Specialist Language Courses

UK’s Leading Medical English Provider

OET Preparation Courses for Healthcare Employers

Do you have international nurses or doctors in your organisation who need OET to register and practice?

Are you recruiting from overseas and need OET preparation for your candidates as part of the process?

About SLC

SLC is a medical English specialist. OET is a test of English for healthcare. We know the field better than anyone and have deep in-house expertise. We have years of experience working with healthcare professionals and their employers – improving their medical English, preparing them to pass IELTS and, more recently preparing them to pass OET.

SLC was the first accredited OET Premium Preparation Provider in Europe. We work with many organisations, both regional and national, around the UK and have helped hundreds of students achieve the test scores they need to work in the UK.

As online training specialists, our expert OET teachers can work with candidates wherever they may be – from the UK and Europe to the Gulf, the Indian sub-continent and Asia.

Who trust us?

SLC works with NHS Trusts and Health Boards, NHS England (International GP Recruitment Programme) and international healthcare recruitment companies to prepare doctors and nurses from around the world to pass OET and work in the UK, Ireland and other English-speaking countries.

Programmes are tried and tested, flexible enough to meet specific organisational needs, and pass rates are among the best in the UK.

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Our courses

English for Doctors

100 hours of highly targeted content, including medical terminology, clinical interactions, hospital language and documentation, and multiple healthcare topics. B2 and C1 level. Strong practical focus throughout. Includes video, audio, interactive recording, and multiple practice tasks.

English for Nursing

100 hours covering a wide range of English used in nursing. Includes medical terminology, patient and colleague interactions, hospital language and documentation, and multiple healthcare topics. B1 and B2 level. Strong practical focus throughout. Includes video, audio, interactive recording, and multiple practice tasks.

English for Care

60 hours of targeted content covering the essentials of nursing and care. Includes medical terminology, patient and colleague interactions, and multiple healthcare topics set in hospitals and care homes. A2 and B1 level. Strong practical focus throughout. Includes video, audio, and multiple practice tasks.

English for Medical Academic Purposes

50 hours of content focusing on working effectively with academic medical content. Includes academic writing, giving presentations, understanding research, and listening to lectures. B2 and C1 level. Strong practical focus throughout.

Essential Grammar for Healthcare

30 hours covering the fundamentals of English grammar and how they are applied in a practical healthcare context. Content includes wide range of verb forms, key functions and using articles, adverbs, adjectives and prepositions. A2 and B1 level.

Medical Terminology

30 hours’ study covering hundreds of medical terms – body parts, symptoms, conditions, treatments and procedures. Includes how medical terms are formed and pronounced, and how they translate into everyday English. B1 and B2 level.

English for Radiography

30 hours of content covering the language used in radiography, from patient communication to diagnosing and monitoring to scanning technologies to safety. B1 and B2 level. Strong practical focus throughout.

English for Pharmacy

20 hours of highly targeted content. Focus on describing the fundamentals of pharmacy, from drug development to data to interactions, nomenclature, and classification. B1 and B2 level.

English for Pandemics

10 hours of highly targeted, up-to-date content covering viruses, pandemics, Covid-19, managing pandemics, virus treatments and vaccines. Includes video, audio and links to great resources. B1 and B2 level.

Reach OET B Medicine

60 hours of focused test prep covering essential language, techniques and test strategies to score a B in OET Medicine. Includes test practice, paper-specific tasks, video, audio and interactive recording. B2 and C1 level. 

Reach OET B Nursing

60 hours of focused test prep covering essential language, techniques and test strategies to score a B in OET Nursing. Includes test practice, paper-specific tasks, video, audio and interactive recording. B2 and C1 level. 

OET Practice Test

2 x OET Medicine and 2 x OET Nursing practice tests. Written by OET test writers, each test includes all 4 papers. To be taken online under timed conditions.

Reach IELTS

50 hours of focused test prep, covering essential language, techniques and test strategies to score a 6 or above in the Academic IELTS test. Includes 2 full practice tests, paper-specific tasks, video, audio and recording tasks. B2 level.

IELTS Practice Test

4 x IELTS Academic practice tests. Written by experienced IELTS test writer, each test includes all 4 papers. To be taken online under timed conditions.

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Phone: +44 1273 900213
Email: enquiries@specialistlanguagecourses.com
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Who are the teachers?

The courses are written by both industry-leading authors and experienced English language professionals. They combine a strong understanding of the healthcare sector with a rigorous approach to language acquisition. They are academically strong, based on extensive research and regularly reviewed to keep up to date.

Are the courses accredited?

Yes. The courses are all accredited by the CPD Standards Office in the UK. CPD accreditation is recognised internationally as a mark of quality for courses around the world. Each student receives a CPD-stamped certificate on course completion & NOCN

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We are proud to have worked with so many medical professional clients – nurses, doctors, pharmacists, carers, as well as those studying to join the profession.