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Certificate in International Business Mandarin - Foundation

Designed for learners who wish to build their foundation and acquire the necessary Chinese proficiency skills in their workplace. Through this foundation course, learners will master Hanyu Pinyin, pronunciation and basic conversations, as well as understand and write simple Chinese.

Module Content

Learners can better grasp the basics of Chinese language and this course will serve as a stepping stone for you to progress to the higher level Business Mandarin courses. 


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:

No experience needed as this is a foundational course

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


30th September 2023 to 16th March 2024


10.00am to 1.00pm (Saturdays)

Mode of Delivery:

Classroom Learning


30th October 2023 to 29th January 2024


7.00pm to 10.00pm (Mondays & Wednesdays)

Mode of Delivery:

Classroom Learning

Enrolment Closing Date: 7 working days before course commencement

Course Fees

Category 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 SkillsFuture Funding (Baseline) SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy SkillsFuture Enhanced Training Support for SMEs
Course Fees $900.00 $900.00 $900.00
SkillsFuture Funding $450.00 $630.00 $630.00
Total Nett Fee $450.00 $270.00 $270.00
GST (8%) $72.00 $72.00 $72.00
Total Fee Payable to SCCIOB $522.00 $342.00 $342.00

*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 Synchronous e-learning
TGS Code - TGS-2020513004
Course Support Period - 24 Dec 2022 to 02 Jul 2024

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