For information about the new Test of Competence for nurses and midwives, visit our Test of Competence 2021 hub.

Candidate information booklet

Test provider support materials

Legacy CBT

You can find CBT support materials on Pearson VUE's website.

Legacy OSCE

You can find OSCE support materials, including OSCE marking criteria, mock exams and resource lists, on our approved OSCE test provider websites:

Test blueprints

These test blueprints show how the standards of proficiency and associated skills and procedures for each part of our register may be tested by the legacy Test of Competence 2014.

You can use them to prepare for your test.


The nursing blueprints are mapped against our Standards for pre-registration nursing education (2010).


The midwifery blueprint is mapped against our Standards for pre-registration midwifery education (2009).