What is the Cambridge Exam Preparation PET?

Cambridge English Preliminary (PET)– CRICOS course code: 090309M

  • The English language exam that shows you have mastered the basics of English and now have practical language skills for everyday use
  • This exam is the logical step in your language learning journey between Cambridge English: Key (KET) and Cambridge English: First (FCE)

Study Mode

Intensive 25 hrs/wk

Morning classes only
M-F 8.30am-2.30pm

Semi Intensive 20 hrs/wk

Morning OR Evening classes
M-Th 8.30am-2.30pm or M-F 5pm-9.15pm

Key Features

Key features

  • Read simple textbooks and articles in English
  • Write letters and emails on everyday subjects
  • Take meeting notes
  • Show awareness of opinions and mood in spoken and written English

Reasons to choose Cambridge English (PET)

  • Develop your ability to communicate in English for practical tasks and situations
  • Gain a valuable qualification that is accepted worldwide
  • Improve your work, study and travel prospects

Why Cambridge English ( PET) at IH Sydney?

  • Cambridge exam is optional
  • Cambridge test centre since 11th October 2014
  • Highly experienced teachers
  • 4, 8 or 12 weeks
  • Move freely between morning and evening, never a fee or price difference

More information about Cambridge Exam Preparation PET

Exam Min. Entry Level Min. IELTS Score Min. Exit Level
PET Good Pre-Int. 4.0 4.5 (B1)
  • Entry tests: Mondays 8:00am and 4:00pm. Please book in advance for test or trial lesson.
  • Offshore testing available here

2018 Start dates

Weeks Start Dates Exam Dates
10 weeks 2 Jan- 9 Mar 17 Mar ( paper based)
4 weeks 12 Mar – 6 Apr  7 Apr ( paper based)
4 weeks 16 Apr -11 May  12 May (paper based)
4 weeks  14 May – 8 Jun  8 Jun (computer based)
4 weeks  12 Jun- 6 Jul  5 July ( paper based)
4 weeks  9 Jul – 3 Aug  28 July ( paper based)
4 weeks  7 Aug – 31 Aug  13 Sep (paper based)
4 weeks  10 Sep – 5 Oct  13 Oct ( paper based)
4 weeks  8 Oct – 2 Nov  17 Nov ( paper based)
4 weeks  5 Nov – 30 Nov  1 Dec ( computer based)
  • The exam will only run with a minimum of 4 students
  • Enrolment closes 6 weeks before the exam date
  • We recommend to take all 12 weeks before the exam
  • The computer based  exam is offered at the Bondi location. All other exams are paper based

Contact us for our special prices

Please present the following to International House Sydney:

  • Section A of the application form
  • Signed Terms and Conditions and Indemnity and Release form
  • Entry tests: Mondays 8:00am and 4:00pm. Please book in advance for test or trial lesson
  • Offshore testing available here