At a glance

CCEL’s Business English courses are for students who are planning to use English in their careers. As well as developing students’ English skills overall, CCEL’s Business English courses introduce business language, concepts and skills, including making presentations, negotiating, participating in meetings and business writing.

Start dates

05 February 2018, 16 April 2018, 30 July 2018, 08 October 2018

Course length

5 weeks

Hours per week

Full time - 20 + 3 hours eLearning + 5 hours per week of optional Supervised Independent Learning

Levels available

Intermediate to Advanced (Classes may be mixed levels depending on student numbers.)

Course fees

2 - 11 weeks: $405 per week | 12+ weeks: $380 per week

An additional enrolment and materials fee applies.

Find out more

CCEL Auckland and CCEL Christchurch

What you will learn

  • This course introduces business language and concepts including:
  • Business vocabulary
  • Making presentations
  • Negotiating
  • Participating in meetings
  • Telephone communication
  • Business writing (reports, formal letters, emails and memos)
  • Cross-cultural awareness in business context


Minimum entry levels apply. Placement in a Business English class will depend on level assessment. The Business English level assessment can be taken overseas before arriving in New Zealand.


Assessment is continuous throughout the course. CCEL students are tested every 5 weeks and receive individual progress reports.