If you aim to work in a corporate environment or open your own business, then a Business English Course is most suitable for you. You need to have at least an intermediate level of English to enter this course. This course has been designed to help you communicate efficiently in the Australian and International business world. This course specialises in commercial English and teaches you how to enhance your writing skills, oral skills, public speaking skills and presentation skills.
A number of schools teach this course and can also tailor the course to your specific industry. Here is a list of specific industries the course is currently tailored to:
- Marketing & Sales
- Customer Service
- Intercultural communication
Business English courses usually run for a period of 12 weeks and may be customised, depending upon specific needs. They have a weekly intake, every Monday.
Upon completion of the course it is possible to sit the Business English Certificate (BEC) exam. This exam is divided into three categories:
Preliminary: corresponding to European level B1 (Intermediate)
Vantage: corresponding to European level B2 (Upper Intermediate)
Higher: corresponding to European level C1 1 (Advanced)
This course is recognised internationally and by most industry and government bodies.