Online OET Preparation

OET Online English Courses

What is the OET

The Occupational English Test (OET) is designed to help student in the medical and healthcare sectors where English is used. All four language skills are assessed, with Writing and Speaking tests available in 12 different areas of healthcare. All candidates take the same Reading and Listening tests on the same day.

What Does The OET Test Include?

There are 4 elements in the OET test. A standard Reading and Listening elements and a profession specific Speaking and Writing one.

OET Test-Reading and Listening

The questions and the content for the reading and Listening test are the same for all healthcare professions.


60 minutes

You must read and understand different types of texts on health-related subjects.


approx. 45 minutes

You must understand a range of health-related recordings such as patient consultations and lectures.

OET Test-Writing and Speaking components

The questions and content for the Writing and Speaking test are specific to your profession.  For example, different speaking and writing tests for nurses, doctors, dentist…


45 minutes

The questions are based on typical workplace situations.

The task is to write a letter, usually a referral letter. Sometimes, a different type of letter is required: e.g. a letter of transfer or discharge, or a letter to advise or inform a patient, carer, or group.


approx. 20 minutes

In a private room you will take part in two role-plays. You take your professional role (as a healthcare professional) while the examiner plays a patient or client, or sometimes a relative or carer.

Test results and scores

You will receive a Statement of Results which shows your score for each of the four sub-tests, on a scale from 0 to 500. Each of the four sub-tests is assessed in a specific way. You usually need a minimum result of 350  (equivalent to a minimum 7 on the IELTS).

Widely Recognised

The OET is widely recognised by recruiters in many parts of the world including the UK, Australia, the USA, Spain, Ireland and more. The OET test can be taken in 46 countries across the world.

OET is accepted as proof of English proficiency for visas, study, registration and employment in healthcare.

Click here: to find where you can take the test in your home country.

Can I Use The OET Test To Apply For A UK Visa?

OET is accepted for all Tier 2 UKVI visas for doctors, nurses, midwives and dentists, including the new Health and Care Visa which is in Tier 2 (General).

OET Preparation Courses

LanguageUK has partnered with Specialist Language Courses in order to a deliver an interactive online course which combines a high quality OET and CPD accredited online course and student learning platform with expert live English language teaching with one-to-one support.
Language UK is an official OET preliminary OET preparation centre for the Occupational English Test

To aim for the required score in OET you need Upper intermediate Plus (B2+) level of English to start.  Our course is designed to maximise your chances of obtaining your OET result of 350 plus. If you have a level that is lower than B2, then we would recommend a General English programme combined with some OET training to start.

Designed Specifically To Your Needs

Before your course starts, we will give you an English level test. This is so we can see where we will need to start your preparation. We will also arrange to meet you online for a free consultation which will give you the opportunity to tell us about your job, your plans and OET test requirements.  It is based on this consultation and testing that we will then be able to design a course that is specific to you.

During the Course

We will familiarise you with the four different components and with the different types of questions. You will be given lots of practice on how to approach each question and what strategies to use when you give you answers.  You will study essential vocabulary for passing the test and take part in role plays to practise your speaking skills.

Live English lessons by OET and TEFL trained Teachers

Students will receive weekly one to one or group live lessons that are tailored to the individual needs of the student and can be scheduled according to student’s availability.

All of our OET teachers have undergone OET training and are all TEFL trained teachers.

CPD accredited online course with interactive materials and learning management system written by industry experts

SLC courses combine video lessons audio tracks, past papers and interactive activities as well as the ability to record yourself speaking in different medical scenarios. It also allows you to track and monitor your progress. The materials have been written by accomplished medical professionals. When you complete the course, you will receive a formal CPD standards certificate which is accepted internationally across multiple professional sectors.

You will be given practice tests to do at home and your teacher will mark and review each test for you in class so you can clearly see what part or parts of the test you need to focus on. More practice and guidance will be given to you in the areas that you find most challenging as the course progresses.

During the course, your teacher will follow and monitor your progress and offer regular feedback tutorials that will help you to plan your study and eventually decide on when you should take the test. Your teacher will also be able to give you advice regarding this.

When Can I Take the Course?

You can choose the number of hours per week you wish to study for. You might want to book for an Intensive week or two if you need to get your OET results soon and in a short time frame. You could start with just an hour or two a week if you have plenty of time before you plan to take the test.

Reach OET B Medicine for Doctors Online Course

Reach OET B Medicine online course has been updated with additional study material and test practice, so you really get what you need to achieve the score you want in OET Medicine. As well as receiving the SLC Reach OET B 60 – hour online course you will also receive  live weekly one to one lessons with an OET and TEFL trained teacher who will develop your personalized study plan and give you personalized support.

Reach OET B for Nurses Online course

Achieve B in OET nursing with SLC and LanguageUK. This online course gives you the language skills and the test techniques and strategies to achieve a Grade B in each of the four papers in the international Occupational English Test (OET). As well as receiving the SLC Reach OET B 60 – hour online course you will also receive  live weekly one to one or group lessons with an OET and TEFL trained teacher who will develop your personalized study plan and give you one to one support.

 Our Online OET Course Includes

A private 1-2-1 consultation before the course starts and when the course has finished

An English level test before the course starts

Live online teaching with an OET trained and TEFL trained teacher

Marking and feedback on OET assignments for homework

Advice and guidance on good strategies to optimise your OET result

An SLC 60-hour online course with 100s of activities and tasks, video and audio activities

An adaptive OET practice test at the end of the course that uses healthcare specific Listening, Reading and Use of Language questions

An end of course certificate

One to one Course facts 18+

When can I start?Any Monday
Course durationMin 5 hours live teaching plus 60-hour SLC online course with 12 weeks access
English levelMin B2 Level
Minimum age18+

Intensive 1 week – 25 hour reach OET B for Nurses Group Facts

When can I start?Specific dates subject to availability
Course duration1 week
English levelMin B2 Level
Course timeMonday – Friday 9:00 – 15:30 with one hour lunch break and two 15 –minute breaks
Minimum class size4 students
Maximum class size8 students
Minimum age18+


Please contact us for prices and to book this course.


How is this course going to help me?



You can see what you’re learning, how it all joins together and what you have achieved at the end.


The course is highly visual and has 35 videos, 45 audio tracks and 100s of different tasks and activities.


The SLC course is accredited by the CPD Standards Office, whose professional qualifications are recognised worldwide. When you complete the course, you receive a formal CPD Standards certificate for CPD hours or points, accepted internationally and across multiple professional sectors as well as a participation certificate from LanguageUK.


Test questions are integrated into all the units, so you really see what you need to do in the actual exam. Includes Parts A, B and C in the Reading and Listening, Speaking role play cards, Writing case notes and model answers. We will also direct you towards authentic sample tests created by OET.


English Vocabulary and grammar are integrated throughout covering key language of healthcare and healthcare professionals, from consultations to treatment to surgery and to complications.


This course fits around your busy schedule and changing shift patterns as you can access the learning portal 24 hours a day and schedule your live one to one tuition according to when you have time during the week. We also offer a range of group class times with options to study part time or full time.


Personalised Learning plan for every student with one-to-one support and regular feedback.

How is it going to work?

You will meet and work with your teacher or fellow students in Zoom via our OET Learning Management platform in partnership with Specialist Language Courses, a very versatile platform supporting video calls, texting, chats, working from the same materials / documents and even in the same documents together in real time. You will be given an access key and login to enter the course with a PC, laptop, tablet or smart phone (a laptop or PC is recommended for a better class experience).

What will I get at the end of the course?

LanguageUK is accredited by the British Council and British Accreditation Council for teaching English and an OET Preliminary provider. You will obtain a course participation certificate at the end of the course from LanguageUK as well as a certificate of completion of the online course from Specialist Language Courses which is CPD accredited. Your teacher will go through your progress with you at the end the course as well.

How can I book LUK LIVE English Online Course?

Step 1: Click on, fill in and submit our online Reservation Form at the bottom of this page.

Step 2: Follow the link in the email, which you receive once you submit the Reservation Form. It will take you to Needs Analysis and Level Test please complete both and select your preferred way of how we should contact you next.

Step 3: We contact you as per your instruction and talk to you about what is important to you, your level test and course details including ZOOM and our SLC learning platform.

Step 4: You pay our invoice online – please check your emails.

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