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Online IELTS preparation classes

The English Language Centre offers online IELTS preparation courses which are designed to provide practice in each of the four skills tested, as well as the opportunity to develop the skills and techniques that will let you do your best when you take the IELTS test.

The classes are run live online, and are timetabled so that they can be taken alongside our online General English and English for Academic Purposes programmes.

Details about the course

How long is the course? The classes run throughout the year and students can start on most Mondays for a minimum of 4 weeks.
Who is it for? Anyone who is currently at a minimum 4.5 in IELTS or equivalent and wants to improve their understanding of and performance in IELTS.
When does it run? 1-hour classes Monday to Friday, early afternoon NZ time, with the expectation of around 3 hours per week of self-directed study.
When does it start? Contact our admissions team to find a start date that works for you.
What does it cost? NZ$177 per week.
Class numbers
The course may not run if there are fewer than eight students.


Recommendations for online courses

  • Internet speed: A minimum 1Mbps to 3Mbps (Megabits per second)* download speed per user / device
  • Minimum hardware: Chromebook or laptop, with a webcam
  • Minimum software and applications: Devices should be running the latest Operating Systems and must be up to date with the latest version of application, i.e. Teams, Zoom etc.
  • Optional hardware: Headset, a second monitor, printer