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Occupational English Test (OET) Preparation Course

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Level of Study

English Language Course


More than 12 weeks

Next start date

Expected Dec 2023


Waikato Institute of Education


The Occupational English Test (OET) for overseas health professionals assesses the English language skills of all health professionals wishing to study in, migrate to and work in Australia and New Zealand. OET Preparation Course combines intensive English instruction with content and situational lessons from healthcare fields with specific practice on OET tasks in all skill areas. Emphasis is on developing proficiency level English with special emphasis on pronunciation, and fluency and accuracy of spoken and written communication. Students learn to write referral letters, and develop an understanding of appropriate functional language to manage taking patient histories. Courses are designed for students who: wish to sit the OET as part of the process of becoming registered to practice in New Zealand; wish to return to their home country with a stronger ability in medical related English; wish to go on to further study in a medical field at University or Polytechnic in New Zealand. Level: Intermediate to Advanced English. The minimum age to enrol is 14. Start Date: Any Monday (Except public and school holidays).

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