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This course is a short 40 hour IELTS exam preparation course, which provides:

  • An introduction to, and preparation for, the IELTS exam
  • Review of Vocabulary and language skills at advanced levels
  • Exploration of IELTS themes and exam requirements
  • Access to the Unitec Library and Language Learning Centre

All courses are available to domestic and international students.


Students who enrol in IELTS Preparation course are required to buy an IELTS coursebook. The book can be ordered from the Unitec bookshop at the Mt Albert campus, or Abacus books, 45 William Pickering Drive, Albany.


A student may be eligible for a refund of 90% of the short course fee paid only if the student withdraws and requests the refund in writing at least seven days before the class start date.

If there aren't enough students registered for a course, then Unitec reserves the right to postpone or cancel the course. If the course is cancelled, you will be advised, and either a 100% refund of the short course fee paid (i.e. to take account of discounts, scholarships, etc.) shall apply and be actioned immediately by the department concerned, or a transfer to another class or course arranged. No refund shall apply in any other circumstances.