Coast English Testing has been offering IELTS tests in Metro Vancouver, British Columbia for over 5 years. We now have numerous IELTS test venues across Surrey, Burnaby, Richmond, New Westminster, Coquitlam, and Vancouver. We are proud to provide flexible IELTS test dates throughout the month and offer IELTS coaching classes. All our test venues offer the listening test with headphones.
New Link College is an official test venue run by Coast English Testing conveniently located in Richmond, British Columbia. It is within walking distance from Lansdowne SkyTrain Station (approximately a 5-minute walk) and is easily accessible by buses (403, 410 and N10). We offer IELTS on paper tests at this location and the testing room is spacious and well-equipped ensuring a comfortable experience. There are many restaurants and cafes nearby making it convenient for test takers to grab a refreshment before or after their speaking test. Speaking tests are held at the same location in a distraction-free room. We are pleased to offer wireless headphones here. This venue has limited parking and so we recommend taking transit or taxi, being dropped off, or parking at a nearby parking lot. The building is wheelchair accessible, and a cloakroom facility is available at this venue where the test takers are requested to deposit their belongings for the duration of the tests, although we do recommend leaving valuable items at home. Have more questions? Please contact Coast English Testing by email or visit our website.
IELTS on paper available
Frequently Asked Questions
How IELTS is scored?
IELTS results are reported on a 9-band scale.
IELTS results are designed to be simple and easy to understand. They are reported as band scores on a scale from 1 (the lowest) to 9 (the highest).
What if I need to cancel my test? Can I get a refund?
For information on cancelling an IELTS test and potentially receiving a refund, contact the test centre where you registered for IELTS.
What is the IELTS results validity period?
While it is up to each organisation to set a validity period that works for their purposes, the IELTS partners recommend a 2-year validity period for IELTS test results based upon the well-documented phenomenon of second language loss or ‘attrition’.
What is IELTS General Training?
General Training for those migrating to Australia, Canada and the UK, or applying for secondary education, training programmes and work experience in an English-speaking environment. Both versions provide a valid and accurate assessment of the four language skills: listening, reading, writing and speaking.
What is IELTS Academic?
IELTS Academic is for people applying for higher education or professional registration.
What is IELTS?
The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) measures the language proficiency of people who want to study or work where English is used as a language of communication. It uses a nine-band scale to clearly identify levels of proficiency, from non-user (band score 1) through to expert (band score 9).