Advanced IELTS Preparation

Duration (incl. holidays) 26 weeks
Teaching Duration20 weeks
(2 Semesters is 1 academic year)
CRICOS Code074846G
Course TypeNon Award Course
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Campus Study Mode Approx.Contact Hours per Week Application
Adelaide CityOn CampusJanuary and July (20 week program) January, April, July and October (10 week program) - see below Course Notes  Apply Now

    Course Admission Requirements (for International Applications)

    • Assessment of English language skill is done upon arrival on campus to enable placement in the correct level class. IELTS Overall of 5.0 with a minimum of 5.0 in all sub scores (20 weeks duration) or equivalent. IELTS Overall of 5.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub scores (10 weeks duration) or equivalent.

    Course Notes

    • If your current score is IELTS 5.0 or equivalent then your duration is 20 weeks.
      If your current score is IELTS 5.5 or equivalent then, as you have a stronger English level, your duration is 10 weeks (AUD$3,500)

    How to Apply

    International Course - application process

    If you are applying from onshore, generally, you will need to apply for an international course to TAFE South Australia at least two months before you want to start your studies in Australia. If you are applying from offshore it is highly recommended that you apply at least four months in advance.

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    Note: You must be an International resident to apply for this course. For Australian residents please visit TAFE SA Courses.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Advanced IELTS Preparation
    This course provides intensive tuition to prepare students to take the IELTS test.
    The following skills are covered:
    - Improving students’ IELTS performance in Listening, Speaking, Reading and
    - IELTS tips and techniques
    - Intensive practice of test-taking skills
    - Study of grammar and vocabulary relevant to IELTS
    - Daily tests under test condition to check progress & provide feedback

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.


    These course fees are for international students only.

    Total course cost (26 weeks)AUD $7000
    Incidental Fees AUD $0
    Total Fees AUD $7000

    Note: TAFE SA does not commit to any fees shown. Charges vary between courses and subjects and are based on a rate per hour. TAFE SA and their agents reserve the right to make any changes necessary.

    Overseas Health Cover

    All overseas students are required to have Overseas Health Cover (OSHC) insurance for the entire duration of the course. The health cover rate will vary depending on the personal circumstances and duration of stay in Australia. Read more about Overseas Health Cover.

    Additional Services

    TAFE SA International offers an optional Arrival & Pick up and/or Accommodation Service. For further details please contact us.

    Contact us

    TAFE South Australia International

    Level 1, 120 Currie Street
    Adelaide, South Australia, 5000