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DELF / DALF French Diplomas

Continuing & Professional Education, representing the Institut Français, is an examination centre for qualifications awarded and recognised by the French Ministry of National Education. The examinations for the Diplôme d’Études en Langue Française (DELF) and Diplôme Approfondi de Langue Française (DALF) are held here (in our building on Senghennydd Road) in June.

The DELF and DALF qualifications follow a new format in line with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

Useful information:

Units and Fees

Please note these apply to both internal and external candidates.

Dipoma Cost per candidate
DELF A1 £50.00
DELF A2 £55.00
DELF B1 £60.00
DELF B2 £70.00
DALF C1 £105.00
DALF C2 £140.00


Examinations will take place in June at Continuing & Professional Education, Senghennydd Road.

Dipoma Date
A1 18th June 2015
A2 19th June 2015
B1 22nd June 2015
B2 23rd June 2015
C1 25th June 2015
C2 30th June 2015

Practice Papers

For samples papers (including listening comprehension), please visit:

How can DELF/DALF help me?

Here are some of the ways our past students have enhanced their careers through qualification:

“Passing the DALF turned out to be even more important than I originally realised, because now that I have the exam on my CV, it means that I can have French as a second subject on my teacher training course which starts in September this year. So the DALF has opened up a whole new future for me that I never knew about when I started studying last year.”
Laura Swale
Student of French

“Successfully passing C1 and the Advanced French courses has enabled me to teach French in a local secondary school on the Graduate Teacher Programme. The DALF qualification is very highly regarded. For me, it has meant that I am not only gaining qualified teacher status through the Graduate Teacher Programme but I have also achieved a high enough standard in French to teach it. ”
Miss Emma Williams
Student of French

For registration information contact Siân Austin.

Find out more by visiting the Centre International d’Etudes Pédagogiques.