OSCE Booking & Costs


The NMC will confirm with us your eligibility to take the OSCE.  Further guidance can be found on the NMC Website

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Individual Candidate Bookings

Below you will find information on Individual Candidate Bookings.

What happens next?

Once you register and we confirm you are eligible to complete the test:

  • we will send you a link to our online booking service and a password for making payment.
  • you will be required to make payment by card at the point of booking.
  • you will then be prompted to choose a date for the test that is most convenient for you.
  • once you have paid you will gain access to all of our online resources.

Choose a suitable date

Dates are available throughout the year and can be booked using our secure examination booking system.

Our system displays test dates as:

  • Open – test date is open and has availability to book
  • Full – test date is fully booked
  • Closed – Date unavailable

Test dates are closed 14 days in advance to allow sufficient time for candidates to prepare.


Costs

Full / New OSCE application.

Effective from 1st April 2019, the cost is £794

This is non-refundable in the event of cancellation.



Reschedule your test date

Candidates wishing to reschedule their test date must contact the Competence Test Centre.

A minimum of three weeks’ notice from the original booked test date is required.

Should the Competence Test Centre be informed after this time, candidates will be required to re-book a new test date with a full payment.


Resits

You must allow ten days between original test date and re-sit to allow for additional preparation and action on feedback.

Should you wish to cancel or reschedule your candidate examination please contact us.

A partial resit will cost £397 and a full resit will cost £794. Effective from 1st April 2019

  • Legacy Test of Competence 2014

    Partial Resit Fail  (1 - 4 stations)

    For candidates who failed up to four stations across both the APIE / skill stations.

    The cost is £397

    Outcome

    'Partial Fail' and will require a partial resit at 50% cost.

    Full Resit Fail (5 - 6 stations)

    Candidates who failed five or more stations across both the APIE and skill stations.

    The cost is £794

    Outcome

    'Full Fail' and will require Full Resit at full cost.

    Resit Information

    Under the new changes, from 16 July 2018, test centres will only require applicants to re-sit the parts of the OSCE assessment they failed and will not need to re-sit parts of the exam they have previously passed.

    If you need to resit any of the APIE station(s) you will be given the same APIE paperwork. as your first test.

    For more information please contact us directly.

  • Test of Competence 2021

    1st Attempt Fail (1-7 Stations)

    Candidates who failed up to 7 stations across both the APIE and skill stations.

    You will require a Resit at 50% cost which is equal to £397.

    1st Attempt Fail (8-10 Stations)

    Candidates who failed 8 to 10 stations across both the APIE and skill stations.

    You will require a Resit at 100% cost which is equal to £794

    Resit Information

    You will need to sit only the APIE station(s) that you failed. You will be given your original paperwork from the APIE stations that you passed (where applicable), in order to complete the resit station(s).

    You will require 10 days to elapse before booking your 2nd attempt.

    For more information please contact us directly.


2nd Resit

Costs are as 1st Resit.

  • Candidates must wait 10 days before sitting the 2nd Resit.
  • Should a candidate fail the 2nd resit then a new OSCE application is required.
  • Candidates must wait six months before sitting the new OSCE.
  • The new application will be charged at full cost.

Cancellations

Should you wish to cancel or reschedule your candidate examination please contact Competence Test Centre by email.