How to register for our courses

1. English Entry Test

English entry test is required for the following courses:

  • Primary 1 to Secondary 6 courses
  • IELTS Language Preparation course
  • Cambridge exam preparation courses (For exemptions, please call us for more details.)
  • Adult Courses
  • Assessment for Young Learner Phonics courses

English entry tests are held at our Customer Services Centres in Admiralty or Tsim Sha Tsui. You can book the test online, by phone on 2913 5100 or in person at our Customer Services Centres up to 14 days before your preferred test day. 

Cost: HK$90 (non-refundable). We do not accept cheques or cash. English entry tests and Phonics Assessment results are valid for six months. Register now

Registering an English entry test between 3 and 31 August 2017 is free of charge! Register now!

Our English entry tests thoroughly assesses your language knowledge and your ability in English. You can take the test at Admiralty centre or Tsim Sha Tsui centre. Book an English entry test today! 

 

No English entry test is required for the following courses:

  • Courses for Kindergarten or below
  • IELTS Exam Skills Modular
  • IELTS Exam Skills One Day Workshop

2. Choose the right course

After the English entry test, our English Services Consultants will help you select the most suitable course for your needs and English level. 

For courses that do not require an English entry test enrolment, please register in person at our Customer Services Centres in Admiralty or Tsim Sha Tsui.

3. Make a payment

Payment for courses can be made by VISA, MasterCard, EPS or by cheque made payable to 'The British Council'. Credit card instalments (if applicable) and EPS must be done in person. Please note that we do not accept cash or post-dated cheques.

Enjoy up to 12-month interest-free instalment* when registering for selected English courses with designated credit cards.

*Terms and conditions apply.

Enquiry

Call us on 2913 5100 or send us a message.

 

Registration

Registration

A parent's or guardian's signature is required for all new young learner (under 18) registrations (Kindergarten, Primary and Secondary courses) to acknowledge the acceptance of our terms and conditions. 

Please come to the Customer Services Centres in Admiralty or Tsim Sha Tsui in person for course registration. Should you not be able to come in person, please download and sign the registration forms below.

Places for the February Semester (Young Learner Courses)

Places are NOT automatically reserved for the February Semester.  Students may enrol for the February Semester at the time they enrol for the September Semester or as soon as you are sure of your child’s availability to ensure a place for your preferred class and time.  Places are booked on a first-come-first-served basis and are not guaranteed without registration.

Payment

You can pay by VISA, MasterCard, EPS or by cheque made payable to 'The British Council'. Credit card instalments (if applicable) and EPS must be done in person. Please note that we do not accept cash or post-dated cheques.

Eligibility to Study in Hong Kong

You must present your HKID card or other valid documentation showing your eligibility to study in Hong Kong upon registration. 

Liability

The British Council shall not be liable to any party in respect of the following:

  1. for any loss or damage to your property or any property in your possession in the course of engaging with the British Council or participating in courses as arranged by the British Council.
  2. for death, or any injury or incapacity (except as may be required by law).

Important Notes (Young Learner Courses)

  • The British Council reserves the right to assign any teacher to any class. 
  • We are committed to providing an inclusive learning environment in which children are supported to achieve their potential in a spirit of inclusion and acceptance.  We value the abilities and achievements of all our students and recognise that parents hold key information and knowledge of their child which support these.   If your child needs any additional support in class, please notify us by filling in the form available at our Customer Services Centre at the time of registration.  Having this information enables us to help your child more effectively.  Your information is held in the strictest confidence.  Should any special educational need be identified in your child at any point during their studies with us please ask our customer service staff for more information about how we can support your child and complete the necessary Special Education Needs form.  If a previously identified special educational need is found to have been withheld British Council reserves the right to reassess the suitability of the learning environment provided and, in some cases, this may result in the child being removed from class.  In order to ensure a secure and happy environment that is conducive to learning for all students, we expect all our students to behave appropriately.  Behaviour that causes harassment, alarm or distress to others is contrary to British Council values and any inappropriate behaviour may result in exclusion.  In extreme cases, a student may be immediately and permanently excluded.  Should any student cause class disruptions and prevent lessons proceeding as normal, students aged 9 years old and over will be placed on a behavioural contract. Should the student fail to adhere to the guidelines set out in the contract they may be excluded. In cases of exclusion, unconsumed fees will not be refunded and alternative compensation will not be offered.  For more details, please refer to Important Information for Students and Parents.

Important Notes (Adult Courses)

  • The British Council reserves the right to assign any teacher to any class.
  • We are committed to providing an inclusive learning environment in which students are supported to achieve their potential in a spirit of inclusion and acceptance.  We value the abilities and achievements of all our students.  If you need any additional support in class, please notify us by filling in the form available at our Customer Services Centre at the time of registration. Having this information enables us to help you more effectively.  Your information is held in the strictest confidence.  If a previously identified special educational need is found to have been withheld British Council reserves the right to reassess the suitability of the learning environment provided and, in some cases, this may result in being removed from class.  In order to ensure a secure and happy environment that is conducive to learning for all students, we expect all our students to behave appropriately.  Behaviour that causes harassment, alarm or distress to others is contrary to British Council values and any inappropriate behaviour may result in exclusion.  In extreme cases, a student may be immediately and permanently excluded.  In cases of exclusion, unconsumed fees will not be refunded and alternative compensation will not be offered.  For more details, please refer to Important Information for Students and Parents.

myClass Time Extension and Re-registration

  • All myClass students may apply for a one-time extension if they are unable to finish their package before the package expiry date.  They must apply for this extension 2 months before, or on, the date of the package expiry.  The study period will be extended from the original date of expiry.  The maximum study period for any package, including the extension, is 18 months.  The current fee for a 3-month extension is HK$2,100; a 6-month extension is HK$4,200. 
  • Alternatively, students may re-register for a new package.  Any remaining credits from the existing package will be carried over and valid until the new package expires if re-registration is completed within the calendar month of the package expiry. For example, if the package expiry date is 3 Dec 2017, the deadline to enjoy the carry-over offer is 31 Dec 2017.
  • The British Council reserves the right to change the fees, offers and terms and conditions at any time.

Refund Policy

Refund Policy

  • Registered courses are neither transferable nor refundable except when a course is cancelled.
  • No refund, make-up class or alternative compensation will be given under any circumstances for absences from the class by the student. This includes but not limited to illness, truancy or other personal / school / work commitments.
  • Class cancelations due to bad weather will be made up. If the student is unable to attend the make-up class, no refund or alternative compensation will be offered. If make-up classes cannot be arranged, no refund will be offered. Course credits (valid for 1 year) on a pro-rata basis will be issued.
  • Class cancelations due to teacher sickness will be made up. If you are unable to attend the make-up class, no refund will be offered. Course credits (valid for 1 year) will be offered on a pro-rata basis with valid documentation. If make-up classes cannot be arranged, a refund on a pro-rata basis will be offered.
  • No refund, make-up class or alternative compensation will be given for class cancelations due to circumstances beyond the control of the British Council. This includes but not limited to outbreak of riot, civil commotion, epidemic, natural disaster, unanticipated class disruption such as necessary building evacuation due to fire.
  • Any request for withdrawal due to serious medical conditions must be submitted in writing, together with valid documentation. If request is approved, a credit note (valid for 1 year) for the course fee will be issued. Ten per cent of the course fee will be charged as an administration fee.
  • There will be no refund for unconsumed credits under any circumstances.

Refund Policy – For Adult Students under the Continuing Education Fund (CEF)

Registered courses are neither transferable nor refundable except when a course is cancelled. Any request for withdrawal due to special circumstances, once approved, will receive a credit note (valid for 1 year) for the course fee. Ten per cent of the course fee will be charged as an administration fee.

Class cancelations due to bad weather, teacher sickness or other circumstances will be made up. If you are unable to attend the make-up class, course refund or credits (valid for 1 year) on a pro-rata basis will be offered.

The British Council reserves the right to change the above terms and conditions, as it deems necessary, without advance notification.