IELTS Preparation is an intensive course designed for learners who wish to improve their results in an IELTS exam. Learners may enrol for any period from two to ten weeks.
This course is not suitable for international students.
All students must be at least 18 years old. All students should demonstrate the suitability to engage in the complexities of IELTS preparation.
To learn and enhance IELTS examination skills for:
- General training
- Professional development
- Further study
IELTS Preparation is delivered as full time study, at 20 hours per week of scheduled class time each week. Enrolment duration may vary from two to ten weeks.
There are no holidays scheduled within the IELTS preparation program.
Students may commence any week.
The nature of IELTS preparation demands rigorous daily testing. Therefore there are no timetabled assessment sessions, as each student participates in simulation IELTS testing each day, as part of the regular IELTS preparation delivery program.
Guide to improving IELTS
The following table provides an approximate guide to the amount of study time that is usually necessary in order to improve one’s IELTS score.
|If your score is||To obtain 5.5||To obtain 6.0||To obtain 6.5|
|5.5||10 weeks||20 weeks|
|5.0||10 weeks||20 weeks||30 weeks|
|4.5||20 weeks||30 weeks||40 weeks|
|4.0||30 weeks||40 weeks||50 weeks|
Learners who successfully complete IELTS Preparation may enrol in further study in the VET sector, at TAFE, university or other higher learning institution.
|Learning area||Learner outcomes|
|Strategies||Demonstrate understanding of key IELTS testing strategies
|Listening||Develop advanced listening skills and techniques
|Speaking||Become familiar with fluent English speaking skills, tactics and functions
|Reading||Develop advanced reading skills and techniques
|Writing||Develop advanced writing skills and techniques