Exam training Dutch language certificate for healthcare professionals B1

Level: Upper-Intermediate (B1/B2)

Is your language level at B1 and are you about to take the Dutch for Healthcare Professionals (B1) test at Babel? Then good exam preparation is very important. Compare it to a sports competition; only with an extensive training program can you achieve a good result.



Starting from 4 September 2024

About the course

Do you want to work in the Dutch health care system as a professional at MBO level with a foreign diploma? In order to qualify for BIG registration, you must obtain a language certificate at level B1. This exam training course is specially designed to prepare you for the Dutch for for Healthcare Professionals (B1) tests. After completing this exam training, you will be ready to take the exams for the language certificate Dutch for Healthcare Professionals (B1).

You can participate in this exam training if you have a language level of B1. Would you like to know your level? Then take our free placement test.


Learning goals

Upon completion of this course:

  • you will be familiar with the different parts of the exam.
  • you will know which exam strategies to use.
  • you will know how the different sections are assessed.
  • you will be ready to take the test with confidence.



In this course, you will independently work through practice materials. During the lessons you will receive personal feedback on your writing and speaking assignments and extensive tips on the reading and listening exercises.


Time investment

  • The exam training consists of 8 lessons of 1 hour and 45 minutes.
  • To ensure that you learn as much as possible from the meetings, we expect you to spend at least 3 hours per lesson on self-study. You will be given all course materials and assignments which will be covered during the lessons.



  • The language of instruction during the lessons is Dutch.
  • In the first lesson you will receive the course material from your teacher.
  • The goal of this exam training is to prepare you for the language certificate Dutch for healthcare professionals (B1) exam, not to increase your language level.
  • Do you work at Utrecht University or are you registered as an (exchange) student at this university? Then you get 15% discount on this course! Register with your UU email address and the discount will be processed automatically.



  • Starting date: 4 September 2024 (Virtual Classroom)
    Day Date Start End
    Wednesday 4 September 2024 09:00 10:45
    Wednesday 11 September 2024 09:00 10:45
    Wednesday 18 September 2024 09:00 10:45
    Wednesday 25 September 2024 09:00 10:45
    Wednesday 2 October 2024 09:00 10:45
    Wednesday 9 October 2024 09:00 10:45
    Wednesday 16 October 2024 09:00 10:45