IELTS – International English Language Testing System

IELTS is an international standardised test of English language proficiency. All candidates must complete four Modules – Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking – to obtain a band score, which is shown on the IELTS Test Report Form (TRF). All candidates take the same Listening and Speaking Modules, while the Reading and Writing Modules differ depending on whether the candidate is taking the Academic or General Training Versions of the Test.

Versions of IELTS

There are two versions of the IELTS: the Academic Version and the General Training Version:

The Academic Version is intended for those who want to enroll in universities and other institutions of higher education and for professionals such as medical doctors and nurses who want to study or practise in an English-speaking country.

The General Training Version is intended for those planning to undertake non-academic training or to gain work experience, or for immigration purposes.

Where is it accepted?

IELTS is accepted by most Australian, British, Canadian, Irish, New Zealand and South African academic institutions, over 3,000 academic institutions in the United States, and various professional organisations. It is also a requirement for immigration to Australia, New Zealand and Canada. This is one of the tests that can be used to satisfy English Language requirements for a long-term visa to the United Kingdom.


AFPLC prepares students for both types. We have over 15 years experience teaching IELTS. Over these years, we have streamlined our approach which ensures that students get the best preparation within a suitable time frame. Our course is intensive, reasonably priced, and is completed within 3 – 4 weeks.

Our success rate is 100%, with students getting their required band on the first attempt. Our average band is 7. Students who required higher bands have also achieved the desired results.

Consequently, all our students have gained admissions into the universities of their choices.

And those seeking IELTS for immigration purposes – they are happily relocated.

These are some of the many reasons why local and foreign universities recommend students to join us for the preparation.


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