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IELTS preparation courses

Our experienced teachers will help you develop the skills and techniques needed to prepare for each module of the globally recognised IELTS test. With expert guidance and support, the IELTS preparation course will improve all aspects of your English language and give you the confidence to do your best in the IELTS test.

The English Language Centre offers part-time IELTS preparation courses for students at intermediate level or above (4.5 IELTS +) consisting of 8 hours per week on campus or 5 hours per week for off-shore students studying online. These courses can be combined with General English or English for Academic Purposes for full-time students.

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