Skip to main content

Examiner qualification German DTB A2-B1

In this free-of-charge qualification, you will learn to distinguish between A2 and B1 levels in oral examinations with a focus on vocational and business language and to objectively assess test takers at these levels.

Find qualification

Your tasks as an examiner:

Distinguishing between A2-B1 levels poses special challenges for examiners: focusing on the test takers’ linguistic repertoire, accurately assessing within a vocational and business context, and assigning the correct levels. 


As a licensed telc examiner, you will assess the test takers’ oral performances confidently, objectively and at the appropriate level. 

Which examinations can I examine with the German DTB A2-B1 licence?

With this examiner licence, you are authorised to administer the following telc examinations: 

  • Deutsch-Test für den Beruf A2 (DTB A2)
  • Deutsch-Test für den Beruf B1 (DTB B1)

Requirements for obtaining the telc examiner licence German DTB A2-B1

• Teaching experience at CEFR levels A2 and B1 (minimum of 450 teaching units in total) 

• Authorisation as a teacher for vocational language courses up to level C2 according to § 18 DeuFöV 

• German proficiency at C2 level 

​​• Familiarity with the formats of the telc examinations covered in the licence 

• Knowledge of telc DTB examination regulations 

• Working knowledge of the relevant CEFR levels and the action-oriented approach 

• Completion of the DTB introductory module in telc Campus 



Please note: 

If you have never held a telc examiner licence or if your licence expired more than 6 months ago, you must first complete our free introduction for examiners A1 to C2 module on telc Campus. 

Qualification programme

Examiner qualification German DTB A2-B1:  

Self-learning module In person LIVE Online

For details on online qualification seminars, click here.

Licence Validity

To examine telc examinations, you need a valid telc examiner licence. Each licence is valid for three years.  


To ensure quality and consistency of examination assessment, regular training of examiners is essential. With each successful qualification, you receive confirmation from telc that you are competent in your examiner role and are a valuable member of our community.