What is the EAP IELTS Preparation Course?

IELTS Academic Preparation                                                                              CRICOS course code: 062542A

This course is not only about achieving success in English but also acquiring the skills you will need to succeed at university and beyond. From basic study skills to preparing for your first job interview, you will learn to become confident in any academic, social or work situation.

This course is designed to develop the language skills and knowledge of Intermediate to Upper Intermediate level students, and to prepare them for the general or academic modules of the IELTS test. The course is challenging and fast-paced, with a clear focus on improving both English language skills and exam techniques.

Study Mode

Intensive 23 hours per week

Morning Classes Only

IH Sydney City, IH Bondi, IH Darwin, IH Melbourne,  IH Gold Coast, IH Byron Bay, IH Adelaide:

M-F 8.00am to 12.15pm

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




Semi Intensive 20 hours per week

IH Sydney City, IH Bondi, IH Darwin, IH Melbourne,  IH Gold Coast, IH Byron Bay, IH Adelaide:

Day: M-F 8.00am to 12.15pm

Evening: M-F 5.00pm to 9.15pm

Key Features

Course Content

  • Exam skills.
  • Fluency and pronunciation.
  • Grammar and vocabulary.
  • Reading & Writing skills.
  • Listening & Speaking skills.
  • Academic vocabulary.
  • Grammar in context.
  • Oral presentation skills and tutorials.
  • Academic research skills and study skills.

Certification International House Sydney.

Who is the IELTS course designed for?

  • For Intermediate and Advanced English level students who wish to prepare for the IELTS test or improve their academic English skills.
  • For students who need to obtain  a level of English to further pursue academic studies at diploma, undergraduate or post graduate qualification levels.
  • Enhancing a CV by highlighting a proficiency in English level for migration and career opportunity purposes.

Learning Outcomes

  • Increasing English language skills in the key IELTS test areas: writing, speaking, listening and reading.
  • Increasing general English ability in grammar, vocabulary and functional language.
  • Developing familiarity with the IELTS test format.
  • Testing and exam preparation.
  • Practising a range of test-taking strategies.
  • Exposure to meeting time limits.

More information about IELTS Preparation

  • Academic writing development Interactive speaking skills development.
  • Academic listening development.
  • Academic reading strategies development.
  • Development of academic vocabulary.
  • Development of grammar knowledge.
  • Study skills and independent learning.
  • IELTS exam preparation.
  • Weekly assessment tasks.

Further Study

IH Sydney offers articulation to a number of colleges and Universities.

EAP 1: Strong Intermediate level or minimum IELTS score of 5.0 (with an exit level approximate to IELTS 5.5-6.0)

EAP 2: Upper Intermediate level or minimum IELTS score of 6.0 (with an exit level approximate to IELTS 6.5-7.0)


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