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OET opens new test venue in Dubai

By 22 June 2017Industry News, OET News

OET, the English language test for healthcare professionals, is now available at a new venue in Dubai, managed by University of Wollongong in Dubai.

Felix Lanceley, Director Student Services and Academic Registrar at the University of Woolongong says: “We are committed to providing services and offerings that meet the needs of the communities in Dubai”.

OET (Occupational English Test) is an Australian-developed English language test which assesses language communication skills of healthcare professionals.

It provides assessment of all four language skills – listening, reading, writing and speaking – through test material designed to reflect real healthcare scenarios.Felix says: “By offering OET at the University of Wollongong, we are enabling health care 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.

“I’m sure OET candidates will have an excellent experience with the University of Wollongong, Dubai. 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.

Find out where and when OET is available through test dates and venues.