Norwegian for Healthcare IMDI

A1-C1 levels
FREE! Paid by IMDi
Norwegian for Healthcare

More about the course:

This course is for anyone who has trained or worked as a health professional or healthcare worker and wishes to qualify to work in the health sector in Norway. It covers a broad set of health care topics.
It will also prepare you for the official Norskprøven exam, B1/B2 level

The course is for you, if:

  •  you are a health professional or healthcare worker and wish to work in the health sector in Norway
  •  you need to pass the written Norwegian language exam at the B1 or B2 level.
  •  you need to learn Norwegian to be able to communicate well with your patients and colleagues.
  •  you want to improve your Norwegian writing skills regarding healthcare topics
  •  you need a flexible course with quick feedback.

Course structure

  • Emoji

    Live online lessons

    2 times per week

  • Emoji

    Access to drop-in style live online lessons

    to be joined flexibly

  • Emoji

    Access to innovative and interactive e-learning tool

Is this course applicable for permanent residency?

Yes, the hours spent on this course are applicable for the PR requirements. The maximum approval amount per week is 12 hours. Simply make sure to follow the course curriculum and attend all the lessons regularly.
If you complete the course with the required attendance, you will receive a course certificate which you can later on use for your UDI applications.

Admission Requirements

  • You must have passed the A2 level proficiency test in Norwegian or completed a Norwegian course at the A2 level previously.
  • You must commit to a weekly attendance requirement throughout the entire course period.
  • You must explain why you want to improve your Healthcare Norwegian and in what contexts you will use it.
  • You must have good digital skills to make the most out of the course.

Is the course completely free?

The best part is that the course is completely free for you as a participant. This is possible thanks to support from the Norwegian Directorate of Integration and Diversity (IMDi), who will pay for your course for you.
To secure a spot in the course, you need to fill in the application.


Good luck with your application!


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    Milan T.

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