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Examiner – Scorer accreditation

You will find the cross-Canada schedule of DELF-DALF training programs for 2019 and 2020 (examiner-scorer and trainer accreditation programs) below. Examination centres have organized many examiner-scorer accreditation sessions across the country. Priority access to these sessions is reserved for French teachers. This excellent resource is now available in Canada and can be shared and used by institutions interested in being involved with the DELF-DALF examinations.

Consult the schedule often, as we update it as soon as we receive word of new training programs:


PDF icon Calendar of the training sessions of 2020


Are you interested in signing up for one of these sessions, whether on your own behalf or for other members of your institution? Please contact the relevant program organizers to discuss how to access the programs that they offer. Organizer contact information is available upon request: please contact cecile.heijnen@diplomatie.gouv.fr for more information.

Please note that organizers will give priority to the teachers that they employ and will respond to applications from external organizations and institutions, whether the response be positive or negative, based on available places in each course.

Trainer accreditation

Trainer accreditation sessions are reserved for examiner-scorers who meet the three following conditions:

  • Candidates must be affiliated with a DELF-DALF examination centre;
  • The candidate’s DELF-DALF examiner-scorer training must be valid at the time of the trainer accreditation program;
  • Candidates must have overseen at least one DELF-DALF examination correction section as examiner-scorer.

For information or to register, please contact cecile.heijnen@diplomatie.gouv.fr.

France Education International also offers trainer accreditation sessions through the Université BELC twice per year, in February and in July. More information here: http://www.ciep.fr/belc/index.php

Trainer accreditation renewal

This test can be taken at a distance by trainers who satisfy the following conditions, as of the date that they register for the renewal examination:

  • Candidates must be affiliated with a DELF-DALF examination centre;
  • Candidates must have carried out at least one examiner-scorer training session over the past three years;
  • Candidates must have taken part in at least one annual session as an examiner-scorer.

For more information and for registration, contact cecile.heijnen@diplomatie.gouv.fr.


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