Take your test with confidence – sign up for an IELTS preparatory course designed by experts at the British Council.

Prepare for IELTS with a little help from the British Council. With over 80 years’ experience in English language teaching, there’s no better place to prepare. You’ll be taught by highly qualified English specialists, wherever you are in the world. 

Our teaching courses are specifically designed to support IELTS test takers. We run courses to improve your skills in all four IELTS test areas: Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking.

Choose from:

  • preparatory courses
  • workshops
  • seminars
  • mock tests.

Select your country/territory below to find out what IELTS preparation courses are available to you. Please note, not all countries provide face to face courses and you will therefore be directed to our free preparation materials if no courses are currently available.