Préparation to TEF Professional

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TEF PRO Preparation at ALC Montreal

The CCIP TEF Test is required for professionals by the ICCRC in order to obtain accreditation as Immigration Consultants.

TEF Professional = immigration consultant (or other professional sector)

The TEF is taken either online or on paper, in specific certified centres. No previous diploma is required in order to take the exam. The candidate must be over 16 years of age.

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The Goal of the TEF

The goal of the TEF is to evaluate the candidate’s competency in French based on a 7-level scale ranging from level 0+ (elementary proficiency) to level 6 (complete mastery).

This scale corresponds to the:

  • 6 competency levels – from A1 to C2 – in the European Council’s Common European Framework for Reference (CEFR)
  • 12 competency levels in the Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks (CCLB)

TEF based on QCM (OC –V&S‐WC) is mandatory:

  • Oral Comprehension: 40 min – 60 questions
  • Vocabulary and Structure: 30 min – 40 questions
  • Written Comprehension: 60 min – 50 questions

+ 1  an optional test depending on your file:

  • Speaking Skills (SS) 15 min – 2 subjects to address –  450 points
  • Written Expression (WE) 60 min – 2 subjects to address –  450 points

TEF Pro Preparation at ALC Montreal

Count on professionals when your future depends on your success!

ALC Montreal’s TEF Preparation course is given by specialists with extensive educational tools. You receive access to our language lab, get an evaluation of your progress, and take simulated exams. You are guaranteed real progress with a solid foundation.

Native-language speaking teachers at ALC Montreal will teach you how to master the knowledge required for the exam, how to strategically approach it, how to maintain a flow while taking it, and how to manage your stress.

ALC Montreal has 2 TEF – Pro options depending on your needs and availabilities.

Costs: $615 includes academic materials + (registration fees of $55.00 for local students)

A minimum of 3 students is required to start a session.

A minimum of 3 students is required to start a session.

  • 36 hours of academic courses
  • 3 to 4 mock tests in addition to academic courses
  • Session length: 4 weeks
  • Educational support
  • Evening session: 6:10pm to 9:00pm Tuesday – Wednesday – Thursday
  • Daytime session: 3:10pm to 6:00pm Tuesday – Wednesday – Thursday
  • Training in the language lab – up to 6 hours/week depending on the student’s schedule
  • Session start date: 1st Tuesday of every month except for December and January

Note : ALC reserves the right to modify the course schedule depending on registrations.

ALC reserves the right to reduce the length of class times by 50% in cases where there are fewer than 3 participants so as to not cancel the session.

In this case, the course becomes a private or semi-private course with the same cost as a group course.

  • From 1 to 5 classes per week
  • 2 hours minimum per class
  • Schedule according to your availability between 8:30am and 9pm

Costs: See private courses

Attention: Your prior knowledge of French is important. You must take an evaluation test before we are able to confirm your registration for the TEF preparation course. It is important that you pass this test as you will be presenting it in your immigration file.

Cost of evaluation test to enter a preparation course: $25. This amount will automatically be deducted from your registration fee if you decide to complete your training with ALC.

Are you hesitating? Do you think you might not have enough language skills? Come take a mock test. This test is based on a real test and will enable you to judge the challenges for yourself. Afterwards, you can make a better-informed decision and see if more training is required.

Cost of a mock test: between $40 and $80, depending on the number of tests required for the exam.

These mock tests are also available to those wishing to see if they will pass the TEF Pro without having to register for any training. They allow you to visualize the test structure, thereby making you more prepared for the test, even if your language skills are sufficient to pass.

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