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.
For more information on the test please see
To help candidates prepare for the test, WIE
offers OET Preparation Courses.
Courses are designed for students who:
Our OET preparation Courses
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.
Wish to sit the OET as part of the process
of becoming registered to practice in New
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
Students learn to write
referral letters, and develop an understanding
of appropriate functional language to manage
taking patient histories.
Courses are available
full-time (25 hrs), part-time afternoon (11hrs)
and part-time Fridays (5 hrs).