English Test (OET) Preparation
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. It assesses
listening, reading, writing and speaking skills.
People wishing to work in Australia and New
Zealand in any area of medicine or healthcare
are required to take the OET and can benefit
from the OET preparation course.
The OET is designed to check if the health
professionals from Non-English speaking
background have sufficient knowledge of English
language to be able to communicate and work in
their field of choice in Australia and New
In order to help you prepare for the important
OET test, Waikato Institute of Education offers
the OET Preparation course.
OET Preparation Course is for students who:
Wish to sit the OET as part of the process
of becoming registered to practice in New
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
OET students are also able to take part in the
General English and IELTS Preparation classes,
OET preparation Courses focus on developing
reading, writing, speaking and listening skills
in the New Zealand medical context, including
preparation for the OET. Students are also given
an introduction to the IELTS examination ..
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. Practice in 'mock' OET examinations
is conducted regularly throughout the course.
Courses are available
full-time, part-time, day or evening.
Course Fee Information
Special discounts occur regularly, please
us for detail