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Defence Centre for Languages and Culture (DCLC)

The Defence Centre for Languages and Culture (DCLC) is based within the Defence Academy, Shrivenham.  Language training is delivered for military personnel through two in-house language delivery functions: Foreign Language Wing (FLW) and English Language Wing (ELW).  Serving military personnel can find further information about the courses on the Defence Academy's Intranet page.



A full list of courses available at the Defence Academy can be seen in The English Language Wing Course Prospectus 2016.



Individual Courses: To apply for DCLC courses, please download and return the application form

Distributed unit training: To apply for distributed language training for your unit please download and complete the request form

Tri Service Language examination: To apply to sit the MODLEB Multi-Level Assessment (MLA) as an independent candidate, please complete and return the application form


Please send completed forms to: