For those applying for qualifications assessment at the Council of Occupational Therapists Registration Boards (Aust & NZ) Inc., please take note of the new requirement for English Language Proficiency as of 18 February 2008.
At its meeting on 18 February 2008 the Overseas Qualifications Assessment Committee of COTRB resolved to accept the Occupational English Test (OET) as well as the IELTS, as evidence of English language proficiency.
Therefore, if an applicant is required to provide the results of an English language test, the following tests and results will be accepted:
OET: An overall pass with grades A or B only in each of the four components (listening, reading, writing and speaking).
IELTS (Academic Module): A minimum score of seven (7) in each of the four components (listening, reading, writing and speaking).