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Norwegian🇳🇴 for health personnel B1

This course is designed for health care professionals who are working or plan to work in the Norwegian healthcare. The course is suitable for nurses, health workers, pharmacists, doctors, dentists and other health-related professions.

Limited seats available

Blended learning

During the program which lasts 16 weeks, you will follow instructor-led classes, and e-learning.

Flexible schedule

2 days per week, you can switch between daytime and evening times

Support language

the platform supports translations into your own language

Exam preparation

The course prepares you for the language test «Norwegian test for health personnel»


Norwegian immigration authorities provide scholarships to assist healthcare professionals succeed in Norwegian working life.

The scholarships are from «Klippekortordningen» by Imdi.

The course is for those who want to qualify for work in the health sector and need to pass the language requirement of the employer, or fulfill the language requirements from the authorization by the Norwegian Directorate of Health.


Duration 16 weeks


Registration deadline 10 January 2022


NOK 12 500


- NOK 10 000



NOK 2 500

Limited places available

Course will help you to:

Increase adaptation

Contributes to helping non-Norwegian speakers to succeed in Norwegian working life within the health sector in Norway.

Who is the course suitable for?

The participants should already know some Norwegian. This is not a beginner's course.

The participants must have basic digital skills to be able to log into online teaching and the learning portal, and be able to follow an online course.

The participants have to be able to show willingness and ability to complete the full program, which includes instructor-led training, e-learning and assignments.

Registration deadline 10 Jan 2022

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Online course, 2 days per week, with day and evening groups, combining several training methods:

Online interactive teacher-led classes

Teacher's guidance and assistance on your self-study journey

Gamified e-learning ( with regular submission of assignments from teachers

Written and oral feedback from the teacher on the participant's assignments

Online final test «Norwegian test for health personnel»

The structure

Norwegian for health personell is a very flexible language course. You can choose between morning and evening classes, and do the self-paced activities at your convenience.

Basic program:

• 80 hours instructor-led training

• 36 hours e-learning

Extended exam preparation option:

• Individual training 1-1 with a teacher

• Assessment exam with examinator

Registration deadline November 1st

The course program

Take part in online lectures and practical assignments based on real cases.

You will learn by meeting nurse Selena and pharmacist Mario, who are both newly employed at the hospital in Oslo. Through films, reading texts,and podcasts,taken from authentic workplaces, they gain insight into several professions and functions both inside and outside of the hospital.

The course holds many elements of the regular Norwegian B1-course, and additionally focuses on areas that are important when working as a health professional in Norway. It includes vocabulary related to the human body, diseases, the Norwegian health care system, as well as the correct form of communication with patients and colleagues.

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