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Certificate in Business English (Beginner Level 2)

A.   Title of Course


Certificate in Business English (Beginner Level 2)


B.    Overview


The Certificate in Business English programme is designed for learners who have some background in English but wish to further improve their English proficiency level. The course focuses on specific language targets such as making presentations, writing emails, speaking on telephone and others to help students build fluency in their English language in a business environment.


C.   Objective


By the end of this course, students would understand and become more familiar in Business English, accurately use the language of business communicate more effectively in business meetings or in a formal business environment. More colloquial business jargon are introduced including writing structure and using established format of business correspondence, such as minutes of meeting, agenda, memorandums, emails and formal business letters that align well in a face to face class illustration and teaching in Business English (Beginner Level 2). It covers many components such as Business Communication, Business Risk, Raising Finance, Crisis Management and Team-building organization.


D. Course Structure


a. Course Outline


The Certificate in Business English course focuses on speaking, reading, writing and listening of the English Language covering the following business aspects:

1. Business Communication;

2. Business Risk;

3. Raising Finance;

4. Crisis Management; and

5. Team Building;


b. Scope of Study


English Language skills in speaking, reading, writing and listening


c. Delivery Mode


Classroom lectures, tutorials and case studies


d. Commencement Dates / Intakes


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e. Course Duration


The course duration is 6 months of institutional training – Full-time

Maximum allowable period to complete the course is 12 months from date of course commencement


f. Class Period


Monday to Friday

5 sessions per week, 3 hours per session

15 contact hrs per week


g. Course Fees

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h. Payment Mode


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For further information or clarification, please call our Student Support   

Services Officer at +65 6221 0603


i. Assessments


Class Participation, Presentation and Written examination


j. Assessment Methods


10%  Class Participation

30%  Presentation

60%  Course Examination


k.Assessment Grading Criteria








l. Expected Examination Results Release Date


Assessment results shall be released within 3 months upon completion of the last assessment.


m. Qualification Award


Certificate in Business English (Beginner Level 2)



n. Graduation Requirements


Achieved at least a ‘Pass’ in the examination


o. Teacher Qualifications


The Committee for Private Education (CPE) is duly notified on all teachers in Exerceo Business International College.  All teachers have the required qualifications. Please refer to Our Teachers list in the website for more details.

Average Teacher-Student Ratio is 1:30

Please note that the maximum number of students in the classroom is subjected to the maximum allowable seating capacity  


p. Progression Pathway


Students who successfully completed the course may wish to enrol into a Diploma course offered by Exerceo Business International College  


 E. Entry Requirements


Age: At least 16 years old


Academic:   Minimum 3 passes at GCE ‘O’ Level or Completion of High School or equivalent


Language Proficiency:   Pass Certificate in Business English (Beginner Level 1) or equivalent

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