Why is OET better for Nurses?


Why is OET better for Nurses?

While preparing for UK NMC Registration Process, choosing the appropriate English proficiency test is very important. So, check why OET is better for Nurses.

It is only in late 2017, the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) began recognising OET (Occupational English Test) assessment as valid for registration in the UK, however, over this short period, nurses highly acknowledge that the familiarity of the test content in OET makes them feel more confident about taking the test. OET provides a valid and reliable assessment of all four language skills – listening, reading, writing, and speaking – as well as, an emphasis on communication in healthcare professional settings.

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OET is accepted globally now and is seen as a more relevant certification in the healthcare sector. According to the OET official research on candidates; 85% consider OET to be excellent or above-average value for money. (Source: This clearly states that the majority of the candidates who have attempted OET were happier with their decision of choosing the OET over another English proficiency test, namely IELTS. Simply, OET is assessing how a nurse outside of English Speaking Countries encounters English at work on a daily basis.

What do a candidate need to crack the OET in the first attempt?
  • Relevant OET Materials: Practicing with right test materials that reflect real workplace scenarios, experiencing what to expect on test day.
  • Training Structure: A well-organized study plan, periodic mock tests to assess the improvement.
  • Skills for success: Learning specific language skills needed to crack OET in the first attempt through OET expertise Tutorials; providing review to the modules tasks.
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