Alternative test scores benchmarked as against the IELTS bandscale

English Language proficiency levelTest componentIELTSTOEFL iBTPTE AcademicCambridge English: Advanced (CAE)*OET
Functional Average/total/overall across test components only 4.5 32 30 147 n/a
Vocational Listening 5.0 4 36 154 B
Vocational Reading 5.0 4 36 154 B
Vocational Writing 5.0 14 36 154 B
Vocational Spea‚Äčking 5.0 14 36 154 B
Competent Listening 6.0 12 50 169 B
Competent Reading 6.0 13 50 169 B
Competent Writing 6.0 21 50 169 B
Competent Speaking 6.0 18 50 169 B
Proficient (for points tested Skilled visas) Listening 7.0 24 65 185 B
Proficient (for points tested Skilled visas) Reading 7.0 24 65 185 B
Proficient (for points tested Skilled visas) Writing 7.0 27 65 185 B
Proficient (for points tested Skilled visas) Speaking 7.0 23 65 185 B
Superior (for points tested Skilled visas) Listening 8.0 28 79 200 A
Superior (for points tested Skilled visas) Reading 8.0 29 79 200 A
Superior (for points tested Skilled visas) Writing 8.0 30 79 200 A
Superior (for points tested Skilled visas) Speaking 8.0 26 79 200 A