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Occupational English Test (OET) Preparation

OET Preparation is a training program for healthcare students and professionals who want to register and practise in an English-speaking country.
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Key benefits

  1. Achieve better OET exam results and register as a healthcare professional in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore or Dubai.
  2. Improve your communication skills for the healthcare sector.
  3. Practise patient interaction scenarios in a supportive classroom environment.
  4. Receive regular personalised feedback.
  5. Join our evening classes and meet like-minded professionals.

Entry requirements

You need a minimum level of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. We will place you in a class according to your IELTS score or equivalent or your score on the CET placement test.

You will also need the right visa for part-time study.

What will I learn?

  • Develop test-taking skills for all subtests of the OET: reading, writing, listening and speaking.
  • Prepare for profession-specific OET tests.
  • Role-play interactions with patients, carers and colleagues in a range of contexts, such as consultations and home visits.
  • Practise writing authentic patient referrals.
  • Improve your reading speed and understanding of medical texts.

Timetables, dates and fees in 2018

Start date Finish date  No. of weeks  Hours per week Day/time Tuition fee Admin fee Material fee
5 Mar 2018 18 May 2018 10 weeks 4 hours Mon & Tue
$900¹ $300¹ $100¹
30 Jul 2018 12 Oct 2018 Mon & Tue

¹ Additional test fee applies. As a special offer, current Sydney University students will save $300 when using their student ID on direct applications.
* A minimum of eight students is required for a course to run in an area of study. CET reserves the right to cancel a course two weeks prior to commencement for onshore students. All fees are in Australian dollars.

Other CET courses

You may combine the OET Test Preparation course with other CET courses.

  • How long will I need to study?

    10 weeks part time (4 hours per week face-to-face workshops).

  • CRICOS code

    This course is not CRICOS registered and is not available for student visa applications.