The Certificate in Languages for Business Level 3

What is it?

  • Fun and creative project-based enrichment course
  • Available in French, German and Spanish
  • Assessment based qualification
  • Attracts 16 UCAS points
  • Students work independently but with support
  • Step by step guidance provided
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  • Takes your students on an entrepreneurial journey
  • From initial business concept to clinching the deal
  • Develops skills in business, marketing and sales
  • Light on business theory
  • Takes fun elements from Dragon’s Den and The Apprentice!
  • Provides product ideas or students can use their own imagination
  • Selection of resources to guide them through the entire process
  • Supported by a series of online quizzes and practice activities

What is its purpose?

  • Gives students a taste of using languages in a work-based setting
  • Gives students a greater understanding and confidence in business and language communication skills
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Why offer it to students?

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  • Appeals to a wider number of students than A level language courses
  • Supports A level students with additional qualification
  • Develops real skills that are directly applicable to world of international business
  • Business language skills are in big demand in the workplace
  • Enhances university and job applications
  • Recognised by UCAS and leading universities
  • Help your students hit the ground running in their first job
  • Gives your students a competitive advantage

How is it assessed?

  • Portfolio of assessments
  • Submitted online
  • Assessed by teachers
  • Verified by Language Alliance
  • Externally verified by Skills & Education group
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How do we support teachers?

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  • Full resources packs available in French, German, Spanish
  • Includes assessments and mark schemes
  • Assessor training provided

Study time

  • Additional module after level 2 completion
  • Approx. 20 hours contact time
  • Approx. 20 hours independent time

Submission date:


  • Start from June
  • Submit by November (in time for UCAs applications)

OfQual Codes

  • Ofqual Codes:
  • Awarded by Skills and Education Group Awards

Claiming UCAS Tariff Points:

To claim UCAS points, visit their site using the link below and follow these instructions

  • Enter Qualification title:

  • SEG Awards level 3 Certificate in Practical French
  • SEG Awards level 3 Certificate in Practical German
  • SEG Awards level 3 Certificate in Practical Spanish

  • Enter ‘P’ for pass into the right hand box

Entry requirements

  • Level 2 Accreditation in Languages for Business OR
  • Level 2 Award in Practical languages

Qualification fee per student:

  • £94 per student

Webinar Training

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We regularly schedule live webinars to cover the ALB accreditation in more depth, details of the assessment criteria and also chance for you to ask any questions.

Please register via one of the links above or email us to request an event, access details will then be emailed to you a day or two before.

For further details of this qualification please go to: Please do not hesitate to contact us on: 01484 307 180 or complete the form: or send us an email: