The curriculum is based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). The competence objectives in the curriculum are described for 5 proficiencies up to level B2 in accordance with CEFR.
The curriculum also comprises a basic literacy module for participants who cannot read or write in their mother tongue. And it also includes a separate curriculum of 50 hours of social studies in a language that the participant can understand. The curriculum outlines various objectives within seven topics.
The seven topics are:
- New immigrant in Norway
- History, Geography and lifestyle
- Children and family
- Education and skills
- Working life
- Democracy and welfare state