Sunday, 16 May 2021
Under the auspices of H E Dr Darwish Saif al Maharbi, Undersecretary for Finance and Administration in the Ministry of Health, Polyglot Institute launched the Occupational English Test Centre on October 3.

Polyglot Institute launches centre for Occupational English Test

Occupational English Test (OET), the English language test for healthcare specialists, is provided at Polyglot Institute given that May, and specialists in the healthcare field from all more than the area have showed excellent interest in taking this test. The institute has pledged to supply best high quality expertise to test takers and continual development to accommodate the escalating demand.

OET is an Australian-created English language test which assesses language communication abilities of healthcare specialists. It gives assessment of all 4 language abilities, listening, reading, writing and speaking, via test material created to reflect actual healthcare scenarios which tends to make it a well-liked option for the healthcare sector.

Sheikh al Qassim Mohamed al Harthy, Polyglot Group chief executive, mentioned, “This MOU will contribute to improving standards for the evaluation of English level and communication skills for the healthcare sector. We hope that this will be an opportunity for cooperation through a long-term strategic partnership between the public and private sector.”

OET regional manager, Afsaneh Rshid, mentioned, “The new venue will make a huge contribution to the healthcare sector and I am sure that OET candidates will have an excellent experience with Polyglot Institute. We commend them for their passion for meeting the needs of the community by empowering healthcare professionals to have the level of English communication skills required for safe and effective care.”

OET, which is owned by Cambridge English Language Assessment and the Box Hill Institute, has a special and verified 30 year pedigree in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore and the UK.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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