The NMC reduces IELTS Writing requirement from 7 to 6.5

  The NMC reduces IELTS Writing requirement from 7 to 6.5 SLC is delighted with the NMC’s decision to reduce the required level in the Writing paper of the Academic IELTS test from 7 to 6.5, as from ... (more...)

Case Study - OET Trial Group

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Online Learning vs Face-to-Face

  Online language learning has become immensely popular in the last decade. The opportunity to develop language skills via an app, website or online tutor is very attractive, as it removes the need ... (more...)

OET September Update - Exam Changes

  The OET September update: what you need to know The OET exam on 9 September 2018 will be the first to feature several updates that will make the test more current, relevant and effective. The ... (more...)

New Course: Reach OET B Medicine

SLC is delighted to announce the release of its latest online Medical English course, Reach OET B Medicine. Reach OET B Medicine is a 50-hour course, specially designed for doctors who want to ... (more...)

OET Medicine now accepted by GMC - OET for Doctors

The General Medical Council (GMC), the UK’s official registration body for medical practitioners, is now accepting the Occupational English Test (OET) as proof of English language ability for doctors ... (more...)

Press Release: SLC confirmed as first OET-accredited Premium Provider in Europe

Press release, 15th November 2017 Specialist Language Courses (SLC) is delighted to announce that we are the first English language training company in the UK and Europe to be accredited by the ... (more...)

What is the difference between IELTS and OET?

Both IELTS (International English Language Testing System) and OET (Occupational English Test) are used to test the English language of healthcare professionals in different parts of the world. They ... (more...)

What is the Occupational English Test (OET)

The Occupational English Test (OET) is used in the UK, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore among others to assess the Medical English skills of a wide range of international healthcare ... (more...)

IELTS and Nursing Recruitment on the Beeb

Good to hear an article on yesterday evening's 'The World Tonight' on Radio 4 covering the impact of the IELTS test on international recruitment. The article starts 16 minutes into the show. (more...)