• AZAV training voucher

    Training voucher for English and German

    Make use of the training voucher to help your employees gain further knowledge

Training voucher: English/German for business (AZAV)

Language skills are essential for jobs and career: Language skills are essential for the workplace and your career: the "English for Business" and "German for Business" language courses are designed to improve your career opportunities and help you succeed with your next job application with practice-oriented business English/German.

Learning goals and content

KERN Training native language teachers teach in English and German only, and fully understand companies' requirements of day-to-day business language. With a tailored plan of techniques for the job you hope for, small groups and practice-oriented multimedia exercises, the "English for Business" and "German for Business" language courses prepare participants optimally for day-to-day business in English or German.

The language course has a modular structure. Following an assessment test, you immediately slot into the right level of course (language level A1 to C1 in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). You will receive a recognised certificate as evidence of your language skills. 

Choose from these course programmes:

  • A1 to C1 full time: 2 to 20 weeks, weekdays 9 to 17h
  • A1 to C1 part-time: 4 to 40 weeks, weekdays 9 to 13h

Elective module:

Module 1

  • The basics of day-to-day business: around the organisation
  • Getting to know your colleagues and introducing yourself
  • The basics of telephone calls and emails

Module 2

  • Arranging appointments
  • Preparing work schedules and considering your work-life balance
  • Compiling simple reports and giving feedback
  • Planning and organising business trips

Module 3

  • Describing products and services
  • Comparing proposals
  • Job application training: analysis of strengths/weaknesses

Module 4

  • Simple projects and business planning
  • Coordinating a conference
  • Company types and strategies (case studies)

Module 5

  • Dealing with stress in the workplace
  • Intercultural induction: company culture
  • Processes and procedures

Module 6

  • Marketing
  • Job interviews
  • Presentations
  • Team work and team-building

Module 7

  • Job description and requirements
  • Marketing tools at a glance
  • Forming a company

Module 8

  • Preparing for and holding meetings
  • Maintaining customer relations
  • The right job for me: matching

Module 9

  • What does personnel management entail?
  • Conducting negotiations
  • Job application training

Module 10

  • Moderating meetings
  • Dealing with customers
  • Innovation management

Further information about the training voucher

With the training voucher, the Employment Centre pays the cost of further education with a certified training provider. In order to receive the 100% subsidy certain conditions have to be met: Further education must be necessary in order to integrate workers into work when unemployed or avert impending unemployment. We are happy to support you with all the formalities.

English for works councils

In this course, you will learn how to use the English terminology and expressions common to works councils. Real-life examples will give you the confidence you need to communicate with colleagues and customers in the areas of planning, negotiations and meeting situations. You will also learn the skills you need to meet the demands of written communication.

Goals of English training for works councils

  •  Formulate clearly 
  • Actively use 'works council' vocabulary and expressions
  • Professional exchange
  • Solutions-oriented communication – including on the phone

Focus points

  • Developing works council-related terminology and vocabulary
  • Golden rules of business correspondence via e-mail
  • Understanding problems and solving them correctly
  • Having a command of common expressions and phrases
  • Learning questioning techniques
  • Ability to discuss complex issues

The various modules deal primarily with the terminology that is relevant to the content as well as concepts that focus on business language skills. The topics range from European laws and standards up to dismissal protection right up to data protection. Participants also learn language skills such as verbal and non-verbal communication, self-presentation or small talk.

These provide just an overview of the possible course content. The precise course content will be aligned to participants' individual requirements on the basis of a needs analysis.

You are active in the works council and would like to participate in this training, so that you can negotiate in English confidently and represent your opinion? Then this course is perfect for you! Contact us if you have any questions.

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