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The Occupational English Test (OET) is an international English language test that assesses the language proficiency of healthcare professionals who seek to register and practise in an English-speaking environment.

OET tests health practitioners from the following 12 professions:

Dentistry, Dietetics, Medicine, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Optometry, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Radiography, Speech Pathology, Veterinary Science

To apply

All candidates must apply online via the OET Website

Test dates and location

Test timetable

Saturday, 14 January 2023
Saturday, 25 February 2023
Saturday, 11 March 2023
Saturday, 13 May 2023
Saturday, 8 July 2023
Saturday, 19 August 2023
Saturday, 16 September 2023
Saturday, 14 October 2023
Saturday, 2 December 2023


The OET test is held at the University of Otago English Language Centre, University Plaza Building One, 130 Anzac Avenue, Dunedin.

For further information please visit the OET Website

Further information

For further information, please visit the OET website

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