Shajahan Feb 14, 2024
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Why Healthcare Professionals Prefer OET?

If you are a healthcare professional and hoping to move to an English-speaking country, OET is an obvious choice!

OET is the most suitable test for registration, employment, and visa purposes of a medical professional. 

Know More: What is OET?

Why OET?

Unlike the IELTS, the OET is a language proficiency test that is specific to the medical sector. The test is made up of medical language and terminology. Therefore, OET is considered much easier for healthcare professionals who are experts in their field to pass the exam.

OET gives you the confidence to:

  • Work in a high demanding English-speaking healthcare environment. 
  • Communicate effectively in the workplace
  • Effectively safeguard public safety 

Who can do OET? 

OET is recommended for healthcare professionals belonging to the following categories:  

  • Speech Pathology (Speech pathologists)
  • Optometry (Optometrists)
  • Podiatry (Podiatrists)
  • Dentistry (Dentists)
  • Pharmacy (Pharmacists)
  • Medicine (Medicine Specialists)
  • Radiography (Radiographers)
  • Occupational Therapy (Occupational Therapists)
  • Dietetics (Dieticians)
  • Nursing (Nurses)
  • Physiotherapy(Physiotherapists)
  • Veterinary Science (veterinary Specialists)

Healthcare professionals choose OET because:

  • It gives them the advantage to apply for visas in OET-accepted countries like the UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Ukraine, Dubai, Singapore, and Namibia. 
  • It uses real healthcare scenarios to feel more confident on test day.
  • It is widely recognized as proof of English proficiency for registration, study, and work in the healthcare sector. 
  • It helps in developing advanced English language skills for career success.

Like in IELTS Exam, OET also tests all four language skills (reading, writing, speaking, and listening).

The main differentiation in the OET test is the type of communication scenarios given and the mediums of instruction and evaluation. You can also complete your higher education by studying NIOS Course.

How OET Benefit You?

  • As a healthcare professional, OET could be a better choice as it uses profession-specific content.
  • OET Writing tests your writing skills not through a typical essay, but, in preparing referral letters from the given case notes. 
  • OET helps you in preparing and practicing communication tasks expected when working in an English-speaking healthcare environment.

Check Out: OET Preparation Tips

Key Take Away

If you wish to prosper in your career as a healthcare professional, OET is a gateway to wonderful opportunities. Only OET can empower you as a medical professional to apply for healthcare jobs while for other job opportunities, you can prepare for the IELTS Test.

In preparing for OET and to successfully pass the OET Exam, you need help from an OET expert. 

OET Training Course Offered by Edoxi in the Middle East

Explore the OET Training Course Offered By Edoxi Training Institute in various countries and locations in the Middle East.

Country UAE Oman Qatar
Course Location Dubai, Sharjah, Al Ain Muscat Doha

English Trainer

Shajahan is a graduate in English language and literature, who is passionate about teaching and making his students successful by efficient teaching methods in all components of language. As a trainer, he is responsible for developing linguistic ability and enhancing English competency level for professionals especially those who are in the healthcare domain who undertake English proficiency tests such as OET and IELTS for working or studying in native English-speaking countries.