The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) certificate
is an official World proven test of English Language, accepted by
thousands of organisations in over 135 countries. The General IELTS
format focuses on basic survival skills in broad social and workplace
contexts. It is typically for those who are going to English-speaking
countries to do secondary education, work experience or training
programs. People migrating to Australia, Canada and New Zealand must sit
the General IELTS examination.
This is a part-time course which includes language skills and exam
techniques to prepare students for the IELTS exam. Classes are run in
the afternoon with lessons from Tuesday to Thursday, totalling 19.5
hours per week. Each class focuses on different areas (listening,
speaking, reading & writing) and includes examination techniques.
You will also be expected to complete homework tasks and study outside
the class; advice and guidance on self study will be provided. All
teachers of this course are TEFL certified and experienced in teaching
English for higher education purposes and IELTS Preparation.
Please note this course is only open to students who are at intermediate level or above. We advise you attend the
course until you reach the required level. All students will be
assessed using an English language test developed by our teachers to
allow us to grade your level of English language at the start of the
Local IELTS examination centres are and . Examinations are several times a month however you must
apply at least six-weeks before your required test date. Current fees
for IELTS examinations are £115. At GISOEL we run a free focus group to
help with the IELTS examination application process. See webpage for more information on IELTS test dates and fees.
You will be offered a choice of course start date when you book your course blocks.
Class sizes are up to 8 students per class. We advise booking well in
advance of your desired course start date to ensure enrolment for your
date of choice.
Course bookings are in blocks of 4 weeks (1 block = 4 weeks). Discounted fees are applied when booking more than one block. You MUST pay a deposit when booking this course. IELTS examination fee is not included.