DFP Preparation Course

These courses are intended to develop your vocabulary knowledge related to the professional sector in which you work and / or study or you are about to do it. ALC Montreal has designed a program focused on ensuring the success of your learning by developing an effective, fun and interactive curriculum that you can complete between 8 and 24 weeks according to your previous level with a Professional French Diploma at the key recognized by more than 800 companies. allowing you to access the desired job or to evolve within the company in which you work!

These are primarily language courses, however, based on professional know-how. These will have been acquired beforehand or will be in parallel in the learner's native language and will be adapted to the target language learned.

  • The program is built from the linguistic and communicative know-how necessary to accomplish a professional task in the field of your choice.
  • These courses cover the 4 language skills and aims to develop your ability to communicate orally and in writing in a vocabulary adapted to your professional needs.
  • Based on authentic material pertaining to each sector treated, this course will allow you to quickly assimilate the language repertoire essential to your professional activity.

1 academic hour = 55 minutes

Professional French Diplomas (CCIP)


Business Language

Program :

The learner will be aware of the realities, practices, operating rules of contemporary companies. Depending on its level and step by step the learner will acquire in the target language specialized knowledge on different aspects of the business world. To achieve this objective, the candidate will have to master the language skills studied in the general French program of A1 to C1 according to the targeted final level.

Who is the DFP des Affaires (Diploma in Professional French Business) intended for? 

To all students or professionals who need to interact and communicate in French in a professional context and who wish to enhance their CV with a diploma recognized in the professional world and validating their language skills.

What are the prerequisites for registering for this DFP preparation program?

  • 16 years minimum at the start of the program.
  • General education level: End of secondary school
  • Be able to write a text on a computer and navigate a software.
  • Have a theoretical knowledge of the realities of the professional world.
  • Level in French prerequisite: no knowledge for DFP A 1

Participants in this course will learn how to handle documentation that can relate to the following areas:

  • The company
  • The company and its partners
  • The company and the environment
  • Business and professional communication (oral and written communication)
  • Knowledge of economic realities and the company
  • Knowledge of the legal rules governing the business world
  • Wide range of operational skills

After registering for this course, you will receive the exact details of the course program adapted to your level of French.

 Detail of the DFP Preparation Course Business French

  • 30 hours of intensive learning per week (15H in small group + 10H in private + 5H in laboratory)
  • 8 weeks
  • Monday to Friday
  • 9: 10 to 12: 00 + 13: 10 to 15: 00
  • 240H training (120H in small group + 80H in private + 40H in laboratory)
  • Progress test at the end of the 4st
  • Blank test at the end of the 6st
  • DFP Official Affairs at the end of the 8st
  • Levels offered: from A1 to C1
  • Duration of training per level: 8 weeks
  • Ref. : DFPAFF30
  • Cost : $ 470 / week + DFP Business fees per level: $ 285

Language of Tourism, Hotels and Restaurants

Program :

It corresponds to a set of relational, administrative and commercial tasks commonly performed in the field of tourism, hotels and restaurants. It is at the interface of the standard language and the language of specialty and includes 4 language skills essential to this area of ​​specialization. To achieve its objective the candidate will have to master the levels A2 to B1.

Who is the DFP Tourisme-Hotel-Restauration (Professional French Diploma from THR) intended for? 

To all students or professionals who need to interact and communicate in French in a professional context and who wish to enhance their CV with a diploma recognized in the professional world and validating their language skills.

What are the prerequisites for registering for this DFP preparation program?

  • 16 years minimum at the start of the program.
  • General education level: End of secondary school
  • Be able to write a text on a computer and navigate a software.
  • Have a theoretical knowledge of the realities of the professional world.
  • Level in French prerequisite: A1 confirmed

In this course, you will tackle according to your level the following topics:

  • Tourism
  • Search for services from suppliers and agencies
  • Write a letter, an email, a fax, in response to a given tourism situation
  • Design and develop a short information, loyalty or promotion document
  • The hotel industry
  • Explain the booking conditions; make, modify or cancel a reservation (individual or group)
  • Restaurants
  • Take the order of the customer (s)
  • Offer special or personalized menus (groups, packages, children, diets)

After you register for this course, you will receive the exact details of the course program adapted to your level and the target language.

Detail of the preparation course for the French DFP Tourism Hotel- Catering

  • 30 hours of intensive learning per week (15H in small group + 10H in private + 5H in laboratory)
  • 8 weeks
  • Monday to Friday
  • 9: 10 to 12: 00 + 13: 10 to 16: 00
  • 240H training (120H in small group + 80H in private + 40H in laboratory)
  • Progress test at the end of the 4st
  • Blank test at the end of the 6st
  • Official DFP of TRH at the end of 8st
  • Levels offered: A2 to B1
  • Training duration per level: 8 weeks / level
  • Ref. : DFPTRH30
  • Cost : $ 472 / week + THR DFP fee per level: $ 285

After registering for this course, you will receive the exact details of the course program adapted to your level of French.

Language of International Relations

Program :

The learner will be aware of the realities, the practices, the operating rules of international organizations. Depending on its level and step by step the learner will acquire in the target language specialized knowledge on different aspects of international institutions. To achieve this objective, the candidate will have to master the language skills studied in the B1 general French program.

Who is the DFP des RI (Professional French Diploma in International Relations) for? 

To all students or professionals such as diplomats, international civil servants or journalists who have to interact and communicate in French in a professional context and who wish to enhance their CV with a diploma recognized in the professional world and validating their language skills.

What are the prerequisites for registering for this DFP preparation program?

  • 16 years minimum at the start of the program.
  • General education level: End of secondary school
  • Be able to write a text on a computer and navigate a software.
  • Have a theoretical knowledge of the realities of the professional world.
  • French level prerequisite: A2

Participants in this course will learn how to handle documentation that can relate to the following areas:

  • presentations, organization of a meeting, within organizations, international institutions
  • organization and interactions during a mission (mission logistics, activities of daily living, professional writing)
  • communication during an international conference (presentation, presentation of a project, participation in a debate).

After registering for this course, you will receive the exact details of the course program adapted to your level of French.

Detail of the French DFP Preparation Course on International Relations

  • 30 hours of intensive learning per week (15H in small group + 10H in private + 5H in laboratory)
  • 8 weeks
  • Monday to Friday
  • 9: 10 to 12: 00 + 13: 10 to 15: 00
  • 240H training (120H in small group + 80H in private + 40H in laboratory)
  • Progress test at the end of the 4st
  • Blank test at the end of the 6st
  • Official DFP of International Relations at the end of the 8ème
  • Level offered: B 1 to C1
  • Duration of training per level: 8 weeks / level if level A2
  • Ref. : DFPRI30
  • Cost : $ 470 / week + IR DFP Fee: $ 285

Language of the Secretariat

Program :

It corresponds to a set of relational, administrative and commercial tasks commonly performed in the field of the secretariat. It is at the interface of the standard language and the language of specialty and includes 4 language skills essential to this area of ​​specialization. To achieve his goal the candidate will have to master the levels B1 / B2.

Who is the Secretariat's DFP for? 

To all students or professionals as an administrative manager or any other related work in the organization and administrative management of a company who must interact and communicate in French in a professional context and who wish to enhance their CV with a diploma recognized in the world professional and validating their language skills.

What are the prerequisites for registering for this DFP preparation program?

  • 16 years minimum at the start of the program.
  • General education level: End of secondary school
  • Be able to write a text on a computer and navigate a software.
  • Have a theoretical knowledge of the realities of the professional world.
  • French prerequisite level: A2

Participants in this course will learn how to handle documentation that can relate to the following areas:

  • Use of practical documents
  • Writing of letters and administrative or commercial documents
  • Summarize texts: advertising, commercial documentation, meeting minutes etc.
  • Respond to foreign suppliers, customers and visitors regarding the company's services
  • Following a presentation, an address or a speech
  • Establish general and professional telephone contacts

After registering for this course, you will receive the exact details of the course program adapted to your level of French.

 Detail of the French DFP Preparation Course of the Secretariat

  • 30 hours of intensive learning per week (15H in small group + 10H in private + 5H in laboratory)
  • 8 weeks
  • Monday to Friday
  • 9: 10 to 12: 00 + 13: 10 to 15: 00
  • 240H training (120H in small group + 80H in private + 40H in laboratory)
  • Progress test at the end of the 4st
  • Blank test at the end of the 6st
  • Official DFP of the Secretariat at the end of the 8th
  • Levels offered :: B1 & B2
  • Training duration per level: 8 weeks / level
  • Ref. : DFPSEC30
  • Cost : $ 470 / week + DFP fees per level: $ 285

Language of the Medical Sector

Program :

The learner will be aware of the realities, practices, rules of operation of the medical sector. Depending on its level and step by step the learner will acquire in the target language specialized knowledge on different aspects of the world of health To achieve this goal, the candidate will have to master the language skills studied in the general French program B2.

Who is the DFP Médical (Diploma in Professional Medical French) intended for? 

To all students or professionals, doctors, researchers, nurses and others acting in the medical sector who must interact and communicate in French in a professional context and who wish to enhance their CV with a diploma recognized in the professional world and validating their knowledge language professionals. Depending on whether you are nurses or doctors, the vocabulary of preparation courses and the Medical DFP will be adapted.

What are the prerequisites for registering for this DFP preparation program?

  • 16 years minimum at the start of the program.
  • General education level: End of secondary school
  • Be able to write a text on a computer and navigate a software.
  • Have a theoretical knowledge of the realities of the professional world.
  • Prerequisite French level: B1

 The situations of professional communication will be articulated around relations:

  • doctor - patient, doctor - health professionals (general practitioners, medical specialists, nurses, pharmacists, laboratory assistants, medical representatives),
  • in a hospital setting or in a medical practice concerning in particular the main medical procedures: consultation, diagnosis and prescription,
  • in the different branches of medicine: general medicine, cardiology, neurology, pulmonology, radiology, dermatology, urology, gynecology, biology, pharmacology, etc.

After registering for this course, you will receive the exact details of the course program adapted to your level of French.

 Detail of the DFP French Medical Preparation Course

  • 30 hours of intensive learning per week (15H in small group + 10H in private + 5H in laboratory)
  • 8 weeks
  • Monday to Friday
  • 9: 10 to 12: 00 + 13: 10 to 15: 00
  • 240H training (120H in small group + 80H in private + 40H in laboratory)
  • Progress test at the end of the 4st
  • Blank test at the end of the 6st
  • DFP Medical official at the end of the 8ème
  • Level offered: B2
  • Duration of training per level: 8 weeks if prerequisite level
  • Ref. : DFPMED30
  • Cost : 470 $ / week + Medical DFP Fee B2: 285 $

Language of the Legal Sector

Program :

The learner will be made aware of the realities, the practices, the operating rules of the legal system. Depending on its level and step by step the learner will acquire in the target language specialized knowledge on different aspects of the world of justice. To achieve this objective, the candidate will have to master the language skills studied in the B2 general French program.

Who is the DFP Juridique (Diploma in Professional Legal French) intended for? 

To all students or professionals such as lawyers, advisers, head of corporate legal services and others acting in the medical sector who must interact and communicate in French in a professional context and who wish to enhance their CV with a diploma recognized in the field of medicine. professional world and validating their language skills.

What are the prerequisites for registering for this DFP preparation program?

  • 16 years minimum at the start of the program.
  • General education level: End of secondary school
  • Be able to write a text on a computer and navigate a software.
  • Have a theoretical knowledge of the realities of the professional world.
  • Prerequisite French level: B1

Participants in this course will learn how to handle documentation that can relate to the following areas:

  • preparation of a trial
  • jurisprudential research
  • points on the state of the law.

After registering for this course, you will receive the exact details of the course program adapted to your level of French.

 Detail of the DFP Preparation Course French Legal

  • 30 hours of intensive learning per week (15H in small group + 10H in private + 5H in laboratory)
  • 8 weeks
  • Monday to Friday
  • 9: 10 to 12: 00 + 13: 10 to 15: 00
  • 240H training (120H in small group + 80H in private + 40H in laboratory)
  • Progress test at the end of the 4st
  • Blank test at the end of the 6st
  • DFP Official Legal at the end of the 8ème
  • Level offered: B2
  • Duration of training per level: 8 weeks if prerequisite level
  • Ref. : DFPJUR30
  • Cost : 470 $ / week + Legal DFP Fee B2: 285 $

Language of Science and Technology

Program :

It is developed according to the linguistic and communicative know-how necessary for the professional activity. Learners will obtain scientific and / or technical language knowledge appropriate to the various fields of this sector, which will provide them with a solid foundation for a career change in this professional sector. To achieve his goal the candidate must master the B1 level.

Who is the DFP S&T (Diplôme de Français Professionnel Sciences et Techniques) intended for? 

To all students or professionals such as engineers, site supervisors, laboratory managers or in the research sector and others acting in the medicine sector who must interact and communicate in French in a professional context and who wish to enhance their CV with a diploma recognized in the professional world and validating their language skills.

What are the prerequisites for registering for this DFP preparation program?

  • 16 years minimum at the start of the program.
  • General education level: End of secondary school
  • Be able to write a text on a computer and navigate a software.
  • Have a theoretical knowledge of the realities of the professional world.
  • Prerequisite French level: B1

Participants in this course will learn how to handle documentation that can relate to the following areas:

  • Use any reference text concerning the professional environment (instructions, procedures, reports, instructions for use, etc.)
  • Read with advantage any excerpt from an extension journal and any specialty document (records, studies, reports, manuals, etc.)
  • Write a report of visit or a brief report on a work done, an event, a situation, information concerning the professional activity
  • Participate in regular conversations on general topics of a scientific or technical nature.
  • To follow a meeting of work, to understand the point of view of the interlocutors
  • Express a personal opinion briefly, argue for a solution

After you register for this course, you will receive the exact details of the course program adapted to your level and the target language.

Detail of the DFP Science and Technology Preparation Course

  • 30 hours of intensive learning per week (15H in small group + 10H in private + 5H in laboratory)
  • 8 weeks
  • Monday to Friday
  • 9: 10 to 12: 00 + 13: 10 to 15: 00
  • 240H training (120H in small group + 80H in private + 40H in laboratory)
  • Progress test at the end of the 4st
  • Blank test at the end of the 6st
  • Official DFP of Science and Technology at the end of the 8ème
  • Level offered: B2
  • Duration of training per level: 8 weeks if prerequisite level
  • Ref. : DFPS & T30
  • Cost : 470 $ / week + DFP Science and Technology Fee B2: 285 $

Language of Fashion

Program :

It is developed according to the linguistic and communicative know-how necessary for the professional activity. Learners will obtain scientific and / or technical language knowledge appropriate to the various fields of this sector, which will provide them with a solid foundation for a career change in this professional sector. To achieve its objective the candidate will have to master the level A1.

Who is the DFP MOD (Professional French Fashion Diploma) aimed at?

To all students or professionals such as product managers, pattern makers and others acting in the fashion sector who must interact and communicate in French in a professional context and who wish to enhance their CV with a diploma recognized in the professional world and validating their language skills.

What are the prerequisites for registering for this DFP preparation program?

  • 16 years minimum at the start of the program.
  • General education level: End of secondary school
  • Be able to write a text on a computer and navigate a software.
  • Have a theoretical knowledge of the realities of the professional world.
  • French prerequisite level: A1

Participants in this course will learn how to handle documentation that can relate to the following areas:

  • the evocation of the theme of a collection
  • the presentation of the basic elements of a garment
  • the indication of the trends of a season.

After you register for this course, you will receive the exact details of the course program adapted to your level and the target language.

Detail of the DFP Fashion Preparation Course

  • 30 hours of intensive learning per week (15H in small group + 10H in private + 5H in laboratory)
  • 8 weeks
  • Monday to Friday
  • 9: 10 to 12: 00 + 13: 10 to 15: 00
  • 240H training (120H in small group + 80H in private + 40H in laboratory)
  • Progress test at the end of the 4st
  • Blank test at the end of the 6st
  • Official DFP Fashion at the end of the 8ème
  • Level offered: A2
  • Duration of training per level: 8 weeks if prerequisite level
  • Ref. : DFPMOD30
  • Cost : 470 $ / week + DFP Fee Mode A2: 285 $