Shajahan Jan 25, 2024
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OET is Now Accepted in Canada For Doctors

The OET (Occupational English Test) is an internationally recognised English language assessment that will be accepted in Canada in July 2021. Canada's Occupational English Test score indicates the level of proficiency that a person needs to work in various settings, such as customer service or technical documentation.

International Medical Graduates (IMGs) must prove they have the English language skills needed to practice their profession. Many IMGs choose to do so by using OET, specifically designed for healthcare professionals, and can be taken online from anywhere with an internet connection.

OET Now Recognised in Canada For Doctors

OET (Occupational English Test) is an English language proficiency test for healthcare professionals recognized by various healthcare regulatory bodies. Healthcare professionals prefer OET as it tests their language proficiency and communication skills in profession-specific content. In addition, it tests their reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills specific to the medical sector.

With OET training, you can rise to the level of a healthcare professional who is qualified to work in an English-speaking environment. Canada has now been added to the list of OET-accepted Countries. Get familiar with the OET exam pattern .

The OET exam is a global test covering 12 healthcare professions and includes real-life workplace tasks. Doctors in English-speaking workplaces need relevant language skills shown on this specific test. Therefore, it makes OET very beneficial to them because they can use their knowledge of English when communicating with patients or clients who understand spoken English.

The OET score accepted in Canada includes both paper-based, computer exam, and OET at-home results. A minimum of B grade that is a minimum of 350 points out of 500 is required in all four sections to have OET validation. B grade is a minimum requirement among organizations that accept OET.

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia and the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador is the regulatory boards of organisations that accept OET results in Canada. Passing this official occupational test also meets Canadian immigration requirements as part of their settlement process. It also facilitates integration into Canadian society by qualifying them to work in regulated occupations within their profession.

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Shajahan is a graduate in English language and literature, who is passionate about teaching and making his students successful by efficient teaching methods in all components of language. As a trainer, he is responsible for developing linguistic ability and enhancing English competency level for professionals especially those who are in the healthcare domain who undertake English proficiency tests such as OET and IELTS for working or studying in native English-speaking countries.