French certification course

12-week long-stay general French programme

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The Certification French programme

12 weeks of general French culminating in a TCF certificate

About the Certification French programme…

The Certification General French course is an intensive French course (standard course + workshops) of 26 French lessons per week for 12 weeks.

This programme has been designed to offer an affordable French language course in Lyon, starting on fixed dates (approximately every 8 weeks) and is open to all levels, including absolute beginners.

A “TCF Tout Public” exam is included in the price and can be taken at our school, Lyon Bleu International, as we are also an official TCF exam centre.

Access to a specific platform for TCF exam preparation is also included in the programme.

A 12 week-long language experience in an intensive French course fulfils a number of objectives: linguistic and cultural immersion in Lyon and significant progress in your level of French for personal or professional purposes.

A genuine linguistic and cultural experience for 3 months in our beautiful region at our French school.

Certification programme:


Beginner to advanced levels

From 16 years old

International classes


12 weeks

Set dates:

08/01/24 to 29/03/24
04/03/24 to 24/05/24
29/04/24 to 19/07/24
01/07/24 to 20/09/24
02/09/24 to 22/11/24
28/10/24 to 31/01/25

Specific start dates for beginners


Group sessions (14 students max)

26 lessons per week

(1 lesson = 45 minutes)

E-learning training module

Price :
2 500€ / 12 weeks

Included in the programme

  • Placement test
  • Welcome pack
  • Free weekly tutoring
  • School hand book
  • TCF exam

The Certification French course is available on selected dates approximately every 8 weeks. See our calendar and contact our teams if you’d like to register for the programme, or if you have any questions.

There are 3 workshops available each week. A speaking workshop, a writing workshop and a language workshop.

Each week, the teachers offer a range of activities that reflect the main objective of each workshop. The workshops provide an opportunity to deepen, revise and actively practise the French language and the skills acquired during the standard course. Flipped learning is practiced in order to adapt to the participants and their needs.

Lyon Bleu International offers a wide range of accommodation solutions, mainly homestays with French families and short- or long-term residence accommodation. Depending on the length of your programme and your budget, we will be happy to recommend the best option for you.

Students trained per year
Students per class max
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Label Qualité FLE Qualiopi
"Qualité FLE" accredited centre

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Why choose a KLF school?

  • Internationally renowned French cities
  • The possibility of combining several destinations and several programmes
  • Schools that have been highly regarded for decades