Engineers Australia will accept PTE-A Test as proof of English Proficiency from 1st Nov, 2017
For a non-native English speaking nation and looking to work or settle in a native English speaking country, most basic of all requirements is proving the English Language Proficiency. Two most popular English Proficiency checking tests are PTE and IELTS.
Engineers are in high demand in Australia and if you are an Engineer, looking to migrate to Australia, then you first need to send your skills assessment application to the official Australian government authority "Engineers Australia" (EA). It is a professional and not-for-profit organisation that represents over 100, 000 professionals at several levels and across all fields of practice.
Engineers Australia accepts IELTS and TOEFL iBT as a proof of English Language Proficiency towards your degree assessment. However, it officially announced on 15th August, 2017 that Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic) will be accepted from 1st November 2017.
The minimum score an applicant would require is 50 in each of the four modules of Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. Also, at the time when you lodge the assessment application, your test results must be less than 2 years old.
The key features of the PTE exam that make it more convenient are
- The duration of the exam is approximately 3 hours at a stretch.
- It is a computer based examination with no human interventions
- The results are received within 5 business days
You can read about the difference between IELTS and PTE-A here. With good practice and guidance, it is possible to score the minimum of 50 in PTE-A. PTE Tutorials is a cloud-based platform focused solely to help you prepare for your PTE-A Test in a better manner at your convenient time and place. To make it possible for you to get high score, it includes different features like test analytics, helpful videos, pre-defined study plans, expert evaluation and more. Sign Up today & start practising without any further delays.