NMC Competence Test Centre (CTC)

NMC Competence Test Centre (CTC) @ Magee

Ulster University offers the objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) part 2 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 qualify for Part 2 you must have successfully completed Part 1 and have provided the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) with the correct documents.

The NMC will notify you of your eligibility to take Part 2 (OSCE) and provide you with a candidate number

Test centre location

The purpose built Test Centre is located at Ulster University Magee Campus based in Derry~Londonderry.

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In this Section

OSCE Booking & Costs

Information about booking and costs of a full OSCE test, how to reschedule and booking resits.

Preparing for the OSCE

Prepare for the OSCE exam, access learning resources and exam help information.

The OSCE  Exam Process

The OSCE examination consists of six stations, two assessing skills and four assessing the patient journey. 

OSCE Information for Trusts & Agencies

Information for NHS Trusts and agencies on how to prepare your candidates, costs of the test and how to book.

About the NMC Competence Test Centre

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) introduced a Test of Competence for internationally registered nurses and midwives in October 2014.