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IELTS Preparation Course

Course Code: B350PA04
Study Area: English Studies

​This course will help you prepare for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test. Bendigo TAFE offers flexible, part-time classes and face to face support with experienced teachers. Students will learn more about the IELTS test and develop strategies and skills needed to take the IELTS test.

Bendigo (City Campus)
​Seven, three hour sessions on Saturdays.
This course is internally accredited by Bendigo TAFE.
Study options

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​An IELTS score may assist you to apply for tertiary study in Australia, professional registration/employment, or to make an application to change your visa.

​There are no prerequisites for entry into this course, however applicants are required to complete a survey prior to enrolment.

Additional requirements
​Candidates must be available to undertake the IELTS test conducted by Deakin University in Bendigo on stipulated dates. Download the IELTS Bendigo Test Flyer from Deakin for more information about testing requirements.  

Course overview
​This course is intended for students who wish to improve IELTS scores. It is designed for students who have reasonable social English with functional speaking and listening skills. Students will learn and practice skills to help them improve their reading and writing for the IELTS test. Students should be prepared to do extra reading and vocabulary study at home.
How to apply
Online application direct to Bendigo TAFE
Selection process

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)

Examination or testing

Study options

Delivery method
Classroom based training

Key study areas
  • ​how to approach the reading test effectively
  • language practice for writing tasks
  • useful language for the speaking test and how to structure your answers
  • how to listen for signal and predict content in the listening test
  • build vocabulary knowledge by completing word skill tasks at home.

Further study options
​Obtaining an IELTS score of 6.0 means that a student has the required level of English language skills to study at many Australian universities.

Apprenticeship or traineeship options

Commencement dates

Please contact Bendigo TAFE for more information.

Fees and charges


Typical course structure

Associated Units
Unit Code Unit Name Duration
IELTS025 IELTS Test Preparation 25

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