Intensive IELTS

NZLC is committed to helping you achieve your academic goals. Let us help you get the IELTS band score you need.


Why study IELTS at NZLC?

  • Experienced IELTS teachers
  • Approved IELTS pre-testing centre
  • Three levels of IELTS classes (minimum number of students required)
  • Additional study support after class
  • A track record of helping IELTS candidates succeed
  • Full-time or part-time options
  • A dedicated study area
  • Extra IELTS study materials available

See what some of our students scored in the IELTS exam...

Study Part Time or Full Time

IELTS Courses Options

* Textbook $100 deposit. IELTS exam fee not included in the tuition fee.

Courses start every 5 weeks. For course start dates see the NZLC Course Calendar.

IELTS Class Details and Entry Requirements

Which NZLC IELTS Class is right for you?

The NZLC course level chart gives an approximate indication of how the NZLC IELTS class level matches the NZLC General English levels and the Common European Framework levels.

Do you want to find out your NZLC IELTS class level? Take our IELTS practice test.

Meet our IELTS Manager: Paul Dixon

  • I’ve been tutoring and teaching IELTS since 2006
  • I’ve taught IELTS in China, the UK, Australia and New Zealand
  • I am CELTA-qualified, have completed DELTA Module 1 (Distinction) and am currently completing DELTA Modules 2 and 3
  • I hold degrees and other graduate-level qualifications from the University of Oxford, University of London and the Open University (UK)
  • My main teaching interests are in exploring different methods of giving writing and speaking feedback

After Class Study Support

  • Academic Campus dedicated to IELTS students
  • Monday to Thursday from 3:30 to 4:30pm
  • Extra writing feedback
  • Speaking test practice and feedback
  • Individual advice about which IELTS resources to use
  • Workshops on how to use additional IELTS resources
  • Individual advice on IELTS test strategies
  • Help with IELTS test applications

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IELTS and Pathway to further study

NZLC has established agreements with well known higher education (tertiary), technical (vocational) courses and University Foundation Programme providers in New Zealand. The NZLC Pathway Programme allows students to have direct entry to those institutions without an IELTS score once the required NZLC level of language proficiency is reached.

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What our students say about our IELTS course

Rouyi Che, China

In 4 months, my IELTS bandscore improved from 5.5 to 7.0! I am very happy with the NZLC teachers and learning environment.I recommended NZLC to all my family and friends!!

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