CCEL is a member of English New Zealand and IALC and has the highest possible quality rating from the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA). CCEL is located on the University of Canterbury (UC) campus and provides preparatory English classes for students wanting to study at UC and UCIC. CCEL students also enjoy access to the UC facilities. Students who enrol for a course of 14 weeks or longer at CCEL Christchurch can work part-time while they study. CCEL is an industry leader and is well-known for providing a wide-range of courses and a quality experience for students – in teaching, accommodation, activities and student support.