Oil and Gas English Course

Expand your career prospects in the oil industry

Oil and Gas English Course

This specialist course has been designed for students and professionals in the field of oil and gas. Students will require a level of English equivalent to B1, but still, wish to improve their language skills within this industry. This course can only run with a minimum of six students enrolling.

Course Objectives

The objectives of the course are to give the student skills to communicate with professionals in the oil and gas industry, technical discussions, conversation, management, staff, client conversations/meetings, presentations, oil and gas engineering reports, journals, manuals, specifications, emails etc.

Areas of study in the course include health and safety, risk assessment and accidents in the workplace, identifying and describing objects, equipment, processes and procedures. The language of meetings, negotiations and presentations, as well as Impact on the environment will also be covered.

All lessons at all English levels are based on the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). The objectives for each language level are as follows:

B1 can use written and spoken English to communicate the main points with confidence in the oil and gas sector:

B2 students can understand the main ideas of difficult topics and can speak and write with a good amount of fluency in the oil and gas sector:

C1 students can understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and can communicate with ease in the oil and gas sector.

More detailed CEFR descriptors can be found here.

Module Sypnosis 

The topics that will be covered:

  • Grammar and vocabulary specific to the oil and gas industry
  • Speaking, reading, writing, listening
  • Pronunciation and phonology
  • Oil and Gas specific idiomatic language
  • Learning tasks including presentations and role-plays
Length 15 - 25 Hours Per Week
Start Dates -
Max Class Size 16 Students
Minimum Age 16 Years



The following is provided for all of our students:

- Expert tuition from an experienced, qualified teacher

- Weekly assessments and testing of course content

- Regular tutorials to assess your progress and highlight weak areas

- Guidance on unknown language and terminology

- Access to the school's extensive social program

Entry Requirements

The Oil and Gas English course is open to students from intermediate to proficiency levels. The previous study is not necessary, but this will influence the level which you achieve when you join the school.


Course Details
Start Date
Every Monday
Minimum 2 weeks
£195 per week
Bournemouth, United Kingdom

Lessons run mornings and afternoons. Courses are either 15, 20, or 25 hours per week. Lessons are three, four, or five hours per day in the morning or in the afternoon. The maximum class size for all lessons is 16 students. There is a registration fee of £60 and a coursebook fee of £40.

Class Timetable Cost
15 Hours
9:00 - 10:00 5 Minute Break
10:05 - 11:05 5 Minute Break
11:00 - 12:10 Lesson End
£195 per week
20 Hours
9:00 - 10:00 5 Minute Break
10:05 - 11:05 5 Minute Break
11:00 - 12:10 Lunch
13:00 - 14:00 Lesson End
£255 per week
25 Hours
9:00 - 10:00 5 Minute Break
10:05 - 11:05 5 Minute Break
11:00 - 12:10 Lunch
13:00 - 14:00 5 Minute Break
14:05 - 15:05 Lesson End
£290 per week

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Programme Objectives

Study English for a career in the oil industry

Develop a strong understanding of English for the Oil Industry

Improve English skills to help oil industry clients

Use English for complex oil industry problems