Specialized Academic Courses

 MEDICAL ENGLISH

The Medical English Course is ideal for medical students and persons who are interested in the medical field who want to gain confidence using English in a medical setting. The courses cover medical terminology, practice in specialist vocabulary and a review of basic grammatical structures.

Students will also learn how to communicate with patients and medical colleagues, how to speak at seminars and medical meetings and how to read

and write medical papers.  This programme includes material drawn from a range of specialist course books and resource books as well as up to date authentic materials.

Levels: Low – Intermediate and above

Number of students per class: Maximum 15

Time: Morning or afternoon depending on teacher’s availability

Course Duration: Minimum 3 months

Course materials provided

NIGHTINGALE COURSE (Nursing Aides)

Besides learning English, this course includes also practice in hospitals and medical clinics.  Nursing aides work under the supervision of nurses and physicians to address the most fundamental elements of a patient’s care. Nurses’ aides also assist with the administrative duties and record – keeping that accompany patient care.

Levels: Low

Number of students per class: Maximum 15

Course Duration: Minimum 3 months

PARAMEDICS COURSE

This course is being offered to those students who are interested in the medical field such as Ambulance Workers, Emergency Workers etc. In this Course also First Aid Course will be given to the students. This course can be used also for personal use not only for a personal career.

Level of English: Low

Duration of Course: Minimum 2 months

Number of Students per Class: Maximum 15 

ENGLISH FOR BANKING & FINANCE

Learning English for Banking and

Finance demands professional English communication skills which cannot be under-estimated. You can expect to find fierce competition in the selection and interview process from many of today’s banking and financial institutions as they seek to recruit only the best performers. And as English is the main communication language in today’s world of Banking and Finance your ability to communicate with confidence and effectively is essential.

Level of English : Low

Duration of Course : Minimum 3 months

Number of students per class : Maximum 15

Course material provided but student may want to purchase an additional course or vocabulary book.  

LEGAL ENGLISH:

Course participants read legal texts in order to exchange information and compare aspects of their own legal systems. Our language practice activities include courtroom role-plays, problem solving discussions, listening to talks, formal letter writing practice. There are opportunities for more individual work, for example in presenting a summary of a legal case.

Levels: Minimum level Upper Intermediate

Number of students per class: Maximum 15

Time: Morning or afternoon depending on teacher’s availability

Course Duration: Minimum 3 months 

Course materials provided however students may want to purchase an additional course or vocabulary book.

PROFESSIONAL DIVING COURSE

This course is useful for students who are interested in Diving, for Military Personnel or for persons who are planning a career that involves diving. Training involves from  Level 0 to Instructor.

Duration of Course: Minimum 3 months

AVIATION ENGLISH and PILOT TRAINING

This Aviation English course is ideal for pilots needing to gain ICAO level 4 or 5. The course focuses on listening skills and pronunciation as well as dealing with English in non – routine situations. The course covers aviation terminology, practice in specialist vocabulary and a review of basic grammatical structures.

This programme includes material drawn from a range of specialist course books and resource books, as well as up

to date authentic materials.

Levels: Pre – Intermediate – Upper Intermediate

Number of students per class: Maximum 15

Time: Morning or afternoon depending on teacher’s availability

Course Duration: three years (one year Aviation English, two years practice)

Course materials provided

PILOT TRAINING

Regarding Pilot Training, Atlam Group works with the best. We are very proud to be working with the first and only Flight Training Organisation in Malta providing all the training from zero up to the Airline Pilot Transport Licence.

Professional Aviation Training Academy Malta is a branch of the Malta School of Flying, which is a leading Flight Training Organisation (FTO) in Malta. The FTO offers a complete training package for students aspiring to become commercial pilots. Based in the ideal setting of Malta International Airport, students are able to benefit from the full facilities and environment of an international airport, whilst rapidly progressing through their training in the most ideal weather conditions in Europe!

Initial pilot training is also provided using our well-equipped and professionally maintained Cessna 152 and 172 fleet, surely the most popular training aircraft in the world! Following the achievement of the Private Pilot Licence (PPL) and Night Rating (NR), students are guided through the Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL) theory course, which utilises a modern computer based training system and currently boasts a 100% student first time pass rate. Whilst progressing through the course material, the school aircrafts are also made available for the students to commence their Hour Building. A brand new P92JS has also been introduced for PPL courses and hour building. The company’s brand new state of the art P2006T twin engine aircraft is used to introduce students to the world of Multi Engine Piston aircraft in the (MEP) course as well as for the Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) and Instrument Rating Courses (IR), after the students have achieved satisfactory performance on the Cessna 172s. 

CABIN CREW / FLIGHT ATTENDANTS COURSE
SPECIAL BUSINESS ENGLISH COURSE and TRAINING

The Business English Course is suitable for experienced business executives and managers who wish to improve their business language and professional skills in commercial contexts. The course is adapted depending on the student’s needs. Typically this course is taken in the afternoons in conjunction with a General English Course in the mornings. Topics that can be covered include:

Meetings; Negotiations; Advertising; Global Tourism; Presentations; Visiting; Business Travel; Business Communication; Email, Internet, Organisations, Cultural Comparisons, Globalisation.

Motivation & Team Building, Company Profiles, Describing and comparing towns & cities, Economics & ecology, Recruitment, job profiles & descriptions, job satisfaction; Ethics; Giving opinions; Decision making; Dealing with complaints & crisis; Management do’s and don’ts, roles and relationships.

Levels: Minimum level Intermediate

Number of Students per class: Maximum 15

Time: Morning or afternoon depending on teacher’s availability

Course Duration: Minimum 3 months

Course Materials provided however students may want to purchase an additional course on vocabulary book.

ENGLISH FOR SALES and MARKETING

This course focuses on helping students use effective and persuasive language and to increase their interpersonal skills. We use authentic scenarios to help students work towards their goals while using new language effectively.

Levels: Upper – Intermediate and above

Number of students per class: Maximum 15

Time: Morning or afternoon according to the teacher’s availability

Course Duration: Minimum 3 months

SPECIAL ENGLISH FOR TOURISM INDUSTRY & PRACTICE

This course is combined with a General English course and consists of 10 or 15 additional lessons per week. The course will assist students to develop some of the background knowledge and skills by giving them opportunities to practice some of the situations and language requirements. This will help them to develop concepts related to Tourism and Hospitality. 

Levels: Minimum level pre – Intermediate

Number of students per class: Maximum 15

Time: Morning or afternoon depending on teacher’s availability

Course Duration: Minimum 3 months

Course materials will be provided however students may want to purchase an additional course or vocabulary book.

SECRETARIAL & COMPUTING COURSE

This is a useful course for people who wish to improve their general Computer skills and

English at the same time. Students will learn to use basic applications such as Microsoft Word and Excel as well as improve their English for informal and formal emails, reports and minute taking.

Levels: Pre-Intermediate and above

Number of students per class: Maximum 15

Time: Morning or Afternoon depending on teacher’s availability

Duration: Minimum 3 months

International Computer Driving Licence

The International Computer Driving

Licence (ICDL) is the leading international computer skills certification programme. It has been delivered to 11 million people, in 41 languages across 148 countries. By following this course you enhance your resume, make yourself more employable, learn how to meet

deadlines at work or at university and develop your IT literacy skills through practical experience.

The course includes 7 online tests (45 minutes each) and mock tests, internationallyrecognised certification, ICDL courseware on CD and course materials.

Level of English: Intermediate

Duration of Course: Minimum 3 months

Number of students per class: 15

MILITARY / POLICE TRAINING – SPECIAL COURSES

Courses offered in this field:

  1. :    Basic Weapon Safety and Handling.
  2. :    Advanced Weapons Handling and

Marksmanship

  • :    High Risk Environment Weapons Course
  • :    Low Risk Environment Weapons Course
  • :    Close Quarter Manoeuvre Course
  • :    FIBUA – Fighting in built up areas
  • :    Tactical

Weapons

Competency Course

  • :    Special Tactical Weapons and Tactics Warfare Course 9 :    Internal Security and Methods of Restraints Course.

10:   Close Protection Weapons Competency Course

11:   Close Protection Courses

12:   Defensive Offensive and Evading Driving Courses.  

13:   VIP Security Training

SHORT COMMUNICATION COURSES

These courses are designed for business men or individuals who do not have time to study or sit for exams. These are specifically communications only courses where no writing is involved. The teacher will engage himself / herself in conversation with the students on various topics. Thus the student will become more fluent in speaking the language of his choice. These courses are offered on a weekly basis:

3 hours daily – Monday to Friday

DURATION OF COURSE: student’s choice minimum 1 week

         CHOICE OF LANGUAGES: English, Italian, French