Gain English communication skills and test strategies to sit the Occupational English Test (OET) with confidence. Improve your English reading and writing skills and learn in contexts specific to your healthcare profession.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Read and engage in medical information texts on health topics
Write referral letters based on medical context (specific to your healthcare profession)
Use Work Health and Safety (WHS) vocabulary
Improve written communication skills
Take this course together with the Statement of Attainment in Preparation for OET (Listening and Speaking)
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 reading and writing tests in the Occupational English Test (OET)
Exposure to real practice tests that will prepare you for the OET
Experience in English written communication skills used in a variety of healthcare contexts
Strong pathways to continue your studies or enhance your career opportunities in your chosen healthcare profession
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.
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
An interest and passion to work in healthcare
A desire to improve your English reading and writing skills in a medical context
Interests in learning the work health and safety practices for Australian healthcare industries
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.
Our graduates go onto roles like: sitting the Occupational English Test (OET) 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 (Reading and Writing) 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.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Statement of Attainment in Preparation for OET (Reading and Writing) does not have any pre-requisite courses.
The Statement of Attainment in Preparation for OET (Reading and Writing) does not have any related courses.
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.
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