Dutch exam training for the AKV-exam – dentists

Level: Intermediate (B1/B2), Advanced (C1/C2)

The Dutch exam training for the AKV-exam – dentists is most suitable if you are a dentist and would like to start working in the Netherlands.

This course is also offered on location. Read more under the Practical tab.

In order to ensure a safe learning environment for our students, we took measures against the spread of the coronavirus.

Classroom course

€565,00

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Starting from 20 November 2020

+ 5 more dates

Virtual classroom

€ 495,00

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Starting from 16 November 2020

+ 3 more dates

About the Dutch exam training for the AKV exam - dentists

The Medical Assessment Exam Training course is aimed at dentists who wish to become accredited members of the BIG register in the Netherlands and therefore shortly need to take the AKV (Algemene kennis en vaardigheden, General Knowledge and Skills) test as part of the Medical Assessment exam.

Our exam course for the Dutch language element will prepare you for the following four aspects of the AKV test:

  • drawing out the main meaning of an article
  • giving a presentation
  • the dentist-patient interview
  • writing a report

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Learning goals

This course will give you the skills you need to help you take the AKV test, but you should already have the language level (B2) needed for the exam, that is, at least Dutch State Exam Level II. (Staatsexamen NT2- II ).

This Dutch exam training for the AKV exam is a skills training course. By the end of the course, students should:

  • understand fully what is required of them in each of the four parts of the test and know what they need to do.
  • be able to distinguish main points from side issues in a text and have practised summarising the main point of an article using referring words, linking words and correct grammatical structure.
  • know the basics of giving a short presentation using MS Powerpoint.
  • have practised conducting a dentist-patient interview in which they have covered aspects such as showing appropriate care, summarising and probing into what the patient says, and rounding off with a statement regarding follow-up appointments.
  • know what is expected of them in writing up the doctor-patient interview in MS Word, and have practised doing so.

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Method

The exam course consists of 7 lessons of 2,5 contact hours each. Each of the four exam components are dealt with and practised in a focused way, partly as a class and partly in groups of two or three.

The teacher will provide copies of the teaching materials during the lessons.

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Time investment

This Dutch exam training for the AKV exam consists of 7 sessions at Babel in Utrecht, Rotterdam or Eindhoven. The advised self-study load is approximately 3 hours per lesson, including the obligatory hour of private study with the group.

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Practical

  • The language of instruction is Dutch.
  • The teacher will provide copies of the teaching materials during the lessons.
  • Students are required to attend a minimum of 80% of the classes and to play an active role. Attendance at at least 6 of the 7 classes will ensure you receive a certificate of attendance. There are no in-course tests.
  • If you work or study at Utrecht University you will receive a 15% discount. Please register with your UU email address. Your registration will then be processed automatically.
  • This course will be offered on-location at our teaching centre in Utrecht. To guarantee 1.5 metre distance between students, the classes will take place in small groups with a maximum of 8 participants. Due to this small group size, the teacher will be able to give you extra personal attention. Click here for course dates and prices and to enrol for this on-location course. Please make sure that you enrol for the course that is listed as being ‘location Utrecht Nieuwegracht’, because this course is also taught in the virtual classroom.

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  • Starting date: 16 November 2020 (Virtual Classroom)
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  • Starting date: 16 November 2020 (Eindhoven)
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  • Starting date: 16 November 2020 (Rotterdam)
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  • Starting date: 20 November 2020 (Utrecht)
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  • Starting date: 9 February 2021 (Eindhoven)
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  • Starting date: 11 February 2021 (Virtual Classroom)
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