China Education Agent Course (CEAC)

A Chinese-language training course teaching the principles of global student recruitment and international education, offered in partnership with BOSSA.
563 Certified Graduates
15+ Hours of content

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About the course Learn about fundamentals of global student recruitment.

Graduate as a Chinese ICEF Trained Agent Counsellor (CITAC) and join a global network of over 550 education professionals.

The comprehensive course is designed to equip China-based education counsellors with an understanding of the global international education landscape, and build the skills to help students realise their goal of studying internationally, outside of China. This course is delivered in partnership with BOSSA – a Chinese organisation distinguished for driving professional practices in Chinese student recruitment.

We are now accepting new applicants. If you would like to take the course please email:

Who is this for?

Course overview

  • What The CEAC is a modular, self-paced course with practice tests, that you can complete in 5 weeks.
  • Why The CEAC is a foundational course that helps you prepare for the industry-recognised CITAC certification exam.
  • Who This is course is ideal for both new and experienced education counsellors and agents who are fluent in the Chinese language.
How it works

Become a globally recognised expert

  • Prepare Take the comprehensive course and practice tests associated with the CITAC exam.
  • Book Email to schedule a testing option, reserve your testing slot, and learn about pricing options.
  • Get Certified Answer 40 out of 50 multiple choice questions correctly within 90 minutes to earn your certification.

Benefits of taking the course

Learn about the principles of global student recruitment and international education in the Chinese language.

  • International education context - destination countries, education systems, legal requirements, and visas.

  • People in international education - students, education institutions’ personnel, and immigration authorities.

  • Promoting international education - effective working practices, marketing, and ethics.

Why study the CEAC?

China-based education agents who would like to further their knowledge of the global international education landscape should take this course. Graduates emerge with a deeper understanding of the global industry, and are better equipped to advise students on how to make to move to study overseas .

Why take the exam?

An official qualification is available to all candidates who complete the course and pass the CEAC exam. Successful graduates will receive a qualification badge with a unique ID number and a certificate confirming them as a Chinese ICEF Trained Agent Counsellor (CITAC), with the recognition of being an ICEF-qualified consultant for the international education industry. Graduates are also entered in the Qualified Education Agents (QEA) network, containing the names and company contact details of more than 16,000 qualified agents worldwide. ICEF-trained counselors are recognized and sought after by institutions globally, while BOSSA are distinguished for driving professional practices in outbound Chinese student recruitment.

Pass the CEAC exam to receive the China Education Agent Course certificate.

To schedule a testing option, please email  to reserve your testing slot. Once you have registered for the course and test, you have one year in which to sit the formal exam.

The final test comprises 50 online multiple-choice questions to be answered in 90 minutes. During the test, candidates will have access to online and offline resources. They will not be tested on individual country information/regulations, only on all the other sections of the CEAC. Candidates may use personal notes or information presented online from the course content during the test, but they will not be allowed to phone anyone or ask other people for assistance.

Successful participants will receive the Chinese ICEF Trained Agent Counselor (CITAC) certificate.

Check if you are eligible to take the exam.

This course is delivered fully in Chinese language, therefore participants should have a strong fluency in Chinese.

Participation in ICEF events is not required to take this course.

Book your exam.

Pricing information is available directly through BOSSA. Please contact  for details.

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