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Welcome to the British Council IELTS partnership programme for the UK.

The British Council IELTS partnership programme is a scheme for organisations that register and prepare test takers for IELTS for UKVI or Life Skills.

If your organisation advises or prepares people for migration, citizenship, or study, we can offer a range of benefits to your organisation if you decide to partner with us.

Our partnership opportunities include access to marketing resources, potential collaborations on new initiatives, and the chance to contribute to supporting test takers in their journey towards living, working, or studying abroad. Partnering with us will enable you to expand your reach and impact in language assessment and immigration.

As a member of our British Council IELTS partnership programme, your organisation will be expected to offer registration and referral services for IELTS for UKVI and/or Life Skills exams on our behalf. This will involve promoting these exams where relevant, assisting candidates with registration, and providing guidance on the exam process to ensure the test taker journey is as smooth as possible during what can be a stressful and complicated process. 

If you decide to become an IELTS partner, we will provide your organisation with access to resources, support in test preparation, and opportunities to expand your services through cross-promotion. 

What benefits will you receive as a partner?

  • Earn financial incentives for IELTS for UKVI and Life Skills exam referrals
  • Become a member of the British Council IELTS partnership programme
  • Have your organisation listed on the British Council TakeIELTS website
  • Access British Council IELTS branded assets and collateral, including the partnership programme logo and strapline
  • Receive training and other opportunities from a dedicated British Council contact point 

If you are interested in becoming a member of the British Council IELTS partnership programme for the UK, please email Sarah Healy, Head of Business Development.