As highlighted in SkillsOne, the community services and healthcare sector is Australia's largest employer, employing 11.4% of the workforce. To gain registration to work in Australia, overseas-trained health professionals must pass an English test: the Occupational English Test for Health Professionals (OET), one of Australia’s most highly esteemed English tests.
Our EAL course provides language training for overseas-qualified health professionals to achieve the standard of English required for employment in Australia and is also suitable for migrants looking to do further studies in the health sector.
During our course, you'll be taught strategies and tips for doing the OET test.
15 Oct 2019 at 01:00PM AEST
February, April, July and October
Full time: 10 weeks (Monday-Friday, generally from 9am-3pm)
For information regarding dates such as enrolment, orientation and study breaks please visit the Academic Calendars page.
After completing our EAL course, you may wish to sit an OET at a registered testing centre, and if successful, go on to apply for a range of employment opportunities in Australia related to your qualifications.
Some career outcomes include as a:
For entry into this course, you must be an overseas trained healthcare professional or a locally trained healthcare professional from a non-English speaking background.
To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Box Hill Institute will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.
A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.
Students who complete this course may wish to undertake further studies in the health sector in areas such as in nursing or individual support
This course is government accredited and has national recognition
The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 4
This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments
|Tuition Fee Type||Estimated Fee|
|Gov. Subsidised - Standard||$675.00|
|Gov. Subsidised - Concession||$137.00|
|Full Tuition Fee||$3,762.00|
|Service Fees||Estimated Annual Fees|
|Service & Amenities*||$155.00|
|Core Skills Support**||$75.00|
|Annual Material Fees||$110.00|
|Retain Course Items***||No fee applies|
Completion of 8 units (including 2 core units, 2 specialisation units and 4 elective units).
VU22635 - PRESENT AND LISTEN TO COMPLEX ORAL PRESENTATIONS IN AN EMPLOYMENT OR PROFESSIONAL CONTEXT
9:00 – 3:00
VU22639 - CRITICALLY READ, WRITE AND EDIT COMPLEX DESCRIPTIVE TEXTS IN A PROFESSIONAL CONTEXT
9:00 – 3:00
VU22619 - ANALYSE AND PARTICIPATE IN COMPLEX CONVERSATIONS
9:00 – 3:00
VU22638 - CRITICALLY READ & WRITE FORMAL LETTERS & COMPLEX PROSE TEXTS FOR PROFESSIONAL PURPOSES
9:00 – 3:00
VU22402 - UNDERTAKE A SIMPLE INVESTIGATION OF HEALTH AND WELLBEING and VU22627 - RESEARCH CURRENT ISSUES
9.00 – 12.30
BSBDIV301 – WORK EFFECTIVELY WITH DIVERSITY
1.00 – 3.30
BSBWHS201 – CONTRIBUTE TO HEALTH AND SAFETY OF SELF AND OTHERS
9:00 – 3:30
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