School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies

Test Information

Applications must now be completed on the 2015 application form. Please note: photographs are no longer required for the application process.

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 here.

Security and Whistleblower policy 

If you uncover a scam or know about cheating related to an IELTS test please report it.  Read more about IELTS security here.