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Course Code: YC016HG/YC015EG

It aims to provide training on foundation knowledge of English to trainees and to help them build their English vocabulary. Upon completion of this course, trainees are expected to be able to use very simple language in short texts in a small range of familiar and routine contexts.

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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

  • Primary Six with no less than two years’ work experience, and pass the entry test; or
  • Holder of “Foundation Certificate in Basic English Vocabulary in Use II (Part-time)” of ERB, or equivalent

Course Fee

$2,250 (Normal Subsidised Fee) / $675 (Highly Subsidised Fee)

Course Duration

45 hours (15 lessons)


19:00 – 22:00

Commencement Date

16/12/2019 - 12/2/2020 (Every Monday and Wednesday)

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

  • Direct Application: Please complete and submit the application form to YMCA College of Careers; or
  • Online Application: Please browse ERB website
  • ERB website