Introduction to IELTS is for those intending to take an IELTS test in the future but who are not quite ready yet. For NZ citizens and those with residency class visas, the course fee is $145. A minimum of 80% attendance is required. For students with visitor, student, work or other visas, the course fee is $292.
This course receives funding from the Tertiary Education Commission.
Please visit the office with evidence of your refugee status. You may qualify for a free course.
New Zealand Citizens and Residents
The course fee for NZ Citizens and Residents is $145. This course fee is subsidised by the New Zealand Government via the Tertiary Education Commission. Conditions for enrolling in this course:
If you are unable to agree to all these conditions, please contact the office to discuss your situation.
Note: if you are enrolling in this general English course as a New Zealand citizen or resident, you may also qualify for a free Conversation class. Conditions apply. Please contact the office for more information.
The un-subsidised course fee is $292.00.
Level 1 Elementary: For those who can understand and use only a little English. Learn phonics, basic vocabulary and spelling. Learn grammar and form simple sentences. Gain confidence and new speaking skills.
Level 2 Pre-Intermediate: For those who can understand and use simple English in everyday situations. Increase your confidence in understanding and being understood in English.
Level 3 Intermediate: For those who can usually understand native English speakers and can make themselves understood in familiar situations. Develop your confidence, increase your vocabulary and correct any common mistakes.
Level 4 Upper Intermediate: For those who generally speak with confidence and accuracy but need to develop fluency and the use of idiomatic English.
Level 5 Advanced: For those who are fluent in most contexts, but would like support in more specific or challenging areas of English.
English: general English - reading, writing, speaking, listening, grammar and vocabulary.
Conversation: focus on speaking and listening to gain fluency.
Academic IELTS Preparation: review academic vocabulary, practise answering examination questions.
Business English: learn the vocabulary of business in English through common business tasks.