Occupational English Test OET

Why choose this course?

The Occupational English Test (OET) preparation course is designed to help students and overseas-trained healthcare professionals prepare for Occupational English Test. OET assesses English language skills of healthcare professionals in 12 professions (Nursing, Medicine, Dentistry, Dietetics, Occupational Therapy, Optometry, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Radiography, Speech Pathology and Veterinary Science) who want to register and practise in an English-speaking environment.

OET is recognised and trusted by regulatory healthcare bodies and councils in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. It is also recognised by the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection for work and student visas.

You will learn exam-taking strategies, gain extensive exam practice using past papers, develop your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills and prepare for the four sub-tests within the OET. You will improve your ability to communicate more effectively and confidently in English in a healthcare context, learn relevant vocabulary and concepts, and discuss recent developments in healthcare fields.

You will receive:  
  • familiarisation with test content
  • specific test-taking tips
  • upgrading of test-taking skills
  • customised assistance for the speaking and writing tests for your profession
  • support in areas of difficulty
  •  feedback on practice tests covering your listening, speaking, reading and writing

Entry Requirements, Timetable, Date & Fees in 2016

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

Start date Finish dates  No. of weeks  Hours per week Day/time Fees  Admin fee Material
29 Feb 2016 13 May 2016 10 weeks 4 hours Mon & Tue
AUD$900¹ AUD$300² AUD$100³
25 Jul 2016 7 Oct 2016 To be confirmed
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¹ Additional test fees, as applicable
² Current Sydney University students will save $300 administration fee when using their student ID on direct applications as a special offer.
³ AUD$100 initial payment

* A minimum of 8 students is required for a course to run in an area of study. CET reserves the right to cancel a course 2 weeks prior to commencement. This course is not available for student visa applications.

OET test dates at CET in 2016

14 May 2016   15 Oct 2016

Other CET Courses

You may combine OET preparation course with other CET courses.

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