IELTS Preparation - Band Level 2

IELTS Preparation

Band Level 2 (Band 5.0 -6.5)

CRICOS Course Code: 0100388

  • Course Details

    The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Preparation Course is designed to prepare international students for the General and Academic Training Modules of the IELTS Test.

    The course is structured into two Levels, Levels 1 & 2. Each level is 10 weeks consisting of 20 hours of face-to-face classes per week. Students may be required to attend additional classes if they are at risk of not meeting course progress requirements.

    Students enrolled for this course will have as their specific study objective the need to attain a result in an internationally recognised certificate of English language proficiency, which will either provide a pathway for migration purposes or completion of a tertiary level course in an Australian tertiary institution.

    Level 2 for students seeking to achieve an IELTS score of 5.0 to 6.5).  Each level is 10 weeks consisting of 20 hours of face-to-face classes per week. Students may be required to attend additional classes if they are at risk of not meeting course progress requirements.

    The IELTS Preparation course focuses on enabling students to obtain the requisite score in the IELTS test. This course focuses on training the student in the four key skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing as well as various sub-skills in each of the four main skills.  Students will be exposed to a wide variety of materials covering a number of different academic disciplines and will learn, through this exposure, how the task requirements of the IELTS examination mirror the English language requirements of tertiary study.

    Week Theme/Topic


    Starting somewhere new


    Its good for you


    Getting the message across


    New media


    The world in our hands


    Making money, spending money




    Fashion and design





  • Dates & Times
  • Dates

    Class commencement dates
    Commences weekly throughout the year
    10 week duration (Subject to public holidays)

    Hours per week

    20 hours classroom 


    Five per week
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Fridays


    Class times
    Commences at 8.30am
    Concludes 3.30pm

  • Locations
  • Delivery Location

    Australian College of International Studies
    Level 2

    335 Flinders Lane

    Melbourne VIC 3000

    Public Transport

    Our location is located within 5 minute walk from famous Flinders Street train station and is  very close to both buses and trams connecting to all major public transport routes.


    There is public car parking available.

    (Fees Apply)

  • Enrolment
  • Admission Criteria

    There are no specific educational pre-requisites for entry into this course, as entry into this level is based on assessment of English language proficiency. All students will complete the Oxford Online Placement Test.  The outcome on their scores for reading, writing, listening, speaking and grammar will determine the level students should start at and the recommended duration. Alternatively, students can progress or enter based on a passing grade in the immediately preceding General English level.

    Other English language proficiency tests such as IELTS, Cambridge, PTE and TOEFL may be taken into consideration when placing students.

    Students must be at least 18 years of age.

    How to enrol

    Applications for admission for students on a student visa must be made using the Enrolment form. The completed Enrolment form should be sent to as below along with all supporting documents listed in the form. Completed Enrolment forms are processed, and the application assessed on the information provided. Please refer to the Student Handbook for more details that to apply to enrolment.

    Enquiries Phone: 1300 21 73 75

    Enquiries Email:

    Please fill out all sections in the Student Enrolment Form and return to:

    Post:  Level 2, 335 Flinders Lane, Melbourne VIC 3000

    Once we receive your completed forms we will contact you to arrange an entry interview.


  • Education Pathways

    Education Pathways

    After passing through Levels 1 – 6, students may be able to pathway into an academic English course such as IELTS, or undertake studies at a higher education level, at an RTO, TAFE or university.

  • Fees
  • Fee Information

    Course Fees
    Tuition Fee AUS $270 per tuition week
    Enrolment Fee NA
    Total Course Fee for 10 weeks AUS $2,700

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