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COURSE DESCRIPTION

English language competency is an essential element for success in business and


industry. Employers, education institutions, and training providers are seeking for a
fast, flexible, and affordable way to obtain a valid and reliable measure of workplace
English language competency.
The Proficiency in Enterprise Communication (PEC) test is designed to assess
candidates English language competency for occupational purposes in order to meet
the needs of employers and employees. It is a good indicator of employees English
language competency as it assesses their ability in the language in four major areas:
reading, writing, listening, and speaking.
The PEC test is a valid and reliable language assessment tool designed to help
employers in making critical decisions with regard to recruitment of new employees,
training, and promotion.
REQUIREMENTS & PREREQUISITES

There are no prerequisites for PEC test. Recommended but not required:
Basic understanding of IT/ equivalent
TARGET AUDIENCE

Candidates who want to improve their industry-specific English proficiency in
industry specific for better employability (Telecommunication, Technology and
Media Industry)
Third / final year students with IT background
COURSE DURATION

COURSE STRUCTURE

Module
Code
Module Title Days
PEC-01 Proficiency in Enterprise Communication 4
Exam
Examination 1

Total Days 5






PEC

PRESTARIANG
Section Duration Number of
Questions
Speaking 20
minutes
4 tasks

Listening 20
minutes
15 MCQ
Reading &
Language
50
minutes
40 MCQ
Writing 30
minutes
2 tasks

There are no passing or failing scores
in the PEC test. Results are reported
as score scale:
0-29 (failed to meet the minimum
standard)
30-39 (demonstrate a modest level
of competence)
40-50 (demonstrated adequate
mastery of the corresponding skill)


LEARNING OUTCOME
Candidates will be able to meet the needs of employers in terms of English language competency in four major areas: speaking,
listening, language and reading, and writing
DETAILED COURSE CONTENT

Section 1: The PEC Speaking Test
Section Description
Description of Speaking Tasks
How Your Speaking Skill Is Assessed
To Do Well on the Speaking Section
What You Shouldnt Do on the Speaking Test

Section 2: The PEC Listening Test
Section Description
Description of Listening Tasks
To Do Well on the Listening Section: Some Pointers

Section 3: The PEC Language and Reading Test
Section Description
Description of the Language and Reading Tasks
To Do Well on the Language and Reading Section: Some Pointers

Section 4: THE PEC Writing Test
Section Description
Description of the Writing Tasks
How You Are Assessed on Task 1
How You Are Assessed on Task 2
To Do Well on the Writing Section
What You Shouldnt Do on the Writing Test