VETASSESS Test

Primarily, this test is used as the pre-entry test for the Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled Nursing/Division 2 Nursing) by a number of course providers across Australia. To book a test or for more information on the test content, please select the relevant options to the side of this page. NOTE: this page layout may vary depending on the device you are using.

Background

The VETASSESS Test is recognised on a national level and has been established to help Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) identify the literacy and numeracy competence of candidates for course entry. The VETASSESS Test is aligned to the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) which is the recognised standard for adult literacy and numeracy in Australia. The ACSF is the main assessment tool for the Australian Government’s Workplace English Language and Literacy (WELL) Program and the Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) Program. It provides a consistent national approach to help identify and develop the core skills in three key areas:

  • personal and community
  • workplace and employment
  • education and training.

For more information on whether you need to complete the VETASSESS Test please contact your RTO.

The VETASSESS Test comprises the following components:

Literacy 30 minutes 40 Questions A multiple-choice test of reading and writing concepts
Numeracy 30 minutes 40 Questions A multiple-choice test of concepts around working with numbers
English Writing Skills 45 minutes 3 Tasks Reading and comprehension test to demonstrate literacy competency

VETASSESS is Australia's Leading Vocational Education & Training Provider (VET) Assessment Provider

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