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Occupational English Test (OET) is an international English language test that assesses the language 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 healthcare professional settings.
OET is for Health Practitioner listed below:
In Australia, New Zealand and Singapore, OET is recognised by most major healthcare regulators for registration, leading healthcare educators for admission, and Border control for visas.
In Singapore, OET is accepted by the Singapore Medical Council, Singapore Dental Council, Singapore Pharmacy Council, and the Allied Health Professions Council.
OET is accepted by more than 30 Australian universities and TAFEs as proof of language proficiency for admission to healthcare courses. An increasing number of New Zealand universities and polytechnics are also accepting OET.
OET is recommended by past test takers because test materials reflect healthcare scenarios leading to confidence on test day.
Have an established track record, trusted and recognised by major healthcare Boards and Councils in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore.
OET helps candidates develop the language skills to communicate in the healthcare workplace.
Profession-specific test uses healthcare-specific scenarios reflecting English language skills required in the workplace.
Occupational English Test (OET) covers all four language skills with an emphasis on communication in a healthcare environment.
Listening (approximately 50 minutes)
Reading (1 hour)
Writing (45 minutes)
Please click here for the test schedule.
Please click here to register for Occupational English Test (OET).
Please click here for test format.
Registration/Check-In: 8:00am to 8:40am
Address: RELC Examinations Bureau 30 Orange Grove Road Level 6 Lobby of RELC Building Singapore 258352
Click here to view the map of RELC Building.
From Stevens MRT: Take Exit A, head to Bus Stop 2 (Bus Stop No.40229). Take any bus. Alight two stops later at The Pines (Stop No.40209). Cross the bridge and enter via the side gate.
From Orchard MRT: Take Exit B, head to the bus stop located right at the exit (Bus Stop No. 09047). Take bus 190 or 972. Alight three stops later at Chelsea Gardens Condo (Stop No.40201). Enter via the side gate
Please note that mechanical pens and pencils are not allowed.
Hot and Cold Water Dispensers are available on Level 5 and Level 6 of RELC Building.
Vending Machines that dispenses hot meals, salads, fruits, snacks and drinks are available on Level 1 lobby.
An overview of the test grades is available via candidate's online profile on the OET website, approximately 16 business days after each test day.
Official, hard copy Statements of Results will be mailed within five business days of the publication of results in the online profiles.
The Statement of Results shows the scores obtained at the most recent sitting, as well as scores for all sittings within the last two years. Results for the four sub-tests that make up the OET are reported as one of five grades – A (highest) to E (lowest).
Boards and councils can access results via the OET website. Registration authorities are advised to register for secure access to the site to check individual results – access to the online verification system is controlled by OET Centre management. To gain access, managers working for health profession Assessing/Registration Authorities apply for individual staff members to have secure access.