OET is an occupational English test for English language proficiency that evaluates the English language skills of the test takers who want to register or practice in an English speaking environment. This test has been designed for the healthcare professionals who want to move to an English speaking nation for registration or practice.
OET evaluates the English listening, writing, reading and speaking skills of the test takers in academic settings. OET has been developed for 12 healthcare professions like Dentistry, Dietetics, Medicine, Nursing, pharmacy, optometry, occupational therapy, podiatry, radiography, physiotherapy, speech pathology and veterinary science.
The format of the OET test is listening which consists of Part A consultation and Part B presentation. Reading comprises of Part A summary task and Part B multiple choice questions.
Writing includes letter writing which is specific to the profession. Speaking includes role plays which are specific to the profession.
OET has been accepted by the department of immigration and border protection for different visa categories which include skilled migration and student visas.
OET is recognized by healthcare councils and boards in New Zealand, Australia and Singapore. Several organizations include hospitals, universities and colleges which accept OET scores as evidence of the ability of the candidate to communicate in an effective manner in a demanding healthcare arena.
OET test gives test takers a nice test experience. You will come to be aware what to do and feel confident on the day of the test. The test material exhibits real workplace aspects.