OET is an international English language test that assesses the language communication skills of healthcare professionals who seek to register and practice in an English-speaking environment.
Who Recognize OET?
OET is trusted by regulators, hospitals & universities in the UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Dubai and Singapore as proof of ability to communicate effectively.
approx. 45 minutes
Same content for all healthcare professions. Follow and understand a range of health-related spoken materials such as patient consultations and lectures.
Same content for all healthcare professions. Read and understand different types of text on health-related subjects.
Specific to profession, based on typical workplace situations.The task is to write a letter, usually a referral letter. Sometimes, especially for some professions, a different type of letter is required: e.g. a letter of transfer or discharge, or a letter to advise or inform a patient, carer, or group.
approx. 20 minutes
Specific to profession, based on typical workplace situations. In a private room, you will take part in two role-plays. You take your professional role (as a healthcare professional) while the interlocutor plays a patient or client, or sometimes a relative or carer.