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OCCUPATIONAL ENGLISH TEST (OET)
 

What is OET and what does OET assess? 

OET is an international English language test that assesses the language proficiency of healthcare professionals seeking to register and practise in an English-speaking environment

OET provides a valid and reliable assessment of all four language skills – listening, reading, writing and speaking – with an emphasis on communication in healthcare professional settings. For more information, go to www.occupationalenglishtest.org

Who is OET for?

OET tests health practitioners from the following 12 professions:

Dentistry Occupational Therapy Podiatry
Dietetics Optometry Radiography
Medicine Pharmacy Speech Pathology
Nursing Physiotherapy Veterinary Science

What’s in the test?

The test is divided into four sub-tests:

• Listening

• Reading

• Writing

• Speaking.

For detailed information about the test, go to https://www.occupationalenglishtest.org/test-information/

Who uses OET as proof of English proficiency?

OET is used as proof of English proficiency by:

• Health regulators in the UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Namibia, Dubai and Singapore accept OET for registration in 12 healthcare professions.

• Australian Department of Immigration and Immigration New Zealand accept OET for all visa categories, which may require an English test, including Skilled Migrant Category.

• Leading health educators in Australia and New Zealand accept OET for admission to healthcare courses.

For an up to date list of organisations, go to https://www.occupationalenglishtest.org/test-information/who-recognisesoet/

What preparation support does OET provide to candidates?

OET’s Preparation Portal contains a range of preparation materials, many of which are free of charge. To see the OET Preparation Portal, go to https://www.occupationalenglishtest.org/preparation-portal/

Follow us on Facebook for regular preparation tips and news: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialOET

How to apply for OET

You can apply and pay for the test online three or more weeks before your selected test date at www.occupationalenglishtest.org?

 

 

OCCUPATIONAL ENGLISH TEST DATES - Paper Based

Saturday 23rd of February 2019

Saturday 16th of March 2019

Saturday 6th of April 2019

Saturday 18th of May 2019

Saturday 15th of June 2019

Sunday 7th of July 2019

Saturday 3rd of August 2019

Saturday 31st of August 2019

Saturday 21st of September 2019

Sunday 13th of October 2019

Saturday 9th of November 2019

Saturday 7th of December 2019 

 

2019 Exam Fee

$587AUD 

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Discover English is an authorised OET examination centre. Paper-based examinations are held regularly on Campus.