Key Information

The online CertIBET gives you the skills, knowledge and confidence to use a range of approaches, techniques, technologies and tools with your business English clients.
Courses Run

Dates & Fees

  • next start date: Oct 2019
  • course length: 11 weeks
  • course fees: from £590
  • moderation fees: £160
  • downloads: Brochure | Terms

Future Dates

  • 07 Oct – 15 Dec 2019
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The CertIBET is awarded by LanguageCert, an awarding organisation, recognised and regulated by:

  • OFQUAL (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation).
  • Qualifications Wales

In addition to the above, LanguageCert is also recognised by multiple Ministries of Education and other government institutions worldwide, which can be viewed here. LanguageCert is dedicated to language skills assessment design, delivery and certification and its qualifications and examinations are delivered by approved training providers/test centres globally.

Course Content

During the course, you will learn to:

  • build your confidence, knowledge and understanding of Business English (BE)
  • understand and respond to the communication needs of learners & organisations
  • develop and deliver BE programmes with effective and measurable outcomes
  • address the communication needs of learners and organisations
  • select, use and evaluate methods, approaches, materials, resources & techniques
  • deepen your understanding of international communication
  • enhance your opportunities to participate effectively in the global workplace.
  • develop your familiarity with the concepts, skills, lexis & discourse of BE.


Module 01: Introduction to BE Teaching
Module 02: ​BE Needs Analysis, Content & Research
Module 03: BE Course & Syllabus Design
Module 04: BE Course Delivery
Module 05: BE Approaches & Techniques
Module 06: BE Course Materials
Module 07: BE & Globalisation
Module 08: BE & the Role of Culture
Module 09: BE Evaluation & Assessment
Module 10: BE & New Technologies


Certified & Assured


All our courses are quality assured by AQUEDUTO – the Association for Quality Education & Training Online. More >>

English UK

The CertIBET is also quality assured by English UK – the national association of language centres in the UK. More >>


The CertIBET qualification is awarded by LanguageCert – the next generation in language qualification. More >>

Cambridge English Assessment

Our eModeration course is recommended for CELTA Online tutors by Cambridge English. More >>


NOTE: The Consultants-E will not tolerate plagiarism, cheating, falsifying information, or handing in work done by others as your own, during the course. A participant found to be in breach of this policy will be dismissed from the course, and no refund will apply. By completing enrolment on this course you agree to these terms and conditions. ALL fields in red in this form are required.

Tutored Courses

After you enrol, please continue down this page to pay for your chosen course. Once we have received your enrolment and payment we will be in touch with you to confirm your place and to tell you what will happen in the run up to your course. If you have any questions in the interim period, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.

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If you would like to pay by bank transfer, please make a transfer to the following account. When making your payment, please add £17 to the course fee to cover associated bank chargesEnsure that your transfer is clearly marked with your name. Note that if incorrect amounts are transferred we will be obliged to ask for a subsequent transfer, and matching bank fees.

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If you would like to pay by credit card, please contact us on +44 07791 158 265 and we will arrange to process your payment over the phone and send you a receipt. Note that this number is often busy.

Note: our principle credit card processor is Square, and they handle all your financial information securely on their site. However, during this process we will have temporary access to your payment information as we process it using our credit card terminal. We do not store any of this information, but if you would be happier dealing directly with the card processor, please choose a different payment method.

If you would like to pay by credit card, please contact us and we will send you an invoice which can be paid online using a number of major credit cards. If you’re having trouble using PayPal, then this should be your next option. note: our principle credit card processor is Square, and they handle all your financial information securely on their site. At no time during the transaction do we have access to any of your payment details.

NOTE: if you use the Past Participant payment option and have not already done an online course with us, we will be obliged to collect the difference between the Past Participant discounted rate and the full course price in an additional payment from you. This will involve increased bank fees for which you will be responsible.


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  • Chan, C. S. and Frendo, E. (eds.) 2014. New Ways in Teaching Business English. TESOL Publications.
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