To apply for a Skilled Migration, Student Work visa or Employer Sponsored visa you need to take the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test. The IELTS is a major international language test used to assess English levels for those wishing to study in or migrate to Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK or the USA.
To meet the English requirement for Skilled Migration you need to pass the General IELTS test with a minimum score of 6 out of 9 on each part. If you score 7 or 8 out of 9 on each part of the test you will score additional points in the visa points test.
For confirmation of the score you need please contact VisAustralia.
To apply for a Student visa you need to take the Academic IELTS test. The score you need depends on the education institution. In some cases you can enrol in a packaged course that allows you to study English prior to commencing your main course.
It is highly recommended that you undertake an IELTS preparation course before taking the test. Like all tests there are various tricks you can master that will help you obtain a score that accurately reflects your ability. To assist you get the best score possible VisAustralia is happy to refer you to an on-line IELTS preparation courses taught by the Centre for Macquarie English in Sydney.
The Centre for Macquarie English at Macquarie University in Sydney is one of the largest English language centres IELTS Test Centres in Australia.
The Centre for Macquarie English provides online IELTS Express and IELTS Master courses designed to prepare candidates for the IELTS. Both courses are highly successful in helping students succeed in the IELTS.
By taking the IELTS Express course you will:
- become familiar with the format of the IELTS test;
- be provided with two full practice IELTS tests;
- access over 100 interactive activities in over 200 web pages of content;
- access learning materials and practice tasks in all four modules.
The IELTS Master course will assist you in developing your overall English skills while building your test-taking skill. By enrolling in the IELTS Master course you will:
- access online tutors who will give you personalised and detailed feedback on your Writing and Speaking Assessment tasks;
- access over 300 interactive activities in over 1500 web pages of content;
- be able to choose to study the full course (all four modules) or select one or more individual modules.
By enrolling in the IELTS Express course through VisAustralia you will receive a 14-day access extension on IELTS Express and a 28-day extension on IELTS Master and IELTS Master Plus. All courses will prepare you for all four modules of the IELTS test.
To sign up for an IELTS Express or IELTS Master course and receive the VisAustralia extension, simply click on the IELTSonline logo below, enter the Coupon Code " VisAustralia ", then click update.