At a glance

CCEL is approved by TEC to offer Pre-Purchased English Language Tuition courses
Our courses start every Monday (or Tuesday when Monday is a public holiday).

For more information, please contact Helen Bu (, Wechat: helen_bu82)

Start dates

Any Monday (or Tuesday when Monday is a public holiday).

Course length

2-50 weeks (depending on funding available to each student)

Hours per week

Full time - 20 + 3 hours eLearning (Mon - Fri 9:00am - 1:30pm) / part time - 15 hours per week (Mon - Fri 9:00am - 12.30pm)

Levels available

Beginner to Advanced (6 Levels). Part-time is only available for students 18 years+.

Course fees

2 - 11 weeks: $311.25 | 12+ weeks: $292.50

Skills Focus

Speaking, Listening, Reading, Writing

What you will learn

  • Speaking, listening, reading and writing lessons
  • Vocabulary and grammar development
  • Discussions of news and current affairs
  • New Zealand culture and customs
  • Skills for lifelong learning


You will be given a placement test on the first day of the course and placed in class with other students at the same level.


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