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 2021

Note: Applications close on the closing date at 12pm midday 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

6 February

30 September 2020 -

11 January 2021

Thursday

25 February 2021

Nursing Medicine Dentistry

Pharmacy Radiography Physiotherapy

Dietetics Occupational Therapy Optometry

Podiatry SpeechPathology Veterinary Science

Saturday

20 February

30 September 2020 -

25 January 2021

Friday

12 March 2021

Nursing Medicine

 

 

 

Saturday

6 March

5 October 2020 -

8 February 2021

Thursday

25 March 2021

Nursing Medicine Dentistry

Pharmacy Radiography Physiotherapy

 

 

Saturday

20 March

5 October 2020 -

22 February 2021

Monday

12 April 2021

Nursing Medicine

 

 

 

Saturday

10 April

13 November 2020 -

15 March 2021

Thursday

29 April 2021

Nursing Medicine Dentistry

Pharmacy Radiography Physiotherapy

Dietetics Occupational Therapy Optometry

Podiatry SpeechPathology Veterinary Science

Saturday

24 April

13 November 2020 -

23 March 2021

Thursday

13 May 2021

Nursing Medicine

 

 

 

Sunday

9 May

13 November 2020 -

13 April 2021

Friday

28 May 2021

Nursing Medicine Dentistry

Pharmacy Radiography Physiotherapy

Dietetics Occupational Therapy Optometry

Podiatry SpeechPathology Veterinary Science

Saturday

29 May

13 November 2020 -

3 May 2021

Friday

18 June 2021

Nursing Medicine

 

 

 

Saturday

12 June

13 November 2020 -

17 May 2021

Thursday

1 July 2021

Nursing Medicine Dentistry

Pharmacy Radiography Physiotherapy

 

 

Saturday

26 June

13 November 2020 -

31 May 2021

Thursday

15 July 2021

Nursing Medicine

 

 

 

Saturday

10 July

13 November 2020  -

14 June 2021

Thursday

29 July 2021

Nursing Medicine Dentistry

Pharmacy Radiography Physiotherapy

 

 

Saturday

24 July

13 November 2020 -

28 June 2021

Thursday

12 August 2021

Nursing Medicine

 

 

 

Saturday

7 August

13 November 2020 -

12 July 2021

Thursday

26 August 2021

Nursing Medicine Dentistry

Pharmacy Radiography Physiotherapy

Dietetics Occupational Therapy Optometry

Podiatry SpeechPathology Veterinary Science

Saturday

28 August

13 November 2020 -

2 August 2021

Thursday

16 September 2021

Nursing Medicine

 

 

 

Saturday

11 September

13 November 2020 -

16 August 2021

Friday

1 October 2021

Nursing Medicine Dentistry

Pharmacy Radiography Physiotherapy

 

 

Saturday

25 September

13 November 2020 -

30 August 2021

Thursday

14 October 2021

Nursing Medicine

 

 

 

Saturday

9 October

13 November 2020 -

13 September 2021

Thursday

28 October 2021

Nursing Medicine Dentistry

Pharmacy Radiography Physiotherapy

Dietetics Occupational Therapy Optometry

Podiatry SpeechPathology Veterinary Science

Saturday

23 October

13 November 2020 -

27 September 2021

Friday

12 November 2021

Nursing Medicine

 

 

 

Saturday

6 November

13 November 2020 -

11 October 2021

Thursday

25 November 2021

Nursing Medicine Dentistry

Pharmacy Radiography Physiotherapy

 

 

Saturday

20 November

13 November 2020 -

25 October 2021

Friday

10 December 2021

Nursing Medicine

 

 

 

Saturday

4 December

13 November 2020 -

8 November 2021

Wednesday

12 January 2022

Nursing Medicine Dentistry

Pharmacy Radiography Physiotherapy

Dietetics Occupational Therapy Optometry

Podiatry SpeechPathology Veterinary Science

Saturday

18 December

13 November 2020 -

22 November 2021

Friday

21 January 2022

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.

For information about OET, email to exam@dynaspeak.ac.nz