Adevia South Africa

UK Nursing Registration

There are essentially three parts:

  • CBT (Computer Based multiple choice Test).

Part 1 Competency Test

Available throughout the world and applicant nurses can invariably take the test in their own country.

In South Africa it can be taken at:

Pearson Vue, Sandton City – Office Tower
83 Rivonia Road
Johannesburg, 2146
Phone: +27 11 784 3093


Detailed information on the test click here (Adevia Data CBT)

  • OSCE (Objective Structured Critical Examination)

Detailed information on the test click here: (Adevia Data OSCE)

Part 2 Competency Test

  • English Language Testing (IELTS)

The Nursing and Midwife Council accepts the Academic version of IELTS (International English Language Testing System). UK nurse applicants must achieve a 7.0 score in the four parts, namely reading, writing, listening and speaking.

For IELTS registration, background and test centres across South Africa click here: IELTS RSA

British Council  locations in South Africa to sit for the IELTS exam are in: Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg, Pretoria – Events Centre and Port Elizabeth.

British Council
275 Jan Smuts Avenue
Dunkeld West
Telephone: +27 11 560 9300


Note that nurses need to sit for the Academic test, the cost of the test is RSA3700.

Minimum required results:
Nursing in the United States: Average of 6.5 with Spoken at 7
Nursing in the United Kingdom: 7 in all areas, Speaking, Listening, Reading, Writing.


For background information on registration click here IELTS Background.
To register for the test click here IELTS Apply

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