Midwifery MCQ – Internationally based candidates may not be able to participate in the MCQ at this time as international testing centres are not able to be coordinated by Aspeq. For more information on where you can book a centre, please contact Aspeq customer service.
Midwifery OSCE – Internationally based candidates may not be able to participate in the OSCE at this time due to government mandated COVID-19 travel restrictions. As the OSCE is only delivered in Adelaide, South Australia, internationally located candidates will be required to have an approved entry visa into Australia to participate. For more information on Australian entry visas and travel restrictions, please visit: COVID-19 and the Border – Travel restrictions and exemptions.
The Midwives MCQ Examination is delivered by Aspeq and uses an MCQ examination online platform.
Once your portfolio has been approved in your Ahpra record, you will be contacted via email to confirm your eligibility to sit the MCQ exam. Your Ahpra candidate tracker will update and you will be advised to contact Aspeq to register to sit the MCQ.
After your registration is completed in the Aspeq System, you will need to be authorised to sit the exam and once this is approved, you will be referred to contact Aspeq to book your examination date and time.
Candidates who are eligible to sit the MCQ will be advised of available locations once they contact Aspeq to complete their registration to sit the examination.
The MCQ fee must be paid prior to confirming your examination date. Effective from 1 May 2022 the fee amount is $173 AUD + local sitting fee per sitting.
Candidate’s who require reasonable adjustments may be charged an additional fee.
For more information regarding the candidate MCQ journey please use the below linked documents.
The OSCE is delivered at Adelaide Health Simulation (AHS) in Adelaide, South Australia.
No contact should be made to Adelaide Health Simulation in relation to the OSCE. All queries should be directed to the IQNM exams team.
Your MCQ result will be sent to recorded within your Ahpra record. If you have passed the MCQ you will be contacted by Ahpra to let you know that you are eligible to sit the OSCE. You will need to pay the OSCE fee at this time.
Once your fee payment has been received the IQNM exams team will contact you in relation to upcoming dates for OSCE examinations.
The fee amount is $4000 AUD per sitting. The OSCE fee must be paid prior to confirming your examination date.
For more information regarding the candidate OSCE journey please use the below linked documents:
Midwives OSCE Examination - Candidate Handbook
For more information regarding the IQNM candidate journey please use the below linked documents: