Programme Code: CP0276  
Business English Programmes
( March 2018 Term)
Certificate in
Business English Communication (Intermediate)
商業英語傳意證書 (中級)
CEF course code

Senior 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 can help you gain higher confidence and fluency for more effective communication in business contexts. You will have further training in the four skills of writing, reading, listening and speaking.
  Programme Structure  
This programme consists of 5 courses. Please click the course titles below for a description of individual courses.
Course Code
Course Title
Hours Fees
Four core courses (135 hours)
EGE1603 Grammar Matters
45 $3,060
EBW3220 Developing Writing Skills for the Workplace
30 $2,100
EBW3510 Business Communication
30 $2,100
EBW3520 Interactive Listening and Speaking
30 $2,100
One core workshops (15 hours)
EBW3491 Workshop for Successful Socializing
15 $1,100
  Minimum Entry Requirements

  1. Entry Test results*AND
  2. Completion of Form 5 including English which should preferably be at Level 2 or equivalent; OR
  3. Level 2 in HKDSE English Language or equivalent; OR
  4. Holder of a relevant School of Continuing Education (SCE) Certificate in Business English (Introductory or equivalent; OR
  5. Aged 18 or above

*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$ 10,460

  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
Wednesdays 18:45 - 21:45 (for EGE1603)/
19:15 - 21:45
Kowloon East 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 Communication (Intermediate) is recognized under the QF
QF Level: 2   QR Registration no.: 15/003420/L2  
Registration Validity Period: 01/01/2016 to On-going