Pre-A Level IELTS Preparation Programme

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) exam is an English language assessment that scores you on your English language ability on a band scale of 1 to 9. It tests you on 4 components of the English language: speaking, listening, reading and writing.

Course details

The aim of this intensive course is to concentrate on raising your score in IELTS for UKVI from 4.0 to 5.0 or above, in order to meet an offer for A Level study.

The 6 month Pre-A Level IELTS Preparation Programme develops your language skills and exam techniques specific to the IELTS for UKVI exam in the 4 components of the English language: speaking, listening, reading and writing.

Your timetable will be made up of IELTS preparation classes, plus the option of up to 3 academic subjects at Level 2 or Level 3. This will help to enhance your overall grasp of the English language by applying it academically. This, as well as studying alongside British students, means you have the opportunity to gain more language development than a language school.

How can an IELTS for UKVI be useful?

  • It can be used for visa purposes. The UK Government requires the qualification from specified test centres.
  • Many educational institutions request an IELTS for UKVI qualification for entry requirements, including universities.
  • IELTS for UKVI is the world's most popular English test for university entry and global migration according to Cambridge English.
  • The qualification is designed specifically to be a test for those who wish to study or work where English is the main language of communication.


Student success

Tsoi Ka Lun (Matthew)

Tsoi Ka Lun (Matthew)

Matthew achieved a fantastic score of 8 in his IELTS in 2017, scoring a band of 9 for the 'reading' section, an achievement which is very rare for a non-European language speaker.