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Engineers Australia to accept TOEFL IbT from 1st January 2016
December 1, 2015

From the 1st of January 2016, Engineers Australia will be accepting the TOEFL IbT English test as well as the  IELTS English test when applying for a Migration Skills Assessment. The current requirements stipulate that applicant’s achieve a minimum of 6 in each of the 4 modules of the IELTS test. From the beginning of 2016 Engineers Australia will accept a TOEFL IbT result with the following minimal scores for each module:


Minimal Score TOEFL IbT
Listening 12
Reading 13
Writing 21
Speaking 18



NOTE: English test expiry

Be aware that in general Immigration and skills assessing authorities may have different requirements. For example, the IELTS test and the TOEFL IbT results will be accepted up to 2 years after the test date by Engineers Australia. Whereas Immigration generally accept English tests up-to 3 years old.

For more information about the TOEFL IbT test please visit their website at ets.org.

For more information about English tests accepted by Immigration, please visit our blog post Alternative English Tests.

For more information about applying for an Engineers Australia Skills Assessment and these recent changes please visit their website at Engineers Australia.


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