ECAP Central Switzerland

An up-to-date overview of ECAP Central Switzerland's can be found in our course programme. The main activities cover the following areas:

German as a second language

  • Literacy
  • Intensive courses (preliminary level; levels A1, A2, B1 and B2)
  • Evening courses (levels A1, A2, B1 and B2)
  • Integration courses (level A1)
  • Conversation courses

Branch-specific German Courses

  • German courses for employees in the cleaning sector
  • German courses for for employees in restaurants and hotels
  • German courses for people employed as painter or plasterer

Courses for companies and institutions

  • Tailor-made and job-related German courses for companies and institutions

Training of trainers

Courses in the three modules necessary to achieve the certificate «language teacher in the field of integration».

«language teacher in the field of integration».

Examinations and certificates

  • telc German; levels A1, A2, B1 and B2
  • fide proof of language competency

ECAP Central Switzerland is an accredited examination center for telc certifications and proof of language competency fide. Here you can find more information.


  • «Schritte», job application workshop for foreigners


  • Playgroup with early German language support

Courses for unemployed people (admission only by the regional employment agency RAV)

  • «Horizont15» , application coaching for unskilled workers
  • «Sternmatt», application coaching for specialists
  • «Gleis12», applications coaching for foreigners
  • «Refresher», updating job searching skills
  • Assessment of German language skills
  • First information for foreigners: Albanian, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Serbian-Croatian, Tamil