B1 Professional French language Diploma preparation classes

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Business French

Course aims

Preparation for the DFP B1: Diplôme de Français professionnel (Diploma in Business French), level B1 of the CCIP (Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de Paris)

This Diploma is one of many offered by the CCIP (Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de Paris). Internationally recognised, this course is aimed at non-native speakers of French. The diploma assures that the recipient is competent in communicating in French within a professional context, at a B1 level .

The IEFE is an officially accredited instruction and assessment centre.


Anyone interested in learning French in a professional context can apply, there are no prerequisites of study or training. However, a minimum level of A2 in French is required.

Examination methods


Fees and enrolment

  • Approximately 34 contact hours over a 11 week period (3 to 4 hours per week).
  • Classes take place late afternoon/evening.
  • This course can be taken independently of any other diploma.


1 According to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages