Intensive IELTS Preparation

This course is designed for people intending to sit the Academic IELTS Test in order to study at a university, to get recognition of overseas qualifications in Australia, for visa purposes or to have proof of a high level of English. The course fully prepares you for these goals and the IELTS Test. Our qualified and experienced teachers, will give you detailed test tips to get you the IELTS score you need.


Over the years, AMES Australia has delivered the IELTS Preparation Course in a classroom setting.  The course runs for 10 weeks, four days a week and takes on a weekly IELTS thematic approach focusing on building skills in:
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Writing
  • Reading
  • Listening
  • Speaking including role plays

Online Delivery

With the recent changes due to Covid-19, the IELTS Preparation course has transitioned to 100% remote delivery.  The course length, themes and focus will remain the same, however, the method of delivery will vary.

Remote learning will be supported using the following platforms:

  • Online using myAmes
  • Electronic materials pack
  • Paper-based resources
  • One on one and group zoom sessions
  • Skype for Business

Weekly class activities include:

  • Twice weekly group zoom session with teacher to introduce and discuss the activities and topics for the week
  • One on one zoom session with teacher for speaking & listening test practice
  • myAmes speaking and pronunciation activities (twice weekly)
  • myAmes reading activities (twice weekly)
  • myAmes Grammar practice
  • myAmes speaking forums
  • Reading & writing test practice and individual feedback from teacher
  • Class interactions, questions and discussions are enabled through the Zoom sessions and the myAmes Forum.

How will I learn?

  • Online Learning, where the student studies remotely off campus using training materials that are provided online or correspondence by the Teacher/Trainer

For more information visit AMES Australia online service standards.

The Intensive IELTS preparation course is supported by the Victorian Government. 



Your English level will be assessed on application.

Course duration

20 Weeks. Monday to Thursday: 11.00 am - 4.30 pm

Course dates

Term 2 2020: 14 April to 25 June 2020

Information sessions

AMES Australia Flagstaff - Melbourne City
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  • Mon 25th May at 12:30 PM - Online - Information Session will be on Zoom


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During the COVID-19, the course will be delivered remotely and the following fees apply:

Concession: $216

Permanent Resident: $278

Non-Permanent Residents:$1,020

How to Enrol

Enquire to find out:

  • more information about this course
  • your eligibility
  • arrange your English level to be assessed

The course will be run subject to enrolment numbers.

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