telc Deutsch B1-B2 Nursing (Pflege) Exam

German Exam for Nurses

ATTENTION: Sprachenatelier Berlin offers a Nursing Course, specially for the preparation of this exam. 

telc German B1-B2 Pflege is a technical language test for nurses caring for the elderly and the sick. It covers the upper range of B1 and B2, in terms of lexical and grammatical structures. The exam is aimed at people who have a recognized qualification in a nursing profession and who have to prove B1 or B2 knowledge of the German language to practice this profession. The exam is open to everyone.

At level B1, you will understand factual information on everyday or job-related topics in the field of care for the elderly and the sick and recognize the main statements and individual information. You can communicate with some certainty about familiar routine matters, but also about other matters relating to the care of the elderly and the sick. At level B2 you learn to understand technical discussions and the main idea of complex technical texts in the field of care for the elderly and the sick. You can communicate so spontaneously and fluently that a normal conversation with native speakers is possible without any great effort on both sides.


  • Written exam

    • Listening: 25 minutes

    • Reading and language elements: 60 minutes

    • Writing: 30 minutes

  • Oral exam

    • Speaking: 16 minutes

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