English for Healthcare and Nursing

English for Healthcare and Nursing

English for Healthcare and Nursing (CRICOS Code: 0100821)

Why Study English for Healthcare and Nursing?

The program is tailored to give students the language skills to work in healthcare settings preparing them for the professional language needs of the industry. Students will focus on nursing topics and professional communication skills relevant to their career path.

Key Strengths

Medical Terminology

Target vocabulary specific to healthcare and nursing, including vital signs, sign and symptoms, medication and more. Students practise using useful vocabulary in role plays and real-world writing tasks.

Passionate & Experienced Teachers

Our experienced English language teachers and qualified nurses will give you a comprehensive language learning experience, as well as real-world knowledge of the Australian healthcare industry.

Communication Skill

Focus on real workplace communication skills such as admitting a patient, explaining handovers. Learn workplace jargon and expressions.

Hospital Tour

Optional visits to local hospitals, where students can gain valuable first-hand experience in Australian.

*Additional fee required.

Healthcare Topics
  • The human body
  • Medical Facilities
  • Signs and symptoms of diseases
  • Healthy lifestyle and well-being
  • Patient admission and discharge
  • Australian Healthcare System

Class Hours
  • 20 hours per week
  • 5 hours per day
  • Monday to Thursday

Course Duration & Delivery

Duration: 15 weeks.

New students can commence on any Monday during term, however we suggest starting at the beginning of the term and finishing all 15 weeks, as each week will focus on specific healthcare topics.

Terms Start Finish Length
Term 1 No intake for Term 1 due to Covid-19 boarder restriction.
Term 2 Monday 09 May 2022 Friday 26 Aug 2022 15 weeks
Term 3 Monday 29 Aug 2022 Friday 16 Dec 2022 15 weeks


Entry Requirements

International students must be 18 years old and are also required to have an average IELTS score of at least 4. 5

Learning Materials

Core Textbook, Workbook, Videos, Authentic Australian learning materials

Learning Activities
  • Speaking practice in class
  • Writing tasks with individualised teacher feedback
  • Group projects
  • Regular assessment with constructive feedback
  • Excursions



Name Location Domestic Students International Students
EHN-22-1 English for Healthcare and Nursing NORTH SYDNEY