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News - Specialist Language Courses

What happened in November?

Introducing flexible subscriptions and personalised tuition

English for Healthcare Conference 2024

Unlock language success with our exclusive BLACK FRIDAY offer!

SLC Progress Promise: Your path to OET success through live online lessons

What happened in October?

SLC Introduces PTE Academic training

What happened in August?

New NHS courses for international nurses gain CPD Accreditation

What happened in July?

We are now on Instagram and TikTok!

What happened in June?

Celebrating 75 Years of NHS Service: A Pillar of British Healthcare

OET and SLC partner to deliver new OET Prepare courses

What happened in May?

SLC & DEDICARE to host OET preparation webinars for EU trained doctors

New course! Writing for Publication

Breaking News: Specialist Language Courses Now Available on Mobile!

What happened in March?

NMC SIFE FAQs: Guidance for Employers

The NMC new OET & IELTS Test combining calculator

What happened in February?

What happened in January?

Living and Working in the UK: SLC's NEW course for nurses

NMC changes for overseas nurses in 2023: what’s happening, when

New introductory course in Medical Humanities for English teachers

OET Jo Tips and Strategies NEW SEASON!

We are doing an OET Q&A Live!

SLC's Black Friday SALE!

Free Webinar: Cognitive-linguistic difficulties in adults with Long COVID

NMC relaxes English-language requirement rules for nurses

Doctors and Nurses from overseas: essential to make the NHS plan work

English for Healthcare Conference 2022 – Some Reflections

FREE Webinar on 28th October: An Introduction to Medical Humanities


Refugee & asylum seeker healthcare professionals & their barriers

Nurses: Your chance to live the American Dream

SLC and EALTHY webinar: OET issues and how to solve them

NMC on changing English language requirements for international nurses

SLC provide OET preparation to Hong Kong BN(O) nurses in the West Midlands

SLC provide IELTS preparation to refugees across the east of England

Eaquals Conference 2022

Have you registered for Friday’s EALTHY and SLC webinar?

NEW COURSE! Advanced Grammar for Healthcare

SLC works with leading hospital group in Vietnam

Celebrating our 10 Year Anniversary!

SLC to give EALTHY webinar on OET

New SLC YouTube Channel

Reach OET B Nursing - Express! (NEW)

SLC and Sechenov Medical University give plenary in Siberia

OET Tips and Strategies - NEW Season

Case Study: OET Preparation for Overseas-qualified Nurses

SLC carry out Nursing English Research and Teacher Capacity Building in Indonesia

SLC partner with EALTHY

OET Test Dates 2022-2023

SLC start working with Talent Beyond Boundaries

SLC adds live lessons, videos from OET Jo, and practice tests to Reach OET B courses

Virtual Symposium on Nature and Medicine

Get feedback and coaching on OET with Plus, Pro and Premium programmes

English for Care - 3rd edition now live!

Breathtaking by Rachel Clarke

Eaquals Conference 2021

Branded, institution-specific pages for SLC customers

SLC prepares more refugee doctors and nurses for OET

UK-Indonesia English Partnership Series - SLC Presentation

SLC present at the EALTHY Virtual Symposium

English for Nurses 3rd edition now live

SLC selected to present in UK-Indonesia English Partnership Series event

Is SLC accredited? What about the courses?

'Being a Nurse, the learning doesn't stop' - Virginia Allum

SLC provide OET Nursing preparation courses to nurses in Kenya

English for Doctors 3rd edition: revised, enhanced, NOCN-endorsed and certificated

SLC launch free live OET lessons!

What is English for Doctors?

What do teachers need when teaching with online materials?

Virginia goes deep into assessment

Latest online Medical English, OET & IELTS Prep Materials

Migrate: The hiring platform that takes you further

Website Scheduled Maintenance, Friday 3rd, 9:00 am UK Time

What is OET@home and how do I take it?

SLC becomes an NOCN International Centre

Take an SLC OET Practice Test now!

OET Medicine recognised for doctors in Canada

OET on Computer vs OET on Paper

Honouring refugees on World Refugee Day

OET for USMLE and ECFMG - Passing OET Medicine to work in the USA

New course – English for Pandemics

Scheduled Maintenance

OET HERO – SLC Chosen to Support OET Nursing Hero

New Activity! Improve your speaking with interactive recording.

What is the difference between IELTS and OET?

World Health Day 2021

OET Pharmacy now accepted for overseas pharmacists coming to the UK

A meeting of great Medical English minds

UK Updates Code of Practice for International Health and Social Care Recruitment

Grammar for Healthcare now CPD-accredited!

New! Book one-to-one lessons with SLC’s online Medical English courses

Over 700 students and counting...

What is and why take the Occupational English Test (OET)?

What's IELTS? Read all about it

New grammar course for healthcare students and professionals

SLC partner with InSync to deliver Health Education England OET prep courses in India

I had my first dose of the Covid vaccine today

OET Test Dates 2021

2021 will be the year of the Nurse and Midwife once again

Scheduled Maintenance

SLC wins OET preparation contract for overseas nurses

SLC release corrected, improved and graded OET Writing answers

Virtual Symposium: New Realities in Times of COVID-19: A Humanistic Response

SLC release Reach OET B Packages – Basic, Plus, Pro and Premium

SLC win NHS contracts for HEE-funded programmes in South West and South East London

SLC continue to support refugee doctors


SLC launch OET Nursing Writing MOOC

2020 Medical English Olympiad Final

OET Speaking - Linguistic Criteria

OET@Home results recognised by the NMC

Reach OET B Medicine 3rd edition published

GMC recognise OET@Home

Reach OET B Nursing updated for 2020

OET Medicine and Nursing formally recognised in the US

NEW COURSE! English for Radiography

Reach IELTS updated to include 2 complete, timed tests

The NHS surcharge and the ongoing costs of overseas recruitment

OET introducing computer-based and at home testing

SLC Expands Teacher Training Programmes

SLC OET results analysis, Jan – March 2020

OET 2020 Results – 75% Pass Rate

NMBI Amends English Language Test Requirements for Nurse Registration in Ireland

International healthcare professionals given free year-long visa extension to help in current crisis

Teacher Guides for all SLC online courses

Webinar: Teaching Young Learners on Zoom

Which OET and IELTS English language scores are accepted for different healthcare professions?

5 tips to remember when teaching online

5 Key zoom features to use when teaching online

Teaching online with Zoom

Eaquals webinar: How to teach online with Zoom

A Message to our Candidates, Clients and Learning Community Regarding COVID-19

7 out of 8 Simulated Surgery passes in January!

Need to teach online?

Announcing the individual finalists in the Medical English Olympiad!

Amazing February OET results from SLC candidates!

Why OET is the best test to get you to the UK?

Out of office

FAQs – The New NMC OET Writing Grade

Changes to English Language Requirements - OET C+ Writing

OET 2020 dates available now!

NMC Statement – Changes to English Language Requirements – OET C+ Writing

SLC Run Teacher Training Programmes for Medical Lecturers

Medical English Olympiad Registration Site

Movember infographic

Developments in the treatment of Cystic Fibrosis

SLC’s Head of Medical English co-authors award-winning OET preparation book

SLC at the 4th International English for Healthcare Conference

SLC present at the national OSCE Facilitator Conference

VISA UPDATE English Language Requirements for Healthcare Professionals

Are you coming to Spain in October?

Meet SLC’s new Programme Manager

The advantages of being bilingual

OET Nursing Results 2018-19

Giving Advice Sensitively

Essential tips for learning English

Maintenance to our server

Writing Test Tips for OET

SLC’s Medical Terminology course accredited by the CPD Standards Office in the UK

IELTS writing tips

Virginia Allum, SLC’s Head of Medical English, co-authors new Cambridge University Press OET prep book

Changes in the OET Writing Criteria

New OET and IELTS Healthcare Clients at SLC

SLC launches new online Medical Terminology course

Raising awareness for Diabetes Week

Let’s Celebrate National Healthcare Recruiter Recognition Day!

The OET Writing Criteria are Changing

The goodwill of nurses is being abused

The seven principles of outstanding online course design

New module on Presentations for English for Medical Academic Purposes course

SLC partner with RefuAid to help refugee doctors enter UK workforce

Online English for Medical Academic Purposes awarded CPD Accreditation

Are Doctors Humanists?

Coming soon! Medical Terminology course

SLC Managing Director elected to Eaquals Board of Trustees

SLC judges at the Medical English Olympiad

SLC welcomes new editor on board

Pozdravlyayu! SLC’s Academic team triumph in Moscow

SLC present at the AISLi 40th Anniversary AGM and Conference

SLC Return to Moscow!

SLC Speaking at AISLi 40th Anniversary AGM and Conference

Second edition of SLC's online English for Medical Academic Purposes course now live!

What's the difference between IELTS writing 6.5 and 7.0?

The NMC reduces IELTS Writing requirement from 7 to 6.5

Announcement - Service Disruption

SLC trains teachers at Sechenov Medical University

Building a partnership with Russia’s leading Medical University

SLC at the 3rd International Medical English Conference

SLC and Cambridge University Hospitals Partner to Create New OET Speaking Course

SLC significantly increases English language training with doctors

OET Forum, London, August 29th 2018

OET - Writing Test Tips

Press Release - Reach OET B Launched

OET- Reading Test Tips

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