In this course, you will learn how to conduct effective business and vocational German lessons from A2 to C2.
The conceptual requirements set out by the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (Bundesamt für Migration und Flüchtlinge - BAMF) serve as a guideline for this qualification. After successful completion of the course, you will have the necessary knowledge to teach in a professional language context and will be able to respond to the needs of different target groups. This qualification meets the requirements set out by BAMF to teach work-related German language skills.
Module 1: Fundamentals of vocational education
Module 2: Types of language usage
Module 3: Independent learning and skills relevant to the labour market
Module 4: Teaching approaches and methodology in professional German courses
Module 5: Evaluation, assessment, testing
Module 6: Digital literacy
Module 7: Tasks and roles of teachers in business language courses
Module 8: Intercultural communication and integration into the labour market
The supplemental qualification is structured as a modular course – the eight modules are completed in live sessions, either face-to-face or online.
In addition, each module includes self-study activities and requires the completion of portfolio tasks.
The ZQ BSK is divided into multiple stages: self-reflection of teaching skills, face-to-face seminars and self-study activities in addition to the creation of a portfolio.
Live seminars (80 units)
- seminars (70 EU)
- guided teaching practice and reflective activities (10 units)
Self-study activities (80 EU)
self-learning activities prior to the live seminars
self-learning activities following the live seminars
Portfolio task (additional time depending on the task)
To participate, you need BAMF approval in accordance with § 15 para. 1 or para. 2 IntV to teach in integration courses, and a certificate from the course provider confirming their intention to hire you for business and vocational language courses.