IELTS Preparation Course

Course Information

  • Course Code: CM134
  • Duration: 4 weeks x 9 hours
  • Price: £290.00
  • Start Date:
  • Days: TU/WE/TH
  • Times: 13:00-16:00
  • Delivery Type: PT

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Blackburn College delivers part-time IELTS courses during the academic year from September through to July. These courses are designed for people who already live in the UK and possess a high level of English language. The courses are for those who:

    Want to prepare for the test before they take it
  • Need specific IELTS test practice across the four skills
  • Need to get a specific score in IELTS
  • Have already taken the test but not gained the score required so wish to take it again
What will I study?

The IELTS preparation course will:

    Focus on development across the four skills test: speaking, listening, (reading & writing- both general and academic depending on your requirement)
  • Familiarise you with the test format
  • Practice specific types of test questions
  • Develop strategies for sitting each part of the test
Entry Requirements

There are three levels these include:& Intermediate, Upper Intermediate and Advanced.& A student should have the equivalent of IELTS 4.5 to join the Intermediate course, 5.0-5.5 for the Upper Intermediate course and 6.0 to join the Advanced course.

You will be asked to provide evidence of your level as part of the application process.& If you are unable to provide evidence of your current language level you will need to take an entry test at the college and the outcome of this will determine which level of course you are accepted on to.

The college operates a no refunds policy as detailed below. Cancellations and transfer requests are subject to the following conditions:

    More than 4 weeks notice – no charge
  • 4 weeks notice – 30% of the cost
  • 2-3 weeks notice – 50% of the cost
  • 1-2 weeks notice – 75% of the cost
  • Less than 1 weeks notice – 100% of the cost

All cancellations must be made in writing and are subject to a £10 administration charge. The full fee's policy is available on request.

How will I be assessed?

Classes will run in the morning and evening (depending on numbers) for 8 hours per week over 4 weeks.

What can I do next?

The course can enable students to progress on a range of degree level courses at University Blackburn College and other UK universities, depending on scores achieved across the skills.

For more information

For more information about this course, contact our specialist team on 01254 29 25 00 or email

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