To nurse in the UK there are essentially three parts:
The Nursing and Midwife Council accepts the Academic version of IELTS (International English Language Testing System). UK nurse applicants must achieve a 6.5 score in writing, and 7 in reading, listening and speaking.
The British Council locations in Nigeria to sit for the IELTS exam are in Lagos, Port harcourt, Abuja and Kano.
General email address for exam queries: firstname.lastname@example.org
Generally phone number for all locations: 01 460 3090
Port Harcourt: 127 Olu Obasanjo Rod, GRA Phase 2, Port Harcourt
Note that nurses need to sit for the Academic test, the cost of the test is GBP176.
Minimum required results:
Nursing in the United States: Average of 6.5 with Spoken at 7
Nursing in the United Kingdom: 7 in Speaking, Listening, Reading. 6.5 in Writing.