ANMAC – English language test changes 1 July 2016

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council has announced changes to English language requirements for skills assessments from 1 July 2016.

The changes will accept an increased testing providers and allow the results from more than one test to be used within specific guidelines.

The following tests and attempts will be accepted from 1 July 2016:

IELTS (Academic module)

ANMAC will accept test results from one test sitting OR a maximum of two test sittings, in a six-month period only if the applicant achieves:

  • a minimum overall score of 7 in each sitting
  • no score in any component of the test is below 6.5
OET

ANMAC will accept test results from one test sitting OR a maximum of two test sittings, in a six-month period only if the applicant:

  • is tested in all four components in each sitting.
  • no score in any component of the test is below C
PTE ACADEMIC Accepted – effective 1 July 2016

Applicants must achieve a minimum overall score of 65 AND a minimum score of 65 in each of the four communicative skills – listening, reading, writing and speaking.

ANMAC will accept test results from one test sitting OR a maximum of two test sittings, in a six-month period only if the applicant achieves:

  • a minimum overall score of 65 in each sitting
  • no score in any of the four communicative skills is below 58
  • TOEFL iBT Accepted – effective 1 July 2016

    Applicants must achieve a minimum total score of 94 AND the following minimum score in each section of the test: 24 listening, 24 reading, 27 writing & 23 speaking

    ANMAC will accept test results from one test sitting, OR a maximum of two test sittings in a six-month period only if the applicant achieves:

  • a minimum total score of 94 in each sitting
  • no score in any of the sections is below
  • – 20 listening
    – 19 reading
    – 24 writing
    – 20 speaking

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