OET

Test day information

Where is the test venue?

OET is held at - DynaSpeak, Level 11, 238 Queen Street, Auckland 1010

OET Dates

Test Dates 2020

Note: Applications close on the closing date at 12pmmidday in your local time zone.  Results are releasedby 5pm Australian time(6-8am UK time depending on the time of year)

Test date

Applications

Results Release

Professions available for this date

Saturday

11 January

25 September2019 -

9 December2019

Friday

31 January 2020

Nursing Medicine Dentistry

Pharmacy Radiography Physiotherapy

 

 

Saturday

8 February

30 October 2019 -

13 January 2020

Thursday

27 February 2020

Nursing Medicine Dentistry

Pharmacy Radiography Physiotherapy

Dietetics Occupational Therapy Optometry

Podiatry SpeechPathology Veterinary Science

Saturday

7 March

27 November 2019 -

10 February 2020

Friday

27 March 2020

Nursing Medicine

 

 

 

Saturday

21 March

11 December 2019 -

24 February 2020

Thursday

9 April 2020

Nursing Medicine Dentistry

Pharmacy Radiography Physiotherapy

 

 

Saturday

4 April

18 December 2019 -

9 March 2020

Tuesday

28 April 2020

Nursing Medicine

 

 

 

Sunday

19 April

8 January 2020 -

24 March 2020

Thursday

7 May 2020

Nursing Medicine Dentistry

Pharmacy Radiography Physiotherapy

Dietetics Occupational Therapy Optometry

Podiatry SpeechPathology Veterinary Science

Saturday

2 May

22 January 2020 -

6 April 2020

Thursday

21 May 2020

Nursing Medicine

 

 

 

Saturday

16 May

5 February 2020 -

20 April 2020

Thursday

4 June 2020

Nursing Medicine Dentistry

Pharmacy Radiography Physiotherapy

 

 

Saturday

13 June

4 March 2020 -

18 May 2020

Thursday

2 July 2020

Nursing Medicine

 

 

 

Saturday

27 June

18 March 2020 -

1 June 2020

Thursday

16 July 2020

Nursing Medicine Dentistry

Pharmacy Radiography Physiotherapy

Dietetics Occupational Therapy Optometry

Podiatry SpeechPathology Veterinary Science

Saturday

11 July

1 April 2020 -

15 June 2020

Thursday

30 July 2020

Nursing Medicine

 

 

 

Saturday

25 July

15 April 2020  -

29 June 2020

Thursday

13 August 2020

Nursing Medicine Dentistry

Pharmacy Radiography Physiotherapy

 

 

Saturday

8 August

29 April 2020 -

13 July 2020

Thursday

27 August 2020

Nursing Medicine

 

 

 

Saturday

22 August

13 May 2020 -

27 July 2020

Thursday

10 September 2020

Nursing Medicine Dentistry

Pharmacy Radiography Physiotherapy

Dietetics Occupational Therapy Optometry

Podiatry SpeechPathology Veterinary Science

Saturday

12 September

3 June 2020 -

17 August 2020

Thursday

1 October 2020

Nursing Medicine

 

 

 

Saturday

26 September

17 June 2020 -

31 August2020

Thursday

15 October 2020

Nursing Medicine Dentistry

Pharmacy Radiography Physiotherapy

 

 

Sunday

11 October

1 July 2020 -

15 September 2020

Thursday

29 October 2020

Nursing Medicine Dentistry

Pharmacy Radiography Physiotherapy

Dietetics Occupational Therapy Optometry

Podiatry SpeechPathology Veterinary Science

Saturday

24 October

15 July 2020 -

28 September 2020

Friday

13 November 2020

Nursing Medicine

 

 

 

Saturday

7 November

29 July 2020 -

12 October 2020

Thursday

26 November 2020

Nursing Medicine Dentistry

Pharmacy Radiography Physiotherapy

 

 

Saturday

21 November

12 August 2020 -

26 October 2020

Thursday

10 December 2020

Nursing Medicine

 

 

 

Saturday

5 December

26 August 2020 -

9 November 2020

Tuesday

5 January 2021

Nursing Medicine Dentistry

Pharmacy Radiography Physiotherapy

Dietetics Occupational Therapy Optometry

Podiatry SpeechPathology Veterinary Science

Saturday

19 December

9 September 2020 -

23 November 2020

Wednesday

27 January 2021

Nursing Medicine

 

 

 


OET is an international English language test that assesses the language proficiency of healthcare professionals seeking to register and practice in an English-speaking environment.
What is OET and what does OET assess?About OET

OET provides a valid and reliable assessment of all four language skills – listening, reading, writing and speaking – with an emphasis on communication in healthcare professional settings. For more information, go to:

www.occupationalenglishtest.org

Who is OET for?

OET tests health practitioners from the following 12 professions:

Dentistry Occupational Therapy Podiatry

Dietetics Optometry Radiography

Medicine Pharmacy Speech Pathology

Nursing Physiotherapy Veterinary Science

What’s in the test?

The test is divided into four sub-tests:

• Listening

• Reading

• Writing

• Speaking.

For detailed information about the test, go to:

https://www.occupationalenglishtest.org/test-information/

Who uses OET as proof of English proficiency?

OET is used as proof of English proficiency by:

• Health regulators in the UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Namibia, Dubai, and Singapore accept OET for registration in 12 healthcare professions.

• Australian Department of Immigration and Immigration New Zealand accept OET for all visa categories, which may

require an English test, including Skilled Migrant Category.

• Leading health educators in Australia and New Zealand accept OET for admission to healthcare courses.

For an up to date list of organizations, go to:

https://www.occupationalenglishtest.org/test-information/who-recognisesoet/

How to prepare for OET

What preparation support does OET provide to candidates?

OET’s Preparation Portal contains a range of preparation materials, many of which are free of charge. To see the OET

Preparation Portal, go to https://www.occupationalenglishtest.org/preparation-portal/

Test dates and how to register for OET

When is OET available?

OET is available monthly. For up to date details on test dates, go to  https://www.occupationalenglishtest.org/testinformation/test-dates-locations/

How to apply for OET

You can apply and pay for the test online three or more weeks before your selected test date at

www.occupationalenglishtest.org

How are results received?

Results are published online 16 days after the test and candidates are provided with login details to access a secure system to view their results, which are also sent by post.