Wall Street English (WSE) English Improvement Course and Certificate in Advanced English Language Skills are both qualified for the Continuing Education Fund (CEF). Eligible applicants will be reimbursed a maximum sum of HK$20,000*, upon successful completion of a reimbursable course and passing a specified benchmark test* provided by WSE.

Our Education Consultants will be happy to assist you with your government funding applications, so that you can start your English study journey easily.

English Improvement Course CEF course code: 24Z01247-7

This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund.
The Office of the Continuing Education Fund does not have record of registration of this course under the Qualifications Framework.

Certificate in Advanced English Language Examination Skills CEF course code: 38C131319

This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund. 
This course (Certificate in Advanced English Language Examination Skills) of this module is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level 3).

QR registration number: 16/000878/L3
Validity period: 1/10/2016 – 30/11/2022
 
For more details, please contact our Education Consultants.
 

CEF

 Enhancement Measures of Continuing Education Fund (CEF)

The implementation of Enhancement Measures 

Effective on April 1st, 2019

Eligible Applicant

Hong Kong residents aged from 18 to 70 (who have enrolled and paid the tuition fee for a reimbursable course before the course commencement date)

Reimbursable Amount

The reimbursed rate for the first $10,000 subsidy ceiling is 80%

The reimbursed rate for the second $10,000 subsidy ceiling is 60%.

Eligible applicants can apply for reimbursement up to $20,000#.

Validity Period & Maximum Number of Claims

There is no limit on the number of claims. Applicants can continue to apply for reimbursement before reaching the age of 71.

Application Procedures

An application to open a CEF account can be either submitted before the commencement of the CEF course OR together with an application for the first reimbursement claim after successful completion of the first CEF course.

Language Benchmark Test

Claimants are required to pass a specified benchmark test (e.g. VERSANT, IELTS) at a specified (or higher) level and submit the application for reimbursement claims within one year upon successful completion of a CEF course. 

Inquiry

Office of the Continuing Education Fund (OCEF)
Website: https://www.wfsfaa.gov.hk/cef/en/index.htm
Tel: 3142 2277

Address: Unit 07-11, 25/F, CDW Building, 388 Castle Peak Road, Tsuen Wan, N.T.

#For the amount of reimbursement, please refer to the calculation provided by the Office of Continuing Education Fund. 

For details of course funding, please contact any Wall Street English centres.

 Continuing Education Fund (CEF) FAQ

For IELTS Course Students:

  • HKID card
  • Any of the following:
    • Bankbook
    • Bank statement
    • A bankcard that shows the bank account number
  • Receipt of the exam registration of the IELTS Test
  • IELTS certificate (showing result of at least 3.5 or above)

For the General English Course Student:

  • HKID card
  • Any of the following:
    • Bankbook
    • Bank statement
    • A bankcard that shows the bank account number
  • Receipt of the exam registration of General English Course
  • General English certificate (showing result of at least 32 or above)

 

The following applicants of CEF will be unsuccessful under these circumstances:

  • Applicants do not meet the requirements for eligibility to apply, this includes being under 18 or above 70 when submitting the documents required for the application, or not an official permanent Hong Kong resident
  • Applicants who had already received the maximum subsidy amount of the CEF reimbursement
  • Applicants who send in their applications later than the required time
  • Applicants who cannot provide all documents needed for the application.