english subject

English Language

Improve your English. Improve your opportunities!

If you are a migrant or refugee living in New Zealand, learning English at Wintec will make it easier to study and work.

Many of our courses are ​free to New Zealand citizens and permanent residents and will enable you to continue studying other courses at Wintec.​​

Our Programmes

Cambridge English Exams

Wintec is an authorised centre to offer Cambridge English Language assessments. Click here to find out more about the Cambridge English Exam, and book your test. If you're interested in our Cambridge English Exam Preparation course, click here to find out more and book your place.

Occupational English Test (OET)

Wintec is an official testing venue for Occupational English Test (OET). OET is the leading English language test specifically designed for healthcare professionals. Click here to find out about our OET preparation course.

Occupational English Test:

  • Is designed to test the English language proficiency of health professionals in 12 specific fields;
  • Is valid and reliable, developed and revised by subject experts;
  • Tests reading, writing, listening and speaking skills using real healthcare scenarios;
  • Ensures profession-specific English language skills to safeguard patient safety and quality of care.

To register for the test visit: occupationalenglishtest.org View 2018 OET test dates here.

OET Test Dates

Test dateRegistration Closing Date*
(at 11.59pm Melbourne time on the following dates)
Results published
Saturday 3 December 2017Wednesday 8 November 2017Wednesday 22 December 2017
Saturday 13 January 2018Sunday 10 December 2017Tuesday 6 February 2018
Sunday 11 February 2018Sunday 21 January 2018Monday 5 March 2018
Saturday 10 March 2018Sunday 18 February 2018 Friday 6 April 2018
Saturday 14 April 2018Sunday 25 March 2018Wednesday 9 May 2018
Saturday 19 May 2018 Sunday 29 April 2018Tuesday 12 June 2018
Saturday 16 June 2018Sunday 27 May 2018 Monday 9 July 2018

*Closing dates: registrations close three weeks before the test date.

For a list of all 2018 OET test dates see the following:

Pathways

About the Faculty

The Centre for Languages provides English programmes at all levels for students for whom English is a second or other language.

Permanent residents, new migrants and international students from a number of different countries, from the age of 16 to 80, enrich our programmes.

A priority for the Centre has been to facilitate access to learning by making programmes as flexible as possible. This flexibility includes:

  • the use of ICT, multimedia and on-line resources,
  • the incorporation of special interest topics,
  • academic, vocational and survival language options,
  • ​the development of supported learning pathways into mainstream studies

Course Guide

Our course guides (prospectuses) will tell you everything you need to know about Wintec. They contains information about the Wintec campus, student life and the programmes we offer.

We offer the course guides (prospectuses) in both digital and physical form.

Undergraduate Course Guide (Prospectus)

Postgraduate Health Course Guide (Prospectus)

Undergraduate Course Guide (Prospectus)

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Just click here (you can then save it to your computer).

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Post me a copy

Would you like a copy of the course guide (prospectus) delivered to your letterbox? Sometimes it's just nice to have a hard copy to write on, highlight, or show your family. We get that! Fill in the form below and we'll post your course guide (prospectus) off to you in the next few days.

Postgraduate Health Course Guide (Prospectus)

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Just click here to view the PDF (you can then save it to your computer).

Email me a link

Want a link to the digital copy delivered fresh to your email inbox (or your friend's inbox)? No worries, leave your details below. Your email should arrive in the next few minutes!

Post me a copy

Would you like a copy of the course guide (prospectus) delivered to your letterbox? Sometimes it's just nice to have a hard copy to write on, highlight, or show your family. We get that! Fill in the form below and we'll post your course guide (prospectus) off to you in the next few days.

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