Workplace Languages-English, Generic Skills Training Courses, ERB Programmes


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Programme Objectives

Course Objective

To help English learners of lower intermediatelevel who have a need for workplace English:people either in, or training for, jobs in the business world, to understand and handle short and simple written communication by using basic grammar and sentence structures, and to read and write common workplace documents and simple business correspondences such as forms, tables, records, notices, emails, memos and faxes.

Programme Content

Course Content

  • English grammar (including articles,active and passive tenses of present,past and future);
  • Sentence structure (including structure,sentence errors, clauses);
  • Written communication in the workplace (including meeting agendas, notices,forms); and
  • Business correspondence (including e-mails, memos, faxes)
Further Opportunities

General Admission Criteria

  • eligible employees of HKSAR (i.e. those with no restrictions of stay including permanent residents of HKSAR and new arrivals); and
  • aged 15 or above; and
  • education attainment of sub-degree or below; and
  • any other admission requirements specified for individual courses, including job specific requirements stipulated by law or for licensing purposes

Entry Requirements

  • Form Three and pass the entry test; or
  • Holder of “Foundation Certificate in Basic English Vocabulary in Use III (Part-time)” of ERB, or equivalent

Course Fee

$3,250 (Normal Subsidised Fee) / $975 (Highly Subsidised Fee) / $0 (Course fee waiver)

Course Duration

60 hours (20 lessons)


19:00 – 22:00

Commencement Date

18/12/2020 – 23/4/2020 (Every Tuesday & Thursday)

Application for Course fee waiver or Payment of “Highly Subsidised Fee”

Course fee waiver: Nil/low income (Monthly income of $11,000 or below)
Payment of “Highly Subsidised Fee”: Monthly income between $11,001 and $19,500