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To register for a General English or IELTS preparation course:
If you are a new student, you will need to take a placement test so that we can check your current English level.
Please visit our teaching centre to book your level test. We are open for level testing every Wednesday and Friday.
You will be charged ETB 200 for a placement test.
To register for a professional development course:
Please contact us to discuss your needs and register for your chosen course.
Payment and Refund Policy
All payments over 500 ETB must be made by Cash Payment Order (CPO), payable to the British Council, from the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia. You must pay for your course in full in order to reserve your place. Please note that from Monday to Friday after 5.00 pm and on Saturdays, we will not conduct any financial transactions such as issuing receipts, cheques and receiving payments. Current price is 4950 ETB for 60 hour course and 700 ETB for course Book.
Occasionally, the British Council may have to cancel a class before it starts due to unforeseen circumstances. If this happens we will transfer your payment to an alternative course. If this is not possible we will provide a full refund and no administrative fee will be charged.
Refunds and transfers
You can apply for a full refund or transfer before the start date of your course, minus an administrative fee of 495 ETB. No refunds or transfers are available after the course start date, apart from in exceptional circumstances as agreed by Teaching Management e.g a medical emergency.
If you have specific requirements, please let us know and we will accommodate you wherever possible.