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What will I learn?

The Professional Certificate in English (PCE) has five (5) levels and can be completed within ten (10) months.

The PCE is designed according to standard international recommendations, aims to improve the students’ four cardinal skills in language acquisition: listening, speaking, reading and writing.

The PCE prepares students for the Preliminary English Test (PET) suite of examination and for students’ progression from Starter (Level 1) to Advanced (Level 5). Students become more confident as they progress through the 5 Levels by being more involved in listening, speaking, reading and writing as well as doing research at the higher Levels.

Learning Outcomes:

Level 1 – Starter

Understand the use of English
Be able to communicate in simple English
Improve their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills

Level 2 – Elementary

Develop and gain confidence in the use of the English Language
Familiarize with the high frequency words and phrases
Able to converse using basic English
Build a foundation in basic grammar and vocabulary

Level 3 – Pre Intermediate

Have more exposure to the newly acquired lexis an array of situations
To recognize and develop the specific aspects of speech and writing
Be able to recognize different tones and the stress in phonology

Level 4 – Intermediate

Understand the concepts of the Business English
Exposure to a variety of persuasive arguments and speaking
Techniques of self-expression in presenting and demonstrating
Able to write controlled /guided narratives and descriptive essays
Independent stage of language acquisition and opinions

Level 5 – Advanced

Understand the use of definitions, classification and concepts in Business English
Support ideas opinions in writing essays, narratives, reports and memos
Be able to construct and write essays, e-mails, reviews and articles
Be able to conduct presentations, express opinions and present arguments

Which department am I in?

FTMSGlobal Academy

Study options

Full Time (Full course (i.e. Level 1 to 5): 10 months Each level: 2 months)

Tuition fees
Course fees: SG $2,247 for each level (2 months)
Start date

Expected July, September, October 2022


FTMSGlobal Academy

20 Collyer Quay, #02-02,

049319, Singapore

Entry requirements

For international students

Applicants must be

Minimum age: 13 years

Academic level: 6 years of basic education

  • Level 1 – Starter: No prior English required
  • Level 2 – Elementary: Starter or equivalent
  • Level 3 - Pre Intermediate: Elementary or equivalent
  • Level 4 - Intermediate: Pre-intermediate or equivalent
  • Level 5 - Advanced: Intermediate or equivalent

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