NVQ French Business


What is an NVQ?

An NVQ is a work-based qualification providing language skills needed for work.

What are the Benefits?

  • No exam or coursework
  • Business visits
  • Develop ICT skills
  • Develop Business knowledge
  • Opportunity to do work experience abroad
  • Combine language skills with your other subjects.

OCR Level 2 Certificate in Business Language Competence

You pass the qualification by demonstrating that you have met all language standards at least once in your portfolio.

The standard can be found by clicking here.

Level 2 in all four skills (reading, writing, speaking and listening) = B grade at GCSE

Reference Materials

You will build a portfolio of work which will be assessed – when completing tasks for your evidence you will be able to use all the reference materials you might use if you were using languages at work.

  • Dictionaries
  • Online resources
  • Verb tables
  • Textbooks
  • Classwork books and notes

You may listen to listening exercises as many times as you wish.


You will be encouraged to use ICT in your portfolio. For example, producing your own CV or creating a business presentation, and put any electronic work onto a CD to include in your portfolio.


MFL Department

Mrs S Holden
Subject Leader Modern Foreign Languages

Mrs A Champs
Modern Foreign Languages Teacher

Mr D Pisacane
Modern Foreign Languages Teacher