Why OET Preparation?

Purpose - Outcome - Benefits

The course prepares students for the Occupational English Test (OET), which meets the requirement for health professionals who seek to practice in Australia. It is also one of the tests recognised by the Department of Home Affairs (DOHA).

Students can develop their confidence and fluency in communicating in English language  in the healthcare workplace or educational setting.

The test is recognised by a number of institutions and organisations in Australia and abroad. Click here for details.

Benefits of the OET Preparation Course

The course offers students the opportunity to excel in their field by addressing their specific learning needs and working towards their individual language proficiency goals.

OET B Level

The course will prepare students for an OET B level (High level of performance, i.e. able to use English with fluency and accuracy adequate for professional needs).

Recognised by AHPRA

OET B is recognised by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as the level of English proficiency required for professional registration in a variety of healthcare professions.


The Occupational English Test is recognised by a number of institutions and government agencies in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore.

Dedicated Teaching

Our educators are dedicated to provide the best learning experience to prepare students for the Occupational English Test.

Course Location

The course is offered in major Australian cities: Sydney, Melbourne and Perth.

Evaluations & Assessments

The course provides students with regular assessment and feedback to help them monitor their progress toward their English proficiency goals.

What Will We Focus On?

This course provides a clear understanding of the OET and its requirements, while improving the four macro skills of listening, speaking reading and writing.
Students will gain confidence and fluency in their communication within the context of nursing and other healthcare disciplines.


Reading materials specific to the health industry from academic and professional journals to improve your reading skills


A variety of exercises and activities that emulate real scenarios to practise professional writing for the healthcare workplace


A wide range of listening materials with a collection of healthcare topics to assess your listening ability of spoken communication in healthcare contexts


Activities based on typical workplace situations to engage in complex conversations that occur in your workplace with effective, appropriate overall communication

Mode of Delivery

Online OET Preparation Classes

Offering students the flexibility they have been looking for by study online

On-Campus OET Preparation Classes

Get the chance to study at any of HCLA's campuses in Melbourne, Sydney and Perth


Classes Run Every Week

Day/Sessions Morning Session Afternoon Session Evening Session
Wednesday 8AM to 12PM 1PM to 5PM 5PM to 9PM
Friday 1PM to 5PM
Saturday 8AM to 12PM 1PM to 5PM

Additional session times may be run outside of these times/days. Please contact us if you wish to make a group booking. We can accommodate on-site or on-campus group bookings for your business with a customised curriculum to meet your needs.

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Course Fees

Pay less when you book more

AUD $100 per session

Only pay AUD $350 if you enrol in four sessions

Location & Contact Details

Sydney Campus :  HCLA, 1 Wentworth Street, Parramatta NSW 2150
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Contact : +61 (2) 8228 6402
Perth Campus: Level 4, 12 St Georges Terrace, WA 6000
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Contact : +61 (8) 6212 8200

How to enrol?

Contact us now to enrol in the OET Preparation course

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1800 763 757


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