HK$ 8,500
  Duration and Mode of Study
It takes 4 terms to complete the programme on a part-time basis. Students are required to study according to the schedule set by the School.
  Course Schedule
The course schedule for the March 2018 Intake is summarized below:

Day Time Venue
Saturdays 14:30 - 17:00 Town Centre AND Tsimshatsui Centre
  Continuing Education Fund
Students enrolled in and paid the tuition fee for this programme may apply for reimbursement before the programme commences. Eligible applicants will be reimbursed 80% of their fees, subject to a maximum sum of HK$10,000, on successful completion of the reimbursable programme.

Note that the tuition fee of any courses granted approval for credit transfer and courses taken prior to entry into the programme is not reimbursable.

For Continuing Education Fund reimbursement, upon successful completion of the programme, students need to pass the following benchmark tests:
  • LCCI English for Business Examination (EFB) Second Level
Please call 24-hour manned enquiry number at 3142-2277 or visit Continuing Education Fund website at for information on eligibility of applicants, application / reimbursemet procedures and benchmark test.
Certificate in Business English (Written Communication) is recognized under the QF
QF Level: 2   QR Registration no.: 12/000726/2   
Registration Validity Period: 01/11/2012 to On-going