ES WSQ Chinese Workplace Literacy (Foundation)

Provided by KLC International Institute

Course introduction


The ES WSQ Chinese Workplace Literacy (Foundation) programme is designed to equip participants with basic chinese language proficiency to facilitate effective communication in both work as well as social settings.

KLC International Institute is among the few institutions in Singapore appointed as a Continuing Education and Training (CET) Centre partner by WDA to offer this programme.

Course Highlights
1) Tailored for participants with little (Primary 3 & below) or no Chinese language background
2) Customised programme that caters to the learning needs of participants
3) Ability to progress to further levels of this programme for deeper Chinese language proficiency
4) Highly experienced and qualified academic team

Course Objectives
The foundation programme consist of 4 components comprising of Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing totaling 60 hours, conducted on a part-time basis. At the end of the course, students will be able to read and pronounce Chinese terms accurately, form sentences for everyday situations, build up the Chinese vocabulary and, write Chinese characters and strokes. Upon completion, students may progress on to next levels of this programme based on the following progression pathway:

Foundation -> Beginner Level 1 & 2 -> Intermediate Level 3 & 4 -> Advanced Level 5

Award of Certificate
Upon successful completion of both course and assessment tests, and a minimum of 80% attendance, students will be issued with a WSQ Statement of Attainment (SOA) certificate.

Average Teacher-Student Ratio

Admission Requirements
Students who have had little or no background in the Chinese Language are encouraged to start from the Foundation Course. No pre-course placement test is required for enrollment to the Foundation Course.

Students who had prior knowledge of the Chinese Language or have studied Chinese Language beyond Primary 3 will be required to sit for a pre-course placement test administered by KLCII to determine placement to a suitable course level that matches his/her current language ability.

Fees & Funding

Funding / Grants
  • Skillsfuture Credit