Occupational English Test is an English language test designed to meet the specific needs of the Healthcare sector. It assesses the language and communication skills of health care professionals looking to register and practice in an English - speaking environment..
AUD $587_ to sit all four OET sub_tests
AUD_$200.50_ to sit one OET sub_test
AUD $339_ to sit two OET subtest
OET statement of results include a scaled band score ( grade) for each of the four sub test. Score are considered valid for Two years by most professional regulatory bodies
The answer booklets for the listening subtest and for reading part A are marked by trained Assessors at the OET center.. Your answer sheet for reading part B is computer scanned and automatically scored.. Assessors are monitored for accuracy and consistency and the data entry scores is also double checked for accuracy..
The performance on the writing and speaking subtests are each rated by at least two trained assessors at the OET Centre... Audio files and scripts are assigned to assessors at random to avoid any conflict or interest
For the writing sub test assessor scores your performance according to five criteria 1) overall task fulfillment 2) appropriateness of language 3) comprehension of stimulus 4) linguistic features and presentation features
For the speaking test, each scores your performance according to five criteria. 1) communicative effectiveness 2)intelligibility
5) resource of Grammer and Expression
You can see an overview of your latest test grades via your online profile on the OET website approximately 16 business days after each test day. Results for the four sub tests that make up the OET are reported as one of five grades A ( highest) to E ( lowest). But to make sure you are up to date with requirements, always check with the relevant boards and councils that regulates your profession