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telc Deutsch A2+ Beruf

telc Deutsch A2+ Beruf is an exam that tests language competence in a business environment. The level is a little higher than for Start Deutsch 2 / telc Deutsch A2. The exam can be taken by anyone.

A2 telc Deutsch A2+ Beruf

What can you do in work-related situations at level A2+?

You can communicate in a simple way in typical everyday situations related to your job. You can read documents like enquiries, orders or guidelines; you can make simple telephone calls; you can speak about your work and write short messages. You can use simple grammatical structures correctly.

What is the structure of the examination?

The exam consists of a written and an oral part. The written exam lasts 2 hours. The oral exam usually takes place straight after the written exam, without any preparation time.

Written examination Reading
Structures / Vocabulary
Listening 30
Writing 30
Oral Examination usually together with one other candidate 15

What is expected from you in the examination?

You can find out the details of the exam by looking at the mock examination telc Deutsch A2+ Beruf. This is a complete test (with answer key), which you can try out at home or in your lessons. In addition, you can read about the exam procedure and how the written test and oral performance are rated.

You can download the mock examination and the relevant MP3 files here free of charge. The printed version and the Audio-CD are available in the telc shop.

Additional material

The brochure on learning objectives (Deutsch A2+ Beruf, Lernziele und Testspezifikationen) gives you detailed information about the necessary language skills you need and about the test specifications.  The brochure is available as a download.


How do I prepare myself for the examination?



  1. Gain language competence in language courses or study on your own. Bookshops have Business German course books that prepare you specifically for the upper A2 (A2+) language level.
  1. Familiarise yourself with the procedure and types of subtests of the telc Deutsch A2+ Beruf examination. The mock examination will help you with this.




When can I take the examination?

Your telc examination centre offers examinations regularly, and can also offer exams upon request. Please enquire at the centre when the next exam is scheduled. When you plan, please take into consideration that your examination centre has to register the exam at telc 30 days before the exam date.

Where can I take a telc examination?

At all telc examination centres (e.g. Adult Education Centres). Please be aware that some examination centres do not offer the entire telc programme. To find examination centres in your area, please click here.

What does the examination cost?

Your examination centre will inform you about the exam fee. Each examination centre is free to determine the exam fee individually, so unfortunately we cannot give you any details.

Can I repeat the examination?

Yes, you can repeat the exam as often as you wish. At level A2 you have to repeat the whole exam, both the written and the oral part.