Occupational English Test (OET)
What is OET?
An International English Language test, OET also assesses the language skills of test-takers, who are medical professionals such as Nurses and Doctors. Regulatory Healthcare Bodies and Councils recognize it in Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, United Kingdom, Singapore and Dubai. Many universities and hospitals consider this test as evidence of a candidate’s fluent communication skill in English. The following professionals who can take the OET test are Nursing, Pharmacy Medicine, Dentistry, Radiography, Podiatry, Dietetics, Optometry, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Speech Pathology & Veterinary Science.
OET Test Format
- Writing Test (45 minutes)
- Speaking (approximately 20 minutes)
- Listening (approximately 50 minutes)
- Reading (60 minutes)
Scoring and Grades
The four sub-sections make up OET is graded from A to E, where A is the highest grade and E is the lowest.