Norwegian course for the workplace C1

Tailor-made Norwegian courses for the workplace

Lingu is a market leader in tailor-made business Norwegian courses for business and industry and the public sector. We offer a broad range of tailor-made, flexible courses geared towards the requirements of the world of work. With small-group teaching carried out by our highly proficient teachers we can guarantee high levels of participant interaction and a healthy learning curve.


Course structure 

The course encompasses key themes in Norwegian culture, history and society as well as thematically linked fictional texts. The objective of the course is to increase the participant’s Norwegian proficiency and communication skills in administrative posts or similar roles in the public or private sector.  

The course develops the participant’s communication skills in relation to Norwegian administrative language and the demands of Norwegian business and industry. Within the framework of job-relevant example scenarios, participants will practise their oral and written language skills in order to equip them linguistically to take part in working life. Suitable for employees from all sectors.

People and companies have different needs when it comes to language courses. The key to a successful course lies in the ability of the teacher to meet those needs. So we carry out a free needs-analysis interview with each course participant before every course to enable us to design a customised language, culture and communication course that is relevant and useful and directly based on the participant’s level, requirements and wishes.

Teachers prioritise extensive use of example scenarios based on actual work situations and requirements in terms of practising professional/specialist terminology. Participants may be offered video conference lessons if meeting the teacher face-to-face proves problematic. Lingu has had extremely good results from this type of teaching as an alternative to classroom teaching.  

Course content

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Course participants will gain solid skills in the Norwegian language at an advanced level in addition to a deeper insight into working life in Norway and how to interact more effectively at work.

The course consists of the following modules:

  • Understanding the social norms and rules in Norwegian working life
  • Communication strategies and models
  • Modern and professional written Norwegian
  • Relationship-building and goal-oriented language
  • Text and context, outline and structure, style and tone
  • Improving communication of specialist/expert knowledge and advanced grammar.


Course certificate and immigration papers

All students will receive a course certificate from Lingu after completing the course.

While Lingu is an approved language training provider, this course is tailored and may not follow the curriculum from the government. Hence, the course certificate may not be valid documentation for permanent residency. If this is important for you, we have other courses which do follow the curriculum and will grant students their valid documents for PR and citizenship.


  • Ingrid Djukastein

    Ingrid Djukastein


Trusted by some of the best in the business

  • Skatteetaten
  • SSB
  • Høgskolen i Innlandet
  • Randstad
  • Finansforbundet
  • Eika
  • DNB
  • Total
  • NAV
  • Siemens

Frequently asked questions

  • Lingu has over 20 years of experience in delivering tailored corporate language courses.

    Our over 100, satisfied corporate clients have included such big names as: 

    • DNB

    • Norges Bank (NBIM) 

    • Skattetaten

    • Apotek 1

    • Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    • Rema 1000

    Please kindly contact us at or call on 40 3000 40 for further advice on how we can organise your corporate course in the best and most professional way. 

  • Yes, we organise corporate courses on both our own and companies’ premises. 

    At Lingu, we make sure that we deliver courses that suit you best when it comes to location, as well as content, and timing.
    Simply email us at or call us on 40 3000 40 to find out what we can offer your employees.

  • In Stavanger, Haugesund, Arendal, Bergen and Oslo it is possible to have the course at the Lingu study center. 

  • Certainly, we do.

    Lingu offers two kinds of language courses for companies:  

    • General Language Courses

    • Specialised Language Courses focused around a client’s area of business.  

    With both types of corporate courses, we listen precisely to what the client needs and deliver a program shaped exactly to meet these.

    Please contact us at or call on 40 3000 40 for further advice. 

  • We offer many varieties of corporate language training.

    We have many years of experience and the biggest corporations in Norway have been using our services. 

    Kindly email us at,  or call us on 40 3000 40  and we will give you swift advice on options geared to your specific needs. 

    We look forward to hearing from you!

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