The “Vocational German language promotion” basic course modules are aimed at immigrants who are able to demonstrate the required previous language skills and who are also registered as looking for a training post, looking for work, or registered as unemployed. Course participation is reserved for those who are (part-) sponsored by the BAMF BAMF
Bundesamt für Migration und Flüchtlinge (Fedral Office for Migration and Refugees) . Direct payers cannot participate in this specific course.
The course focuses on grammatical skills, spoken and written workplace communication, vocation-specific vocabulary and additional language skills for the everyday situation at work. Two distinct modules are available: The basic module B2 is aimed at participants who have already completed level B1 ABOUT PROFICIENCY LEVELS:
Information regarding the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages can be found here . . It consists of 500 teaching units Teaching units:
One teaching unit = 45 minutes. The basic module C1 is aimed at participants who have already completed level B2 ABOUT PROFICIENCY LEVELS:
Information regarding the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages can be found here . . It consists of 400 teaching units Teaching units:
One teaching unit = 45 minutes. Each of these modules is concluded with an official German exam.
Classes take place Mondays to Fridays, with 4 to 5 teaching units Teaching units:
One teaching unit = 45 minutes daily.
German language students interested in the Vocational German language promotion basic course modules must first attend a consultation with the office responsible for them: this may be either the Job Centre or the Employment Agency, depending on personal circumstances. If you are unsure who the appropriate contact is for you, please get in touch with us; we can identify the correct office for you. They will then let you know if you are entitled to take part in one of these courses.
If you receive authorisation, it is valid for 3 months. Once you have submitted your authorisation to Sprachenakademie, you have 4 weeks to begin taking a course. If no free spaces are available, Sprachenakademie is obliged to point you towards other language schools.
PLEASE NOTE: From March 17th until presumably April 19th 2020, Sprachenakademie Aachen will remain closed due to the current official rules of the government. Face-to-face classes in our rooms will not take place during this period: Current courses have been interrupted; the start dates of several future courses will be postponed. The Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF) makes central decisions regarding teaching alternatives. Participants of courses for which alternative options exist will be contacted by email. Please click here to find further information and links for self-study.