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OET opens new test venue in Durban, South Africa

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OET, the English language test for healthcare professionals, will be available at a new venue from April 2017. The new Durban, KeaZulu-Natal test venue will be managed by High Stakes Assessment South Africa (HISTASSA).

Rosy Davids, Test Venue Manager – HISTASSA, says: “We are committed to providing services and offerings that meet the needs of the communities in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. By offering OET at High Stakes Assessment South Africa (HISTASSA), we are enabling healthcare professionals to demonstrate their English language proficiency for professional registration and employment purposes”.

“OET, which is owned by Cambridge English Language Assessment and the Box Hill Institute, has a unique and proven 30 year pedigree in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. The decision to offer the test was an easy one to make,” she concludes.

OET CEO, Sujata Stead, said the new venue will make a huge contribution to the healthcare sector.

Read the media release“I’m sure OET candidates will have an excellent experience with High Stakes Assessment South Africa. We commend them for their passion for meeting the needs of the community through empowering healthcare professionals to have the level of English communication skills required for safe and effective care,” she said.

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OET opens new test venue in Penang, Malaysia

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OET, the English language test for healthcare professionals, will be available for the first time in Malaysia at a new test venue from April. Managed by GPEX, the test will be available in Penang.

GPEX is an award-winning English Language educational service provider in Malaysia and Hong Kong. In Malaysia, GPEX has been working alongside Cambridge English Language Assessment since 2011.

Cheong Zien Wei says: “We are committed to providing an excellent service to meet the needs of healthcare professionals in Malaysia. By offering OET in addition to general Cambridge English tests, we are enabling healthcare professionals to demonstrate their English language proficiency for registration and employment in an English speaking workplace”.

“OET,Read the media release which is owned by Cambridge Boxhill Language Assessment, a venture between Cambridge English and the Box Hill Institute, has an excellent reputation internationally. The decision to add OET to our suite of tests was an easy one to make,” he concluded.

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OET opens new test venue in Hamilton, New Zealand

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OET, the English language test for healthcare professionals, will be available at a new test venue in Hamilton, New Zealand from April 2017. The new test venue will be managed by Wintec.

Jo Thomas, Director of Wintec’s Centre for Language says: “The test offered by OET at Wintec is focussed on the language skills healthcare professionals need to be successful in their roles. It’s a highly developed test which is recognised by Boards and Councils for professional registration, and by Immigration New Zealand for all visa categories”.

“By offering this test at Wintec, we are enabling healthcare professionals locally and nationally, as well as our international students to demonstrate their proficiency in English and assist them in gaining employment,” she concludes.

OET CEO, Sujata Stead, said: “I am sure OET candidates will have an excellent experience with Wintec in Hamilton on test day. We commend Wintec for their commitment to meeting the needs of the community by empowering healthcare professionals to have the level of Read the media releaseEnglish communication skills required for safe and effective care.”

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OET opens new test venue in Melbourne

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A new OET Test Venue has opened in Melbourne OET, to give a wider choice to candidates taking the English language test for healthcare professionals.

OET testing will commence at Greenwich English College, Melbourne in May 2017.

Redhill Education General Manager, Victoria, says: “Greenwich English College in Sydney has been an OET test venue since 2014 and we are excited to now extend our test venue experience to test candidates at our new campus in the Melbourne CBD from May 2017.”
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OET now available at first test venue in Thailand

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OET, the English language test for healthcare professionals, will be available in Thailand for the first time from March 2017.

The new OET Test Venue will be managed by the AUA Language Centre, Bangkok.

AUA Director of Courses, Michael Kelley said: “As a former U.S.-Thailand bi-national center, AUA Language Center remains steeped in a mission to improve the quality of life for all Thais through English language education, contributing to a higher quality healthcare sector by partnering with CBLA and promoting the OET standard will go a long way to that end”.

OET CEO, Sujata Stead, said AUA Language Center will make a huge contribution to the healthcare sector.

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“OET candidates will have an excellent experience with AUA, both in preparing for OET, and on test day. We commend AUA for their passion for meeting the needs of the community through empowering healthcare professionals to have the level of English communication skills required for safe and effective care”.

The first monthly OET test will be held at 21st Floor, Chamchuri Square Building, 319 Phayathai Rd.Bangkok 10330 Thailand on Saturday 11 March 2017. To register to take the test, go to: www.occupationalenglishtest.org