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Certificate in International Business Mandarin - Conversational

Designed for learners who wish to acquire the listening and speaking skills applicable to everyday life, community and business environment.

Medium of Instruction:


Digital literacy is required (e.g. have attended SkillsFuture for Digital Workplace) for participants taking online lessons 

Min. Chinese Proficiency of Applicant:

Placement Test - Participants with Chinese proficiency are required to sit for a placement test. Based on the test results, participants will be placed at a level that matches their proficiency. The placement test can be taken on Wed from 2.00pm - 5.00pm (last appointment at 4.15pm) & Sat at 9.00am - 12.30pm (last appointment at 12.00pm). A $54.00 application fee will be collected before the test. Please book an appointment for the placement test at 6334 1080.

Assessment and Certification

Students who have achieved a minimum attendance rate of 75%, completed their Business Chinese Test (BCT) and fulfilled other course requirements will receive a Certificate of Proficiency from SCCIOB. 

Course Schedule


27th April to 03rd August 2023


7.00pm to 10.00pm (Tuesdays & Thursdays)


Classroom Learning


22nd May to 11th September 2023


7.00pm to 10.00pm (Mondays & Wednesdays)


Classroom Learning

Course Fees

Category Full Course Fee Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents Employer-sponsored and Self-sponsored Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above SME-sponsored Local Employees (i.e Singapore Citizen & Permanent Residents)
Funding Source N/A SkillsFuture Funding (Baseline) SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy SkillsFuture Enhanced Training Support for SMEs
Conversational Beginner Plus (120 hours*) $2203.20 $1183.20 $775.20 $775.20
Conversational Pre-Intermediate (60 hours*)


$591.60 $387.60 $387.60
Conversational Intermediate Plus (96 hours*) $1944.00 $1044.00 $684.00 $684.00
Conversational Upper Intermediate (48 hours*) $972.00 $522.00 $342.00 $342.00
Conversational Upper Intermediate & Advanced (84 hours*) $1749.60 $939.60 $615.60 $615.60
Conversational Advanced (36 hours*) $777.60 $417.60 $273.60 $273.60
Total Fees Payable to SCCIOB (including 8% GST)

*Denotes Classroom Training Hours. Prices shown are not inclusive of application fee and any other additional fees that may be stipulated.

Course fees can be offset by using your SkillsFuture Credit!


  In-Classroom Training
Conversational Beginner Plus TGS-2020513224
24 Dec 2022 to 02 Jul 2024
Conversational Pre-Intermediate  TGS-2020513225
24 Dec 2022 to 02 Jul 2024
Conversational Intermediate Plus  TGS-2020513220
24 Dec 2022 to 02 Jul 2024
Conversational Upper Intermediate  TGS-2022017705
28 Dec 2022 to 02 Jul 2024
Conversational Upper Intermediate & Advanced  TGS-2020513228
24 Dec 2022 to 02 Jul 2024
Conversational Advanced  TGS-2022017708
28 Dec 2022 to 02 Jul 2024


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