The Occupational English Test (also known as OET) is the English language test for healthcare professionals. It assesses the language communication skills of healthcare professionals who wish to register and practise in an English-speaking environment.
OET is available for the following 12 professions: dentistry, dietetics, medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, optometry, pharmacy, physiotherapy, podiatry, radiography, speech pathology, and veterinary science
|Listening||45 minutes||It is divided into 3 parts that test the candidates listening capabilities in various formats.|
|Reading||60 minutes||It is divided into 3 parts that test the candidates reading capabilities in various formats.|
|Writing||45 minutes||It is profession specific and requires candidates to write a letter of reference.|
|Speaking||20 minutes||It is profession specific and requires candidates to enact a roleplay from the healthcare environment.|