What is the Cambridge Foundation PET Course?

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 23 hrs/wk

Morning Classes Only

IH Sydney City, IH Bondi, IH Darwin, IH Melbourne:

M-F 8.00am to 12.15pm

+ 2 days, 1.5 hours each – total 3 hours per week


Semi Intensive 20 hrs/wk

Day OR Evening classes

IH Sydney City, IH Bondi,  IH Darwin, IH Melbourne:

M-F 8.00am to 12.15pm

(The time-slot 12.30pm – 4.45pm will be opened in peak season for duplicated classes.)

All Campuses:

M-F 5.00pm to 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 Foundation 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

Every Monday

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


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