IELTS test information

Learn about the International English Language Testing System tests administered by the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies in Wellington.

The School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies has administered IELTS in Wellington since 1991. The test assesses candidates' readiness to study or train in the medium of English and is jointly owned by British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge English Language Assessment.

This test examines all four parts of the English language: listening, speaking, reading and writing.

We also have some tests each year that take place at Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT), Nelson. You can view the available test dates at NMIT

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