for health professionals

Norwegian for Healthcare B1

A Norwegian course for health professionals who wish to qualify to work in the health sector in Norway. The course content covers a broad set of health care topics.


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Course fee: NOK 9,980

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Norwegian for Health Professionals is an online course covering the basics of Norwegian healthcare industry vocabulary. 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.

All lessons include audio, which makes a big difference when getting to know new words and expressions.

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Learning objectives

You get access to a flexible schedule of live online drop-in lessons, in which our teachers will guide you through all the key areas, including:

  • Healthcare in Norway
  • Healthcare sectors and occupations
  • Elderly care
  • Illnesses
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Ethics and Communication
  • Mental Health
  • Patient Rights
  • Alternative Therapies

In addition, the course covers the vocabulary you need for a range of situations at work, and places emphasis on training participants' reading, listening, grammar and pronunciation skills.


A minimum of A2-level Norwegian is required to enrol for this course. We recommend that you take a regular Norwegian course at the same time if your level requires it. If you do not do this, you must have previously completed an A2 course or score A2 level on Lingu's placement test.

Tailored courses for enterprise clients

Courses are flexible and can be tailored to your organisations unique needs.

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  • + Flexible schedule
  • + Native support language
  • + Hybrid training at your premises and online
  • + Tailored to your professions, ie. pharmacists, nurses etc

Blended learning

  • Game-based e-learning material «Samanehs reise»

  • Course content and learning objectives

  • Submit essay for review

You will be able to join flexibly scheduled online live, instructor-led classes in both mornings and evenings.

We arrange monthly webinars and job cafés for the participants across all courses in Health-related language, where we invite guests from the health sector to talk about various topics from the healthcare industry. In addition to the language training, you'll also get to know the Norwegian health sector and the job market.

Selena's anatomy

What is Selena's Anatomy?

In the materials you’ll meet the nurse Selena from Spain who is newly employed at a hospital, through films and reading texts taken from authentic workplaces and fictional journals. She must communicate with several people from other occupations and gains insight into several work areas and functions both inside and outside the hospital.

The learning resource is developed in collaboration with professionals from the health sector.

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