Our Courses

Covid and Current Courses


Please note that due to the current Covid situation, we are not currently providing all of the courses described below, but we hope to be operating at full capacity again in Summer 2021.

If you would like to know more about how we can help you, please don't hesitate to email or phone Tom Lockhart on +44 7808 765243

Cambridge English Courses

Richmond English School is an approved Cambridge Exam Preparation centre, and we offer courses at a Cambridge courses are very popular because they give you real life communication skills besides preparing you for the exam.

We mark all written work free of charge according to the Cambridge marking system, and you may submit as much as you wish. The key Cambridge courses we offer are:

  • This intermediate level qualification shows you can ask a variety of questions, take part in simple conversations and write emails and letters in English on subjects you are familiar with. Perfect for those wishing to improve from high beginner to intermediate.

Please note that there are no Cambridge courses currently running in Winter / Spring 2021.

  • Cambridge First Certificate shows that you can work competently in an English speaking environment and/or live independently somewhere whose main language is English. Although not the highest level, the First Certificate is regarded by many as the most important of the Cambridge English Exam suite. 

  • For those ambitious about their studies, Advanced English shows you can use English to a very high level in social, academic and corporate situations, and is accepted as proof of competence in the English language by some of the world’s leading companies and Universities.

IELTS (Academic) 7+

Our IELTS (International English Language Testing System) course prepares candidates for the IELTS Academic Exam, one of the world’s most popular English tests for Higher Education. The course is primarily for those who want to enroll on UK University courses, and also for professionals such as Medical Doctors or Dentists, who need to demonstrate they have met the language requirements enabling them to practise their profession in an English-speaking country. Our IELTS course is designed for those who need a minimum Band Score of 7.

OET (Nursing) Courses


Richmond English School is an approved and accredited OET course provider. For more information please refer to the OET catalogue of approved course providers, which can be accessed here.

Our OET course is for you if you want to work in Nursing in the UK. It provides students with real healthcare scenarios so they can learn the English they will need for their everyday work. OET tests the 4 language skills of Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. All healthcare professionals take the same listening and reading test, but the Writing and Speaking components are specific to a profession, and at Richmond English Live we teach the Nursing syllabus.

The UK Nursing and Midwifery Council currently require that applicants achieve a grade B in all four components of their OET (Listening, Reading, Writing, Speaking), which is equivalent to Cambridge C1 Advanced Level.

Read more about current OET study options here

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