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SLC provides online medical English and healthcare-specific exam preparation resources and training to healthcare educators, employers, and professionals around the world. Our digital content containing over 850+ hours of material supports medical schools, nursing colleges, universities, language schools, healthcare employers and individuals in over 75 countries. Our tuition services prepare Doctors and Nurses for OET Medicine, OET Nursing, and IELTS, and improve the clinical communication skills of thousands of learners.

providing outstanding English for Healthcare materials to universities and colleges worldwide

Medical schools, nursing colleges and English language schools across Asia, Europe and the Gulf use SLC’s online courses to support their learners – undergraduates, post-graduates, practising professionals – to improve their healthcare-specific English language and communication skills.

Learners access materials on an institution-branded learning platform where teachers and administrators can track progress in detail, set assignments and actively engage with their students. Institutions choose materials from over 850 hours of content which can be customised to their specific needs.

Providing English and Communications Skills training to the UK’s National Health Service

As a UK-based company, we are proud to work with NHS employers across the country who recruit internationally-qualified healthcare professionals.

  • Preparing international doctors, nurses, pharmacists, allied health professionals and social workers for OET and IELTS.
  • Providing Living and Working in the UK courses for overseas recruits relocating to the UK.
  • Improving the clinical communication skills of healthcare professionals, including doctors, nurses, social care workers, and healthcare assistants.
  • Providing language skills support for the Nursing OSCE.

Providing outstanding OET preparation for doctors and nurses

SLC was the first OET-accredited Premium Preparation Provider in Europe in 2017. Since then we have successfully prepared thousands of learners to achieve the scores they need to register and work in the UK, US, Australia, Ireland and Canada among others.

Over 100 hours of expert learning content

Fully up-to-date to meet the latest exam requirements

4 live lessons every week

Works on all devices

1-to-1 coaching available

OET for Doctors

Online 1:1 and subscription courses

OET for Nurses

Online 1:1 and subscription courses

Supporting refugee and migrant healthcare professionals get back into work

There is incredible talent, experience and skill in the many refugee and migrant communities throughout the UK and elsewhere.

SLC works with organisations such regional Strategic Migration Partnerships in the UK, Talent Beyond Boundaries and RefuAid to support doctors, nurses, dentists, pharmacists, social workers, and allied health professionals in achieving the scores they need in OET and IELTS so they can register to work.


SLC’s online Medical English courses are perfect for international medical professionals who need to improve the English they use in the workplace to ensure safe and effective practice.

The courses enable learners to communicate effectively with patients and colleagues in English, keep up with research, attend conferences, give presentations, publish research, and work in English-speaking environments. Courses can be taken on all devices on a client-branded platform, where performance can be tracked and reported in detail.


Latest News

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SESCA Mastering Communication in Social Care

We’re delighted to publish our latest case study which charts the creation, piloting and rollout of our new course for overseas social carers, Mastering Communication in Social Care.

Subscribers to our English for Nurses course will notice a new study unit on Diabetes has appeared this morning. As part of our commitment to keeping all our courses up to date, we regularly add new content covering an ever-widening range of key healthcare topics.


We’re delighted to be offering a series of specialist integration-focused English language (ESOL) courses to refugees, asylum seekers and migrant learners across the East of England.

Our global partners

We work with healthcare educators, health boards, hospitals and other healthcare providers to improve the English language and communication skills of their students and staff. This includes working with international patients and colleagues, engaging with international healthcare conferences, journals and research, working in international teams or taking advantage of international work and study opportunities.

Educators and employers select from over 850 hours of focused learning content. Learners study on an institution-branded platform where administrators can track progress and pull detailed reports whenever they want. All materials work seamlessly on all devices, including mobile phones.