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Foundation Certificate in Workplace English

Foundation Certificate in Workplace English (Reading & Writing) I (Part-time)

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Foundation Certificate in Workplace English (Reading & Writing) I (Part-time)

Course Code VT019EG
Course/ Scheme Generic Skills Courses
Course Objective This course aims at developing reading and writing skills of English learners of lower intermediate level who have a need for workplace English: people either in, or training for, jobs in the business world. It aims at developing reading and writing skills for forms; messages and instructions in the workplace.
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;​​
  • Business Correspondence
Medium of Instruction Cantonese, Written English
Study Mode Evening
Course Duration(hours) 60
Course Duration Remark 60 hours 7:00p.m. to 9:30p.m. (Monday & Wednesday)
Tentative Class Commencement Mid June
Session 24
Training Venue IVDC (Lai Chi Kok)
Enrolment Venue IVDC (Lai Chi Kok)
Entry Requirements 1. Eligible employees of HKSAR (i.e., those with no restrictions of stay including permanent residents of HKSAR and new arrivals); 2. Aged 15 or above; 3. Education attainment of sub-degree or below; and 4. Form 3 or above and pass the entry test or Holder of “Foundation Certificate in Basic English III Vocabulary (Part-time)” of ERB, or equivalent.
 
Course Fee $1,125 Highly Subsidised fee $3,750 Normal Subsidised fee
Course Fee Remarks Nil income or with monthly income* of $12,000 or below, can apply for course fee waiver subject to attaining a minimum attendance rate of 80%;

Applicants with monthly income* between $12,001 and $20,000, can apply for payment of “Highly Subsidised Fee” subject to attaining a minimum attendance rate of 80%;

Applicants with monthly income* of $20,001 or above are required to pay the “Normal Subsidised Fee”.

* Income denotes wages and salary through employment (including being employed and self employed), net business income and pension. Income from employment and self-employment includes basic pay, overtime pay, bonus, commissions, allowance(s), and payment in lieu of annual leave, etc., with the deduction of 5% contributions to MPF/ORSO. Bonus, double pay, gratuity and payment in lieu of annual leave, etc. should be taken into account in average over the relevant period of employment.

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