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Occupational English Test (OET) Preparation

OET Preparation is a training program for healthcare students and professionals who want to register and practise in an English-speaking country.
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Key benefits

  1. Achieve better OET exam results and register as a healthcare professional in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore or Dubai.
  2. Improve your communication skills for the healthcare sector.
  3. Practise patient interaction scenarios in a supportive classroom environment.
  4. Receive regular personalised feedback.
  5. Join our evening classes and meet like-minded professionals.

Entry requirements

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

You will also need the right visa for part-time study.

What will I learn?

  • Develop test-taking skills for all subtests of the OET: reading, writing, listening and speaking.
  • Prepare for profession-specific OET tests.
  • Role-play interactions with patients, carers and colleagues in a range of contexts, such as consultations and home visits.
  • Practise writing authentic patient referrals.
  • Improve your reading speed and understanding of medical texts.

Timetables, dates and fees in 2019

Dates  No. of weeks  Hours per week Tuition fee Admin fee Materials fee
Submit an expression of interest to 1-10 4 $900¹  $300 $100²

¹ Additional test fee applies.
² $100 initial payment.

Other CET courses

You may combine the OET Test Preparation course with other CET courses.

Important Fee Information

Terms and conditions

Please read the terms and conditions that apply to your offer, enrolment and course at CET: CET Terms and Conditions.

Credit card surcharges

Course payments made by credit card (Visa or Mastercard) will incur a surcharge of 1.53% of the total cost.

Overseas Health Cover (OSHC)

If you are intending to study under a student visa, you will need Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC). CET can arrange OSHC for you with Allianz as part of the application process. Simply indicate the type of insurance required (single/dual/family) on step 2 of the application form. You may also arrange your own cover from any of the government approved providers below:

For more information, please review the University of Sydney's Overseas Student Health Cover page.

  • How long will I need to study?

    10 weeks part time (4 hours per week face-to-face workshops).

  • CRICOS code

    This course is not CRICOS registered and is not available for student visa applications.

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