for health professionals

Norwegian for health professionals 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
  • Mon, 12 Jun 2023

    22 May - Helsenorsk B1

    Jun 12, 2023 - Sep 25, 2023

    Birgitte Wiik

Norwegian for Health Professionals is an online course covering the basics of Norwegian health care industry vocabulary. This course is for all who have education or work experience as a health professional, or healthcare worker, and wish to qualify to work in the health sector in Norway.

All the lessons include audio, which helps while getting to know words and expressions.

You can start the course any time!


Learning objectives

You will be able to join flexibly scheduled online live teacher-led lessons on a drop-in basis, where you will be introduced to key areas and topics such as:

  • Health care in Norway
  • Various occupations and sectors in health care
  • Elderly care
  • Illnesses
  • Dietitians and Nutritionists industry
  • Ethics and Communication
  • Mental Health
  • Patient Rights
  • Alternative Therapies

The course will also provide the vocabulary you can use in different situations at work. Reading and listening comprehension, grammar and pronunciation are also emphasized in the course.


The Norwegian at the minimum level of A2 is the course participation requirement. We recommend you to take the regular Norwegian course at the same time if your level requires it. If you do not attend the regular Norwegian cousre, you can still join, but you should have participated on a A2 course earlier or get level A2 at Lingu's placement test.

Apply for NOK 10 000 government scholarship today!

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.

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Kvalifiserer du for tilskuddsordningen?

  • Du er en voksen innvandrer til Norge.
  • Du har ingen rettigheter til gratis norskopplæring hos kommunen der hvor du bor.
  • Du er ikke deltaker i annen type norskopplæring med statlig finansiering (f. eks. Kompetansepluss).
  • Du har fullført A2-nivå tidligere og ønsker å oppnå B1 eller B2-nivå.
  • Du har anledning til å fullføre kursprogrammet og delta i minst 80 timer lærerstyrt undervisning på nettet.
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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.

Selenas anatomi

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.