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Amendments to the New Test of Competence 2021 support materials

We have updated some of the new Test of Competence 2021 support materials:

  • You will now be able to find an illustrated equipment list: This is in line with requirements for both the new content being introduced for the current test as of 14 June as well as the new Test of Competence 2021. Each list covers all nursing fields as well as midwifery.


  • We also updated the red flags on the marking criteria for all APIE stations and some of the skills stations for the new test of competence support materials: These indicate any behaviour that is demonstrated during the OSCE that would be considered as unsafe or unacceptable and which would lead to an automatic failure of this station, irrespective of other performance demonstrated on that station.


  • We revised some of the timings of the mock OSCEs: This is now reflected in the published materials.