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OET with Center For American Studies
Center for American Studies (CAS) is a leader in OET training in Trivandrum. Established in 1998, Center For American Studies, the oldest and the top OET training institute in Thiruvanathapuram, retunes its methodologies and strategies to suit each OET exam takers in Kerala, India.
Occupational English Test or OET is the English language test for medical and healthcare professionals. The 12 healthcare professions included in the OET exam pattern are medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, dentistry, optometry, podiatry, speech pathology, dietetics, pharmacy, radiography, and veterinary science.
The OET exam is accepted for skilled migration, student visas, registration with professional boards and councils as well as admission to leading healthcare courses in leading universities. Major healthcare regulators in Australia, UK, Dubai, Ireland, New Zealand, Singapore, Namibia and Spain accept OET results as proof of English language proficiency.
What is the OET test?
OET or more commonly referred to as the Occupational English Test is an exclusive English language test that has been designed for health care professionals. Since 2013, the OET exam has been conducted by CBLA or Cambridge Boxhill Language Assessment which is a venture between Cambridge English and Boxhill Institute. Healthcare professionals who are looking to work or study in the healthcare sector in the UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Ukraine, Dubai, Singapore or Namibia are required to apply for the OET to be able to prove their level of English proficiency to be able to deliver superior healthcare. OET exam has been specifically designed for 12 healthcare professions including Occupational Therapy, Dentistry, Nursing, Radiography, Veterinary Science, Medicine, Speech Pathology, Physiotherapy, Dietetics, Podiatry, Pharmacy, and Optometry.
Who conducts OET?
Designed by Professor Tim McNamara in the late 1980s, under the guidance of the Australian National Office for Overseas Skills Recognition (NOOSR) which was also the first conducting body of the OET exam also. Over the years, under the University of Melbourne’s Language Testing Research Centre and Cambridge Assessment English, OET has gone through several research and developments to keep pace with the current trends and since 2013, OET has been conducted and owned by Cambridge Boxhill Language Assessment Trust (CBLA), a venture between Cambridge Assessment English and Box Hill Institute.
Who accepts OET?
Healthcare professionals who are looking to study or work in the healthcare sector in the UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Ukraine, Dubai, Singapore or Namibia are required to take the OET. As these are the countries that largely recognize the OET exam.
Why choose OET?
Professionals who are required to prove their English proficiency to be able to work or study in the healthcare sector in the UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Ukraine, Dubai, Singapore or Namibia are required to appear for the exam.