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.

What will I learn? 

The course is divided into 20 units based on topics commonly found in the IELTS test. Each unit is divided into different sections so that you can:
  • Get to know the many question types that may appear in the IELTS Listening and Reading papers
  • Have intensive essay writing practice in both Tasks 1 and 2
  • Improve your knowledge of more complex grammar
  • Develop reading skills which will help you cope with the large amount of reading required in the test
  • Learn strategies which will help you make effective use of your time when taking the exam
  • Broaden you vocabulary, with particular attention paid to paraphrases, synonyms and collocation which are all essential for students who want to get excellent IELTS test results

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

Semester 2 2019: 15 July to 12 December

  • Time: 11:00 am to 4:30 pm

Information sessions

AMES Australia Flagstaff - Melbourne City
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  • Fri 16th Aug at 11:00 AM - Room 2 Level 1
  • Thu 12th Sep at 10:00 AM - Room 2 Level 1


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This course is funded by Skills First and available to permanent residents and citizens of Australia.

Concession: $744.00 for 20 weeks course

Permanent Resident: $1320.00 for 20 weeks course (instalment available)

Non-Permanent Residents: $280.00 per week inclusive of course materials

Note that the following are included in the course fees:
• Access to the computer lab
• AMES Australia Flagstaff Resource Centre

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.