Updates and Announcements

Keep up to date with updates and announcements from the NMC.

OSCE Support Materials

   1 April 2021


Ulster CTC Update - 26 January 2021 - Attending the CTC

   24 February 2021

More information about our measures and guidelines on campus for attending the CTC



NMC Update - 03 Nov 2020

   24 February 2021

The NMC webpage has been updated in regards to the latest government announcement.



Postponement of the New ToC

   24 February 2021

The NMC have confirmed the new ToC will be postponed until April 2021, the webpages confirming the new go live date and been updated.


Timing change to Assessment Station

   24 February 2021

In response to feedback from candidates, Trusts and Agencies in tandem with test centre examiner observations, the timing for the assessment station is increasing from 10 minutes to 12 minutes.


Post COVID 19 OSCE Review

   24 February 2021

Due to COVID 19 a number of minor amendments have been made to the Test of Competence (ToC).


Update: Ulster CTC

   24 February 2021


New Flow information for Candidates

   24 February 2021


Changes to Skills Timings

   24 February 2021

Changes to Skills Timings


New Skills / Scenarios

   24 February 2021


New Adult Nursing Scenario and Skill

   24 February 2021


Change to Station timings

   24 February 2021


New Scenarios and Skills

   24 February 2021


Review Update

   24 February 2021

As part of our quality assurance processes across all NMC Competence Test Centres, and in response to feedback from candidates, practice partners and other stakeholders, we have reviewed and made some amendments.


Changes To OSCE Resits

   24 February 2021

Resit requirements are changing for applicants sitting the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) from 16 July 2018.


OSCE Support Material

   24 February 2021

A new document OSCE Support Materials is now available to you.



Competence Test Centre Reopening

   1 July 2020

The Nursing and Midwifery Council have announced that all three Competence Test Centres (CTC) will reopen on Monday 20th July 2020.


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