Cambridge Business English Certificate (BEC) 2.5 hours per week (January start)





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About the course

This course is for International or European students who would like to improve their Business English and gain an internationally-recognised Cambridge English qualification.

The Business English Certificate (BEC) shows employers, educational and professional organisations throughout the world, your ability to use relevant English in a business context.

Common European Framework Level: C1

Entry Requirements

Your English level must be at strong B2 or C1 level

The minimum age for students on this course is 18 years

What will I do on this course?

You will be in a class of no more than 14 students. On the course, you will develop:

  • Your reading and writing, speaking and listening skills to enable confidence in replying to all types of business communication
  • Use and understanding of English expressions and business vocabulary
  • Grammatical accuracy
  • Knowledge about cross cultural business etiquette
  • Confidence in your real-life skills whilst preparing for BEC
Who is it for?

This course is ideal for you if you have successfully completed an FCE course and are interested in business, this course might be of interest to you. The course will benefit you if:

  • English is not your first language and you would like to improve your job prospects in the UK or abroad
  • You would like to gain an internationally-recognised Cambridge exam qualification
How Is this course assessed?

Your tutor will monitor your progress carefully and you will have homework after each class to help your progression.

The BEC exam will be held in June at our Cambridge exam centre here at the College. You will be advised whether to enter for BEC Vantage or BEC Higher, depending on your level.

What could I do next?

You could consider CAE or CPE Cambridge exam courses or apply for a higher level business qualification.

Additional cost

The text book for this course is included in the price and will be provided for you.There are free online materials to help you with self-study.The exam fee is extra and payable in March.


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How old will you be when the course starts?

16-18 19+
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