NMC Test of Competence

  • NMC Competence Test Centre (CTC)

  • Oxford Brookes University offers the objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) of the Nursing Midwifery Council’s Test of Competence for nurses and midwives.

    This test is for nurses and midwives who want to register and work in the UK.

    In order to book your OSCE you must be in receipt of confirmation from the NMC you are eligibile to sit the Test of Competence.

    The NMC will notify you of your eligibility to take the OSCE and provide you with a candidate number.

  • Testimonials

    My examiner and the staff were very professional and this made me feel at ease during the whole OSCE experience.

    The approach of the OSCE team was well organised, professional and supportive.

    The method of conducting the exam was excellent.

    Staff are helpful and polite, they do their best to help the candidates.

    The coordination of the team, the atmosphere, how we are able to talk with the examiners with ease, support from staff at the centre made me comfortable and I was free of anxiety.

    Conducive and warm waiting area in the canteen, relaxed environment throughout the exam.

    The respect given to me and clear explanation of every station.

    The orientation part to each scenario was very thorough and calm, supportive demeanour of the amicable examiners made it easier for me to feel at ease with what I was doing.