Course code: 900-82909

    Statement of Attainment in Preparation for OET (Listening and Speaking)

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    OverviewAbout this course

    Gain English communication skills and test strategies to sit the Occupational English Test (OET) with confidence. Improve your English listening and speaking skills and learn in contexts specific to your healthcare profession.

    OutcomesWhat you'll gain

    Learning outcomes

    Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

    • Listen to information texts on health topics

    • Compose written responses to spoken medical texts

    • Role play profession-specific scenarios and conversations

    • Do short presentations on a health topic

    • Apply strong workplace communication skills

    • Use Work Health and Safety (WHS) vocabulary

    Course outcomes

    Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

    • English language skills and test strategies to pass the listening and speaking tests in the OET

    • Exposure to actual practice tests that will prepare you for the OET

    • Experience in English communication skills used in a variety of healthcare contexts

    • A strong pathway to continue your studies or enhance your career opportunities in your chosen healthcare profession

    SuitabilityIs this course right for you?

    Entry requirements

    This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

    • The ability to attend an information session, consisting of an interview and a written assessment. This is to ensure that you are placed into the right class and so that you can access appropriate support if needed.

    • A valid visa that allows you to study in Australia. Please bring this with you as this will be assessed during the interview process.

    Entry recommendations

    To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

    • There are no entry recommendations for this course.value.

    TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

    PathwaysFuture career and study options

    Career pathways

    Our graduates go onto roles like: sitting the Occupational English Test confidently, pursuing further medical study, medical or allied health positions


    There are many career pathways and opportunities to choose from when you graduate from the Statement of Attainment in Preparation for OET (Listening and Speaking) and pass the Occupational English Test (OET). It’s important to check the licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements relating to your future career by checking your state licensing body.

    Study pathways

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    Previous study0 Courses

    Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

    The Statement of Attainment in Preparation for OET (Listening and Speaking) does not have any pre-requisite courses.

    Further study1 Course

    Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

    Related study0 Courses

    Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

    The Statement of Attainment in Preparation for OET (Listening and Speaking) does not have any related courses.

    Your experience counts

    At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

    UnitsUnits taught in this course

    Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

    • Develop English language competence for the IELTS speaking testNAT11042008

    • Develop English language competence for the IELTS listening testNAT11042009

    • Apply routine English Work, Health and Safety vocabularySWEAWV001

    TAFE NSW servicesFacilities and support

    TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

    • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

    • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

    • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

    • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

    • TAFE NSW Libraries

    • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

    • Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home

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