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Teaching Business English

The Teaching Business English course aims to provide pre-service and in-service teachers and trainers with the skills and knowledge required to teach Business English. This course is offered online. 

PLEASE NOTE: All upcoming courses are offered ONLINE.

Course Fee

The course costs R6 300.

Classes are subject to a minimum of 8 students. We reserve the right not to run a particular course in an intake if there is insufficient demand. 


The course is online and runs for 5 weeks (40 hours).


Participants who meet all minimum requirements for the course are awarded a certificate of competence. 

Programme Overview

Put your corporate background to good use with this specialisation course. Business English is a growing industry and covers many fields. This course will address what business English is, how to find suitable materials for your students and how to teach the various skills within a business context. The course consists of an online theoretical component, videoed teaching practice (for which you will need your own students) and assignments.

Course Dates:
22 February -  01 April 2021  
20 September - 29 October 2021 

Registration Closing Dates:

12 February 2021 

10 September 2021 


Business English Teaching Contexts; Business English Learners and Teachers; Assessing the needs of Business English Learners; English Needs of Businesses; Designing Suitable Business English Courses; Utilising Authentic Business English Materials; Practising Appropriate Business English Teaching Skills; Utilising Extra Resources (such as games, activities and internet sources); Intercultural Business Training; Assessment and Evaluation in Business Courses; Professional Development for Teachers; Teaching Practice

Entry Requirements

Please ensure you meet the following requirements when applying for the course: 

  • Minimum 18 Years                             
  • Matric Certificate                                 
  • A Recognised TESOL/TEFL/CELTA Certificate (120 hours) OR a PGCE/B.Ed       
Career Opportunities

Teach Business English in South Africa or abroad.