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English Language Proficiency Requirements

Question: What are the requirements for English Language in Australian Nursing Registration?

Each state has marginally different English language requirements.
However the general rule is;

  • International English Testing System (IELTS)
    • Academic Overall Score: 7.0
    • Band Scores: Speaking,Writing ,Reading,Listening 7.0
  • Occupational English Test (OET)
    • Pass at “B” level in each of 4 components
  • An English language test may not be required where an applicant’s nursing or midwifery course was undertaken in :
    • New Zealand
    • United Kingdom
    • Ireland
    • United States
    • Selected areas of Canada
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