Occupational English Test

Occupational English Test

The Occupational English Test (OET) is an international English language test that assesses the language and communication skills of healthcare professionals who seek to register and practise in an English-speaking environment.

It provides a valid and reliable assessment of all four language skills – listening, reading, writing and speaking – with an emphasis on communication in health professional settings.

OET tests international health practitioners in the following 12 professions: Dentistry, Dietetics, Medicine, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Optometry, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Radiography, Speech Pathology and Veterinary Science.

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Test Dates and Locations

Tests are scheduled monthly at our Adelaide, Brisbane, Darwin, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney test centres. Use our test calendar to plan your test.

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 OET Test Day Information

Test Day Information

What to expect on test day. Find out what time to arrive, what you need to bring with you and how long the test will take to complete.

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Book your Test

How do I book?

You must register online for your OET. Online registration opens 7 weeks prior to the test date. Bookings close 3 weeks before the scheduled test.

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OET Test Results

Test Results

Results are available online approximately 16 days after the test. Results are mailed within 5 days of the online publication of results.

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Occupational English Test FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Can’t find what you're looking for? Browse our frequently asked questions (FAQ) for everything you need to know about sitting OET with NETC.

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Courses are delivered by Navitas English (Navitas English Services Pty Ltd ACN 002 069 730), CRICOS Provider Code 00289M; Courses in Victoria are delivered by Hawthorn-Melbourne (Hawthorn Learning Pty Ltd ACN 124 208 171) CRICOS Provider Code 02931G. TOEFL® and TOEFL iBT® are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS) in the United States and other countries.