Occupational English Test (OET) Language Preparation Course

Attendance
Duration
Location
Start Date
Duration
6 weeks and 12 weeks
Location
Cliftonville House on Bedford Road
Start Date
Waterside

Overview Updated 02/10/2019

The Occupation English Test (OET) is an international English language test designed to assess the language communication skills of healthcare professionals who seek to register and practise in an English-speaking environment. It is formally recognised by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and the General Medical Council (GMC). The tests your English using real healthcare scenarios, so you’ll be learning the language you need every day at work.

This course familiarises you with the exam skills, language skills, strategies, English vocabulary and grammatical structures needed to take the test. You will be trained in all sections of the exam and have the opportunity to carry out exam practice. There will also be lots of language development and opportunities for you to practice the language you’re learning with authentic projects.

Course

Highlights

  • Fees for one OET exam are included in the price

Additional

Information

The advantage of this course is that it helps you develop your English language in real-life work situations, meaning you’ll feel confident using English in your work place.

Even if your English is very good, we highly recommend you take our exam preparation course so you can familiarise yourself with the exam and achieve the best possible result.

Course Details

  • Intensive language development and exam preparation each day from a recognised OET preparation provider.
  • Study using authentic test materials.
  • Benefit from regular personalised feedback.
  • Small group sizes no larger than 20 students.
  • 20 hours a week of taught sessions to make sure you’re fully prepared when you take the test.
  • For more information on how to apply

Careers

Occupational English Test (OET) Language Preparation Course Careers

Once you have achieved the Grade B in all four skills trained nurses, midwives or doctors will be able to register as a health professional in the UK.

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

 

Entry Requirements

English Language Requirements

All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

  • Students with IELTS level of 6.5, with no skill below 6.5 to enrol on one 6-week block.
  • Students with IELTS level of 6.0, with no skill below 6.0 would need to take a minimum of two 6-week blocks.

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

Course Content

Assessment

The test consists of four sections. It is graded from A(highest) to E (Lowest) for each section – there is no overall grade. In order to register with the NMC or the GMC, you need to score at least a grade B in each of the four sections.

  • Listening (approx. 50 minutes)
  • Reading (60 minutes)
  • Writing (45 minutes)
  • Speaking (approx. 20 minutes)

For more information about the exact requirements for each skill see OET for Nursing if you are a nurse or midwife.  If you are a doctor or other health care professional, see OET for medicine.

Your assessment will take place at an accredited OET examination centre.

View test dates here

Facilities &

Special Features

We would be interested in collaborating with local healthcare authorities and recruitment agencies to offer tailor made OET preparation courses, to suit the availability of your employees.

These can be offered at Northampton University Campus or can be held on your own premises.

To register your interest please contact OET@northampton.ac.uk.

Fees & Funding

  • £1,900 per 6-week module


*Course data provided by Unistats

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Updated 02/10/2019

  • The Occupation English Test (OET) is an international English language test designed to assess the language communication skills of healthcare professionals who seek to register and practise in an English-speaking environment. It is formally recognised by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and the General Medical Council (GMC). The tests your English using real healthcare scenarios, so you’ll be learning the language you need every day at work.

    This course familiarises you with the exam skills, language skills, strategies, English vocabulary and grammatical structures needed to take the test. You will be trained in all sections of the exam and have the opportunity to carry out exam practice. There will also be lots of language development and opportunities for you to practice the language you’re learning with authentic projects.

    Course

    Highlights

    • Fees for one OET exam are included in the price
    • Intensive language development and exam preparation each day from a recognised OET preparation provider.
    • Study using authentic test materials.
    • Benefit from regular personalised feedback.
    • Small group sizes no larger than 20 students.
    • 20 hours a week of taught sessions to make sure you’re fully prepared when you take the test.
    • For more information on how to apply

    Additional

    Information

    The advantage of this course is that it helps you develop your English language in real-life work situations, meaning you’ll feel confident using English in your work place.

    Even if your English is very good, we highly recommend you take our exam preparation course so you can familiarise yourself with the exam and achieve the best possible result.

    • Occupational English Test (OET) Language Preparation Course Careers

      Once you have achieved the Grade B in all four skills trained nurses, midwives or doctors will be able to register as a health professional in the UK.

  • English Language Requirements

    All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

    • Students with IELTS level of 6.5, with no skill below 6.5 to enrol on one 6-week block.
    • Students with IELTS level of 6.0, with no skill below 6.0 would need to take a minimum of two 6-week blocks.

    For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

     

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

    Assessment

    The test consists of four sections. It is graded from A(highest) to E (Lowest) for each section – there is no overall grade. In order to register with the NMC or the GMC, you need to score at least a grade B in each of the four sections.

    • Listening (approx. 50 minutes)
    • Reading (60 minutes)
    • Writing (45 minutes)
    • Speaking (approx. 20 minutes)

    For more information about the exact requirements for each skill see OET for Nursing if you are a nurse or midwife.  If you are a doctor or other health care professional, see OET for medicine.

    Your assessment will take place at an accredited OET examination centre.

    View test dates here

    Facilities &

    Special Features

    We would be interested in collaborating with local healthcare authorities and recruitment agencies to offer tailor made OET preparation courses, to suit the availability of your employees.

    These can be offered at Northampton University Campus or can be held on your own premises.

    To register your interest please contact OET@northampton.ac.uk.

    • £1,900 per 6-week module

*Course data provided by Unistats

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour