SECTION G: English language skills requirements
ALL applicants must demonstrate that they have the necessary English language skills for registration. For more information on English language skills requirements, see the Board’s English language registration standard which can be found at www.nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au/Registration-Standards
For registered nurses and midwives:
For enrolled nurses:
The completion of five years full time equivalent education, taught and assessed in English, means five years full time equivalent of either:
The completion of five years full-time equivalent education, taught and assessed in English, means five years full-time equivalent of either:
• tertiary and secondary, or • tertiary and vocational, or
• vocational and secondary, or • vocational and tertiary, or
• combined tertiary, secondary and vocational education taught and assessed in English in any of the recognised countries listed below.
• combined vocational, secondary and tertiary education taught and assessed in English in any of the recognised countries listed below.
These five years must include evidence of a minimum of two years full-time equivalent pre-registration program of study approved by the recognised nursing and/or midwifery body in any of the recognised countries.
These five years must include evidence of a minimum of one year full-time equivalent pre-registration program of study approved by the recognised nursing and/or midwifery body in any of the recognised countries.
18. Have you completed five years full-time equivalent education, as outlined above, taught and assessed in English, in one or more of the following recognised countries?
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Provide the following details regarding your education in English, then go to Section H: Consent and obligations
Mark applicable countries, then complete table below
Republic of Ireland
United States of America
Highest secondary level; tertiary and/or vocational qualification
Time frame Month and year
If program incomplete, include subjects completed in the program
Name and address
(e.g. Secondary - Yr 12, Tertiary - degree)
For each program, you must provide a certified copy of your Academic Transcript (AT) detailing all subjects completed. If your AT is not yet available, please provide a copy of either a Certificate of Attainment (CoA) / Statements of Attainment / Statements of Results or Result Notices (however described by your education provider). Please attach a separate sheet with any additional details that do not fit in the space provided above.
19. Which of the English language examinations have you successfully completed?
International English Language Test System (IELTS) Academic module Test report form number:
Pass results must be obtained in one sitting.
The Board requires an IELTS Academic module score of at least 7 in each of the four components (listening, reading, writing and speaking).
Occupational English Test (OET) Candidate number:
The Board requires completion and an overall pass in the OET, with grades A or B in each of the four components (listening, reading, writing and speaking).
You must attach a certified copy of your Board-approved English language test result.
Effective from: 9 September 2014
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